7 – 9 am: Wake up to breakfast served in an open-air pavilion overlooking a tropical garden
8 am: Optional yoga class or rice field trek (included), available each morning
9 am: Welcome to Bali!
Prof. Michael Doliveck will provide an overview of what we’ll experience in Bali, offering some helpful tips on culture, religion, manners and customs, currency, as well as some basic Indonesian phrases.
12:30 pm: Writing Workshops
- Travel Writing Today
- Popular Forms of Travel Writing
1 pm: Group heads to Ubud for lunch at Bebek Tepi Sawah (lunch cost not included)
2.30 pm: Keliki Village Tour – The Village Experience (Inclusive)
You will experience many aspects of traditional village life in Bali. It begins in a typical Balinese village where you will visit a home to get a taste of Balinese architecture, home layout and functions, daily household life and activities.
The village of Keliki is a typical rural Balinese village. Its people are friendly and by walking around the village, you will experience the color, serenity and beauty of everyday Balinese life in its unspoiled rural setting. Keliki is renowned for its fine miniature paintings and wooden carving of fruits and flowers. In the village, you can visit several artists’ homes and studios. The artists will show the stages of the Keliki style painting.
7 pm: Welcome dinner for our group at Terazzo Restaurant (Set menu is included in your tour)