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The View From On High

#villasingkenken #sidemen #bali . This spectacular drone vision captures the sweep of the Sidemen Valley on which Villa Sing Ken Ken is built. Viewed from above, the villa resembles an island amidst the freshly- harvested rice terraces which surround the property. The growing and harvesting of rice is central to[…]

“Sidamen is the real Bali”

Sidamen is truly the real Bali, it is breathtakingly beautiful. Villa Sing Ken Ken is a jewel amongst the crown of Sidamen. The property is gorgeous, and small enough to have a lovely family feel. The staff are so friendly and attentive. The infinity pool is stunning, and the icing[…]

Picture Postcard Perfect

Villa Sing Ken Ken It was with some trepidation that we booked a short holiday to Bali. My last visit had been nearly 40 years ago, as a carefree student, where $30.00 bought me a months accommodation in a family owned guesthouse. Street vendors pushed their food carts along lanes,[…]

A ‘Once in A Lifetime Special Day’

It’s just on 2 weeks since I was lucky enough to be invited to a ‘Blessing Ceremony for a New Villa’ in Sidemen in the eastern part of Bali. Sidemen was and is the centre of one of Bali’s great weaving traditions. Very intricate multi-coloured silk cloths are woven using[…]