The best times for walking are early in the morning or the late afternoon. Not only are the ultraviolet rays milder and thereby less damaging to your skin, it is also cooler (although in the tropics “cool” does not mean “grab a sweater”).
Map: Directly across the road from Ohana Retreat Bali is a lovely walk among rice fields and the Pererenan backroads
Early evening light as we begin the walk from Ohana:
Photo: Formwork for the roof is visible in the distance
On our way to a lovely beach. Perhaps 15-20 minutes across the rice fields, past a lovely creek, and then onto a back road:
At the beach, surprisingly the crowds were out in full force. A few vendors selling satè and bakso etc kept the vibe completely local:
While not recommended, if you had to walk home in the dark, the walking trail is known to be safe.