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Lake Batur Festival
Thursday, 6 Oct, 2011 – 19:54 | No Comment
Lake Batur Festival

Craving to get involved in Kuta Karnival which will be held on October 14-16 2011? Warm yourself up at Lake Batur, Bangli Regency. This idyllic lake will host Lake Batur Festival held on October 10-12th …

Danu Lounge at Lake View Hotel
Friday, 1 Jul, 2011 – 3:40 | No Comment
Danu Lounge at Lake View Hotel

Come check out the new restaurant in Kintamani! We specialize in fusion wold cuisine, using the best available fresh locally grown ingredients.
A relaxed venue for all-day breakfast, tea and coffee service, snack, light meals and …

The Ayu Kintamani
Friday, 24 Dec, 2010 – 8:01 | No Comment
The Ayu Kintamani

Located on the shore of picturesque Lake Batur, The Ayu Kintamani is blessed with enchanting view with Mount Batur and Mount Abang stand majestically on the background. The Ayu Kintamani is a private luxury villa …

Mapepada Agung at Ulun Danu Batur Temple
Saturday, 3 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | One Comment
Mapepada Agung at Ulun Danu Batur Temple

The sacred Mapepada Agung Ceremony was held on March 29, 2010 at Ulun Danu Batur Temple, this sacred ceremony was held in accordance with annual temple anniversary.  Mapepada Agung ceremony was held to purify the …

Baris Dadap at Ulun Danu Batur
Thursday, 1 Apr, 2010 – 13:27 | No Comment
Baris Dadap at Ulun Danu Batur

A very poignant and slow Baris compare to the other Baris. The Baris Dadap uses a weapon called a dadap, a canoe-like shield. In north Bali, the Baris Dadap is danced in …

Kintamani Overview
Monday, 22 Mar, 2010 – 13:00 | No Comment
Kintamani Overview

Kintamani as a matter of fact is a village that sit on the rim of the huge Batur caldera about 1,500m above sea level but on tourist dictionary it refers to an area of north-eastern …

Dawn at Mount Batur
Wednesday, 17 Mar, 2010 – 11:52 | One Comment
Dawn at Mount Batur

The area of north-eastern Bali at the Mount Batur caldera, and which encompasses Penelokan, Toya Bungkah, Batur and Kintamani villages, is known widely as just Kintamani. Kintamani, Batur and Penelokan villages sit on the rim …

Mount Batur Sunrise
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 15:07 | 6 Comments
Mount Batur Sunrise

Mount Batur Sunrise
Sunday, March 26, 2006.
Morning call woke us up at 3.30 am and we met our local guide at the lobby hotel of Puri Bening Hayato located in Toya Bungkah. We arrived the previous …

The Importance of Ulun Danu Batur Temple
Monday, 11 May, 2009 – 18:13 | No Comment
The Importance of Ulun Danu Batur Temple

Ulun Danu Batur Temple or Temple of Crater Lake holds special place in Balinese socio-religious like no other temple in Bali. This temple is the core of the all water temples in Central …

The Beauty of Sukawana
Tuesday, 18 Nov, 2008 – 16:59 | No Comment
The Beauty of Sukawana

Situated on the slope of mount Batur, at the highest physical elevation of any human settlement in the island of Bali, the village of Sukawana offers a great panoramic view of Mount Batur and its …

Sunrises in Bali
Tuesday, 1 Apr, 2008 – 12:32 | One Comment
Sunrises in Bali

Few snapshots of sunrises from few places in Bali
Sunrise at Sanur
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Cloudy Sunrise at Amed
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On the way to Pasar Agung Temple
Sunday, 16 Mar, 2008 – 13:04 | No Comment
On the way to Pasar Agung Temple

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I found this amazing view on the way to …

Chinese Legacies in Bali Part 2
Wednesday, 13 Feb, 2008 – 17:17 | No Comment
Chinese Legacies in Bali Part 2

As a result, from Chinese immigration to Bali there are some numbers of assimilation products (for the former explanation see on the previous posting). “Uang kepeng” or Chinese coin and ceramics have been discussed in …

History of Bali
Thursday, 8 Nov, 2007 – 17:35 | No Comment
History of Bali

The first evidences of human appearance in Bali date back to the Stone Age, tens of thousands years ago, with the founding of few artifacts that are believed to be reminiscent of small bands of …

Lempuyang Luhur Temple
Thursday, 6 Sep, 2007 – 16:39 | One Comment
Lempuyang Luhur Temple

At the beginning of the creation, when earth was only 70 years old, the island of Bali was instable; earthquakes happened everyday for months, torrents rains, with constant lightning and thunders was the only weather. …

A Balinese Folktale: The Origin of Pemecutan Dynasty
Sunday, 26 Aug, 2007 – 13:00 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: The Origin of Pemecutan Dynasty

There was a kingdom named Singgasana which is located in Tabanan. The King of Singgasana was a wise ruler and had one prime wife (prami) and several concubines (penawing). From the prami he had a …

The Ancient Survival: The Bali Aga
Wednesday, 14 Jun, 2006 – 12:36 | One Comment
The Ancient Survival: The Bali Aga

At one time the island was populated by pure Indonesians, an ancient people who filed and blackened their teeth. They lived in small communities, family clans ruled by a council of elders who acted as …

New Road Link Trunyan to Outsiders
Wednesday, 24 May, 2006 – 10:54 | No Comment
New Road Link Trunyan to Outsiders

These pictures were taken from about 1200 meters uphill and described the whole Trunyan village – very isolated as located in the foot of Mount Abang, the only access to other villages to use boat …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Karya Ngusaba Kedasa Pura Ulun Danu Batur
Friday, 14 Apr, 2006 – 16:26 | One Comment
Karya Ngusaba Kedasa Pura Ulun Danu Batur

April 10 – 25, 2006
Desa Adat Batur Kecamatan Kintamani
Pura Ulun Danu Batur’s odalan is on full moon April 12, 2006 (Purnama Kedasa); it uses lunar calendar instead Wuku (cycle of 210 days). The ceremony has …

Balinese Culture, Reading The Message From Nature
Thursday, 13 Apr, 2006 – 13:43 | No Comment
Balinese Culture, Reading The Message From Nature

Balinese culture is always interacting with the surrounding environment. Their way of thinking, in order to fulfill the necessities ofthe physical and spiritual aspects of life, is based on the integration of intuitive intellect with …

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 …

Map of Batur Area
Saturday, 8 Apr, 2006 – 13:41 | 11 Comments
Map of Batur Area

Kintamani – Kintamani is one of the prime tourism destinations in Bali. It is located about one and half hours drive from the Ngurah Rai International Airport. With its Batur Mount, Abang Mount, Lake Batur, …

Mount Agung & Batur Seen in the Morning, Photo Gallery
Friday, 7 Apr, 2006 – 16:11 | One Comment
Mount Agung & Batur Seen in the Morning, Photo Gallery

Mount Agung and Batur, the most sacred mountains in Bali, seen in the morning (about sunrise 06.00 am) from Coconut Beach Resort at Nusa Lembongan.
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A long the shore of Jungut Batu village, Mount Agung as …

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 …

Baris Gede troupes
Tuesday, 4 Apr, 2006 – 8:20 | No Comment
Baris Gede troupes

Friends,
I happened to be in Batur two days ago where the Baris Gede troupes were rehearsing for the Purnama Kedasa festival happening next week. According to the dancers (and schedules can always change so be …

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 …

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 …