"A story about nymph and hillbilly" Gianyar by ukirsari

Gianyar Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 225 photos

when the angel tell to this hillbilly

Peri-peri nan cantik
Dengan sayap-sayap keperakan
Membungkus keriangan dan sukacita
Mendaki pucuk-pucuk Batukaru
Di kehijauan petak-petak persawahan
Adakah engkau bercerita pada pemuda lugu
Yang menggembala kuda bersurai keemasan
Bahwa cinta senantiasa ada
Tak pernah pergi pun berkelebat menghilang
Meski cakrawala
Meremas sayap-sayap para peri hingga sirna
Di keluasan langit petang

(c) ukirsari, may 2003

* The translation

The beautiful nymphs
With the silver wings
For those wrapping the joyful and happiness
Ascents to the tops of Batukaru
In between teracced paddy fields

Do you already whispering to this traditional guy
The shepherd who take care of a horse with the golden hair
: That love is always present
Never leave him away
Even the horizon
Crumpled the nymphs' wings
'Till they're lost
In the evening sky

* To my beloved Susi, Ayu and Shelly. My Balinese nymphs also the greenery of Mount Batukaru

Several attractive place at Ubud and Gianyar

* Gold and silver smith at Celuk, Gianyar
* Bali bird park and Monkey forests
* Gua Gajah (Elephant Cave)
* Ubud artists village
* Pasar Seni (art market) Sukawati
* Summer Palace of first President Soekarno at Tampaksiring
* Pemandian (sacred pool) Tirta Empul, Tampaksiring
* Pura (temple) Penataran Sasi
* Pura (temple) Pejeng Ibu
* Lake Batur and Kintamani village

how to make our "parents" marah [angry] :)

speaking about Gianyar, especially Celuk, I always address it proudly as my second home (PS: wait, Surabaya is my hometown, then Jakarta is the place for working sooooooo it means Bali is still number two :D). I have a second family here and I don't want to lose them by distance. I love them so much. Always. As I pray in sanggah (small temple in the backyard) everytime I visit here.
my last experience with this family in celuk, gianyar just happened in the end of 2005 whenever nicholas and i pay a visit to them. and we saw ibu [mummy] marah besar [marah means angry and marah besar can be described as more than normal angerness :)] since we decided to leave home soon due to the limited time and heading to kintamani. i do miss them and hoping to stay longer some other time!!!!

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  • In a nutshell:nice, lively, always smiling if remember ibu :)
  • Last visit to Gianyar: Dec 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • sirenna's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2006 at 5:31 AM

    Nice pics. Hi from the Philippines. :)

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2006 at 2:12 PM

    oh yes I also would rent something to get around and expirience these beautiful landscape

  • iwys's Profile Photo
    Jan 30, 2006 at 12:44 AM

    Actually, I enjoyed riding a bicycle aound Ubud. More time to experience the beauty of the landscape.

  • h4pp1's Profile Photo
    Jan 5, 2006 at 6:26 PM

    gak usah buru-2 balik ke jakarta, just enjoy ur vacation in bali...... ;-)....................met lebaran haji.....@rie chayang.....!!!


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