Bali Diaries at Ladybamboo Ubud

Thursday, July 21, 2005

Ladybamboo in English

Today Augustinus and myself spent the morning and afternoon translating the German version of the Ladybamboo website into English.

Justin trying to be a Rockstar !!
Quite a feat considering I speak no German and very little Indonesian, and Augustinus

Augustinus doing some tourguide work
speaks German and Indonesian and very little English!! We hope it came out ok!!!

If you like the look of the program and are interested in bringing a student group to Bali, please contact us.

Saturday, April 30, 2005

Go home to Jakarta

Saturday, 30.04.2005

07.30 - 08.30
08.30 - 11.30
Free program or shopping

Departure from Ubud to the airport
Depart from Denpasar to Jakarta

All packed up and ready to leave, but we don't want to go!

The boys room

The girls room
The whole week was fun and sometimes very hard!

On the terrace
Can we just relax a bit longer??!!

Let's go
The Ladybamboo foundation gave small presents for all participants.

Thank you for your visit!!!

Friday, April 29, 2005

Having fun with Balinese students

Friday, 29.04.2005

07.30 - 08.30
08.30 - 12.00
Visit a junior high school in Payangan
13.00 - 17.00
White water rafting
18.00 - 21.00
Buffet dinner and fun at Ladybamboo Villa
21.00 - 23.00
Putra Bar

Party with Balinese students at the Ladybamboo Villa. We had gamelan music, dancing, and a big meal together.

The german artist Peter Dietmar and his friend Wolfgang Widmoser, also an artist. David Kuiper (Rotary Ubud), Grace Macairan Tarjoto, Ayu Suter. All of these people are involved in the Ladybamboo foundation.
Peter Dittmar, Wolfgang Widmoser, Bp. Sudarma, David Kuiper
Putra Bar in Ubud
After the party we are off to the Putra bar in Ubud's town center.

White water rafting

After visiting the school some of us went white water rafting on the beautiful Ayung River.

The rafting with Sobek was fantastic!!!

Visit to local school

At the Payangan school. We spent the morning here participating in many different programs.

Headmaster Sudama of Payangan School
The headmaster expressed his wish that in the future more exchanges between students could take place.

Top from left: Sudama, Frau Zinnecker (DIS),
Bottom right photo: Herr Curdts (DIS), Suwena, Mr. Rolle (Sponsor)

We played many different sports during the morning. Our local friends won everything!




Learning in Bali: Sports, Computers, and arts and crafts

Thursday, April 28, 2005

Painting classes

Thursday 28.04.2005

07.30 - 08.30
08.30 - 10.00
Visit Agung Rai Museum of Artists (ARMA)
10.30 - 11.30
Visit Monkey Forest
12.00 - 14.00
Free program
14.00 - 17.00
Balinese classes at Puri Lukisan Museum.
18.00 - 19.00
Dinner at local restaurant
19.30 - 21.00
Kecak Fire Dance

Mask painting class in Puri Lukisan museum

Our teacher is also taking a class
All classes were guided by Balinese teachers. We worked on mask paintings, basket making, flute playing, and balinese traditional dance. At a different location some other students worked on bamboo painting.

Hard at work with our handicrafts
flute practice
working on our dance moves...after 3 hours we were pretty good

Painting bamboo at the villa

Arts, music and dance classes in Bali

Peter Dittmar is a German artist based in Bali for the last 20 years. He was our guide in the ARMA museum. His paintings can also be seen in the ARMA museum.

This is a beautiful museum located in a very scenic area. It is one of the most famous museums in Bali and is home to many well known works of art.