In the town of Mengwi (see map) is the great royal temple of Pura Taman Ayun. Built in the 17th century, the temple served as the family temple of the Mengwi dynasty, whose kingdom survived until the late 1800s. The temple is famous for its exquisite wooden merus, or pagoda-like shrines.
||The merus of Mengwi.||
||Susanne poses for a snapshot.|
||In a pavilion next to the temple, women weave small baskets made of palm leaves.||
Ubud | The Ubud Monkey Forest | The Dances of Bali | The Kecak Dance | The Alam Jiwa Hotel | Cooking at Casa Luna | The Elephant Cave of Goa Gajah | Yeh Pulu | Gunung Kawi | Mengwi | Tanah Lot and Ulu Watu | Shadow Puppets | Candidasa and the Watergarden Hotel
| Pura Goa Lawah | Pura Besakih | Visit to a Cremation | Tirta Gangga's Rice Paddies | Amed and the Santai Hotel | Lake Bratan | Dance Practice in Nyuhkuning | Pura Semuan Tiga's Odalan Festival
Susanne and Andy's Itinerary
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