“Children they forget to eat – so do their parents!” says Made, our Balinese friend about the joys of kite flying. Watching kites fly in Bali, flying kites in Bali, viewing kites and purchasing kites in Bali is an experience not to be missed. Wherever you are on this small but bustling island, a kite can be seen at huge heights above beaches, villages, and rice fields. Steeped in cultural, religious, and playful significance – kiting in Bali is an important consideration for the traveller, and one recommended not to be missed. There are international kite flying competitions held in Bali, it is that popular. And it is free to watch, and maybe have a bit of a fly yourself.