Bali off the beaten tracks: Amed

More and more people are heading to Bali nowadays, who for surfing, who to practice yoga, many to drink Bintang at the beach. As a result, the West Coast is getting crowded and touristic, new buildings pop up every day, taking the place of the beautiful rice paddies. This can dissuade people who are looking for a bit more of authenticity to visit the island. However, there are still many pristine places in Bali which are completely different from the famous Kuta and Seminyak.

As it has rained quite heavily lately and the surf isn’t expected to be that good, I decide to go on a weekend mission and to cross all Bali by scooter to find a bit of peace. I leave Canggu on a solo mission on Saturday early mor