We have sad news from the lodge to share with you.

Our Traditional landowner of 20 years, Ketut Arimbawa has died suddenly this week

on the 9th April 2012

He was buried today in Sarinbuana village, with hundreds of family, friends and local villagers joining in the 4 days of preparation & ceremony.

Ketut was husband to Wayan ( jero) , father to Putu & Susi, brother to Gede, Ariwati & Astini.

Ketut was a unique character, with an abundance of enthusiasm, he helped to pioneer Eco tourism in Bali and to develop our Eco Lodge, he cared daily for our Bali Starling breeding program and was a wonderful informative rainforest guide for many years.

We will all miss him dearly.

If you would like to pass on a message to Ketut’s family, please go to our Facebook page and I will pass your messages on to Jero & family