Pura Besakih, Bali’s largest and most sacred temple complex, graces the lower southwestern slopes of Gunung Agung at about 900 metres above sea level. The scale of the complex is impressive, encompassing almost two dozen temples traversing the ... Read more about Pura Besakih .
Until I climbed Rinjani, climbing Bali’s Gunung Agung was easily the most physically taxing activity I had ever done. And while this was my second attempt (the first was unsuccessful as someone in our group couldn’t go on), I still wasn’t as prepared as I could have been. Other climbers I saw on the day were not prepared at all. While this isn’t a technical climb, it is a difficult one ... Read more about How to prepare for climbing Gunung Agung .