The downloadable files are at the bottom of this blog post!
What a great day! Maybe the weather wasn’t the best but I am not complaining. February in Bali is definitely better than in cold Germany for example. Sorry, I am German and I know how cold the February can be! 🙂
Today we went to the Lempuyang Temple east of Bali and it is such a magical place.
We are renting in Ubud right now a really nice small house (I will make a video and blog post only about this) and the family that owns the house lives on the same complex.
We really get to know how local living looks like and it is great.
One of the family member and his son took us to this 2000 years old temple. Mount Agung is on the other site but the clouds made a great view impossible.
Right now is offseason and with us, it was just a handful people.
But this post is not about the Lempuyang Temple.
On our way back he mentioned the bat cave or Goa Lawah Temple with thousands of bats! I had all my sound equipment with me so let’s go!
We arrived the temple and the entry fee is 6000 Rupiah (42 cents) and I walked to the cave. Without sarong, no entry so make sure you bring one.
You can also rent a sarong if you don’t have one.
I was standing in front of the cave and couldn’t believe it, Thousands of bats sleeping, squeaking or flying around the cave! In the back of the cave is another room with even more bats. The bats leaving the cave at night and coming back in the morning. Maybe someday I come here again and wait until this happens but I think they close the temple before.
As a visitor, you are not allowed to walk on the stairs so I had to make the recording from down below! To get a better sound with less background sound from the street bring a boom or a long tripod.
Now that I have the new DPA 4060 I had to record this sound with these mics and you can download the original version or the version on SoundCloud! I hope you enjoy the sound and thank you for listening!
If you like to come to the temple on your own here is the location!
“A grain of devotion is more valuable than tons of faithlessness.”
-A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
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