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First Toll Road of Bali
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2013 – 11:28 | No Comment
First Toll Road of Bali

Bali’s Brand-new toll road is ready for action after a grand consecration ceremony on Wednesday (7/10/2013). This new highway stretches 12.7 km and connects Benoa Harbor, Ngurah Rai International Airport and Nusa Dua area. The …

Welcome To Ngurah Rai International Airport
Wednesday, 2 Nov, 2011 – 5:06 | No Comment
Welcome To Ngurah Rai International Airport

We have landed in Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali. On behalf of all crew, I am captain for this flight would like to say thank you and have a nice holiday.  After warm welcome from …

Balinese Names
Thursday, 8 Sep, 2011 – 10:49 | One Comment
Balinese Names

Balinese Hindu community is divided based on the caste. And each caste has its own name order so that people will know in which caste a person belong to; Brahmana, Ksatria, Waisya, or the lowest …

Serongga Story
Thursday, 1 Sep, 2011 – 0:17 | No Comment
Serongga Story

Still remember Serongga Village in Gianyar which celebrated Ngusaba Dalem on August 13th ? If you don’t, reading this article (http://blog.baliwww.com/ritual-and-ceremony/30057) may help you to remind it. This village near Lebih Beach has unique stories …

A Tale From North: Pedawa Village
Wednesday, 6 Jul, 2011 – 8:07 | No Comment
A Tale From North: Pedawa Village

Buleleng, the northernmost area of Bali conceals an old Balinese village in which culture and arts are different from today’s Balinese village. The community has their own traditional costumes and a special dialect. Due to …

The Chronicles Of Chinese Community in Bali: Part 2
Tuesday, 12 Apr, 2011 – 17:31 | No Comment
The Chronicles Of Chinese Community in Bali: Part 2

The Role Of Chinese Community in Securing Frontiers and in Giving Names to Several Areas
The coming of Chinese community to Bali and to the frontiers of Bangli Empire had been discussed on the previous post. …

The Chronicles of Chinese Community in Bali: Part I
Tuesday, 12 Apr, 2011 – 17:21 | No Comment
The Chronicles of Chinese Community in Bali: Part I

The Coming of Masters in Trading
In Indonesia, Chinese community has been known as a community who is brilliant in trading or business matters. In Bali, they don’t only play important role in trading but also …

Abhiseka Ratu Puri Agung Klungkung
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2010 – 2:10 | One Comment
Abhiseka Ratu Puri Agung Klungkung

Hundreds of years ago, some areas of Indonesia were still under the reign of King. Each region in Indonesia has its kingdom for instance: Kasultanan Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta), Kasultanan Gowa (South Sulawesi), Puri Klungkung (East …

Bali Preserves The Indonesia’s Oldest Koran
Thursday, 16 Sep, 2010 – 14:30 | No Comment
Bali Preserves The Indonesia’s Oldest Koran

When people around the world now are raging due to the different in beliefs, Bali seems stronger to uphold the harmony between the people whose beliefs are different. Even there are so many ancient artifacts …

Dutch return to Bali in 1946
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 9:42 | No Comment
Dutch return to Bali in 1946

The return of the Dutch Army on the beach of Sanur in 1946.
Wikipedia says:
Following Japan’s Pacific surrender in August 1945, the Balinese took over the Japanese weapons. The Dutch returned to Indonesia in 1946, including …

The Origin of Balinese
Wednesday, 1 Sep, 2010 – 20:36 | No Comment
The Origin of Balinese

Far before Majapahit or Royal Family in Bali existed, Bali was a part of Java Island and it was not separated by a sea strait, which is occupied by some indigenous plants and animals …

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 …

Buddhist Temple at Kalibukbuk, Buleleng
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 12:44 | One Comment
Buddhist Temple at Kalibukbuk, Buleleng

Buddhist faith had its own golden era in Bali; many Buddhist legacies can be found all over Bali and one of them is Buddhist temple at Kalibukbuk in Buleleng Regency. The Buddhist temple at Kalibukbuk …

On I Gusti Ngurah Rai (part 3)
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 0:00 | One Comment
On I Gusti Ngurah Rai (part 3)

During his life Rai often became a leader in his team during his childhood or after. Once Rai and his friend wanted to enter Pura (temple) in Samuan – not far from his village, but …

40 Years of Silence
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 13:53 | No Comment
40 Years of Silence

ast week we had a showing of Rob Lemelson’s film, 40 Years of Silence. Amongst the comments that I got from members of the audience, the word ‘disturbing’ came up most often. This is a …