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Penting : A resurrected string instrument
Monday, 8 Aug, 2011 – 17:38 | No Comment
Penting : A resurrected string instrument

Resurrection is the right word to describe a unique musical instrument called “penting”. Penting is Balinese traditional string instrument that is played by picking the string with a pick made of buffalo hide …

Gebug Ende (Blood for Rain)
Monday, 13 Jun, 2011 – 5:02 | One Comment
Gebug Ende (Blood for Rain)

The village of Seraya, the home of Gebug Ende dance is situated on the eastern tip of Bali (Karangasem regency). This eastern tip is known as the driest area in Bali and the scarcity of …

Usaba Kaulu: Asak Village Karangasem – Bali Video
Friday, 4 Feb, 2011 – 21:56 | No Comment
Usaba Kaulu: Asak Village Karangasem – Bali Video

After the prayer session the most anticipated part of the ceremony is finally arrived. The boys leave the temple premise and stand on the street in front of the temple brandishing their cleavers; they are …

Ngusaba Guling Timbrah
Wednesday, 2 Feb, 2011 – 7:20 | No Comment
Ngusaba Guling Timbrah

On Tuesday, February 1, 2011, inhabitants of Timbrah Village in Karangsem Regency held a unique annual ceremony that is called Ngusaba Dalem or Ngusaba Guling. In this ceremony each family offers a roasted …

Video of Usaba Kaulu, Asak, Karangasem
Tuesday, 11 Jan, 2011 – 17:50 | No Comment
Video of Usaba Kaulu, Asak, Karangasem

After the prayer session the most anticipated part of the ceremony is finally arrived. The boys leave the temple premise and stand on the street in front of the temple brandishing their cleavers; they are …

Usaba Kaulu: Asak Village Karangasem
Sunday, 9 Jan, 2011 – 9:39 | 2 Comments
Usaba Kaulu: Asak Village Karangasem

Asak, Karangasem, January 7, 2011
It is definitely not for the faint hearted or animal lovers, the annually Usaba Kaulu ritual at Asak Village in Karangasem Regency is a blend of centuries-old ritual, dozens of boys …

Your Special Dose of Beauty: Series of Rejang Asak Beauties
Tuesday, 28 Dec, 2010 – 13:41 | No Comment
Your Special Dose of Beauty: Series of Rejang Asak Beauties

Rejang dance is conducted in slow procession style, the dancers move with extreme grace and delicacy. It is a dignified and elegant affair. Compare to other Balinese dances, rejang is the most dream-like dance, surpassing …

Perasi Virgin Beach at East Bali ….
Friday, 24 Dec, 2010 – 4:44 | No Comment
Perasi Virgin Beach at East Bali ….

Perasi is small village at Karangasem Regency but a village with rich tradition and panorama. There is a beautiful beach called Pasir Putih (named by local community) or it similar with white sand beach. The …

Perang Jempana (The Battle of Deities)
Friday, 17 Dec, 2010 – 5:34 | One Comment
Perang Jempana (The Battle of Deities)

Perang Jempana (battle of deities’ effigies) Ritual is held at the Pura Panti Timbrah in Paksebali village, near Klungkung, Bali every 210 days precisely on Kuningan Holyday. This temple is a clan temple of Pasek …

Muslim in east Bali
Wednesday, 22 Sep, 2010 – 13:26 | No Comment
Muslim in east Bali

Magibung is usually held to celebrate one’s Balinese birthday to show the solidarity. After following the ritual, the person who celebrates his/her birthday and relatives will sit encircling a big plate of rice and eat …

Gumang Hill
Monday, 16 Aug, 2010 – 5:55 | No Comment
Gumang Hill

Gumang Hill is situated in Bugbug village, on the road between Candidasa and Amlapura in Karangasem Regency. This hill overlooks the majestic Mount Agung on the north and Lombok strait on the east. During a …

Blue Moon Villas
Friday, 21 May, 2010 – 5:33 | 3 Comments
Blue Moon Villas

Blue Moon Villas is located in Amed. Amed is approximately 3 hours drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and the southern resorts of Kuta and Nusa Dua. The Amed area is a series of small …

The War of Fire
Saturday, 15 May, 2010 – 13:09 | No Comment
The War of Fire

Paradise Island of Bali holds much unique ritual in its cultural inventory one of them is “perang api” or “war of fire”. This ritual can be found in Jasi and Saren village in Karangasem regency …

Mahagiri Restaurant at Mahagiri Resort Rendang
Monday, 29 Mar, 2010 – 4:50 | One Comment
Mahagiri Restaurant at Mahagiri Resort Rendang

If you want to find a great place to have a lunch in Karangasem area, Mahagiri Restaurant at Mahagiri Resort in Rendang village is surely offer a great value for your money and time, spoiling …

Candidasa Overview
Thursday, 4 Mar, 2010 – 18:13 | No Comment
Candidasa Overview

Situated on a coastline that stretch from Manggis to Bugbug about 90-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport; Candidasa is a tidy well kept, three-km-long tourist retreat and water sport centre on Bali’s southeast coast. Candidasa is a perfect …

Diving and Snorkeling at Padang Bai
Monday, 1 Feb, 2010 – 17:20 | No Comment
Diving and Snorkeling at Padang Bai

Snorkeling
There is good snorkeling in the bay, though the snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon is much better. Many of the local dive operators organize trips to this spot. If the waves are large, don’t bother …

More on Amed
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 5:00 | 2 Comments
More on Amed

Situated at Bali east coast Amed is with the nearest town, Amlapura, around 44 km away, Amed is a tourist destination that is suitable for those who longs for a quiet rustic scene and …

Where to eat in Amed
Thursday, 21 Jan, 2010 – 8:29 | 2 Comments
Where to eat in Amed

Along the coastal strip of east Bali lies Amed village. As a tourism destination Amed refers to a long stretch of coast running from the village of Culik about 14 km eastwards incorporating the seven …

What to do in Amed
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010 – 16:55 | No Comment
What to do in Amed

Amed is an excellent choice for those who long for serenity and quiet surrounding, a good place for honeymoon and getaway vacation.  While staying in Amed there are some activities you can do here to …

Villa Flamboyant at Banyuning Amed
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 5:30 | 4 Comments
Villa Flamboyant at Banyuning Amed

“Feels like home” nowadays has become an overused phrase in describing a villa, and many times this phrase become meaningless, but for describing Villa Flamboyant, the phrase “feels like home” get its full meaning. Villa …

Tanah Aron
Monday, 23 Nov, 2009 – 15:05 | 2 Comments
Tanah Aron

Among other things which are named after or have anything to do with Balinese national hero I Gusti Ngurah Rai (i.e. Ngurah Rai International Airport, Ngurah Rai by pass, or Margarana Heroes Burial Park), Tanah …

Through the Eyes of Researcher: Bali’s Last Resort: Writing Ethnography of Balinese Adat
Thursday, 16 Jul, 2009 – 7:25 | One Comment
Through the Eyes of Researcher: Bali’s Last Resort: Writing Ethnography of Balinese Adat

Here is an interesting article on Balinese Adat written by Professor Kiyoshi Nakamura entitled “Bali’s Last Resort: Writing Ethnography of Balinese Adat. The End of Ethnography?”

After being in power for many years, President …

Perang Pandan ( Mekare – Kare )
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 10:35 | 2 Comments
Perang Pandan ( Mekare – Kare )

Symbolic Mekare kare (duel between two young men, who is respective armed with two pieces of thorny pandanous leaves on the right hand and an armour made of plaited rattan on the left), held at …

Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 8:09 | No Comment
Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan

Symbolic Mekare kare (duel between two young men, who is respective armed with two pieces of thorny pandanous leaves on the right hand and an armour made of plaited rattan on the left), held at …

Domestic Animals of Bali
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2009 – 14:00 | No Comment
Domestic Animals of Bali

The enormous water-buffaloes, which in Bali appear in two colors, a dark muddy gray, and a pale, almost transparent pink, an albino variety are usually found in the river with their masters, small boys wearing …

Amed: An Idyllic Destination
Saturday, 9 May, 2009 – 18:07 | No Comment
Amed: An Idyllic Destination

Early in the morning, just before sunrise at Amed, hundreds of jukung outriggers set their sail and begin their fishing journey. To me it seems that they are racing to be the first one to …

Jemeluk and Its Salt
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 11:01 | No Comment
Jemeluk and Its Salt

The village of Jemeluk near Amed in Karangasem regency now begins to explore and develop their resources in order to compete the neighboring villages such as Amed that have already enjoyed the limelight of tourism …

The Grand Bhatara Turun Kabeh Ceremony
Friday, 3 Apr, 2009 – 10:01 | 2 Comments
The Grand Bhatara Turun Kabeh Ceremony

Thursday (4/9/09) which concurs with the full moon of the tenth month (Kadasa) of Balinese Caka calendar, the Grand Bhatara Turun Kabeh Ceremony (gods descend all together) will be held in Besakih, the mother temple …

The Peak of Grand Panca Bali Krama Ceremony
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 20:31 | One Comment
The Peak of Grand Panca Bali Krama Ceremony

On Wednesday (25/3/09) the peak of grand Panca Bali Krama ceremony was conducted on Bencingah (meeting sqaure) of Besakih Temple. The ceremony was conducted on the enclosed holy venue in the middle of the bancingah …

The Sacred Mepepada Ceremony at Besakih Temple
Friday, 27 Mar, 2009 – 18:14 | One Comment
The Sacred Mepepada Ceremony at Besakih Temple

The sacred Mepepada ceremony was held on Tuesday (3/24/09) at Besakih Temple in accordance with the grand Panca Balikrama ceremony. The Mepepada ceremony was held to purify the animals and plants that were sacrificed at …

Bukit Jambul
Friday, 26 Dec, 2008 – 8:57 | One Comment
Bukit Jambul

History:
The name of Bukit Jambul was firstly given during the Dutch invasion in Indonesia by a tourist, who was inspired by a high hill standing on the south of the main road connecting Klungkung regency …

Pre-Wedding Photo-shot at Ujung Water Palace
Tuesday, 21 Oct, 2008 – 15:36 | One Comment
Pre-Wedding Photo-shot at Ujung Water Palace

Finding a good spot in Bali for your pre-wedding shot is sometime turned into a beautiful trip across the island since there are so many beautiful places for pre wedding shot scattered across the island. …

Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem
Sunday, 19 Oct, 2008 – 7:14 | No Comment
Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem

Balinese are familiar with a famous name of Ida Bagus Mantra; a man who had done so many things in order to preserve Balinese art and culture during 1978-1988. Yet Mantra is not the only …

Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik’s Memorial
Monday, 4 Aug, 2008 – 12:06 | No Comment
Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik’s Memorial

On Saturday, 2nd August 2008, a memorial ceremony was held in Ujung Water Palace as a tribute to the late Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik; son of the last king of Karangasem, founder of Walter …

10 of the World’s Best Honeymoon Spots
Wednesday, 23 Jul, 2008 – 19:33 | 4 Comments
10 of the World’s Best Honeymoon Spots

Every bride dreams of the perfect wedding, but every couple looks forward to the days after the ceremony when they embark on their first vacation as a married couple – the honeymoon. The stress of …

Game of Thief: Maling-Malingan
Thursday, 12 Jun, 2008 – 13:03 | One Comment
Game of Thief: Maling-Malingan

Each culture that flourish around the globe has its own way in dealing with thief, some cultures use harsh punishment, other use social sanction such as excommunication but the inhabitants of Tenganan village in Bali …

Finally, The Real Sanghyang Dedari
Monday, 26 May, 2008 – 16:24 | One Comment
Finally, The Real Sanghyang Dedari

Tomorrow evening, 05/27/08, the real Sanghyang dedari dance will be held in Bukit Buluh Temple, in Banjar Gunaksa (Gunaksa hamlet), Ababi village, Karangasem regency. When I say the “real Sanghyang Dedari” what I refer …

Exotic Fruit of Bali: Kaliasem
Tuesday, 22 Apr, 2008 – 13:05 | No Comment
Exotic Fruit of Bali: Kaliasem

The dark purple, spherical-shaped fruit, which looks like a big, dark cherry is well known in Bali as Kaliasem, and Gowok in Indonesian. There is no English equivalent for this fruit. It comes in stalk …

Overlooking Candidasa
Monday, 14 Apr, 2008 – 19:20 | No Comment
Overlooking Candidasa

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This beach view was taken from Amankila Resort, overlooking …

The Royal Cremation Ceremony of Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik
Thursday, 3 Apr, 2008 – 14:36 | One Comment
The Royal Cremation Ceremony of Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik

On Friday, April 11th 2008, the royal cremation ceremony of the late Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik will be held at the royal palace of Karangasem, rescheduled from the initial plan in which the cremation …