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Bali Bali Temples

Samuan Tiga Temple, Tampaksiring, Bali

Samuan Tiga Temple is strategically located set back a little from the main road between Ubud and Tampaksiring, and used to be one of the most popular tourist destinations. This sacred temple was the royal temple of the Udayana Warmadewa dynasty (a Balinese King who ruled in the 10th century). Location: Between Ubud and Tampaksiring […]

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Bali Bali Diving

Easy Divers, Pemuteran, Bali

  Easy Divers‘ is both the name and the motto small dive center in Pemuteran in Bali. Many dive centers around the world, but this one is well organized, very clean, well-equipped, professional diving skills and very, very relaxing. Dusan and his team made sure that we had some unforgettable dives around the beautiful area […]

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Bali

Bali, Indonesia The Island of the Gods

Bali, Indonesia: The Island of the Gods Of all the 17,508 islands in the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is – without a doubt – the most popular. In fact, 80% of all international visitors to Indonesia visit Bali and Bali alone. It’s no wonder why – the famed Island of the Gods’ beautiful landscape rich with […]

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Bali Bali Beach

Pandawa Beach Bali, South Bali

Pandawa Beach Bali located in South Bali, exactly in the Village Kutuh, District of South Fleas, Badung regency, Bali. The first beach is known as Secret Beach because of its location which is behind the high cliffs overgrown by shrubs. The beach is only about 3 miles from Nusa Dua is long known, but because […]

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Bali Environment

2014 04 23 In Heart of Bali’s Salak Country, a Struggle for Survival

In Heart of Bali’s Salak Country, a Struggle for Survival http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/heart-balis-salak-country-struggle-survival/ By Anton Muhajir on 01:00 pm Mar 23, 2014 Category Environment, Featured, News Tags: Bali, Bali Farmers, salak Sibetan was once the heart of Bali’s salak-growing industry, but oversupply and an influx of imported fruit have seen the price ofthe distinctive snake fruit plummet. (JG […]

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Bali Environment

2014-04-10 I Love Bali: Ubud Community confidential

I Love Bali: Ubud Community confidential http://www.thebalidaily.com/2014-04-10/i-love-bali-ubud-community-confidential.html by Made Wijaya on 2014-04-10 A new Facebook group is gaining traction in the once sleepy hamlet of Ubud, now overrun with expat yoginis and villa people. Like their confreres on the coast, the new Ubud expat feels empowered and speaks of “his/her community” and the need to […]

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Bali Environment

2014-04-11 Rastini, the salt farmer in Suwung mangrove forest

Rastini, the salt farmer in Suwung mangrove forest http://www.thebalidaily.com/2014-04-11/rastini-salt-farmer-suwung-mangrove-forest.html by Bram Setiawan on 2014-04-11 Tough lady: Sixty six-year-old Made Rastini boils processed seawater to produce salt in her frugal hut. Making salt the traditional way is a long and exhausting chore. (BD/Bram Setiawan) Despite her age, 66-year-old Made Rastini of Pemogan subdistrict, Denpasar, works persistently […]

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Bali Old Dynasties

2014-04-19 Ubud celebrates royal wedding

2014-04-19 Ubud celebrates royal wedding http://www.thebalidaily.com/2014-04-19/ubud-celebrates-royal-wedding.html by Ni Komang Erviani on 2014-04-19 Role play: Tjokorda Gde Dharma Sukawati and his bride Gusti Ayu Mahadewi perform the roles of a farmer and a vendor during the mekalan-kalan ritual, part of the pewiwahan royal ceremony on Friday at Puri Agung Ubud Palace in Gianyar. The role-playing enactment […]

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Bali Environment

PAUD established in remote Karangasem area

PAUD established in remote Karangasem area http://www.thebalidaily.com/2014-04-21/paud-established-remote-karangasem-area.html by Fikri Zaki Muhammadi on 2014-04-21 East Bali Cashews (EBC), the island’s first large-scale and environmentally friendly cashew processing facility, on Thursday inaugurated its early learning center (PAUD) to offer children within the rural Ban village a comprehensive pre-elementary school education. Located around 90 kilometers from the glamorous […]

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Bali Environment

Sibang: A conservation area for Bali starlings

Sibang: A conservation area for Bali starlings http://www.thebalidaily.com/2014-04-22/sibang-a-conservation-area-bali-starlings.html by Desy Nurhayati on 2014-04-22 Sibang village has recently been declared a conservation area for Bali starlings under a project initiated by Begawan Foundation, in cooperation with the local community and the Bali office of the Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA). The declaration was marked by the […]