Seminyak Summer, Bali

After 6 months of living back in Korea, where things sadly did not go as planned and we found ourselves in a situation that was no longer tenable, we did what we have done so often before, and fled to Bali. I return to that tropical wonderland time and again, and it will always hold a special place in my heart, since it was the island where I first discovered a world outside of my hometown bubble. There were plenty of fun times and adventures on my latest visit, and I’ll be documenting some of those in upcoming posts. But for now, and for no better reason, I’ll start with the beach.

My favourite sandy stretch in Bali is definitely Seminyak, and it always offers beautiful late afternoon and evening colours. The atmosphere is excellent, with myriad beanbag bars affording super cosy places to sit back and chill out, all with an accompanying soundtrack of either live acoustic music or classic island reggae. With the constant sound of surf hitting the beach, and brilliant sunsets almost guaranteed, it remains one of my all time favourite places.

Here are a select few images from our time there back in our Seminyak Summer, Bali.

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Selfie time

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

A father and son enjoying the last of a dying day.

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

My wife, Leslie, aka The Chic Adventurer enjoying a beer and a foot massage while watching the sunset

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

A rest for the relentless hawker ladies

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

To be sure the dreaded T-rex was really dead, this brave kid gives it one more kick to the head

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Lighting the lantern

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

The La Plancha beach bar is a rainbow of colour

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

A truly golden hour for this child in the golden years of blissful youth

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Calmness personified

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

When the planets align

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

A dumped dumpster?

Twenty First Century Nomad in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia with Steven Moore Photographer

 

2 Comments

  • October 28, 2015

    Terri

    Steve, sorry to hear that Korea did not go as planned. But it sounds like you and Leslie rallied and did what we also do – go to Bali. What an amazing place. Looking forward to catching up with you. ~Terri

    • October 30, 2015

      mogsaway@hotmail.com

      Hi Terri. Yes, it didn’t work out, but in adversity good things often happen. We we turned it into an amazing trip with some wonderful experiences, and in some beautiful new countries too, Sri Lanka being a highlight. Hey, why don’t you come on down to Mexico, catch up in person? Cheers. Steve