Discovering undiscovered Bali

By Benjamin Parker To many, Bali might conjure images of a tourist mecca where it’s hard to escape the crowds and find your own slice of heaven. But look a little closer and you might discover what the locals mean when they say Bali is the ‘Island of the Gods’. The island is actually comprised of flourishing topography, spectacular architecture and thousands of Hindu temples. Here, to be ‘in the know’, it’s who you know. Thankfully, the locals, an eclectic mix of Balinese and expats…Continue Reading “Discovering undiscovered Bali”

BALI’S MOST FAMOUS MOUNTAINS

Bali is part of a volcanic belt that stretches from Sumatra through Java and Bali to the Banda Sea. At 3,014 metres high, Gunung (Mount) Agung is Bali’s tallest and holiest mountain, its resplendent summit dominating much of the island. It is not surprising, therefore, that it is the dwelling place of the gods, with Pura Besakih, the island’s largest and most important Hindu temple located on its slopes and attracting both pilgrims and tourists. The Balinese treat this volcano with the greatest respect and…Continue Reading “BALI’S MOST FAMOUS MOUNTAINS”

Place of Interest: Jimbaran Fishing Village

Bali Jimbaran Bay Beach is located between airport and bukit pecatu with original villages of kedonganan and Jimbaran itself. These2 traditional villages lay on a stretch of around 2 kilometers barrow lowland between Bali mainland and the foot of south Bali. Jimbaran and Kedonganan are under the administration of perbekelan Jimbaran or Desa Jimbaran, while desa jimbaran is under wide administrative area of Kecamatan Kuta. Jimbaran and kedonganan villages have been known as the biggest supplier of salted fish for whole Bali, and until now….Continue Reading “Place of Interest: Jimbaran Fishing Village”