Located 8 degrees south of the equator there is a small group of islands in the long line of Indonesian islands between Java and Lombak called the province of Bali which has the main island of Bali and three smaller islands Nusa lembongan, Ceningan Island, and Nusa Penida. The main island of Bali is has two towering volcanoes, sandy shores, deep green tree canopies, and turquoise water. The Indonesian island is known for its rich Hindu culture and spiritual qualities. Ancient temples abound. The stunning cliffside locations of Uluwatu Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, and Tanah Lot, and Ulun Danu Bratan Temples also make up the list of breathtaking sites on the island. A picture of paradise, The black sand beaches of Amed and Tulamben and the white sand beaches of Panadawa, Sanur, Seminyak, Melasti, and Nusa Dua beaches just to name a few, are great places to relax. Central Bali has Ubud Monkey forests, rice terraces, a bird park, and a wildlife safari. The northern region is home to Mount Batur, and mount Agung, towering and active volcanos. Indonesia is located in the coral triangle with some of the most outstanding diving in the world. From mucking diving for tiny macro critters in the blacks sands of Amed and Tulamben, to lush coral reefs and giant mantas on Nusa Penisa.