Lindy Klim reveals what life is like in ‘ghost town’ Bali during COVID

As a member of the Balinese royal family, she is literally a princess.

And Lindy Rama-Ellis (née Klim) has lamented the toll that COVID-19 has taken on her homeland, in a candid and emotional Instagram fan Q&A on Sunday. 

‘Kuta and Legian are like a ghost town,’ wrote the 44-year-old model over images of an empty restaurant patio.

Struggling: Lindy Rama-Ellis (née Klim) has lamented the toll that COVID-19 has taken on her homeland, in a candid and emotional Instagram fan Q&A on Sunday

However the mum-of-four revealed that ‘a lot [of restaurants and hotels] are still open.’

When another fan asked ‘When do they expect people to start holidaying back in Bali?’ she replied, ‘Soon I hope I miss my mum!’ 

Lindy’s mother lives in Australia, having met Lindy’s father Anak Agung Oka Rama during a holiday to Bali. 

Royalty: As a member of the Balinese royal family, Klim is literally a princess

Royalty: As a member of the Balinese royal family, Klim is literally a princess

Separation: When another fan asked 'When do they expect people to start holidaying back in Bali?' she replied, 'Soon I hope I miss my mum!'

Separation: When another fan asked ‘When do they expect people to start holidaying back in Bali?’ she replied, ‘Soon I hope I miss my mum!’

Origin story: Lindy's mother lives in Australia, having met Lindy's father Anak Agung Oka Rama during a holiday to BaliThe ex-wife of Olympic swimmer Michael Klim is a Balinese princess, whose late father was the prince of Denpasar

Origin story: Lindy’s mother lives in Australia, having met Lindy’s father Anak Agung Oka Rama during a holiday to Bali

The ex-wife of Olympic swimmer Michael Klim is a Balinese princess, whose late father was the prince of Denpasar, Anak Agung Oka Rama.

While she is technically royalty, Lindy confessed she feels like ‘a fraud’ because she grew up in Hobart and wasn’t taught much about her heritage.

By living in Bali now, she feels like she is reconnecting with her roots.   

'I feel a greater connection here': Lindy also revealed the heartbreaking reason she relocated her family permanently to Bali from Australia almost 10 years ago

‘I feel a greater connection here’: Lindy also revealed the heartbreaking reason she relocated her family permanently to Bali from Australia almost 10 years ago

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