On the Eastern coastline, sheltered by the coral reef, the waves here are gentler than other areas of Bali. Sanur is a multitude of contrasts. As in the past, Fisherman still wander the beach and the colorful outrigger canoes can be hired for sailing trips along the coast and to outlying islands. In the last two decades the once sleepy village of Sanur has become an elite international resort, with huge hotel complexes offering first class accommodation and every modern facility to visiting tourists. Read more » Sanur
This monument remind us to the terrible incident, the explosion of Bali Bomb occurred on Saturday evening October 12, 2002 at Jalan Legian, Kuta which causing 202 persons from 22 countries killed and 324 seriously injured or defected. Read more » Human Tragedy Monument
Coming from the male chorus chant, which produces the trance of the Sanghyang ceremony, a new dance has developed; the Kecak. Usually over 100 men participate. Providing their own orchestration with a counter pattern of vocal sounds that complement their rhythmical movement, they create a living circular stage for re-enactment of an excerpt from the Ramayana story, perfomed by flickering torchlight. Read more » Kecak
The endless metaphysical battle between good and evil is symbolically re-enacted time and time again by two weird characters, Barong and Rangda, who by their very perfomances, reinforce the magic power of the village and restore the balance between good and evil. Read more » Barong and Rangda
Kasak-kusuk pemilihan Kepala Desa (kades) makin hari semakin ramai. Ada tiga kandidat yang mengajukan diri. Ketiganya mempunyai track record yang hampir sama. Berpendidikan formal S1, berwawasan luas, bukan PNS, berdedikasi tinggi pada kemajuan Desa, kaya, berusia sekitar 40-45 tahun.
Tak heran maka penduduk bingung mau memilih yang mana. Walaupun demikian dalam pandangan kebanyakan penduduk calon Made Suartana kelihatannya lebih banyak mendapat simpati dan dukungan. Dapat diduga sebabnya, karena ia salah seorang anggota Dadia (paguyuban keluarga) yang besar. Read more » Keto Malu
Museum Renon or Museum of Balinese’s people fighting was established in 1980. The idea came from Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra which at that time was the Governor of Bali. The idea was out to commemorate Balinese’s people fighting against colonizer. In 1981 a monument design competition was held and won by Ida Bagus Yadnya, students of architecture Faculty of Engineering, University of Udayana. Read more » Puputan Monument
About 43 kilometers east of Denpasar, one of the most sacred temples in Bali, which was built in the 11th century by the high priest “Empu Kuturan”, inside the temple, one will find a natural cave inhabited by thousands of bats hanging down from the ceiling, flying around, and singing as well as holy phyton snakes that often appear around the cave. Read more » Goa Lawah