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Melasti in Various Regions
Tuesday, 20 Mar, 2012 – 4:49 | No Comment
Melasti in Various Regions

Nyepi (Silent Day) is always preceded by some rituals and celebrations. Those rituals are : Pangrupukan (one day before Silent day) and Melasti or Makiis (several days before Silent day).  Hindu-Balinese community who lives outside …

Finally Lombok Has An International Airport
Monday, 3 Oct, 2011 – 18:09 | No Comment
Finally Lombok Has An International Airport

Start from October 1st, you can enjoy direct international flights to Lombok Island. Indonesian and NTB government decided to open Lombok International Airport replacing the old Selaparang airport. Boeing 737 belonging to national carrier Garuda …

Laweyan, The Village of Batik
Tuesday, 8 Feb, 2011 – 12:10 | No Comment
Laweyan, The Village of Batik

UN has been announced Batik as a cultural heritage. It is not surprising because Batik indeed has uniqueness containing symbol and cycle of life. Almost in each area in Indonesia Batik has its own typical …

Kuningan Celebration in Active Mt. Bromo
Monday, 20 Dec, 2010 – 17:27 | No Comment
Kuningan Celebration in Active Mt. Bromo

While Hindu in Bali celebrated Kuningan in peace, Hindu community in East Java celebrated Kuningan day heroically. They ignored the Mt Bromo’s warning status of ‘alert’ and kept holding the ritual on that full-blessing day …

Mt. Rinjani 3,726 Meters Hiking
Wednesday, 3 Nov, 2010 – 2:18 | No Comment
Mt. Rinjani 3,726 Meters Hiking

Mount Rinjani is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok, It rises to 3,726 metres (12,224 ft), making it the second highest volcano in Indonesia, the third highest mountain of the Indonesian …

Manado North Sulawesi in a Glimpse
Tuesday, 20 Jul, 2010 – 12:49 | One Comment
Manado North Sulawesi in a Glimpse

North Sulawesi is one of Indonesia’s popular destinations. It has magnificent coral reefs protecting virgin white beaches, mountains and active volcanos, as well as jungle with indigenous and rare flora and fauna. It is a …

Wakatobi Resort and Pelagian Quarterly Newsletter
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 5:16 | One Comment
Wakatobi Resort and Pelagian Quarterly Newsletter

As the year-end approaches, both Wakatobi Dive Resort and the Pelagian wish to thank all those that have visited us in 2005. On several fronts, 2005 will be remembered as one of our best years …

Diving Records Solved in Lombok
Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2010 – 5:26 | No Comment
Diving Records Solved in Lombok

British Divers successfully broke the world record with a stand for more than two days under water. Will Goodman, a professional diver broke the world record for 48 hours, nine minutes and 17 seconds in …

Villa Sepoi-Sepoi
Wednesday, 30 Dec, 2009 – 8:23 | 2 Comments
Villa Sepoi-Sepoi

Sepoi Sepoi is a majestic, absolute beachfront which can comfortably sleep up to 12 guests. This secluded beachside retreat sits on 1,800 square metres land at the beautiful Sira Beach on Lombok’s northwest coast. Here …

Novotel Coralia Lombok
Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2009 – 18:13 | No Comment
Novotel Coralia Lombok

Novotel Lombok is located on the southern shore of Lombok island, overlooking the beautiful white sand and turquoise bay of Kuta beach, name of the legendary Putri Nyale. The resort has been created using traditional …

The Origin of Kasodo Ceremony
Thursday, 17 Sep, 2009 – 16:36 | No Comment
The Origin of Kasodo Ceremony

The legend has it, at the end of 15th century; the Kingdom of Majapahit was in its final hours due to rapid expanding of Islam, there was chaos everywhere. The Princess Roro Anteng and her …

Kasodo Ceremony at Mount Bromo
Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2009 – 11:30 | 2 Comments
Kasodo Ceremony at Mount Bromo

Once a year, Tengger community round Bromo-Tengger National Park, holds Kasodo ceremony, this year it fell on Sunday, September 6, 2009, but the preparation of the series of the ceremony had been started on Friday, …

Rinjani Trekking Tour
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 0:00 | 2 Comments
Rinjani Trekking Tour

Foreign travelers can reach Lombok by air on a direct flight from Singapore to Lombok International Airport (SIN – AMI) with Silk Air flights. This air transport serves three time flights in a week from …

New Balinese Temple in Belgium
Saturday, 25 Oct, 2008 – 11:30 | 6 Comments
New Balinese Temple in Belgium

A good news for Balinese came from Belgium; a new Balinese Hindu temple is established in Paradisio Parc, Belgium. This new temple was established in a 55-ha bird park by Eric Domb, a Belgian who …

Traditional Dances outside Bali
Monday, 20 Oct, 2008 – 15:22 | No Comment
Traditional Dances outside Bali

Beautiful traditional dance and musical performances can not just be found in Bali but also in other areas across the archipelago. This was the message that was conveyed by eleven dance troupes that came from …

Meru Temple
Thursday, 4 Sep, 2008 – 15:12 | No Comment
Meru Temple

The second largest city in Lombok, Cakranegara houses an important temple for Hindu follower in Lombok. This architecture beauty is a remnant of the Karangasem Kingdom of Bali, when it ruled Lombok in the past. …

Narmada Water Garden
Wednesday, 3 Sep, 2008 – 12:01 | One Comment
Narmada Water Garden

Located just 11 km east of Mataram, Taman Narmada is a beautiful water garden which was constructed by the King of Mataram in 1805 as a replica of the summit of Mount Rinjani and its …

The Santosa Villas & Resort, Senggigi Lombok
Monday, 25 Aug, 2008 – 14:50 | 2 Comments
The Santosa Villas & Resort, Senggigi Lombok

The Santosa Villas & Resort is the new brand of hotel in East Indonesia, located at Senggigi-Lombok. After the re-branding, The Santosa Villas & Resort re-born with the new image and concept. We are …

Sade Traditonal Village
Monday, 25 Aug, 2008 – 12:16 | One Comment
Sade Traditonal Village

The island of Lombok, which lies next to Bali, is not just blessed with beautiful beaches and unspoiled natural panoramas but also rich in traditional culture; and the most popular icon of Lombok’s culture (even …

Sindang Gila Waterfall
Friday, 22 Aug, 2008 – 15:44 | One Comment
Sindang Gila Waterfall

If you happen to take a vacation in the island of Lombok don’t miss the Sindang (Sendang) Gila waterfall. The Sindang Gila waterfall is located in Senaru Village around 2,5 hours drive from Mataram …

Sukarare, Lombok
Tuesday, 19 Aug, 2008 – 18:53 | No Comment
Sukarare, Lombok

Sukarare
This is a village of traditional weavers south of Cakranegara, Lombok known for its brightly patterned songket cloth. The techniques, …

Gili Trawangan, Lombok
Friday, 15 Aug, 2008 – 16:43 | No Comment
Gili Trawangan, Lombok

Gili Trawangan is the largest of three Lombok’s Gili Islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air) and is the only one to rise significantly above sea level. It is 3 km long and 2 …

Public Transportation in Lombok
Tuesday, 12 Aug, 2008 – 19:52 | No Comment
Public Transportation in Lombok

Public transportations in Lombok Island especially in the rural areas are quite an exception for the foreign travelers who are used to safe and comfort public transportation to see or use.

Senggigi Beach
Monday, 11 Aug, 2008 – 20:30 | 2 Comments
Senggigi Beach

When you make a trip to Lombok, the word “Senggigi” may be one of few frequent words you will hear. Senggigi is a coastal area with a 10 kilometer-beautiful beach stretch along the coastal road …

The Pottery of Banyumulek Village
Saturday, 9 Aug, 2008 – 13:06 | No Comment
The Pottery of Banyumulek Village

Row of art shops selling pottery is the first sight that you will see when visiting Banyumelek Village. This pottery-making village is situated in West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Banyumelek village is a …

The Kuta Beach of Lombok
Friday, 8 Aug, 2008 – 12:33 | 6 Comments
The Kuta Beach of Lombok

The word “Kuta” is not just a name for a beautiful beach in Bali, but also the name for equally beautiful beach in Lombok Island in West Nusa Tenggara province. Kuta beach of Lombok is …