A dance of war, the Baris is strongly masculine, and yet also displays a strong sensitivity in the many moods and expression displayed within the one dance. The Baris Gede, the sacred dance perfomed usually during ceremonies, consist of ten or more elegently dressed warrior with distinctive triangular white headdresses bearing weapons; either spears, spiked shields, or swords. Read more » Baris
This statue was built in 1993, located at the center of road intersection at the northeast of Bali International airport. In Mahabrata story Gatotkaca is depicted as a very brave and powerful knight, the son of Bima, one of the five Pandawa brothers. Read more » Gatotkaca Statue
Located north of Nusa Dua, this is a beautiful white sand beach area where visitors can enjoy many types of water recreation and sport such as snorkeling, parasailing, diving, boating, sailing, glass bottom boating and more. This area is an extension of Nusa Dua Resort, with easy access to its luxurious hotels and other tourism facilities. Read more » Tanjung Benoa
Setahu saya ada dua tempat di Buleleng yang memampang slogan itu, pertama di Desa Banyuning, kota Singaraja, dekat sekolah teknik, dan di Desa Bungkulan dekat jembatan. “Jele-melah gumi gelah” begitu bunyi slogan yang terpampang gagah, besar, dipahatkan pada tembok batu. Read more » Jele Melah Gumi Gelah
Approximately 20 kilometers from Tabanan, the road climbs up high into the hills to a small village named Jatiluwih. With a height of 850 meters above sea level, the view here is one of the finest imaginable. Bali’s terraced paddy fields stretch into endless contours over the hills and valleys as far as the eye can see. Read more » Jatiluwih
Hiruk pikuk di Pura Desa tiada henti-hentinya sejak tadi pagi. Hari ini adalah Hari Piodalan, memperingati berdirinya Pura yang megah setiap hari Umanis Galungan sejak berabad lampau.
Kemarin lambang-lambang Ida Bhatara sudah diturunkan dari Gedong Simpen, diiring mesucian ke segara. Sekitar jam sembilan pagi saya mulai muput upacara piodalan, atas permintaan panitia beberapa minggu sebelumnya. Read more » Narat
Famous for its painter’s community, Ubud is special in more ways than one. It has its own magic, and its particularly beautiful surrounding and gracious way of life have drawn celebrities and artists from all over the world in recent decades; some have even adopted Ubud as their own home. The magic is easy to find just take a walk south of the village through its terraced paddy fields to the monkey forest. Fresh water spouts out of the sheer rock at the ravine, and a bath in a secluded, shady spot is purifying. Read more » Ubud