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Cut out those unwanted odours with Takesumi For millenia our Asian ancestors developed the art of Takesumi for purification, healing and longevity. In our modern world of quick fixes and masking scents, Takesumi, also known as activated bamboo charcoal, is a simple, elegant and ancient solution. Where pollutants, fumes and rays of all kinds are part of modern life, the time tested use of Takesumi to adsorb, capture, trap and neutralize has never been more important. We proudly produce the highest quality Takesumi on the slopes of a Balinese Volcano. Visit our BambooKu stores to see our range of Takesumi products.


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THE 1O1 Bali Legian is ready to spread its wings with the launch of a newly built “Deluxe Wing” extension. This expansion adds a further 103 rooms, taking our total accommodation to over 300 rooms! A wide range of new and classy facilities have also been built to cater for those tourists who want that little bit extra during their vacation in Bali. The new facilities include: a brand new “Main Swimming Pool” – exclusive for 1O1 “Deluxe” guests; the trendy “De Basilico Kitchen & Bar”; a “Shady Pool Bar” with swimming pool; and a “Wading” experience, which will be open to the general public. The “Deluxe Wing” will connect to the existing 1O1 building through a private (for guests only) pathway. These additional facilities improve our already popular and successful complex, giving our customers and guests the best experience we can deliver, right in the heart of the exciting Kuta – Legian Area. Enjoy our “New Deluxe Experience Soft Opening Special” by visiting our website: www. and get your free upgrade to a “Deluxe” room when you book for a minimum of 3 nights, or simply take advantage of a limited time, discounted surcharge to upgrade from your current “Superior Room” deal. THE 1O1 Bali Legian “Deluxe Wing” extension will adhere to our “Smart Stylish Experience” concept and bring to you even more of the stunning, breath-taking views of Kuta’s legendary milieu, with easy access to Kuta’s central district where the “happening” entertainment unfolds. For more information about THE 1O1 Bali Legian and For Media & Marketing enquiries, kindly contact: Dewi Mas (Mrs) General Manager THE 1O1 Bali Legian q +62 3001 101 p +62 361 3002 101 n +62 81 558 001 485 E M MAY 2015 Issue #22

Chandra Novita (Mrs) Director Of Sales THE 1O1 Bali Legian q +62 3001 101 p +62 361 3002 101 n +62 81558310000 E M

ABOUT THE 1O1 Bali Legian THE 1O1 Bali Legian is a pioneering CHIC and Trendy lifestyle Three Star Hotel, which offers an ideal environment suitable for both business meetings and for the “Leisure Traveller”. The hotel is able to do this by strictly adhering to, and constantly improving its carefully devised - “SMART STYLISH EXPERIENCE” concept. THE 1O1 Bali Legian is perfectly located with convenient access points and is a safehaven for those wishing to escape from life’s stresses and troubles and find harmony and tranquillity. The hotel has 177 Superior Rooms and 124 Deluxe Rooms.

THE 1O1 Bali Legian Jalan Legian No. 117 Badung, Bali 80361– Indonesia q +62 361 3001101 p +62 361 3002101 E E M BALI MARKETPLACE


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AMBULANCE : 118 FIRE DEPARTMENT : 113 POLICE : 110 SEARCH & RESCUE : 111 / 115 / 151


AUSTRALIA Jl. Tantular 32, Renon – Denpasar (0361) 241 118

JAPAN Jl. Raya Puputan No. 170, Renon (0361) 227 628

CANADA & NEW ZEALAND Jl. Subak Sari No. 10, Canggu, Kuta Utara (0361) 844 6456

MALAYSIA AlamKulKul Resort, Jl. Pantai Kuta, Legian, (0361) 752 520

BRAZIL Taman Brawa, Jl. Subak Sari 10, Tibubeneng, Canggu, Kuta Utara Badung, Bali. 80361 (0361) 844 6456 Emergency - 081 999 477 552

MEXICO Puri Astina Bld, Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin No. 1A, Renon – Denpasar (0361) 223 366

BALI GOVERNMENT TOURISM OFFICE Jl. Supratman, Niti Mandala, Renon, Denpasar (0361) 222 387

CZECH REPUBLIC Jl. Pengembak 17 , Sanur (0361). 286 465

UBUD TOURIST INFORMATION SERVICE Jl. Raya Ubud, Gianyar (0361) 96 285, 973 285 8 am-9 pm

DENMARK Jl By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 852 Dps 80221 –Bali (0361) 821 69 79

MEDICAL CARE BIMC HOSPITAL (International) Kawasan BTDC Blok D, Nusa Dua 80363 (0361) 3000 911 SILOAM HOSPITAL (International) Jl. Sunset Road No. 818, Kuta, Badung, Bali (0361) 779 900

FRANCE Jl. Umalas 1, Kerobokan (0361) 473 0834 GERMANY Jl. Pantai Karang No. 17, Sanur (0361) 288 535 HUNGARY - Marintur Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai 219, Sanur (0361) 287 701

RUMAH SAKIT UMUM PUSAT SANGLAH (General Hospital) Jl. Diponegoro, Sanglah, Denpasar (0361) 227 911/15

ITALY Lotus Enterprise Building, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai, Jimbaran (0361) 701 005

NETHERLANDS Jl. Raya Kuta No. 127, Kuta (0361) 761 502 SPAIN Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Ubud (0361) 975 736 SWEDEN & FINLAND c/o Hotel Segara Village Jl. Segara Ayu, Sanur (0361) 288407 SWITZERLAND & AUSTRIA Jl. Ganetri No. 9 D 80235 Denpasar, Bali (0361) 878 4343 USA Jl. Hayam Wuruk 310, Tanjung Bungkak, Denpasar (0361) 233 605

Information correct as at 1st January 2015


UNITED KINGDOM Jl. Mertasari No. 2, Sanur (0361) 270 601






Changing cash for Indonesian Rupiah will give you the best exchange rate. Withdrawing cash with your debit or credit card often will yield a less favourable rate plus a withdrawal charge on top. Beware of unscrupulous money exchangers offering, what appears a wonderful exchange rate. At best, there will be an undisclosed charge (always ask before handing over your money) or you may find yourself the victim of magical slight of hand. Ask at your hotel or a trusted expat where to go.

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There are ceremonies happening every month all over Bali. Roads in tourist areas such as Kuta can often be closed to allow ceremonial processions. Enjoy the visually exciting and colouful events and treat them with the upmost respect. Observers are cheerfully welcomed by the Balinese but they will not tolerate undue interference or disrespect. Try to learn some phrases in Bahasa while you are here, the words for thank you and simple phrases that will help you buy in shops and order in restaurants.


Motorcycle riders and their passengers must wear a correctly fastened and approved helmets. Fines may be imposed for non-compliance. In the event of an accident, foreigners may be assumed to be at fault and expected to make financial restitution to all other parties. You must also be in the possession of an international driving license. Failure to produce one if you are stopped by the police will result in an on the spot penalty fine or an appearance at court. The roads can be dangerous, be vigilant.


A word of caution to all. The law in Bali is unequivocal when it comes to the use of or possession of illegal drugs - YOU are in big trouble so DO NOT do it. Your embassy or consulate will not offer you much in the way of assistance if you are caught smuggling drugs into Bali, caught with drugs in your possession whilst here in or appear to be under the influence (they can and will blood test you). You will find yourself in prison and you can be prosecuted for the death sentence if the intent is considered to supply.








This holiday is most commonly associated internationally as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement and the rights of workers. The 1st May date is used because in 1884 the American Federation of Organized Trades and Labour Unions demanded an eight-hour workday, to come in effect as of 1 May 1886. This resulted in the general strike and the Haymarket Riot of 1886, but eventually also in the official sanction of the eight-hour workday. In some countries, it is officially ”Labour Day” while in others, the public holiday marks the traditional ‘Spring festival’ known as “May Day”. In much of Europe, it was and remains a celebration of spring and the rebirth taking place in nature dating back to pre-Christian pagan times. Every year on Labour Day, workers take over the streets in major cities across Indonesia, voicing their demands for better income and more supportive policy from the ministries.

Ascension Day is officially celebrated on a

The Prophet Mohammad lived in and around the area that is now Saudi Arabia in the years 570 CE to 632 CE in the Gregorian calendar. According to Islamic belief, Allah took him on a two-part journey sometime around the year 620 CE. The first part of the journey, known as Isra, was from Mecca to the “furthest” mosque. It is believed that Mohammad was shown heaven and hell in the second part of the journey, known as Mi’raj. In heaven, he talked with many prophets, including Jesus and Moses and received instructions on Islamic prayer. Some Islamic scholars regard Mohammed’s journey as a spiritual experience while others see it as a physical journey. Customs around Isra and Mi’raj vary between different Islamic communities. Some people spend the evening or night listening to or studying the story of Isra and Mi’raj in a mosque or at home. They may also decorate their homes or communities with candles or small electric lights and share food, particularly sweets, with each other or prepare a communal meal.


Thursday on the 40th day of Easter (or 39 days after Easter Sunday). In countries where it is a public holiday, Ascension Day is a free day for many workers. Many people take a long weekend off because the day falls on a Thursday. The Friday in between is usually quiet, particularly in shops and offices. Despite Christianity being a minority religion in Indonesia, Ascension Day is a public holiday and special services take place at churches throughout the country. Bali has numerous Christian and Catholic enclaves scattered across the island, such as Tuka Dalung near Denpasar and in Palasari and Blimbingsari in the western most part of the island. There are also hundreds of Chistian expatriate families staying in Nusa Dua, Sanur, Jimbaran, Seminyak and Kuta.


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A new law banning the sale of alcohol in small shops has come into force in Indonesia

On Thursday 16th April, a ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages was implemented in minimarts across Indonesia. A few days before the new conditions came into place, two Islamic parties also put a bill to the Indonesian parliament calling for a blanket ban on all beverages with more than 1% alcohol. This follows the regulation, signed by Indonesia’s trade minister, Rachmat Gobel, on January 16, banning small retail chains from selling alcohol. This includes drinks such as beer and low-alcohol wine. Previously, such restrictions were applied mostly to alcoholic beverages with over five percent of alcohol. But Rachmat has said that a blanket nationwide ban is easier to enforce and remains convinced that it will not affect tourism. Interestingly, he referenced the case of Singapore, which is contemplating its own alcohol ban, as a way to justify what Indonesia is doing. “Singapore, a country that draws many tourists, can issue a ban, and we are still left behind, even though we are also concerned about the same problems linked to drinking”, The Straits Times quoted Rachmat as saying. Bali was expected to be excluded from the ban but as you can see, there are no longer any alcoholic drinks in the minimarts here in Bali. Alcohol can still be sold in supermarkets, hotels and food outlets, but local stores will no longer be allowed to stock it. Bali relies heavily on tourism and there are concerns the ban could severely damage the industry, including making it illegal for vendors to sell alcoholic drinks to tourists on beaches. Fortunately, this has not appeared to have happened – yet!

EDITORIAL We have a lot of food for thought in this month’s issue. On page 14, Jonathan Matthews reviews the “CP Lounge” in Ubud – the place to be if you want to dance the night away to live music after a splendid meal. On page 15, Virginia Entizne of “Cuca” restaurant in Jimbaran writes about “Cashew Nuts” and gives a recipe for “Homemade Roasted Cashew Nut Butter”.

Jonathan Matthews has been busy, on page 17 he reviews the “Bamboo Bar & Grill” in Kuta – the perfect place for holiday makers. On page 26, keeping with the food theme, we have an article dedicated to the memory of Keith Floyd who was a British celebrity cook, television personality and restaurateur. He was certainly, one of a kind! Our main focus this month is on the inaugural “Ubud Food Festival” which begins in early June. The event will bring together some of Indonesia’s culinary greats, international chefs that bring

SYM is honoured to release the new generation of GTS models. Apart from the standard "eye-brow" shaped headlights lights, the new fog lights increase security and the indicators have been moved to the rear-view mirrors for a more modern and fashionable design. There are also many new devices including features to keep you warm on those odd occasions that it becomes a little bit cold here in Bali but become very useful if you are driving to colder climates. No matter where you ride the GTS 250, your journey will be comfortable!

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their unique style of food-fusion to the archipelago, and industry heavyweights from Southeast Asia and beyond, It promises to be a food lovers delight.

Elsewhere in the magazine, on page 8, Rodney Holt, founder of the Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) writes about the “Karangasem Eskrima Challenge” which brought together BSF deaf mute stickfighters and fighters from the “Combined Martial Arts Academy”. The event served as a dress rehearsal for the Bali International Stickfighting Challenge in September. On page 10, we introduce the remarkable concept of “Ecobricks”. A clever and environmentally sound idea that helps combat the epidemic of plastic waste.

Rick Pursell, who has been writing articles for Bali Marketplace for nearly 2 years tells another thought provoking story – “Change Your Story, Change Your Life”.

The only authorised SYM dealer in Bali is now open




BSF DEAF MUTE ESKRIMA MARTIAL ARTS by Rodney Holt Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) together with the Combined Martial Arts Academy (CMAA) held the Karangasem Eskrima Challenge on Sunday 19 April, with BSF deaf mute stickfighters and CMAA fighters. Karangasem Challenge held in GOR Gunung Agung in Amlapura, served as a dress rehearsal for the Bali International Stickfighting Challenge on September 24 - 27 later this year. Testing the venue and facilities the international event whish see competitors or eskrimadors from Philipines, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Europe and more.


Eskrima, Philippine Stickfighting is a sport derived from the traditional martial arts of the Philippines where in the past combatants fought, many times to the death, with fire hardened rattan cane. It is suggested that historically the art came originally from India eventually being introduced to the Philippines.

forms relative to modern military combat in several armies throughout the world. In modern sporting competitions two athletes wearing body protection compete in full contact fighting events using either single or double sticks made from rattan. The competitors wear heavily padded helmets with neck protection and metal face grills, heavily padded jackets, elbow and forearm protection, gloves, thigh and knee protection. Athletes may also compete in minimal body protection “Kulata” events. Divisions are further categorized by weight groupings. Eskrido, Knife sparring and form events are organized along similar lines.

The system developed through history as varying ethnic groups evolved the fighting style. The famous explorer Ferdinand Magellan met his fate on the shores of the Visayas islands near Cebu where he was killed by a local warrior skilled in the art of Arnis Eskrima. In later years Spanish influences also played a part in the evolution of this form of combat.

Sporting events were first organized in the late 1970’s. In March 1979 Grandmaster Cacoy Canete from the Cebu based Doce Pares School initiated and organized the first

Arnis Eskrima was last used in warfare and the field of modern human conflict during World War Two. Today elements of Arnis Eskrima are taught in varying

Rodney Holt Founder Bali Sports Foundation

“sports changes lives”

Providing sports for youth with the following disabilities: Wheelchair Basketball - Amputee,Para & Polio Wheelchair Rugby - CP,Amputee and Quad Powerlifing - Amputee,Polio and Blind Wheelchair Shooting - Amputee & Polio Special Needs Swimming - all disabilities Para Sailing - Amputee,Polio and Para


Disabled Lawn Balls - Amputee,Polio,Para Deaf Mute Eskrima - Deaf Mute Pararchery - Amputee & Polio Boccia - Severe CP Blind Judo - Blind Goalball - Blind

Philippine National Open Eskrima Tournament in Cebu City, Philippines. Later, in August of that year, the first National Invitational Eskrima Tournament was held in Manila, Philippines. NARAPHIL (National Arnis Association of the Philippines) was established with tournaments continuing to be held. NARAPHIL was the pre-cursor to the World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (WEKAF). Today many associations including the Modern Arnis Association, WEKAF, and the CDP WF flourish promoting the sport throughout the world including Indonesia and Bali.

Single Stick Open 17yrs Up 1st Kiren 2nd I Nyoman Satriawan 3rd Bugna Patria Single Stick Open Under 17yrs 1st Rizki Putra Gunawan 2nd Kadek Febry Hartawan Double Stick Open 17yrs Up 1st Yoga Bisma 2nd Komang Sudarsana 3rd I Kadek Dedik Double Stick Open Under 17yrs 1st Kiren 2nd I.G. Nyoman sastrawan 3rd I Nyoman Satriawan Open Kulata 1st Kiren 2nd Bugna Patria 3rd Wayan Ekayana

Together with Blind Judo (see last edition of Bali Marketplace) Deaf Mute Eskrima is part of Bali Sports Foundation Special Needs Martial Arts program for persons with disabilities.

2015 BSF EVENTS (more to come) • June 7-8 2nd Friendly Games • July 5

6th Bali Ocean Swim

• July 22-26

Bali 4's International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

• July 24-26

3rd Bali Para Games

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Once again, April continued to be very busy for Par 5 Club with many new members joining. As we go to print we are preparing for the fourth round of the Club Championship at Nirwana Golf Course at Tanahlot, 28/29 April. We are also finalising the bookings for the fifth round to be held from 11 till 13 May, at the Mountainview Golf Course in Bandung, Java. It is a Championship par72 course that was designed by Jack Thompson and is just 20 minutes from the City Centre. The trip includes 3 rounds of golf (1 practice and 2 Championship stroke play) and 2 nights’ accommodation at Hotel California, with the package rate starting at only Rp 4.7 million for Par 5 Club members. There are still spaces available, so if you want to join, please contact us at info@par5club. net. Prizes for Bandung include:

PRIZES, PRIZES, PRIZES !!! Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors once again plenty of door prizes will be up for grabs for all participants, including Rp 500.000 Dinner vouchers at MEJA Kitchen, free hotel stays at SEASIDE SUITES, DYANA VILLAS and MERCURE RESORT SANUR, free green fee vouchers at TAMAN DAYU GC and BALI BEACH GC, and many more! PAR 5 CLUB HANDICAPPING

However, while competition is in our participation is never mandatory and our are always open to non-competing players. are most welcome, both as participants competitions or purely for fun of it. NIRWANA BALI GOLF COURSE Every Tuesday, Par 5 Club have a 1pm reserved tee time, with a semi shot gun start for our regular Clubday competition, with Par 5 Club members enjoying an exclusive golf rate of only Rp 695.000 per round. We thought the “wet season” was over last month but unfortunately two rounds in April were interrupted for a short period of time due to heavy rain. However, this did not deter the participants from enjoying this short interlude, as evident in the picture above. BALI BEACH GOLF COURSE, SANUR Fridays are always fun days at Bali Beach (tee time, midday), with Par 5 Club members paying just Rp 375.000 per round. Recently, a Texas Scramble tournament was enthusiastically supported by some 40 members, who formed their own teams with names like “Team Half Price”, “Team Tricolore”, “Team Misfits” and “Team Bintang Power”, just to name a few. Needless to say “Bintang Power” was victorious once again!

blood, events Ladies in the

PLAYERS 1. Tony F. 2. Sven K. 3. Patrick G. 4. Trevor Q. 5. Gérard M. 6. John P. 7. Mark W. 8. Charles H.P. 9. David J. 10. Tim W. 11. Darren K. 12. Mick B. 13. Jim H. 14. Iñaki G. 15. Robert B.L. 16. Tim E. 17. Gideon F.

TOTAL POINTS AFTER ROUND 3 21.50 14.00 13.50 8.50 5.75 5.50 5.50 5.25 5.00 4.50 4.00 4.00 3.25 3.00 3.00 2.00 1.25

Friday 1 May - FRIDAY CLUBDAY at BALI BEACH GC – Tee-off 12pm Tuesday 5 May - TUESDAY CLUBDAY at NIRWANA BALI GC – Tee-off 1pm Thursday 7 May - THURSDAY CLUBDAY at NEW KUTA GC – Tee-off 1.30pm Friday 8 May - FRIDAY CLUBDAY at BALI BEACH GC – Tee-off 12pm


When you join, you will ​ immediately get access to a free dedicated smartphone g​olf ​ app, which allows you to post and archive your own scores, and calculate your own course handicaps (using the USGA Handicap System™). Par 5 Club members also get password protected access to a member’s web portal, where they can post scores, check handicaps and look up contact and handicapping details for fellow members. To sign up for Par 5 Club, send an email to Membership is very affordable at only Rp 990.000 for the year 2015, which entitles members to very exclusive golf rates at our partnered golf courses.


Monday 11 May - ​P5C Championship Series ROUND 5 at BANDUNG – Practice Tuesday 12 May - ​P5C Championship Series ROUND 5 at BANDUNG – DAY 1 Wednesday 13 May - P ​ 5C Championship Series ROUND 5 at BANDUNG – DAY 2 Friday 15 May - FRIDAY CLUBDAY at BALI BEACH GC – Tee-off 12pm Tuesday 19 May - TUESDAY CLUBDAY at NIRWANA BALI GC – Tee-off 1pm Thursday 21 May - THURSDAY CLUBDAY at NEW KUTA GC – Tee-off 1.30pm Friday 22 May - FRIDAY CLUBDAY at BALI BEACH GC – Tee-off 12pm Saturday 23 May - WORLD CUP CHARITY TOURNAMENT at NEW KUTA GC – Tee-off 7am Wednesday 27 May - P5C CLUBDAY at NIRWANA BALI GC – Tee-off 1pm Friday 29 May - FRIDAY CLUBDAY at BALI BEACH GC – Tee-off 12pm SPECIAL MEMBER GOLF RATES & PRIVILIGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

P5C thanks the following sponsors:

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by David Hammond

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic is literally at my fingertips from dawn to dusk. To check my emails I use a plastic keyboard, stare at a plastic framed monitor and use a plastic mouse. When I pop to the shops I come back with any number of plastic bags and bottles. Plastic is a monster, an epidemic. But where does all this plastic go? Quite a bit ends up in landfills and more than you can imagine ends up on the loose as plastic pollution, eventually making its way into our waterways. Giant garbage patches (one, more than twice the size of Bali!) can be found floating around in the oceans. And all this plastic pollution is not only a problem for the earth, it’s bad for our health. Disturbing Facts about Plastic Pollution • Over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century. • 50% of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away. • Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times. • We currently recover only 5% of the plastics we produce. • Plastic accounts for around 10% of the total waste we generate. • The production of plastic uses around 8% of the world’s oil production. • Annually, approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. More than one million bags are used every minute. • 46% of plastics float (EPA 2006) and it can drift for years before eventually concentrating in the ocean gyres.

• Plastic constitutes approximately 90% of all rubbish floating on the ocean’s surface, with 46,000 pieces of plastic per square mile. • Over a million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed annually from plastic in our oceans. •

44% of all seabird species, 22% of cetaceans, all sea turtle species and a growing list of fish species have been documented with plastic in or around their bodies.

Virtually every piece of plastic that was ever made still exists in some shape or form (with the exception of the small amount that has been incinerated).

Plastic chemicals can be absorbed by the body and some of the compounds found in plastic alter hormones or have other potential human health effects.

Some tips on how to “Rise Above Plastic” • Choose to reuse when it comes to shopping bags, cloth bags are available locally, almost everywhere and some of the large supermarkets offer them at the check-out.

Ecobricks are discarded plastic bottles, packed tight with other thrown away plastic items. They are then used in building construction. With just a little guidance and information, you can start making Ecobricks in less time than it has taken for you to read this article. Find out more, visit www.

• Reduce everyday plastics such as sandwich bags and juice cartons by replacing them with a reusable lunch bag/box that includes a thermos. •

Bring your to-go mug with you to the coffee shops or restaurants that let you use them, which is a great way to reduce lids, plastic cups and/or plastic-lined cups.

• Go digital! No need for plastic CD’s and DVD’s when you can buy online.


However, there are inventive ways that can help counter the harm being done to our health and the environment. One simple and effective way, and it is something EVERYONE can be involved in, is the remarkable concept of “Ecobricks”.

• Refuse single-serving packaging, excess packaging, straws and other “disposable” plastics. Carry reusable utensils in your purse, backpack or car to use at BBQ’s, take-out restaurants.

• It takes 500-1,000 years for plastic to degrade. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is located in the North Pacific Gyre off the coast of California and is the largest ocean garbage site in the world. This floating mass of plastic is more than twice the size of Bali, with plastic pieces outnumbering sea life six to one.

Plastic is a powerful example of what the extraordinary minds of our leading experts in Science and Technology can come up with. Unfortunately, those same minds have not come up with any solutions to combat the growing epidemic of plastic waste.

• Seek out alternatives to the plastic items that you rely on. Spread the word. Talk to your family and friends about why it is important to reduce plastic in our lives and the nasty impacts of plastic pollution.

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RECOMMENDED PLACES TO EAT Bali has a truly global choice of tastes and there are so many wonderful places to eat and drink; from Indonesian, Oriental and Japanese cuisine to French, Italian and German – and everything and much more in-between. We hope this guide will help steer you in the right direction on your gastronomic tour of Bali. Each restaurant advertised has been visited by our staff at Bali Marketplace and has passed our ‘’Recommended” test, that the food and service is of both high standard and hygiene, whether it be a fine dining establishment or somewhere more informal and relaxed. Let us know about your experience at any of these restaurants.

Jl. Nakula No. 88, Sunset Road, Kuta. q +62 361 8822 000 E

Enjoy tantalising dishes and prawns cooked in every way imaginable while sitting in a private Balinese Bale uniquely positioned on a vast fish pond.

IZE Hotel Jl. Kayu Aya, No. 68, Seminyak. q +62 361 8466997 E

The Meja restaurant at Bali’s hippest new hotel is full of Balinese favourites and innovative European dishes, all created and served with passion by our IZE kitchen team.

SASA’ Italian Restaurant Pizzeria Caffetteria Banjar Anyar No.25 Kerobokan q +62 361 847 5321 E

A hidden gem of a sushi cafe, offering a large selection of Japanese cuisine and conveniently, well thought-out set menus. Great value, very satisfying.

Jl. Raya Basangkasa No. 26, Seminyak. q +62 859 3549 3484 E

Asian Eatery heavily based on Vietnamese cooking with romantic French bistrot dining décor, we believe in providing only the best dining experiences.

BAR - RESTAURANT - PIZZA Indonesian Mediterranean Cuisine Jalan Raya Seminyak No.63, Seminyak - Bali q +62 361 730 454 E

Extensive menu - Pasta, Pizza, Seafood, Salads, Burgers, kids and Specialities together with a cocktail bar make this perfect for families or couples.

Jalan Drupadi 1, 2B, Seminyak. q (0361) 9041118 E

A mouth watering array of dishes to choose from including Tapas style shared platters, Creative Sandwiches, Super Smoothies and much more at unbelievably affordable prices

With 9 years dealing cooking. Already in Oberoi. Jl. Arjuna No. 10X (66 Road), Seminyak. q (+62 361) 744 7615 / 474 1460 E

In this traditional Italian restaurant guests can find a large variety of Pasta, Pizza, Salads, Cocktails, Cake and much more.

Jalan Legian, Kuta, Bali. q +62 361 761151

Roast Pork (Schweinebraten), Vienna Schnitzel, Rolled Beef (Roulade) with Red Cabbage and Bread Dumplings, all homemade under the supervision of German Chefs.

Jl. Kayu Aya. 117 Seminyak Kuta / Bali. q +62 361 716 23 25

Jl. Petitenget No.6 Kerobokan. q +62 361 4737 888 q +62 361 4730 777 q +62 811 393 0040 E E

Treat yourself to an entirely sensory fine dining experience. Sample a symphony of flavourful wit. Enjoy a welcome reprieve overlooking beautiful Bali rice fields.

A vintage restaurant, lounge & bar - is original, quirky, delicious and very ‘fairytale’. Offering a mix of Asian & French bistrot food.

Warung VIKA Home made Indo/Western Food

Jl. Raya Seminyak No. 17 A, Bali. q (+62 361) 732571 / 732567 E

Pantarei means ‘everything flows’. A unique selection of Greek & Mediterranean dishes with. Specialty wines and liquor to excite your five senses.


Jalan.Taman Sari No.100, Kerobokan. (Behind BPC City Hotel) q +62 838 7235 5900

A friendly, clean and popular Indonesian Warung with a western influence. The Indonesian buffet is impressive and inexpensive and there is western menu too making this an ideal place to relax and have a few drinks.

Jl. Mertanadi 68, Kerobokan, Bali. q +62 361 735 191 n 0859 3614 1027 E

Ticks all the right boxes for perfect spare ribs: falls off the bone; delicious marinades and large portions. The local smoked duck is a must taste!

"Come for lunch, stay for dinner" Jl Raya Semer, Kerobokan. q +62 813 3892 0430

The Flying Cook is Bali's first "Kid Friendly" Sports Bar with the unique concept of a kids Cubbyhouse located on the premises. They use the term "Casual Dining" to describe their expansive menu.

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Jl.Jalan Kartika - Kuta, KartikaPlaza Plaza, Kuta, 80361Bali. Bali Opposite Discovery Shopping MallMall) (opposite Discovery Shopping Phone: +62 361 758128 / 758129 q +62 361 758128 / 758129 E: E W:

The menu, together with amazing cocktails and great live music makes for a memorable holiday dining experience that will have you coming back for more!

Jl.Gunung Salak Utara no.33, Kerobokan q +62 361 8361797 E

Chicken on Fire is a roast Chicken joint in Kerobokan. It's a great spot to chill out and relax. They specialise in Roast Chickens, wings, salads, pies. There is an outdoor terrace and free pool table at the back and cold beer at hand.

Jl. Raya Semer No.29, Kerobokan. q +62 361 84 99 335 n +62 816 57 02 64 E

Presenting genuine French cuisine using the best products available in Bali, personally selected for their natural quality and authenticity at prices everyone can afford.

Jalan Yoga Perkanthi, Jimbaran. q +62 361 708 066 E

Diners are treated to a very special gourmet discovery free from pretension or hefty price tags. Tapas, cocktails and desserts with a unique twist.

Pignou Di Penyu

Jalan Hanoman 44, Ubud. q +62 361 780 3801 E

Centrally located and competitively priced. French-trained Chef Adi prides himself on Mediterranean and vegetarian fare and his fabulous desserts.

Jl. Uluwatu No. 39, Jimbaran - Bali. q +62 361 704 945 E

Balique is an original eatery found in Jimbaran that pays homage to all the best of Indonesia in both the style and cuisine stakes.

authentique cu isine francaise et asiatique Jalan Gautama No.5 Padangtegal Kaja, Ubud - Bali. q +62 361 972 577 E

A Parisian style cafĂŠ serving a variety of traditional French favourites. This popular eatery is great value for money and boasts an experienced French chef.

Monkey Forest Road, Ubud - Bali. q +62 361 5541 676 E

An unforgettable experience of true authentic Indian cuisine in Bali. Boasting two Tandoor ovens, all popular Indian dishes are freshly prepared.


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Lunch or tapas, offering a tempting menu of Indonesian & Western dishes. Night time - the most happening place in Ubud with live bands every night.

ITDC Area, Lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Bali. q +62 361 894 8200 n +62 813 5332 0240


An oasis of peace and serenity, much more than a resort and spa with fabulous restaurants, you can learn how to cook traditional Balinese food to boot!

Monkey Forest Road, Ubud - Bali q +62 361 978 954 E

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There really is only one place in Ubud where you can go to get your dance on until the wee hours of the morning – and that is at CP Lounge.

REVIEW by Jonathan Matthews

Discreetly situated on the very popular Monkey Forest Road, CP Lounge features a spacious open-air lounge, another spacious restaurant set next to a peaceful rice paddy and a late night dance club with pool tables, live bands and DJ’s. During the day, CP Lounge is the perfect place to chill out for lunch or tapas in the breezy pavilion overlooking the Ubud football field, surrounded with flowering fruit trees and cascading vines. CP Lounge offers an affordable and tempting menu of Indonesian and Western dishes, as well as free wifi and plenty of free parking. Once the sun goes down, CP Lounge becomes the happening place to be in Ubud, with live bands playing under the stars every day starting from 9 pm. There are large communal tables and sofas where you can chat with other travellers, expats and locals alike and enjoy a constant flow of tasty cocktails, beers, shishas and CP’s famous shooters. After the band stops playing, the party moves inside, where you can grab a seat along the sides of the dance floor and watch all the action unfold at the lengthy bar and on the dance floor, or play a friendly game of pool in the back. The best part is the bar doesn’t close until the last person leaves!

I have been to Ubud many times over the years but never made it to CP Lounge before now. I was with a group of four, in Ubud for the Bali Spirit Festival and as we were all staying overnight, the opportunity presented itself to finally check the place out. It is easy to find, the entrance is off Monkey Forest Road – park your bike or car along the lengthy gang that leads you straight into the musical heart of the venue. We arrived just before 9pm and the place was ‘emptyish’, maybe 20 other people there. The band were tuning their instruments and the only reason it looked empty was because the place is so vast. We wanted something to eat so we sat at one of the many big tables around the back, away from the band, and ordered some drinks – four randomly selected cocktails (cocktails range from 59k for a “Classic Mojito” to 89k for a “Strawberry Sensation”, very reasonable). I also asked for the famous “Rainbow shots” – buy 1 get 12, for only 150k – it would have been silly not to... I asked our waitress about this amazing offer and was told “there’s not really a history behind the Rainbow shots, there is a mystery behind it though, but we can’t reveal this...”, which had me intrigued! The food menu is rather impressive, not only is it very well designed, making it easy to read, it offers so many different and tempting choices, and just like the cocktails, the prices seemed to be on the cheap side. Between us, we ordered: “Ayam Pandan”, “Samosa Chat”, “Calamari Fritas”, and “Tuna Tartar” as starters (combined cost – 122k!). For the main courses, we chose: “Thai Beef Salad”, “Pacific ‘3.O”, “Rib Eye Steak” and “Spare Ribs” (total cost – 262k!) What we were served defied the prices charged. What fantastic value. Each dish was creatively presented, the portion size generous and the quality and taste – top draw! I would normally expect to pay double for something similar in Seminyak and Legian. More cocktails and another go at the “Rainbow shots”, and the time just flew by. It was now

approaching 11pm and the place had transformed – it was heaving, the band seemed to be playing louder and the atmosphere was pure party. From emptyish to packed-out in the time it had taken to fill our faces. We weren’t done yet though. I have heard it said that when one is full, a picture or description of something mouth wateringly tempting, such as a “Chocolate Brownie, served with strawberry and chocolate sauce” or “Caramelized Rum & Banana Puffs - warm crispy pastry filled with banana, rum & caramel, served with vanilla ice cream” can cause the body to produce a flux of acid that miraculously makes room for more food. This seemed to be the case, or half the case or maybe it was the “Rainbow shots”. Anyway, we ordered the two desserts and shared them between us. My recollection of what happened next is somewhat hazy. Did we have yet another round of “Rainbow shots?” How many more cocktails? I do know that I was drinking beer and had become involved in a great doubles pool match, partnering with some guy whose name I just can’t recall but felt I had known all my life. Others in my group were dancing to the band and when I was eventually dragged (yep, dragged) away from the pool table by my girlfriend, the time had raced on well past 1am. At some stage, we had all unwittingly abandoned the table where we were sitting, leaving bags phones etc. unattended but everything was still there when we picked up the bill, paid and headed back to our hotel – by taxi, I should add. And that fact helps me sum up my experience. The vibe was ever so friendly and safe. Our waitress had been keeping an eye on our belongings but there was no sense of danger. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. CP Lounge is the place everyone in party mood in Ubud gravitates towards and if I lived a little closer to Ubud, no doubt I would be there often.

CP Lounge Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday 11am – 4am | Live Music: Everyday from 9pm – 12am Address: Monkey Forest Road (Jl. Wenara Wana), Ubud, Bali. - E - q +62 361 978 954 - M BALI MARKETPLACE

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INDONESIAN INGREDIENTS: CASHEW NUTS By Virgina Entizne of Cuca Restaurant

Believe it or not, cashews come from an apple. Yes, cashew trees (tropical and evergreen, originally from Brazil) bear numerous edible pear shaped “false fruits” called “accessory fruits” with a high concentration of tannins which are the same substances found in tea and wine. The nuts are in contrast “truefruits” and are firmly attached to the bottom end of the apples, appearing like the clapper in a bell, and have a hard outer shell enclosing a single edible kernel known as cashew nut. You will have probably noticed that cashews in their shell are not available in stores. This is because these nuts are always sold preshelled and without their interior caustic resin, known as cashew balm, which is a skin irritant toxin so potent that it is actually used to make varnishes and insecticides. Cashew nuts have a kidney shape and a smooth curvy pointed tip.

Each nut splits into two equal halves as in legumes and features a creamy colour with a firm yet delicate texture and smooth surface. They are very popular not only for their succulent sweet flavour but for their health benefits as well since they pack a mix of nutrients and minerals not found in many common foods: 5 grams of protein per ounce and high levels of the essential minerals iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese. Cashew nuts are also rich in good fats, have zero cholesterol and are considered “low-fat” compared to any other popular nut, including almonds, walnuts, peanuts and pecans. In Indonesia, the roasted and salted cashew nuts are called kacang mete and are a popular snack. In Western countries they can also be sugared or even covered in chocolate and often used as a flavourful complement to appetizers, main dishes and desserts.

TRY THIS RECIPE! Homemade Roasted Cashew Nut Butter 1. Roast the cashew nuts in an oven at 350F for 10 minutes or until golden brown. 2.

Transfer the warm cashews to a food processor or blender with all remaining ingredients and blend for 3 minutes stopping every minute to scrape down the sides.


Transfer the cashew butter to a storage container and keep in the fridge.

You can spread it on toasted bread or use it as you would peanut butter.

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Bamboo Bar and Grill is situated next to the popular Waterbom Park in Kuta and is Australian owned and operated. The staff are handpicked for their friendly and efficient service. All our customers can expect to be greeted with charm and a friendly warm smile. We understand modern dining expectations and deliver them with confidence! There are 7 huge flat screen TV’s, showing live sport including: AFL, NRL, Supercars, NRL, UFC, MMA, Cricket and Racing. The menu, together with amazing cocktails and great live music (starting at 8pm everyday) makes for a memorable holiday dining experience that will have you coming back for more!


by Jonathan Matthews

The first thing that hits you as you enter the “Bamboo Bar and Grill” restaurant is the sheer scale of the place – and all constructed from bamboo, one of nature’s finest and greenest materials – it is a huge and impressive structure. The circular bar in the centre is bright and enticing, with what must be the largest ceiling fan I have ever seen, spinning directly above it. Now does it live up to its reputation? I took along a well seasoned Australian friend of mine to discover if the hype is true (you can’t kid Aussies when it comes to food, drink, sports and entertainment!)

system between the bands intervals and everywhere you looked, people were enjoying themselves. We found ourselves joining in with the holiday atmosphere and before we knew it, it had gone past midnight and unfortunately, we had to head home (not actually being on holiday ourselves). The hype is true and it does – “make for a memorable holiday dining experience that will have you coming back for more!”

We were warmly greeted upon arrival and shown to a table. We were sat towards the back with a clear view of the stage. It was just past 8.30pm and the band were already in full swing, playing popular, upbeat sing-along classics. I immediately felt like I was on holiday. Our waitress for the evening was Wulan, a pleasant and friendly Balinese lady who promptly brought us the drinks menu, which had everything you could want – all kinds of cocktails, imported wines, shooters and sprits. We started with Mai Tai cocktails and worked our way through many more throughout the evening! The food menu caters for all tastes and it was a challenge making our minds up – which is a good thing. To start, my friend chose the “Ceaser Salad”, I went for the “Grilled Garlic King Prawns” and we were both delighted with our choices. For the main course, I opted for the “Lamb Shank”, which literally fell off the bone and was absolutely delicious. My friend decided on the “Penne Pesto Pasta” and asked to have the chicken replaced with asparagus, a personal favourite of hers – and Wulun said “no problem”. We had fallen upon a bar/restaurant that evidently runs a highly organised kitchen to cope with the volume of guests, and well trained staff that can make decisions on the spot. Our food was served timely, professionally and with a smile and a giggle. If you want to sing, you will be invited to join the band. Those with the confidence were soon singing classics like the Bee Gees ‘Words’ and everyone in the place was joining in, singing and waving their arms in the air. Rock ‘n’ Roll medleys played on the sound

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ANNOUNCING THE INAUGURAL UBUD FOOD FESTIVAL: A THREE-DAY CULINARY ADVENTURE WITH INDONESIAN FOOD AS THE STAR. Ubud, INDONESIA The extraordinary culinary diversity of the world’s largest archipelagic nation will be showcased in a brand new concept descending on Bali’s cultural capital: the much-anticipated Ubud Food Festival (UFF). A sibling Festival of the world renowned Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), the UFF will kick off a three-day culinary adventure from 5th-7th June, serving up a program rich in food mythology, authenticity and of course, taste. Bringing together some of Indonesia’s culinary greats, international chefs bringing their unique style of food-fusion to the archipelago and industry heavyweights in Southeast Asia and beyond, the UFF is set to delight and inspire both participants and audiences alike. The program will feature a range of ticketed and free events, spanning cooking demonstrations, workshops, food forums, markets, food tours, wine tastings, film screenings and much, much more. Heading the line-up are the stars of Indonesian culinary landscape including global icon Sri Owen (sponsored in partnership with Garuda UK), TV personalities Bara Pattiradjawane and Bondan Winarno, cult hero Rahung Nasution, and culinary expert William Wongso. From the bursting Bali food scene comes Room4Dessert’s Will Goldfarb, Mozaic’s Chris Salans and Locavore’s Eelke Plasmeijer, El Bulli-trained chef Kevin Cherkas of Cuca, as well as some of island’s finest culinary establishments including Hujan Locale, Bridges and Fivelements. The UFF will also bring together industry heavyweights working in Southeast Asia and the globe. With their restaurants recently named in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Australian BBQ fanatic Dave Pynt and former head-chef of Melbourne’s Vue de Monde Ryan Clift (supported by bridges) will be bringing their expertise to the table, along with one of the world’s most celebrated pastry chefs, Janice Wong (supported by Pipiltin Chocolate) and Malaysia’s acclaimed Chef Wan. Founder and Director of the UFF, Janet DeNeefe, said she is delighted to finally be bringing the long-awaited Festival to Indonesia, which she hopes will shine a spotlight on the incredible diversity and richness of cuisine and culture the country has to offer. “We’ve been wanting to launch a food festival for even longer than we’ve been running the UWRF, which celebrates its 12th birthday this year. I can’t wait to see the amazing talent of the culinary community come to life and take form”. DeNeefe says it’s not just about tasting different cuisines, however, but understanding food in all its forms, and the journey from the supplier to the plate. “As well as just showcasing great food, the UFF is about taking a journey, to understand its past, present and future. We also want to strengthen linkages within the local and international culinary community, cementing Indonesia as one of the best food destinations in the world”. The full program is now available via the UFF website, where tickets for the event are on sale. Due to the limited availability of ticketed sessions, the UFF is encouraging people to purchase early to avoid disappointment. BALI MARKETPLACE

MORE INFORMATION What: Ubud Food Festival: a three-day culinary adventure with Indonesian food as the star. When: 5th- 7 thJune, 2015. Where: The program will take place at two main venues in Ubud, Bali: Indus Restaurant and Taman Baca, both located on Jl. Raya Sanggingan. Who: The full program is now available via the website. How: Tickets are now available via the website. Website: MAY 2015 Issue #22

Photos Credit: Matt Oldfield & Anggara Mahendra (The Kitchen)

HERE ARE JUST SOME OF THE CHEFS AND FOOD EXPERTS APPEARING AT THE EVENT: SRI OWEN One of the country’s biggest culinary exports, Sri Owen can be credited with introducing the world to Indonesian cuisine. Now based in the UK, she has been regarded as one of the authorities on Indonesian food since the publication of her first book in 1976. From a small hill town in West Sumatra to suburban London, Sri Owen’s life has been spent spreading the well-spiced gospel of Indonesian cuisine. Hear more from the doyenne herself. Appearing On: Day One 10:00am at Taman Baca - Food Forum Day Two 3:00pm at Indus - Judging the “Rendang Cook-Off”

BONDAN WINARNO Bondan Winarno is one of Indonesia’s most celebrated culinary experts. He’s a renowned writer and restaurateur, and former newspaper editor and TV show host. His love for food developed when he was young – his first Boy Scout badge was for cooking. Appearing On: Day One 4:00pm at Taman Baca - Book Launch Day Two 10:00am at Taman Baca - Food Forum Day Three 1:30pm at Indus - MC for the CEO Challenge

KEVIN CHERKAS (CUCA) Chef Kevin Cherkas has an enviable track record developed in some of the world’s most outstanding Michelin - starred restaurants including Spain’s El Bulli and Daniel in New York. The award-winning chef now heads the kitchen at Cuca, where he has been praised for his creative and modern techniques and use of local ingredients. It’s not often you get the chance to break bread with an El Bulli-trained chef. Kevin Cherkas is such a chef, and this is your chance. He’s bringing the informal flavours of his Jimbaran tapas hotspot Cuca to Ubud, with everything served 100% Indonesia-grown and bred, all with a unique global presentation. Appearing On: Day One 12:00pm at ARMA Kitchen & Lounge - Special Event

JANICE WONG Janice Wong was recently named Asia’s Best Pastry Chef by San Pellegrino Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2013 & 2014. Her dessert restaurant 2am:dessertbar, an undisputed favourite among sweet-toothed Singaporeans, redefines the dessert experience as it pushes the boundaries between sweet and savoury with progressive dishes that are as delectable as they are beautiful. Appearing On: Day One 9:00am at Mozaic - Masterclass Day Two 10:30am at Indus - Cooking Demonstration Day Two 2:00pm at Mozaic - Masterclass Day Three 2:00pm at Bisma Eight - Special Event

WILL MEYRICK (HUJAN LOCALE) Not afraid to head into uncharted territory and learn on the fly, Will’s career led him from London to Sydney then extensively through Southeast Asia, until Bali stole his heart. Fast forward to 2015 and Will is now a household name across Indonesia and undoubtedly one of the most respected maestros of the Southeast Asian scene. Appearing On: Day One 11:30am at Taman Baca - Food Forum

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A LUXURY THREE LEVEL ULTRA MODERN SPA OVERLOOKING RICE-FIELDS WITH A RAINFOREST BACKDROP Open every day from 9am - 10pm, the Wapa Di Ume Spa features a whirlpool, a beauty centre and two private massage rooms with an extensive selection of treatments to choose from. We use natural oils and an exotic blend of perfumes which, blended together with local herbs and spices, delivers a truly Balinese spa experience. Our expert therapists will happily explain each step of every treatment on offer - just ask. For more information, our contact details are at the bottom of this page. Our treatments are split in to four categories: THE RITUALS - Rama Shita Ritual, Seaweed Ritual, Lulur Ritual, Balinese Boreh Ritual and Sutra Ritual THE BEAUTY - Traditional Facial, Aromatic Facial, Sutra Foot Spa, Manicure, Pedicure, Nail Polish Service, Shampoo & Blow Dry and Aromatherapy Hair Treament THE BATH - Herbal Bath, Sea Salt Bath, Milk Bath and Aromatherapy Flower Bath THE TOUCH - Sutra Massage, Balinese Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Remedial Massage, Green Tea Body Scrub, Foot Reflexology, Neck & Shoulder Massage and our new, Hot Stone Massage.

The Hot Stone Massage combines a traditional massage with a hot stone treatment, which will send your body and soul in to a state of deep relaxation. It is not simply a matter of gliding heated stones, lightly upon the surface of the skin; your expert therapist will use the stones as tools to deliver a precise and effective tissue and muscular massage, at a level of pressure comfortable to you, which will relax your muscles and improve blood circulation. Please be sure to request light, medium or deep pressure before you begin your treatment. Details about each treatment can be found on our website


by David Hammond

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I recently stayed in one of the family villas with my wife, a friend and his teenage daughter. I took the upstairs bedroom which was unforgivingly more romantic and much cheaper than the hotel I chose for my honeymoon (in Bali). If only I knew then what I know now... “The Wapa Di Ume Family Villa’s are individual, secluded, fully furnished, two story-buildings - with their own private swimming pool and balcony overlooking picturesque rice fields”.

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On the ground floor, there is a commodious living area which opens up to the private swimming pool area, a separate bedroom with twin beds and an en-suite bathroom – perfect for children (or in my case, my friend and his daughter).

WAPA DI UME FAMILY VILLA The master bedroom on the second floor is majestic. As you reach the top of the stairs you enter into a fairytale come true. There is a grand four-poster king-size bed with draped netting, an en-suite bathroom with a wonderful kidney-shaped bath, and cushions and seating everywhere. The glass door windows open up to a glorious balcony which indeed, overlooks the scenic rice fields. The decor is “traditional Bali meets 5 star hotel” and oozes class and character. It is fresh, spacious and dreamy. Without doubt, considering the price, this is one of the finest rooms I have ever had the good fortune to sleep in. This villa is comfortable for up to 6 people, extra beds are available upon request.

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Love whispered "I know a place called Bali, would you like to experience her depth, her magic?"


As we journey the magical sacred regions in Bali - the bonds that tether us are released. We open our most sacred regions of self, expanding our souls.

A tangible experience of the divine is waiting for you.

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CHANGE YOUR STORY, CHANGE YOUR LIFE by Rick Pursell Since time immemorial, stories have shaped our personal lives, our cultures, communities, nations and the entire human experience. Stories lie at the heart of all religions, traditions, writings, movies and spoken words. Each personal story is entirely different from another’s, even if identical twins experience a very similar upbringing and life, their perspective is never exactly the same, so their story, as does ours, differs. Ponder this for a moment. If we only had one story each, which we don’t, we each have way more than that, then over seven billion stories exist at any one time on Planet Earth. That is a lot of stories and in fact, it would be nigh on impossible to estimate how many stories exist from our past, present and about the future. So let us focus for a moment on our own personal story. It has been established that from conception onwards, we are recording everything that is transpiring around us. We may not recall much of what was going on in the womb or as a baby, but we were recording it just the same. Some say that our recording goes well beyond our five senses and the sixth sense of intuition, but suffice to say, all that is experienced is stored in our biofield, at a cellular level, in the mind or emotions. The human biofield is an energetic matrix that surrounds the human body. Our personal stories are shaped by our experiences, the environment in which were raised, our perceptions, perspectives, what we have been told and what we believe. Allow me to give you an example. Little Johnny’s Dad has worked hard all his life, struggling to make ends meet, pay bills and balance his work and family life. While sitting on his

Work Smarter, not harder! work smarter, not necessarily harder to achieve the things we need to bring about a fulfilling and richly rewarding life.

Dad’s knee one day, his Dad tells him “If you want to make it in this life son, you have to work very hard”. Johnny admires his Dad and they get on well, so whatever comes out of Dad’s mouth resembles the truth for little Johnny, as he is not experienced enough in life to determine what is true for him. Johnny grows up, enters the workforce and raises a family, but somehow he seems obsessive about becoming a success, wealthy and accepted by society as having “Made it”. He dedicates an inordinate amount of time at work, foregoing his family needs and before long, starts to suffer ill health and marital problems. His addiction to work and the belief that he must work very hard to make it in life has caught up with him and out of desperation, he seeks some rest, peace, quiet and personal counselling. In the counselling session, he uncovers the idea and belief imposed by his Dad that - “If you want to make it in this life son, you have to work very hard” as the driving influence in his life. This belief was not his, but his father’s. It did not take into account that we can

The moment he sees that this was not his personal belief but that of someone else (in this case, his father) and that there was a different story or belief that he could adopt, all the stress and inner conflict dropped away and he nursed himself back to good health. The old belief was replaced with a new one - that one can achieve much more by working smarter, more intelligently and from a more heart-centred place. His relationships improved, he adopted a balanced attitude to work, family and play and had more time on his hands to create smarter ways of conducting his business. By his own measure, not society’s, he became a success in his own right, impassioned by what he was doing, being of service to others and dwelling in the heart-felt happiness that resides within us all. What we are alluding to here is for each of us to determine what beliefs we are carrying around from the past that 1) Serve us and 2) Do not serve us and it should come as no surprise that once we replace the beliefs that no longer serve us with another more viable story, our lives will become magically transformed.

Since 1969, Rick’s path led him to many fine teachers, culminating in a major awakening to the nature of life. Since then, he has shared his gift with many others through his Heart Mastery Series and Experiencing Your Authentic Self Retreats His cultural change initiative – Cause No Harm, came as a conclusion of 23 years in the corporate world and became the subject of his book and TEDX Ubud talk in 2011 Now living his dream in Bali, Rick owns “Namaste – The Spiritual Shop” and Namaste Retreat Centre in the mountains.

Change your story and change your life.

UPCOMING EVENTS Experiencing Your Authentic Self 3rd to 9th May - Bali Heart Mastery Series 17th to 21st June - Bali Experiencing Your Authentic Self 6th to 12th September - Bali Heart Mastery Series 13th to 17th October - Bali

We will be running The Heart Mastery Series and Experiencing Your Authentic Self retreats on these dates during 2015 “The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled.” “For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” - M. Scott Peck

Experiencing Your Authentic Self 8th to 14th November - Bali Heart Mastery Series 1st to 5th December - Bali


“Love is a mirror – It reflects only your essence, if you have the courage to look in its face” - Rumi

For all things of a Spiritual nature, including Books, Music CDs, DVDs, Crystals, Incense, Sacred Jewellery, Sacred Geometry, Engraved Stones, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Clothing and more. Jalan Hanoman #64 - Ubud, Bali. q 03617969178

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23 Aries Your personal targets are protected, as are your ambitions. If you are an artist, the time has come to organize an exhibition of your works. Your real application in your activities leads you to a well deserved success. Keep some quiet moments just for you, or else you will someday understand what burn-out means!

Cancer You are dreaming of new horizons and planning a trip abroad. Something different for the homebird you usually are. Your life at work is not easy, your brain has some difficulties to make decisions, take initiatives and you should just trust the other members of your team. Time to apply for a new position?

Libra This is month dedicated to you, just you. Brilliant, selfish, attractive, the one you have in sight will not be able to resist your attempts of seduction. Your self confidence will also yield positive secondary effects, as you will be noticed in your profession and could be offered new responsibilities in your job.

Capricorn You always put your heart and soul in to your various projects but things do not always go according to plan. You are not going to like this but you will have to review your goals and be less ambitious in the months ahead. Just try to be patient, the summer months will bring you a lot of pleasant surprises.

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1 - 31 MAY 2015 Taurus Enjoy this month, your personal energies will be stronger than ever, as well as your intuition. Define your goals for the coming year, one of them being probably to give more attention to your partner and to your family life, as you have a habit of ignoring those close to you. Your efforts will be appreciated.

Leo You are still protected by benevolent planets. You are more dazzling than ever but be careful of hurting others feelings with your lack of modesty and the pleasure you display over your successes. Your loved ones know that they can rely on you in all circumstances and that you are always generous and protective.

Scorpio Communication is the foundation of any relationship. If you feel that something is going wrong, try and urge your partner to share his/hers worries or queries with you. Your sense of analysis could greatly help. At work, continue with your efforts, it will be rewarding, not just for your finances but your ego too.

Aquarius You are behaving in an adaptable and sociable manner, you do not miss any opportunity to work hand in hand with your colleagues. This will be highly appreciated and the rewards should come thick and fast. You are in Olympic shape and your family and friends will love this new you, and your renewed lust for life.


Gemini Back to your usual way of enjoying life, that is without considering too seriously the everyday problems. Of course, you deserve some lightness, but do not rest on your own laurels, you still have a long way to go. Your affections and your income are protected for the whole month and the coming summer months.

Virgo What happened to the wise Virgo? Madness is in the air and you are spending your money frivolously! Your savings are melting disappearing before your eyes! Investment, you say but your banker will hardly consider your spending spree as an investment… No worries, you will be back to normal before you go bankrupt!

Sagittarius A new sense of responsibility, the desire to organize your future on a new basis with a strong structure. What you are building is intended to last and will lead you to some sort of unexpected freedom. Instead of dispersing your energies in disorganized directions, you will concentrate on one precise target, for the best.

Pisces Ready to fall in love? Dreaming once more of a Charming Prince / Princess who does not exist ? Just open your eyes and look around you, you could realize he (she) is not that far away. Do not forget that dreaming leads nowhere and that you can still make progress in your career. This should be your priority.


TAURUS AND LOVE: Governed by the planet Venus, this sign loves life and is extremely concerned by all the aspects of love. In their youth, curiosity makes them flirtatious, a lot, but one day they will decide to build a family and this will be the great love of their life. Wife – or husband – and children are sacred. Easy to live with, they expect a real and stable happiness, with a nice and warm home, good meals ready in time, to be often shared with friends. Loyal, they will not forgive if they are betrayed. Passion is not really what they expect from love but their sexual life is intense and oriented towards mutual satisfaction. A good and easy partner, if you share the same values in life! Following extensive studies in traditional astrology under numerous teachers and masters, Anne-Marie Comoretto has turned to psychoanalytic astrology and is fascinated by the concept collective conscience. With background in international business, she now consults and teaches in English, Italian, German and French. Based in Paris, Anne-Marie has taught at Adac and is affiliated with FDAF and CEDRA.




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Sherlock depicts "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) solving various mysteries in London. Holmes is assisted by his flatmate and friend, Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman), who has returned from military service in Afghanistan with the Royal Army Medical Corps. Although Metropolitan Police Service Detective Inspector Greg Lestrade (Rupert Graves) and others are at first skeptical of Holmes, over time his remarkable intellect and powers of observation persuade them of his value. In part through Watson's blog documenting their adventures Holmes becomes a reluctant celebrity, with the press reporting on his cases and eccentric personal life, and both ordinary people and the British government ask for his help.

HOUNDS OF BASKERVILLE Tuesday, 5 May at 8.00 pm - 128 mins

Third episode

THE REICHENBACH FALL Tuesday, 12 May at 8.00 pm - 128 mins

SEASON 3 First episode

THE EMPTY HEARSE Tuesday, 19 May at 8.00 pm - 128 mins

Second episode

THE SIGN OF THREE Tuesday, 26 May at 8.00 pm - 128 mins



The series possibly presents the most faithful screen adaptations of many of the Conan Doyle's Holmes stories.


Wednesday, 6 May at 8.00 pm - 114 mins

Wednesday, 13 May at 8.00 pm - 123 mins

Wednesday, 20 May at 8.00 pm - 81 mins

Wednesday, 27 May at 8.00 pm - 105 mins





Directed by Jon Favreau.

Directed by Nora Ephron.

Directed by David Gelb.


“People who love to eat are always the best people” - Julia Child. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta” - Federico Fellini.

Directed by Alfonso Arau.


Thursday, 7 May at 8.00 pm - 96 mins

Thursday, 14 May at 8.00 pm - 97 mins

Thursday, 21 May at 8.00 pm - 104 mins

Thursday, 28 May at 8.00 pm - 110 mins





Directed by Gerard Hustache Mathieu.

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Directed by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe.

Directed by Hugo Gelin.

Directed by Diane Kurys.



NICOLAS DUVAUCHELLE is a young actor who has appeared in many noteable films over the past 10 years. We propose 4 moving and poetic films.


This issue of the Magazine is all about food so why not celebrate one the best (TV) chefs ever? Keith Floyd (28 December 1943 – 14 September 2009) was a British celebrity cook, television personality and restaurateur, who hosted cooking shows for the BBC and published many books combining cookery and travel. On television, his eccentric style of presentation endeared him to millions of viewers worldwide. In 2002 Floyd, a smoker and heavy drinker, was reported to have suffered a mild stroke, although he denied this in his autobiography. In November 2004 he was banned from driving for 32 months and fined £1,500 after

crashing his car into another vehicle while three-and-a-half times over the legal alcohol limit. You can watch his shows on YouTube, go on, you won’t be disappointed. He was the best, a true legend, often drunk and forgetful – he simply made some of the most memorable cooking programmes ever, unsurpassed by the tidal wave of the new TV chefs that you see nowadays. I picked out an obituary from his official website, that I think sums him up rather well. I hope you enjoy!

Memories of

Keith Floyd by Mike Bevans, Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere The Lake District.

I First met Floyd in November 2006. I got a call from the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal, whom we have worked with in the past. Could I do a room on a Sunday night for Keith Floyd who was doing his stand up autobiographical show. Why not? They gave me some tickets and some friends and I went to see him. It was shocking to say the least. There were kids in the audience - a very diverse audience to be sure - and his language left a lot to be desired especially his opening lines designed to shock gambit. I can’t repeat it here. Oh go on then, I will. “I’m f****** p*****, and if you don’t like it you can f*** off now”. When he realised there were kids in the audience he was mortified and invited the boy down to the stage for a chat – something he’ll never forget. Later on a heckler on the front row (completely inebriated by the sound of it; though at first we just wondered whether this person was actually unable to help it, but in any case Floyd was having none of it) was asked by Floyd to restrain herself. She didn’t. He tore a strip off her and she was asked to leave and escorted out of the theatre. She was to be found at the interval lying on the floor of the bar, drunk. Her husband, who was a dedicated follower of Floyd, attended the second half, and had brought a gift for him - a Panama hat - which Floyd, ever the gent, wore with aplomb. The way he behaved on stage really summed up how he lived. What you see is what you get. No airs and graces. He’d swear if he wanted; no-one could tell him not to, but he had standards of decency and could behave like a gentleman. He believed in fairness, hated political


correctness and the nanny state, and of course he enjoyed a drink, which he could generally manage. (Whiskey was preferred to red wine.)

As a result of the gig in Kendal, I got talking to the great man over coffee the following day, and we immediately struck up a rapport. He regaled stories of his life, and commented on the industry, the country, rugby union and its players, his sartorial approach (faded elegance; he had either 70 or 700 pairs of shoes) and we had hours of fun. A few days later he phoned me to say he wanted to do something in the Lakes.

patience. But start a conversation up with a subject he loved and he’d be off. Of course the guests loved him but we could all see that it was slowly unravelling for Floyd. So it was with huge sadness that I learned on a plane flying back from holiday last week, the death of my brief friend Floyd. I value and treasure the time we worked together and England is now missing a fine fellow. I read in one of the obituaries that he had an edginess, maybe similar to Oliver Reid or Richard Burton.

I think that’s true. He had a dash of good old fashioned swash buckling Englishness about him, a raffish character who would have probably suited being born in the Victorian era.

There has been a lot of waffle about how he compares to the chefs of today. He doesn’t. He was from a different era and hated the modern food approach. He was more robust and simple in his cooking, just like on TV. We miss him.

We shared some mind boggling moments. On the first day he asked me:

”Have you got any of my books?” “No”, I replied. “Well I can’t remember any of my f****** recipes”. I had to go to Kendal to buy his books so he could do the recipes. He told me he never kept any of his books; had never read them. He and I would sit down with guests at dinner and on one night, he just pecked at his food though he needed to eat more. He couldn’t really stand being worshipped and was short on

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