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Songan Sunrise
Monday, 8 May, 2006 – 14:36 | 2 Comments
Songan Sunrise

29-30 April 2006
Day One – Camping
Arrived Saturday afternoon at Natural Hot Spring (NHS), Toya Bungkah. It was warmly welcome by NHS’s Manager. At the restaurant, they served us welcome drink and had discussion about “Songan …

Pura Jati
Monday, 8 May, 2006 – 13:37 | No Comment
Pura Jati

Pura Jati is located lakeside of Batur. Before Temple Ceremony of Pura Ulun Danu, it is always to conduct procession to this temple to take holy water for ceremony. It has ample parking lot and …

Penglipuran Traditional Village
Friday, 5 May, 2006 – 14:25 | 4 Comments
Penglipuran Traditional Village

Penglipuran is a traditional village at the administrative village of Kubu village. The air is fresh because it is located at 700 meters above seas level. From historical point of view, according to the village …

Ida Ratu Ayu Subandar (Ratu Ayu Mas Subandar)
Saturday, 29 Apr, 2006 – 13:23 | No Comment
Ida Ratu Ayu Subandar (Ratu Ayu Mas Subandar)

Whether Subandar is or not another name for For Jaya Kesunu’s wife is highly debatable. The fact that Subandar is an important figure in Bali is beyond question. There is a large shrine dedicated to …

Pura Dalem Balingkang
Saturday, 29 Apr, 2006 – 11:52 | No Comment
Pura Dalem Balingkang

Driving eight kilometers north from Kintamani, you will find Penulisan where Pura Tegeh Koripan lies. Turn left you will head to Singaraja, turn right to Sukawana village.
Follow the northern rim of outer crater from where …

Pura Bukit Mentik, Gunung Lebah Batur
Friday, 28 Apr, 2006 – 13:30 | No Comment
Pura Bukit Mentik, Gunung Lebah Batur

If you are driving from Pura Ulun Danu Batur (Bali’s most important lakeside temple that pays homage to water and irrigation) in a southern direction you will come to a cross-road just a couple meters …

Trunyan
Thursday, 27 Apr, 2006 – 11:15 | 3 Comments
Trunyan

Recently I took a trip to Trunyan, which is nestled on the eastern bank of Lake Batur at the foot of Mount Abang. Trunyan is home to the descendants of the original inhabitants of Bali …

Pura Ulun Danu Batur, Songan
Monday, 24 Apr, 2006 – 11:55 | No Comment
Pura Ulun Danu Batur, Songan

Formerly, before it is in its present location Batur Temple is located on the north eastern slope of Mount Batur – village called Songan since the devastating eruption in 1917 which destroyed everything, including the …

Ulun Danu Temple Batur
Monday, 17 Apr, 2006 – 15:09 | No Comment
Ulun Danu Temple Batur

Batur Temple or commonly called Ulun Danu Temple is situated at 900 meters above level of Kalanganyar Batur village Kintamani District on the eastern side of the main road leading to Denpasar or Singaraja via …

Batur Cave
Monday, 10 Apr, 2006 – 14:30 | No Comment
Batur Cave

A cave is just next to the crater. Inside, some bats are flying around. According to Nyoman Sumerta, this cave is good for meditation. Before the cave, there is a small cave with lava …

Mount Batur Caldera
Monday, 10 Apr, 2006 – 13:58 | One Comment
Mount Batur Caldera

Batur caldera is situated in the north eastern part of Bali Island, and about 70 km north of the capital city of Denpasar. There are six main routes of travel to the caldera that can …

Songan Agriculture
Thursday, 6 Apr, 2006 – 16:36 | No Comment
Songan Agriculture

This village is center of agriculture at this area as it has fertile soil and water. The fresh water from the lake is pumped inland using simple pumps connected by long thin pipes. Mostly farmers …

Sacred White Cows
Tuesday, 21 Mar, 2006 – 16:42 | 9 Comments
Sacred White Cows

Taro, 30 minutes drive north Ubud, is one of the ancient village in Bali where by you can find sacred white cows that are rare to the island; They used to live freely but now …

Caution – Hati-Hati
Tuesday, 21 Mar, 2006 – 16:37 | No Comment
Caution – Hati-Hati

This is a very strange traffic sign in Bali. Guest where? Taro village is the answer. It is just before entering Taro village from the main road.

Bali: A Great Place to Do Business
Monday, 20 Mar, 2006 – 16:12 | 2 Comments
Bali: A Great Place to Do Business

When you think of Bali, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, the very name of the island evokes images of a peaceful tropical paradise where world-weary travellers come to relax and play …

Mangrove Forest : Nusa Lembongan
Tuesday, 7 Mar, 2006 – 15:38 | 2 Comments
Mangrove Forest : Nusa Lembongan

There is a lush mangrove forest on the north eastern side of the island which is definitely worth a visit, this tour takes you through the forest in a dugout canoe.

Editor’s Note
See map of Nusa …

Seaweed Farming : Nusa Lembongan
Tuesday, 7 Mar, 2006 – 15:23 | 2 Comments
Seaweed Farming : Nusa Lembongan

Most of the villagers are involved in seaweed farming. It consumes their everyday life, which revolves around the tides and the particular stage of cultivation. The areas used for farming must be relatively shallow and …

Gala Gala Underground House : Nusa Lembongan
Sunday, 5 Mar, 2006 – 10:51 | One Comment
Gala Gala Underground House : Nusa Lembongan

One of the most unique attractions on Nusa Lembongan Island is the underground house. Owned by Made Byasa, the house was built underground using only a hammer, chisel and intuition as guidance. It took 15 …

Nusa Lembongan : What To See and What To Do
Saturday, 4 Mar, 2006 – 10:46 | One Comment
Nusa Lembongan : What To See and What To Do

The Underground House (Goa Gala-gala)
One of the most unique attraction at Nusa Lembongan is the under ground House. Owned by Made Biasa the house was built underground using only a hammer, chisel and intuition as …

Nusa Lembongan
Thursday, 2 Mar, 2006 – 14:25 | 3 Comments
Nusa Lembongan

Nusa (Island) Lembongan is a friendly, peaceful island only 14 miles south east of Benoa Harbour, Bali. Just 4.5 km long and 2.5 km wide and 50 m high at its highest point. Life is …

Exploring Nusa Lembongan
Thursday, 2 Mar, 2006 – 14:15 | No Comment
Exploring Nusa Lembongan

Being such a small island, Nusa Lembongan is ideal to explore by foot, motor bike or bicycle. There are very few motor vehicles on the island and the roads are quite narrow as well as …

Noble Cremation in Ubud
Thursday, 2 Mar, 2006 – 14:05 | 2 Comments
Noble Cremation in Ubud

Date : March 1st, 2006
Venue : Tunon Ubud ( between Ubud Palace and Wantilan)
Morning is about 09.00 o’clock, Ubud is cloudy and drizzling. Traffic is not busy but two Fire Brigade Trucks park near by …

The Balinese Calendar
Saturday, 25 Feb, 2006 – 11:59 | No Comment
The Balinese Calendar

If you are heading to Bali in search of a land of relaxation where watches, calendars and appointment books are unheard of, you’ll be in for a surprise. While the Balinese are indeed faithful followers …

Flora and Fauna of Bali
Thursday, 23 Feb, 2006 – 11:06 | No Comment
Flora and Fauna of Bali

The tropical climate, with its biannual change of seasons, makes volcanic Bali a very fertile land. Many different kinds of tropical plants Wow well in the cool highlands and hot, dry coastal areas. The average …

Geography of Bali
Thursday, 16 Feb, 2006 – 15:25 | 6 Comments
Geography of Bali

Bali is a small island, which barely shows up on the world map. There are other, smaller islands surrounding Bali, such as Menjangan, which belongs to the regency of Buleleng, Serangan, which is part of …

Gitgit Waterfall : Singaraja Bali
Thursday, 16 Feb, 2006 – 14:58 | No Comment
Gitgit Waterfall : Singaraja Bali

Near Bedugul, eleven kilometers south of Singaraja, the Gitgit Waterfall is a stunning sight not to be missed.
The 45 meter high falls roar down a steep stone cliff into a mist covered pool below, where …

Museums in Bali
Wednesday, 15 Feb, 2006 – 17:14 | 4 Comments
Museums in Bali

MUSEUM BALI
Address : Mayor Wisnu Street,Denpasar
Opening Hours : Sundays-Thursday: 08.00-15.00, Fridays 08.00-12.30, Saturdays and public holidays closed
Facilities : Exhibitions and bookshop
MUSEUM PURI LUKISAN
Address : Jl. Raya Ubud, Bali
Opening hours :09.00-17.00 dailly
Facilities : Exhibitions and bookshop
NEKA …

Discovery Shopping Mall
Friday, 10 Feb, 2006 – 16:01 | 22 Comments
Discovery Shopping Mall

Bali especially Kuta has built an exclusive place for various shops. The local foreigners do not need go to several shops everywhere as in the others place or spend time caught intraffic jams and public …

Tropical Fruit of Bali
Wednesday, 8 Feb, 2006 – 11:19 | 22 Comments
Tropical Fruit of Bali

Bali has an abundance of fruit with many varieties that are a lot more interesting than just your average apple or orange. Tropical fruits come in strange colours, shapes …

Coral Reefs are alive and well in NW Bali
Tuesday, 7 Feb, 2006 – 12:48 | 3 Comments
Coral Reefs are alive and well in NW Bali

After some diving on the North shore( Amed ), and the eastern shore( Candi Dasa), we settled on Pemuteran Bay as a launching point for a bunch of dive sites near the National …

The Bali Shopping Experience
Friday, 3 Feb, 2006 – 2:56 | 5 Comments
The Bali Shopping Experience

Bali provides some pleasurable experiences for keen shoppers and there is no limit to the availability of goods to choose from. While the department stores and more established shops of Kuta and Denpasar feature fixed …