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E Magazine of Barudibali.com FRE www.barudibali.com | Issue No.28 | August 01 - August 31, 2010

Creativity is in The Air!

Flowering of The Arts Believe it or not

The Auspicious Time A Culture that Exorcises Its Demons

Opposing The Evil Powers Island Information

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Team's Note

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Typical Bali (Bali Belly)

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Believe It or Not (The Auspicious Time)

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In Focus (Flowering of The Arts)

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Explore Bali (Ocean Star)

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Up Close (Ida Bagus Rai Mas)

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Getaway (Ubud)

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The Ten (Ten Ways to Explore Bali)

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Selamat Makan (Mannekepis)

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Bali Barrels (Impossibles)

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Bali Maps & Information

Bali Flash (The Latest Happenings in Paradise)

Quick Question

Feature Story (Opposing The Evil Powers)

Venue with a capital V (Dojo Aora)

Heart of Bali (Yayasan Bumi Sehat)

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Let’s Explore Bali! August sees a busy month for Bali, with festivals and events are lining up on the island’s event calendar. Following up the recently ended Bali Arts Festival’s success is the fifth Sanur Village Festival (SVF) that will be on again this coming August 4–8. Cultural activities will continue to dominate this year’s SVF through a series of traditional arts performances, parades, live music, water sports and a non-stop

the area continues to grow with tourism, Ubud is able to remain true to its culture and persevere in the arts scene (see page 36). We also have listed ten outdoor activities that will leave an unforgettable experience during your stay in Bali. Whether you want to throw yourself from high altitudes on the raft, hurtle down frothing rapids, explore the wonders of the deep or just lie back and take it easy, Bali is the place (see page 40). If this is your first time to Bali and you get all confused about where to go to do any of these activities, then you should visit Explore Bali booth in Oberoi Street (right across Mykonos). Our other regular features are still here; therefore, enjoy reading! And enjoy Bali, too!


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BALI FLASH

Bali To Have Mass-transportation System The provincial government of Bali has made an initial decision to develop a public transportation system for Denpasar, Badung, Gianyar and Tabanan (Sarbagita), scheduled to begin operations in November 2010. The mass-transportation system will emulate the bus-way system now in operation in Jakarta in an effort to reduce traffic jams by providing affordable transportation options to the people of Bali. Bali Transportation Department said that the provincial government is undertaking studies to determine mass transit routes to accommodate an initial armada of 20 busses that will serve the routes. Initial plans call for a total of 17 mass transit corridors to be established. 14

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Old Bali Photo Exhibition A rare opportunity to view Bali as it was in the 1930s is available to residents and visitors to Jakarta and Bali via a traveling exhibition of vintage photographs taken by Horace Bristol The exhibition gathered from images preserved by the estate of Horace Bristol is comprised of pictures taken by the esteemed photographer in 1939 and published as LIFE’s first international story in 1940. Bristol came to Indonesia in late 1930s to photograph and document life in the then Dutch East Indies. The resulting photos that focus on rural life in late 1930s Indonesia, from traditional dance, religion, art, to textiles and farming, have been exhibited in a number of countries. These images reflect traditions and practices that remain part of Indonesian culture today. The Bali exhibition will be held August 8 – October 4, 2010 at Jenggala Keramik Jimbaran. Sanur Village Festival 2010 Following its four consecutive successful celebrations, Sanur Village Festival is set to return this coming August 4 – 8, 2010 taking place at Segara Ayu beach and Inna Grand Bali Beach Sanur. “Saha Nuhur” is preferred for this year’s theme of the festival that literally means “the passion to visit a certain place” and later become the name of “Sanur”. With its popularity it is expected that Sanur Village Festival will attract more visitors to the island of Bali this year and more importantly to map this event in the world of tourism calendar. “We are always exited to have this festival underway and make it one of the brand marks Sanur has from tourist point of view. And I personally very happy with the enthusiasm of all committee members in making this activity bigger and better every year.” Said Ida Bagus Sidharta putra MBA, chairman of the Sanur Village Festival.


Temple Anniversary Celebrations August 4 • Pura Pasar Agung, Sebudi village, district of Muncan, Karangasem regency. • Pura Kehen, downtown of Bangli, Bangli regency. • Pura Batumadeg, Besakih complex district of Rendang, Karangasem regency. • Pura Pucak Bukit, Tampak Siring village, Gianyar regency. • Pura Pedharman Agung Puri Satriya, downtown of Denpasar. August 10 • Pura Bukit Buluh, Gunaksa village, district of Dawan, Klungkung regency. • Pura Tengah Padang, Tegalalang village, Gianyar regency. • Pura Penataran Badung, Ogang village, district of Sidemen, Karangasem regency. August 11 • Pura Rambut Siwi, Yeh Embang village, district of Mendoyo, Jembrana regency. • Pura Batu Bolong, Canggu village, district of Kuta, Badung regency. • Pura Puri Agung Dalem Tarukan, Sawah Jero Agung, Pejeng village, district of Tampaksiring, Gianyar regency. August 24 • Pura Ulun Kulkul, Pura Pedharman Arya Telabah, Besakih complex, Karangasem regency. August 25 • Pura Pasek Gelgel, Badung Kaba-kaba village district of Kediri, Tabanan regency. • Pura Agung Gunung Raung, Taro Kaja village, district of Tagalalang, Gianyar regency.

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T Y P IC A L B A L I

Bali Belly

It is quite common for many travelers to get an upset stomach due to a change in diet. In Bali, the cause is probably a bit piggy over exploring the uniqueness and typical street food on the island, where one can find many delicious fares that have original taste. Of course, you will know when you have the disorder: you feel like both ends are running, occasional heartburn and a taste of bile in the mouth and pains in the stomach. Here we call it the “Bali Belly”. There are many recommended remedies but it is best not to get Bali Belly in the first place. Personal hygiene needs to be watched more carefully than at home, particularly hand washing. You’ll know that you’ve got it about three to four hours after you get it – the bug that is. You might not want to believe it at first but a couple of hours later there’ll be no denying it. Anyway, just have the hotel/villa call their doctor for you if ever you suffer Bali Belly. Of course, we don’t mean to scare you with this story, for there are also many travelers that don’t get Bali Belly despite their adventurous habits in trying local dishes sold on the streets. Just be sure to bring along hand sanitizer or any other anti-bacterial wipes with you – just to play it safe.

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The Auspicious Time Travelers have always been fascinated with the customs and mysticism of Bali, a land of volcanoes, sacred temples, nature reserves, and a huge population of monkeys. The island’s deeply spiritual Hindu people with their long standing ceremonies demonstrate that ancient values are still sustained and highly respected even in the midst of tourism boom. Of course, all of these glorious practices are intended to express gratitude to the benevolent gods as the Supreme Being. It is, therefore, before conducting a certain ceremony, an auspicious time must first be carefully picked. For the Balinese Hindus, determining an auspicious time for holding a ceremony is a very important phase. Never will a Balinese person hold a ceremony without consulting a specialist (in this case, a priest) for finding the auspicious time or at least consulting a special Balinese calendar that provides the list of auspicious dates for various ceremonies and other religious activities. Yet, there is a basic rule in determining auspicious time for ceremonies that have to be observed before picking the time. Based on the words of the gods that cannot be denied and must be obeyed, wuku (week) is inferior compare to the day, day is inferior compare to sasih (month), and month is inferior compare to dauh (a Balinese traditional measurement of time; one dauh is equivalent to one and a half hour). In other words, a bad week can be tolerated if the day is good; a bad day can be tolerated if the month is good; and a bad month can be tolerated if the dauh is good. Based on this rule the most important consideration in determining the right time for ceremony is finding the right dauh (hour) in a day to perform the ceremony. Dauh is the representation of the gods; and whoever finds the right dauh will find happiness and prosperity. Without finding the right dauh all happiness will turn to misery. But as everything else in Bali, there is a special offering to minimize the negative effect of performing a ceremony not at an auspicious time. However, the Balinese people still prefer to perform the ceremony at the right time.

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QUICK QUESTION

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IN BALI?

Melanie & Alex, Germany

Kevin, Australia

We love the sea, so our favorite activities are sailing and snorkeling. But wait, we also enjoy trekking and cycling through the rice fields very much.

White water rafting. The fact that it’s raining these days in Bali, which I think is a bit weird, makes the experience even more splendid.

Giorgio, Italy Oh, it’s certainly touring the island and seeing the daily life of the Balinese people.

Cynthia, USA I just love lying down on the beach and taking it easy.

Jane, Singapore Just checking out places, especially those away from Kuta.

Jim, Australia I’m into surfing a lot. So I surf most of the time during my stay in Bali.

Ivan, Russia The elephant tour. It was awesome.

Mikale, Switzerland Walking down the roads of Ubud. Ubud is amazing.

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IN FOCUS

With the countless art performances, shops and galleries displaying the works of Balinese people, it is hard to deny the aphorism saying that the Balinese people are born artists.

Flowering of the Arts Being profusely magical, it is painless for the gifted island of Bali to permeate arty senses into the veins of its people. With the countless art performances, shops and galleries displaying the works of Balinese people, it is hard to deny the aphorism saying that the Balinese people are born artists — even Balinese children below the age of five already know how to dance gracefully. Yet, blessed with the spellbinding vistas of nature, together with the powerful spiritual energy that radiates from it, Bali has also been a magnet and constant source of inspiration for the non-Balinese artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, and ethnologists. 22

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The island’s vortex of creative energy is so encouraging that it invited the non-Balinese Indonesians to come to Bali to recognize a little of themselves and their talents. A group of young artists from the islands of Java and Nusa Tenggara who call themselves “Anak Suku” (meaning “Tribesmen”) established a little studio out of their little rented house in Kerobokan area. The humble studio is where these young men produce their original pieces and reproductions of famous vernacular paintings. Of course, famous Indonesian names such as Asroel (a 26-year-old Javanese Muslim painter) has also made Bali his home, an island that sparks inspirations and, in what he believes, can breakdown the atmosphere of mistrust between people with different faiths. On the international level, Bali has been the residence of big names such as Don Antonio Blanco, Walter Spies, Adrian Le Mayeur, Johan Rudolf Bonnet and Theo Meier to name a few. The intricate traditional canvasses of these artists capture the island’s unique culture and are highly collectible. It is, therefore, the museums of Antonio Blanco in Ubud and Le Mayeur in Sanur are places where one can savor Balinese life in motions. These artists’ remarkable works have attracted celebrities and superstars including the likes of Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Michael Jackson during their stay on the island. Today, Bali is a melting pot of cultures and traditions; and the Balinese people have a natural capacity for absorbing different cultural elements to blend them with their own to produce dynamic new hybrid of art forms without losing their true identity.


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Ocean Star

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scaping to the tranquil Gili Islands in neighboring Lombok would certainly rejuvenate your body and soul. With their reputations as the most favorable, alternative destinations, the three sister islands of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air are fit for those seeking laidback tranquility. Although there are options of transportation to Gili from Bali, we highly recommend visitors to use a fastboat direct service to avoid hassle and bustle at Bangsal (public harbor in Lombok to Gili), where local street vendors who aggressively sell things and those who grab your luggage and ask too much for a porter service are everywhere to be found. Ocean Star Express is the smartest choice of traveling to escape from Bali to Gili Islands, for its high-speed shuttles will quickly make your tropical island holiday dreams come true. Ocean Star departure and arrival points in Serangan (15 minutes from Kuta) make the journey even more convenient for travelers. Ocean Star operates 16 meter-long, custom-built fastboats that assure safety, speed, luxury, comfort and reliability. The vessel is powered with 4 x 250 HP four stroke engines and capable of cruising comfortably at 35 knots. Ocean Star is the only fastboat service that provides free breakfast box, coffee and tea upon check in at a private lounge. DVD player and cold face towels are provided on board.

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To make your Ocean Star Express bookings you can visit Explore Bali booth in Jalan Laksmana/Oberoi (right across Mykonos restaurant).


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UP CLOSE

Ida Bagus Rai Mas

The Reiki Master A noble resident of the artistic village of Mas, Ida Bagus Rai Mas is known to have contributed to the health improvement of not only the people in his village, but also in greater Ubud. His ability to transfer energy as an alternative, traditional healing technique has helped many — especially when modern methods can no longer be used to help themselves. What is Reiki? Reiki is a natural and powerful, yet safe and gentle, hands-on healing art that restores a person’s life, freedom, balance and well-being in a much fuller way than ever experienced before. How long have you been practicing Reiki and who did you learn it from? I started practicing Reiki around four years ago. I learned it from a man working at the seaport in Surabaya (capital of East Java). Why did you study Reiki? I studied Reiki because of the desire to help myself. I was diagnosed with stage IV of Nasopharynx cancer. Of course I tried the modern methods; I traveled back and forth from Bali to Jakarta, visiting hospitals. It cost me time and money while the result was not satisfying. Just when it struck me with disappointment, I heard about this man from Surabaya from whom I learned Reiki. Anyway, Reiki allowed me to totally heal myself. CONTINUES TO PAGE 28 26

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Now that you’re already healed, what made you decide to start giving services to public? In order for me to stay healthy all the time, I must constantly put Reiki on practice. I started giving services to public because, this way, I don’t only help myself, but also other people. It is my ultimate pleasure to help people who come across me with my best ability. Do you have any interesting story from your Reiki practice? There was this one Balinese man who came to me because he suffered from what the Balinese people call with Penyakit Bali (Bali disease), which is something like when someone is hagridden. When I channeled the energy into this man’s body, whatever it was that had gotten into him fought back. So this man was hitting me all the time. I managed to put it to a stop, though. 28

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What is it that Reiki heals? If one has the faith to be healed, then Reiki heals pretty much almost everything. Being a Reiki Master, what does it require from a person? Just everyone can learn how to do Reiki. However, it requires a dedication to keeping yourself centered and clear enough to be an open channel. You need to have a desire to learn and a commitment to use Reiki in life. That’s all that it takes. Ida Bagus Rai Mas Geria Tegal Sari, Jalan Raya Mas No. 120 (right next to BRI Mas Bank) Br. Batanancak, Mas Village, Ubud Phone: 0361-975542


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A Culture that Exorcises Its Demons

OPPOSING THE EVIL POWERS


FEATURE STORY Situation at Temple Duur Bingin before the children appear with their made-over selves.

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Bali is a relatively small island, and the Balinese people believe that evil spirits could attack from any direction — they flew in as swiftly on the wind then departed just as quickly, before any prayer could diminish their evil powers.

he Balinese had already owned their belief and culture since thousands of years. Religion is inseparable from everyday life, from the simple daily rituals to big temple festivals. No opportunity is lost to worship God in an unending series of ceremonies; mantras are also chanted endlessly, screaming out hopes and prayers to the sky. Yes, Bali has been internationally known as the “Island of the Gods”; yet, aside from believing that Bali is a heaven, it is also necessary to learn that the island is a home to the ever-present evil spirits. The central belief of Balinese Hindu recognizes the constant tension between good and evil. It is, therefore, in order to not have the evil spirits ‘surprise’ the islanders, all attacks should be foreseen so that spiritual preparations could be taken. Being an island rich of unique practices, Bali has ways in its cultural inventory to fight the evil power; one of them is Perang Api or the War of Fire, which is practiced in Saren village, Karangasem regency once in two years. THE MAG ISSUE 28

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Being an island rich of unique practices, Bali has ways in its cultural inventory to fight the evil power; among them are Perang Api or the War of Fire and Ngerebek. Perang Api symbolizes the purification of universe and human body through fire, which is believed to have the power to burn all negative forces and restore righteousness. Some say that the ritual implies the war against six enemies that comes within oneself: kama (lust), loba (greed), krodha (anger), mada (drunkeness), moha (confusion) and matsarya (envy). The ritual is performed by two groups of participants using lit coir as their weapon. The coir will need to be purified to a certain ritual before being used. Each group will then grab the burning coir and throws it to the opposing group. But it doesn’t stop there, for if not feeling satisfied by only throwing the coir, some participants will chase and slam the burning coir onto the bodies of those from the opposing group. All street lamps and lights from the surrounding buildings are switched off during the throwing and slamming so that the participants will never know the one who attack them to avoid vengeance. Of course, many participants will get some burns on their bodies; however the belief that their negative energy has been burnt, they feel no pain at all. CONTINUES TO PAGE 34 32

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The men slam the burning coil onto the bodies of their opponents to burn the negative energy. The children walk from one temple to another to neutralize all negative elements and plead for safety of all people.

Hot, burning coil flying around as the men throw and hit each other with it on Perang Api

Another unique ritual believed to oppose evil forces is Ngerebek, which is held every six months at Temple Duur Bingin, Tegallalang (near Ubud). This ritual has been performed for hundreds of years and is very unique especially because it is participated by children aged up to 13. The children will adorn themselves by painting their faces and bodies and adding trinkets or wearing clothing that resembles Butha Kala (evil) that always tries to interfere with human life.

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All dressed up, these children will bring in a small penjor (offering) decorated with palm leaves to show that they are not afraid of evil. Starting from Temple Duur Bingin, the children will have a trip to several other temples in surrounding area to neutralize all negative elements and plead for safety of all people, especially those in rural Tegallalang area. The last Perang Api was held in April, while Ngerebek was in June. Ngerebek will be held again in December.


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GETAWAY

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erched on the gentle slopes leading up towards the central mountains, Ubud has been the focus of the remarkable Balinese culture in its myriad forms. Though the area continues to grow with tourism, Ubud is able to remain true to its culture and persevere in the arts scene. For more than a century, Ubud has been the island’s preeminent centre for fine arts, dance and music. As the home of Bali’s legendary artists, Ubud is all about culture, nature and comfort. The area’s scenic rice fields, villages, art and craft communities, palaces and rivers are probably some of the top reasons that bring people to Bali. Yes, visitors to Ubud are still

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eager to sightsee and seek the opportunity to enjoy the music and dance, the museums, and the shops filled with clothing, fine jewelry, paintings, and sculpture. Deriving its name from “Ubad” (meaning “medicine”), Ubud’s positive energy invites travelers to come one step closer to nirvana through yoga, meditation, nature and spiritual inspiration. The richness of Ubud’s landscapes and the waters strengthens the belief that, by resourcing oneself through the energy in nature, a person’s mind, body and soul can be healed and rejuvenated. Just recently, Ubud was named “The Best City in Asia” by readers of the US-based luxury magazine Conde Naste Traveler. In the worldrace to become the top travel destination in

the world, Ubud ranked first out of top cities including Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai and even Tokyo! The magazine, which is widely known for their popular polls, asked their readers to rank the top cities in Asia and over 25,000 readers replied with an overwhelming majority of more than eighty percent who claimed Ubud as Asia’s best city. Accommodations in Ubud range from the cheap ones sited in the town’s center to the jet set retreats that sit high up on the edge of green valleys. This adds a plus point for Ubud as an ideal destination for those who travel in total comfort and, otherwise, on a budget.


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VENUE WITH A CAPITAL V

Dojo Aora The island’s martial arts enthusiasts, especially the ones in Seminyak area, are in for a real treat by the presence of Dojo Aora that features expert instruction in a number of disciplines to produce wellrounded martial artists competent in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Nonetheless, being able to kick butts is not Aora’s main concern as all of the programs are offered mainly to develop confidence, self-discipline, focus and concentration.

arts when he met Niko Han, a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, at Aora. Due to his all-round talents Ubu is able to substitute in all disciplines at the dojo in case of absence of one of the instructors. Ubu also coaches Aora’s fighters when facing tournaments.

Owned and operated by fighters for fighters, Dojo Aora takes up top-notch instructors for each of the disciplines to assure the highest standard of teachings. Aora’s state of the art facility is complete with padded MMA training floors, which are equipped with heavy bags and conditioning equipments. Ubu Tjong, one of Aora’s two owners, had been doing kickboxing for quite some time, next to several forms of wrestling. Yet he felt more challenged by a completer form of fighting, as learning more disciplines means a completion to his aspiration to master complete fighting. Ubu was finally able to express himself more in the world of martial 38

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Classes • Kickboxing (instructor: Frans Visser); Pet Training (instructor: David). • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Synergy Gracie style and MMA-kids (instructor: Niko Han). • Judo for adults and kids resp. (instructors: Claude Thouvenel and Siswanto). • Japanese Jiu-Jitsu (instructor: Rod). • Capoeira (instructor: Noko). • Yoga (instructor: Tui). • Hip hop house dance (instructor: Kamau). • Aikido (instructor: Robin). Ubu Tjong, owner of Dojo Aora

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THE TEN

Ten Ways to Explore Bali Rafting Rafting in Bali is a safe, fun and breathtaking activity for you and your family. The activity comes with fast walk-through equipment outfitting and easy access to the river through safe and engineered steps complete with hand rails and, of course, scenic views along the way. The action starts when you launch into the river stretch, navigating through a backdrop of wild unspoiled rainforest, towering gorges and magnificent rice paddy terraces. Professional trainers and experienced guides will assure your safety as the raft runs through the river, dramatic panorama and spectacular waterfalls.

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hether you want to throw yourself from high altitudes on the raft, hurtle down frothing rapids, explore the wonders of the deep or just lie back and take it easy, Bali is the place. The beach is a major factor in any island holiday and Bali has a coastline which offers every possible activity both in and out of the water, including parasailing, diving and many more. Also very important is the ‘bushes’ of Bali from which you can experience a thrilling adventure and see things that you might don’t have back at home. Listed below are some outdoor activities that will leave an unforgettable experience during your holiday in Bali.

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Elephant Riding Take the elephant safari ride through the jungles of Bali, passing through the unworldly beauties of natural rice paddies, quaint Balinese villages, temples and local markets. The experience of sitting high on the top of an elephant in a teak wood chair would for sure give a different kind of experience and feeling. Aside from riding it, you can also hand feed the elephant, touch it, take photos with it, then learn more about the elephant’s ancestry and diversity.

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Diving Bali is of course a paradise for divers for its underwater ecosystem provides a breathtaking scene. Discover a fantastic underwater world in Bali, so you can enjoy a real vacation in a tropical paradise. There are many beautiful locations that you can dive. Candi Dasa is one of the best havens to see the extraordinary sea of Bali. If you have an extra time, don’t forget to dive in Amed because Amed is a perfect place for those wishing to get right away from it. There are a number of dive sites in the area that offer some nice drop offs with good coral

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and diver fish. Most of the diving is done out of local boats, however shore diving is available from Jemeluk Bay. Other popular spots like Menjangan Island, Nusa Penida and many others are also very worth visiting.

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Sailing Sailing gives a different kind of pleasurable experience. Cruising the waters off the enchanted Islad of Gods to Nusa Lembongan and other surrounding islands is like living a dream where you are going to wake up in the midst of unspoiled natural beauty. Parasailing Parasailing is a fantastic activity by hanging the body under airborne which is pulled by a speed boat to overview the amazing panorama of the coastal area. It will bring you to fly tens of meters above sea level and you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of surrounding area. The friendly guide will ensure you with the high safety equipment and short briefing before flying off. Your experience will begin from the take off on the beach to surrounding coastal area until landing back on the sand. It is one of the exciting adventures to experience during your vacation in Bali.

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Trekking There are endless trekking opportunities in Bali that could be classified into, among others, volcano trekking, wilderness trekking and rice field trekking. With all the given options, one of the most popular would probably the volcano trek on Batur. However, many trekking routes need guides, and not just to find the paths but also because turning up at a remote village unannounced can cause trouble, as people may mistrust outsiders, let alone Westerners. Guides are always available from local villages and tourist centers.

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Mountain Biking Mountain biking offers the cycling experience on scenic roads and challenging trails for you to enjoy on your Bali holiday. Go cycling and experience the spirit that is Bali, where you can cycle through the tropical ambiance, ancient rainforests, tranquil Balinese villages, exquisite rice terraces, experience the beauty and culture that is the “Island of the Gods�.

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Be a Seawalker Have you ever imagined having an underwater experience without letting your head and face get all wet, walking along the sea floor together with family, friends and being a witness all kind of the sea life? Now that you are in Bali, then it is time to bring that imagination to reality through the Sealwaker activity. A safe and exciting underwater adventure, Seawalker is a unique diving system that provides the opportunity to observe the underwater world to a depth of 15 feet without certification. You only need to walk on the bottom, rather than swim while numerous exotic fish and sea life surround you.

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Go on an ATV ride ATV rides bring you to a part of Bali where you still can find old traditions alive. You will drive an specially designed off road car or four-wheel motorcycle that copes with all kinds of terrain through an authentic part of Bali, passing rice fields, crossing jungle and driving through some Balinese kampungs (villages).

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ounded in 1995, Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation) is a non-profit, village-based organization of dedicated families, midwives, doctors, nurses, teachers and volunteers from Indonesia and other countries around the world. Bumi Sehat runs two by-donation community health centers (Bali and Aceh) that provide over 17,000 health consultations for both children and adults per year. Midwifery services to ensure gentle births is at the heart of Bumi Sehat and the foundation’s clinics welcome approximately 600 new babies into the world each year. Women giving birthing at Bumi Sehat are guided in Gentle Birthing practices. The foundation’s goal is to offer gentle birthing services which can minimize the risk of caesarian section and other complications, thus avoiding the need for hospitalization. For example, the midwives are skilled at turning breech babies and assisting women with different laboring positions so as to avoid tearing. In doing so, only natural remedies are used to support labor and delivery, as requested, and offer water births to reduce pain. Clamping and cutting of umbilical cord is delayed as to ensure that babies get the maximum volume of blood to their brain which can prevent mental handicaps and can also minimize birth trauma and reduce the risk of asphyxia at birth.

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Volunteers working at the clinic of Bumi Sehat

Yayasan Bumi Sehat welcomes all patients to the clinic regardless of their ability to pay. The patients, in turn, make a donation for the services received: those who have money make a larger donation; those who have less make a smaller donation. Cognizant of the economic realities of the patients, Bumi Sehat removes the financial burden from the patients, ensuring that they receive the critical health services they need. This is made possible by the generous support of the donors. Bumi Sehat also works very closely with other nonprofits to be able to secure additional services if a baby is handicapped or needs special care. “We are grateful to the continuing partnership with these other organizations that allow us to together ensure that all patients in Bali receive high quality care with dignity,” Robin Lim, founder of Bumi Sehat said. “There are many circumstances when our poorest patients require costly services outside of our clinic and Bumi Sehat is committed to covering these costs for our patients, if necessary. Nowhere does this become more critical than at the time of delivery. A poor woman who has sought care for her pregnancy at Bumi Sehat but is then emergently

transferred during labor faces the scary prospect of an exorbitant fee at discharge. Bumi Sehat must often help pay these bills on behalf of our poor patients should this situation arise,” Robin further said. Our Mission Our passion is to see a reduction in maternal and child morbidity and mortality, and, to support the health and wise development of communities. Toward this goal, we provide general health services, emergency care, prenatal, postpartum, birth services and breastfeeding support, in addition to education and environmental programs. Yayasan Bumi Sehat is devoted to working in partnership with people to improve quality of life and to improve peace.

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A HOME AWAY FROM HOME

MANNEKEPIS


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It has been almost three years now since Mannekepis initially introduced to Bali an assortment of Belgian delicacies. The menu breathes excellence, adding new and inspired tastes to the many existing tasty flavors on the island. With more than 30 years of restaurateur experience, Yannic (owner) knows exactly how to build a reputation in providing dining atmosphere with exceptional entertainment for the ‘mature’ crowd. It is the goal of Mannekepis to provide the customers with not only good food, but also the experience of having a pleasant evening in a Belgian setting bistro. The friendly and well-trained staffs also take a part in the success of this Belgian bistro. Yannic admitted that his staffs are naturally friendly; thus lessening his burdens in managing the bistro. The presence of his humble, welcoming wife, Alice Ongenae, makes the bistro’s atmosphere even warmer — giving an immediate feeling like you are actually home. Of course, the highly attentive executive chef, Bagus, adds another point in keeping a steady flow of the bistro’s loyal customers.

Going to Mannekepis during lunch hour, we could hardly wait to try a number of items out of the bistro’s fantastic menu; and it took only a while to have a friendly staff written down our orders: Boudain Noir Salad (pan-seared sliced Belgium blood sausages accompanied with caramelized apple, arugula salad and balsamic reduction), Grilled Sardines (served with green salad and tomato presto) and Sautéed Fresh Green Mussel (fresh Pacific green mussel sautéed on herbed garlic butter and white wine served with Belgian fries and mayonnaise). The dishes were all spectacular in taste and presentation. Catch the Jazz, Blues and Rock n Roll band performing live on Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights at Mannekepis. Dine and groove to the soothing tunes in a comforting bistro atmosphere, with which you will get distracted that you are actually on the busy and noisy street of Seminyak.

FROM TOP TO BOTTOM Grilled Sardines (served with green salad and tomato presto) and Sautéed Fresh Green Mussel (fresh Pacific green mussel sautéed on herbed garlic butter and white wine served with Belgian fries and mayonnaise).

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You can only park your vehicle right up the top and go all the way down by foot. Before you start making your descent, you will be halted on the top of the cliff as your sight fills up with the spectacular views of the sky, the ocean, and the Impossibles Beach below. Impossibles is a reef break with barrels on a breath-taking cliff backdrop of the Bukit peninsula. If you feel like walking all the way down the reef, then it is advised to wear booties – unless you want to get your feet cut up. Don’t listen to the old lady there who will tell you that it would be fine.

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lease don’t get intimidated by the name: Impossibles. It is possible; of course, if you know the way. Impossibles is located between Bingin and Padang Padang; so if you are at either of those two places you can see what is happening at Impossibles. Here’s some direction: if you are going towards Uluwatu, take the rightturn in Labuan Sait Street after you pass the entrance of Dreamland.

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Impossibles does not get very crowded, because it is such a long stretch of reef and there are a few different take off spots. Also, when the wave is lining up well and the height gets over 5 ft on a mid range tide, you can expect to get some fast, long rides. April-October (Dry Season) is the best time of year for this break. The best wind direction is from the southeast, while the best swell direction is from the south. The peak can hold up to 8 ft.

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Bali Surfspots Medewi Medewi is a fun wave for all surfers. It can be a bit fat, but has its day. Come early to avoid onshore winds. This spot handles bigger swells also. Balian Balian is a swell magnet and a quiet spot in North Bali. This break is getting more crowded as more accommodation is build daily. Its playful lefts and rights are great for beginners and advanced surfers alike. This spot doesn't like bigger swells. Canggu & Perenan Canggu always gets more swell than Kuta beach. It actually consists of a few different breaks; The right breaks better on a mid to high tide and is a great performance wave. The sandbank is better on a lower tide and is in front of the restaurants, it's fun to watch the surfers hit the lip whilst enjoying the delicious food. Canggu is becoming a very popular tourist spot, the sunday barbeque gets more packed every week. Kuta Reef Kuta Reef is an exposed reef break that is quite consistent. There are a few breaks here: Airports rights and left, Middles and Kuta reef. MayĂ?October (dry season) is the best time of the year for waves here. It gets crowded due to its close proximity to Kuta. Belangan Belangan is known for its longs peeling walls. It does get sectiony, so you have to race a bit. Belangan handles big swells and can offer good barrels on the right direction. On the wrong swell direction, it tends to close out. It's a beautiful beach, great to spend the day! Dreamland Dreamland was famous because it was a 'dreamy' spot, with the building of 'New Kuta beach' the dream became a nightmare. A beautiful green cliff made place for concrete jungle, the worst example of so-called progress. The wave is still there, a nice peak

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and a fun beach break. There's a great shore break on a bigger swell, where many a tourist has lost their top or bottom (or almost drowned). Bingin Bingin is a consistent, mechanical barrel machine. It's a short wave with a very small take off spot so if hassling is not your thing, it will be quite hard to get waves here. Impossibles Impossibles gets fun on a big swell. Its located between Bingin and Padang Padang, if you are sick of dealing with the crowds at either of those two places you can paddle to Impossibles and get some long walls. Padang Padang Padang Padang only starts to work when a big swell is running. It offers an amazing barrel but breaks in front of trocks, so experts only! It is an easy paddle out through the channel and one of the world-class waves in Bali. Uluwatu There are 4 different sections at famous Uluwatu: Temples is a hollow wave which works on the mid to high tide. The peak can offer a nice barrel and is right in line with the cave. Racetracks is the low tide section, it's superfast and gets seriously shallow. Outside Corner is an world class wave which won't even start breaking unless the swell is at least in the 8 foot range. Nyang Nyang Nyang Nyang beach is a 'secret' spot, it's not very easily accessible which it's why it's usually uncrowded. This beach is like a secret paradise for every surfer. Green Ball Green Ball is a left and a right, situated at the bottom of a steep cliff. No worries going down but after you have been surfing for a couple of hours the return trip is quiet challenging.

Nusa Dua To get to this reef you have to drive into the hotel area itself and then weave your way south. There's no channel which makes getting caught inside on a big swell quite annoying. There are a couple of other good waves in this area so it pays to do a bit of exploring. Sri Lanka In the northern part of Nusa Dua lays Sri Lanka, a bowly right which breaks into a deep water channel. This break is better on a bigger swell but is shifty. Sanur Reef Sanur Reef is a right and considered another world class wave. It's the local break of many expats and locals so gets very busy. The

wave breaks better on a mid to high tide and is usually better in the early morning or in the rainy season (November-April). Padang Galak Padang Galak is a reliable rivermouth beach break north of Sanur. The break is quite popular, but only works under certain conditions. Keramas Another well known wave, which received a lot of media attention the last few years. It has a nice barrel after take-off which turns into a wally lip. This break is very popular with visiting and local pro's and if you don't want to deal with them in the water it is nice to watch them surf from the warung right in front of the break. Padangbai Padangbai has the flat bottomed mixed reef and sandy bottom with some wally waves. This break needs a bit of swell. Kuta Beach The warm water and sandy bottom make Kuta beach one of the best places in the world to learn to surf. Also for advanced surfers this beach is very popular, you can often see the locals busting airs on the punchy lefts and rights.


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RESTAURANTS Italian Restaurant Il Cielo Delizioso Momento Con Cucina Italiano Jl. Kartika Plaza No. 172 (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 762 027 www.barudibali.com/il-cielo Osteria Telese Cucina Italiana Jln. Laksmana No. 14 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 734 566 www.barudibali.com/osteria-telese Rustica Cucina Italiana Jl Batu Belig No. 1 (Batu Belig) Phone: +62 361 360 4562 www.barudibali.com/rustica Trattoria Cucina Italiana Jl. Laksmana (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 737 082 www.barudibali.com/trattoria-bali Ultimo Where Everything is Excellent Jl. Laksmana No. 104-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 738 720 www.barudibali.com/ultimo Warung Italia Italian Restaurant Jl. Kunti No. 2 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 737 437 www.barudibali.com/warung-italia Zanzibar Follow Your Senses Jl. Pantai Blue Ocean No. 21 (Legian) Phone: +62 361 733 529 www.barudibali.com/zanzibar Belgian Restaurant Mannekepis Belgium Bistro in the Heart of Seminyak Jl. Raya Seminyak (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 847 5784 www.barudibali.com/mannekepis

German Restaurant Mama’s German Restaurant German Restaurant in Bali Jl. Raya Legian (Legian) Phone: +62 361 754 831 www.barudibali.com/mamas Dutch Restaurant Bugils Bali Café & Restaurant Jl. Dewi Sartika No. 1-BB (Tuban) Phone: +62 361 758 322 www.barudibali.com/bugils-bali Double Dutch Dutch Bar and Restaurant in Sanur Jl. Cemara Semawang No. 29 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 270 554 www.barudibali.com/double-dutch Middle-Eastern Restaurant Khaima Moroccan Restaurant, Lounge & Bar Jl. Laksmana (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 742 3925 www.barudibali.com/khaima Passargad Persian Restaurant & Sisha Café Jl. Dhyana Pura No. 3 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 738 857 www.barudibali.com/passargad Mexican Restaurant TJ’s California-Mexican Bar Restaurant Gg. Poppies I (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 751 093 www.barudibali.com/tj-s French Restaurant Atelier 13 French Cuisine Jl. Kunti No. 7 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 733 671 www.barudibali.com/atelier-13

Indonesian Restaurant Cabe Rawit Not Just a Warung! Jl. Kunti No. 8 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 744 0995 www.barudibali.com/cabe-rawit Warung Ocha Indonesian & Western Restaurant Jl. Raya Seminyak No. 52 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 736 222 www.barudibali.com/warung-ocha Swiss Restaurant Yut’s Place Excellent Swiss Steaks and Tasty Sausages Jl. Werkudara No. 521 (Legian) Phone: +62 81 2395 1454 www.barudibali.com/yuts-place Chinese Restaurant Chinoiserie Singapore Modern Chinese Restaurant Jl. Sunset No. 7 (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 8088 777 www.barudibali.com/chinoiserie Fortune Cookie Healthy Chinese Food with No MSG Jl. Sudamala No. 5 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 283 342 www.barudibali.com/fortune-cookie Japanese Restaurant Canang Bali Yakiniku House Restaurant Jl. Kartika Plaza No. 21 (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 766 203 www.barudibali.com/canang-bali Dahana Restaurant Japanese Dining at Petitenget Jl. Petitenget No. 98-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 730 131 www.barudibali.com/dahana

Fresh Sushi Lounge The Best Original Japan Fusion Jl. Laksmana No. 5 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 736 834 www.barudibali.com/fresh-sushi-lounge Kaizan / K2 Fine Japanese Dining Jl. Laksmana No. 33 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 747 2324 www.barudibali.com/kaizan www.barudibali.com/k2 Ryoshi Fresh Sushi & Sashimi Everyday! Jl. Raya Seminyak No. 17 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 731 152 www.barudibali.com/ryoshi Indian Restaurant Queens Tandoor Enjoy the Taste of India! Jl. Raya Seminyak No. 73 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 732 770 www.barudibali.com/queens-tandoor Thai Restaurant Lemongrass Experience the Taste of Fine Thai Food Jl. Raya Seminyak No. 37 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 736 149 www.barudibali.com/lemongrass Vegetarian Restaurant Neno Restaurant We Care about Your Well-being Jl. Petitenget No. 2-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 910 3003 www.barudibali.com/neno-restaurant International Restaurant Barcode Bar & Lounge Mediterranean Restaurant and Tapas Bar Jl. Petitenget No. 2001-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 730 629 www.barudibali.com/barcode

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Black Canyon Coffee A Drink from Paradise Available on Earth Seminyak Square (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 738 029 www.barudibali.com/black-canyon-coffee Grocer & Grind Bistro - Delicatessen - Catering Jl. Kayu Jati No. 3-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 737 321 www.barudibali.com/grocer-and-grind Ifiori Ristorante Food - Wine - Chill Out Jl. Kartika Plaza (Tuban) Phone: +62 361 750 158 www.barudibali.com/ifiori-ristorante Ma Joly Enjoy the Finer Things in Life Jl. Wana Segara (Tuban) Phone: +62 361 753 708 www.barudibali.com/ma-joly The Junction Street Side Café with Air-Conditioner Jl. Laksmana (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 735 610 www.barudibali.com/the-junction Café Bali With Love Jl. Laksmana (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 736 484 www.barudibali.com/café-bali Rio Restaurant Bar & Grill Jl. Raya Seminyak (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 732 685 www.barudibali.com/rio-restaurant Rumours Everything You Hear is True Jl. Laksmana No. 1 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 738720 www.barudibali.com/rumours Waroeng Bonita Home Cooking from the Island Jl. Petitenget No. 2000-X (Seminyak)

Phone: +62 361 731 918 www.barudibali.com/waroeng-bonita Zappaz Piano Bar & Grill - Live Music Every Night Jl. Laksmana (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 742 5534 www.barudibali.com/zappaz COFFEE & TEA ROOM Biku Bali Tea House, Restaurant and Book Store Jl. Raya Petitenget No. 888 (Petitenget) Phone: +62 361 857 0888 www.barudibali.com/biku BEAUTY & BODY ARC Clinics Look and Feel Years Younger Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No.1 (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 767543 www.barudibali.com/arc-clinics CLINICS & HOSPITALS Penta Medica 24-Hour Medical Assitance Jl. Teuku Umar Barat No. 88 (Denpasar) Phone: +62 361 490 709 www.barudibali.com/penta-medica BAR

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Batu Karang Escape, Relax, Enjoy Lembongan Island, Bali Phone: +62 366 24 880 www.barudibali.com/batu-karang

Bali Joe Gay Nightlife Destination Jl. Dhyana Pura (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 730 931 www.barudibali.com/bali-joe

Atlantis International Five Star Dive Center Jl. By Pass Ngurah No. 350 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 284 312 www.barudibali.com/atlantis-international

Cicada Luxury Townhouses in Seminyak Jl. Pura Telaga Waja No. 1 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 862 0805 www.barudibali.com/cicada

Mixwell Bar & Lounge Jl. Dyana Pura No. 6 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 736 846 www.barudibali.com/mixwell-bar

Blue Oasis Dive (Rip Curl) Come Dive with Us! Jl. Danau Tamblingan (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 287 749 www.barudibali.com/blue-oasis-dive

Ellora Villas An Exotic Blend of East and West Jl. Danau Tamblingan No. 60 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 282 496 www.barudibali.com/ellora-villas

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Hammock Nomad’s Land Jl. Petitenget No. 22 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 742 1475 www.barudibali.com/hammock

Villa Coco Affordable Private Villas Jl. Double Six, Gg. Villa Coco (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 730 736 www.barudibali.com/villa-coco Villa Uma Sapna My Own Private Villa, Just the Way I Like It Jl. Drupadi No. 20-XX (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 736 628 www.barudibali.com/uma-sapna ARCHITECT Bali Architecture and Construction Fully Licenced Construction Company Jl. Raya Petitenget No. 6-X (Kerobokan) Phone: +62 361 735 780 www.barudibali.com/bali-architectureand-construction

EXPORT Artisan Asia You Design It, We’ ll Make It. Perfectly Jl. Braban No. 69 (Kerobokan) Phone: +62 361 744 0948 www.barudibali.com/artisan-asia Bali Prefab Pre-fabricated Construction Jl. Pemelisan No. 8-X (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 781 7098 www.barudibali.com/bali-prefab CAS Cargo Bali International Freight Forwarder Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 109-X (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 720 525 www.barudibali.com/cas-cargo-bali

CARGO SKR Express Domestic Transportation Service Jl. Teuku Umar No. 80 (Denpasar) Phone: +62 361 221 186 www.barudibali.com/skr-express FASHION & JEWELRY Becik Boutique Boutique and Mini Bar Jl. Dhyana Pura No. 4-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 737 816 www.barudibali.com/becik Scandi Contemporary Jewelry Jl. Raya Seminyak No. 26 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 733 446 www.barudibali.com/scandi Sea Gypsy Jewelry Inspired by the Ocean Jl. Raya Seminyak 30-X (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 847 5765 Jl. Laksmana No. 49 (Seminyak) Phone: +62 361 731 769 www.barudibali.com/sea-gyspy SOUVENIR SHOP Bali Soap Bali’s Natural Soap Specialist Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai Ruko Surya Indah C-1 (Jimbaran) Phone: +62 361 705 089 www.barudibali.com/bali-soap

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CONSULATES & EMBASSY Australia (Canada & New Zealand) Jl. Empu Tantular No. 32 (Denpasar) Phone: +62 361 241 118 E-mail: bali.congen@dfat.gov.au Brazil (Honorary Consulate) By The Sea Shop, Jl. Legian (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 757 775 E-mail: brazilcocnsul@bytheseatropical.com Chile (Honorary Consulate) Jl. Pengemcak Gg. 1/3 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 756 781 E-mail: chilehonconstulate@bali-villa.com Denmark & Norway (Honorary Consulate) Mimpi Resort (Jimbaran) Phone: +62 361 701 070 (ext. 32) E-mail: mimpi@mimpi.com France (Consular Agency) Jl. Mertasari II No. 8 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 285 485 E-mail: consul@dps.centrin.net.id Germany (Consulate) Jl. Pantai Karang No. 17 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 288 535 E-mail: germanconsul@bali-ntb.com Hungary (Honorary Consulate) Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 219 (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 287 701 E-mail: cristofoli@denpasar.wasantara.net.id Italy (Honorary Vice Consulate) Lotus Enterprise Building Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai (Jimbaran) Phone: +62 361 701 005 E-mail: italconsbali@italconsbali.com

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Japan (Consulate General) Jl. Raya Puputan No. 170 (Renon) Phone: +62 361 227 628 E-mail: denpasar@mofa.go.jp Mexico (Honorary Consulate) Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin No. 1-A (Denpasar) Phone: +62 361 223 266 E-mail: astina@denpasar.wasantara.net.id Netherlands (Honorary Consulate) Jl. Raya Kuta No. 127 (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 761 506 E-mail: purwa@denpasar.wasantara.net.id Spain (Honorary Consulate) Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Br. Lungsiakan (Ubud) Phone: +62 361 975 736 E-mail: rabik@indo.net.id Sweden & Finland (Honorary Consulate) Jl. Segara Ayu (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 288 407 E-mail: segara1@denpasar.wasantara.net.id United States of America (Consular Agency) Jl. Hayam Wuruk No. 188 (Denpasar) Phone: +62 361 246 859 E-mail: amcobali@indo.net.id

TAXIS Blue Bird Taxi Phone: +62 361 701 111

VETERINARIAN Drh. I Made Budiana Jl. Kertadalem Sari III/XX, Denpasar Phone: 0361 7901313 budivetbali@yahoo.co.id

AIRLINES Air Asia I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Phone: +62 361 760 108 China Airlines I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Phone: +62 361 757298 Garuda Indonesia I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Phone: +62 361 751 011 (ext. 5216) Japan Airlines Jl. Raya Kuta No. 100-X (Kuta) Phone: +62 361 757 077/ 764 733

Malaysia Airlines I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Phone: +62 361 764 995/ 766 925 Singapore Airlines I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Phone: +62 361 761 574 Thai Airways Ground Floor, Bali Beach Hotel (Sanur) Phone: +62 361 288 141

EMERGENCY Police Phone: +62 361 424 436 Ambulance Phone: +62 361 118 Fire Department Phone: +63 361 113


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Pemuteran

Labuhan Lalang

Pulaki

Sumberklampok Cekik

Lovina Anturan Kalibukbuk

Banyupoh

Pulaki

Bondalem Tedjakula Les

Beratan

Sambirenteng

Kaliasem

Celukanbawang

Dausa Penulisan

Seririt

Gerokgak

Bakungan

Ponjok Batu

Dalem

Singaraja

Mt. Prapat Agung

Gilimanuk

Yeh Sanih

Kubutambahan Sangsit

Menjangan Island

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Banjarasem

Mt. Sangiang Mt. Musi

Melaya Tuwed

Mayong

Peludu Lake Buyan

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Tianyar Ulun Danu Batur Lake Batur

Batur

Mt. Mesehe

Pangkung

Tembok

Kintamani

Mt. Merbuk

Lake Tamblingan

Subuk

Pengotan BANG LI

Ulun Danu Bratan

Rubaya

Lake Bratan

West Bali National Park

Tulamben

Besakih Mt. Agung

Pupuan

Negara

Batukaru

Pengambengan

Batukaru

Tegalcantel Yeh Kuning

Lebih

Perancak Rambut Siwi

Wongayagede

Asahduren

Pekutatan

Culik

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Menanga

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Mendoyo

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Antosari

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Batuan Sukawati Celuk Batubulan

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Jungut Batu

Toya Pakeh Sampalan

Kuta

Sakenan Benoa

Jimbaran

Pecatu

Mumbul Ungasan

Penida

Peed

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Benoa

Kedonganan

Uluwatu

Goa Lawah Kusamba

Lebih

Legian

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Seraya

Ujung Tamanbali

Denpasar

Kerobokan Canggu

Nusa Dua

Lempuyang

Amlapura

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Selat

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Taman Ayun

Tanah Lot

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A Amed Amed is one of the Bali's best-kept secrets that hosts some of the island's enchanting beaches. With not much is going on for the nightlife, Amed is a perfect destination for families and the more mature travelers. Amlapura Amlapura is the main town in Karangasem Regency. It hosts some of the island’s enchanting attractions such as the Tirta Gangga (the Water Palace).

Batubulan Batubulan is is an artistic countryside located in west part of Gianyar regency. It has been famous in Indonesia and all over the world which has been built based on an artistic blessing dance of Barong. The villagers sustain by both wood carving and stone sculpting, whereby the craftsmen can make up your order and arange the shipment to your home address.

C Candi Dasa Candi Dasa is located in Karangasem regency with less than 10km distance to Tenganan village. It was once a fishing village which later undergoing rapid tourism development, as now it becomes the best destination for embracing tranquility.

Bedugul Bedugul is a village located in the mountainous area connecting northern and southern Bali.\

Asahduren (Clove Plantation) Asahduren Clove Plantation is located 20km inland from Negara. It Offers the beautiful sight from the greenery of clove plantations.

Besakih Temple Besakih is the most important, sacred temple in Bali. Known as the Mother Temple, Besakih provides spectacular views of the natural surroundings.

Candi Dasa beach Celuk Celuk, in the sub-district of Sukawati, owns the individuality and excellence in production of gold and silver crafting. Most of them are Balinese professional, artistic and skillful of design development related to the silver and gold crafting.

D Denpasar Denpasar is the capital city of Bali, with an estimated population of 500,000 people from different background living in the area. A number of Bali’s notable museums is located in Denpasar.

B Bali Barat National Park Bali Barat National Park lies at the western side of Bali and occupies an estimated 10% of Bali’s total land area. The park is the last refuge of one of the most endangered birds in the world: the Bali Starling.

Goa Gajah Goa Lawah Goa Lawah is inhibited by thousands of bats hanging down on the ceiling and flying around. It is also the home of one of the most sacred temples in Bali, Pura Goa Lawah.

J Jimbaran Jimbaran is a fishing village which also houses some of the finest luxury hotels in the world. The beaches of Jimbaan are cluttered with seafood restaurants, where you can dine with your feet on the sand.

Pura Besakih - Mother Temple

Bali Bird Park Bali Bird Park provides a home to almost 1,000 birds of 250 different species. Here you can find the largest and finest collection of Indonesian birds in the world plus fantastic birds from Africa and South America.

Blahmantung Waterfall Blahmantung Waterfall is located in the Pupuan area of Tabanan. This part of Bali is very fertile and receives a lot of rain. You can swim here, or at least go for a soak in the shallow water.

Bangli Bangli offers beautiful views of Mount and Lake Batur. Situated hundreds of meters above sea level, the breeze in Bangli is cool and refreshing.

Botanical Garden Eka Karya Botanical Garden in Bedugul was founded in 1959 and is the youngest yet the largest of the four Indonesian botanical Gardens.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Garuda Wisnu Kencana is a cultural park and a landmark with gigantic statue of Vishnu sitting on his ride, which is half man half Garuda bird.

Banjar Banjar is a worth visit place to watch cockfight and Brahma Vihara Arama, Bali’s only Buddhist mastery. You can as well bathe at the Banjar’s hot springs during your visit there.

Butterfly Park The Butterfly Park is located 7km from Tabanan on the way to Panebel. It is the biggest butterfly park in Asia and it is perfect venue to relax with family.

Gianyar Gianyar is the regency famous for artistic and high culture. As a tourism area, Gianyar has beautiful natural sceneries such as mountains and coasts.

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Gitgit Located on busy traffic,11km south of Singaraja, Gitgit is the most visited waterfall in Bali. Goa Gajah Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) comes outstanding with the shape of its entrance: a skillfully carved depiction entangling leaves, rocks, animals, ocean waves and demonic human shapes running from the gaping mouth.

Batubulan

Amlapura - Tirta Gangga

Gilimanuk Gilimanuk is the main port for traffic between Bali and Java island. Gilimanuk can be reached by heading west from Negara, or west through the National Park from Singaraja.

Denpasar - War Monument

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K Kintamani Kintamani is the village with its impressive panorama located in plateau and also encircled by mountain atmosphere with the windblast from Mount Batur. Klungkung Klungkung holds a special place in Bali’s history and culture. As artistic centers, the palaces wherein the Kings of Klungkung and noblemen patronized and developed the styles of music, drama and the fine arts that flourish today.


M Mount Agung Mount Agung is Bali’s highest and holiest mountain as it is believed that the mountain is the home of the Gods. Bali’s most sacred temple, the Mother Temple of Besakih, sits on its slope.

Petulu Petulu is a heaven for photographers who love the nature shots. Petulu provides awesome bird watching activity, where around 6,000 egrets living around the area.

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Kuta - Poppies Lane Lake Batur Lake Batur is the widest lake in Bali which is surrounded by scenic view and cool atmosphere. It lies down in the feet of Mount Batur and Mount Abang, with hot spring activity right by the lake. It is considered as sacred place by the Balinese.

Negara Negara is mainly known as the place to see Makepung or the Bull Race. This area is rarely visited by tourists, while it actually also offers a glimpse of the real Bali. Nusa Dua Nusa Dua is known as the home of large international five-star resorts. Many beautiful beaches with peaceful atmosphere can be found in this area.

Lake Bratan Lake Bratan is located in Bedugul and is the second largest lake in Bali. Bratan offers stunning view of Pura Ulun Danu temple that solemnly guards the lake.

Lake Bratan - Ulun Danu temple Lovina Lovina Beach is a 12 km stretch of coast to the Northwest of Singaraja in North Bali. It is considered one of the best places for family trip with its famous morning dolphin trip as well as other activities such as snorkeling and sightseeing.

S Sangeh Monkey Forest Sangeh Monkey Forest is located in the southwestern of Bali. The main attraction here is the monkeys inhabiting both the trees and the temple.

Nusa Ceningan Nusa Ceningan offers many tourist attractions such as cockfighting and the unique seaweed farming. Nusa Lembongan Nusa Lembongan is a small island located 20km off the eastern coast of Bali. The island is known as a ‘virgin island’ with crystal-clear water and the local seaweed farming.

Lake Batur

Petulu - Bird Watching

Sangeh Monkey Forest

Nusa Menjangan Nusa Menjangan is a small island in the northwestern off the Bali Barat National Park. Only a limited number of divers are allowed to visit the island daily. All dive sites are only a short boat trip away.

Sanur Sanur is one of the Bali’s largest traditional villages and is also an established tourist area. It is known as the best spot for diving and snorkeling, especially surfing. It is also known as the ‘Sunrise Beach’.

Nusa Penida The main attraction in Nusa Penida lies on the chance to see turtles, sharks, and reefs in crystal-clear visibility.

Seminyak Seminyak is one of the Bali’s top tourist spots with its natural appeal and great collection of fine restaurants. It also houses many of nice places to stay (hotels and villas).

Nusa Serangan (Turtle Island) Serangan Island is used as a turtle breeding ground with beautiful coral reefs. Another thing Serangan is known for Pura Sakenan, the famous Balinese temple facing the mainland.

P Padangbai Padangbai is a small fishing village in East Bali. It offers the visitors with some of Bali’s most beautiful white sandy beaches.

Sing Sing Waterfall Located 1km out of Lovina town, Sing Sing Waterfall is the perfect place for people who wish to see a waterfall and do not want to deviate far from the main food. Singaraja Singaraja was once the capital city of bali before Denpasar. It was Bali’s main port during the Dutch occupation and still retains colonial feel, especially with its clean, quiet and distinctve culture.

T Tabanan The regency of Tabanan is the home of the dramatic temple of Tanah Lot, which probably is known as the most photographed temple in Bali. Tanah Lot Tanah Lot, one of the most popular places of interest in Bali, is located in the Tabanan regency. it is the home of a dramatic oceanfront Hindu temple, which is one of the main temples in worship of Balinese Gods. Tanjung Benoa Tanjung Benoa is a scenic area full of coconut palms. It is one of the perfect spots for water sports with no shortage of shops catering to marine sports enthusiasts. Tegallalang Tegallalang is a major area for handicraft production in Bali. There are several business in this area, but they are not visible to the passing-by tourits. The view here on the rice is amazing. Tulamben Tulamben is a small town on the north-east coast of Bali. It is now popular for its most famous dive site that contains a stunningly diverse underwater ecosystem, especially around the wreck of the Liberty Glo, a US Army Transport ship torpedoed by Japanese submarines in 1942.

U Ubud Ubud is largely known as a remarkable center of fine arts, dance and music. The spectacular view of green paddy terraces makes Ubud as one of the most visited areas in Bali. Uluwatu Uluwatu is known for its breathtaking cliff views, with its spectacular temple overlooking the clear blue water of the ocean below. Plenty of monkeys inhibit the area. Kecak dance is also regularly performed in Uluwaatu’s amphitheatre.

Uluwatu - Kecak Dance

Bali Information

Kuta Kuta is the most celebrated area in Bali. The beach area is also known as the center of nightlife activities and a shopping Mecca with its lines of shops, boutiques and galleries.

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Kuta/ Tuban/ Legian

Legian Kuta Kuta is dedicated to those seeking fun and sun in affordable ways. The area consists of busy laneways lined with bars and restaurants, basic accommodations and various stalls selling multitudes of items. Although often considered the ‘absolute ugliest’ area of the island due to its mix-bag tourism projects in combination with rampant commercialism, Kuta still manages to retain a slice of Balinese charm. The smell of incense wafts down the crowded gangs and offerings of brightly colored flower petals are laid out each morning to appease the gods.

The current Legian is packed with venues that turn this used-to-be sleepy hollow area into a spot that knows no rest with almost non-stop activities and crowds. More and more amusement centers like nightclubs, restaurants and shops are now making Legian a vibrant area that never sleeps.

Tuban Being a part of Kuta, Tuban doesn’t really share the loud noises and crowds of Kuta’s main party scenes. Villas and fine restaurants in this area are not really seen from the main road as they mostly take place beachside.


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Seminyak Owing to its high density of upscale shopping, combined with the clustering of many fine-dining establishments, Seminyak has rapidly become one of the most wellknown tourist areas in Bali. In addition to a few commercial strips with popular and lively restaurants, bars and good crafts, furniture, and antique shops, there are a few notable establishments that have earned numerous titles as the best venue or party spot in Bali in various magazines. Land and accommodation prices are amongst the highest in Bali and plenty of luxury spas and hotels abound.

Petitenget & Canggu Petitenget is where the chic ambiance of Seminyak continues. Although recently there have not been as many happening scenes as in Seminyak, emergence of a number of new stylish venues in Petitenget should indicate that this area would serve as the extension of Bali’s southern fashionable playground. Canggu, on the other hand, is where the ricefields are still widely spread and clearly seen, even due to its close proximity with Seminyak and Petitenget. A number of luxurious villas can be found within Canggu area – most of them are blessed with the tranquil view of the ricefields.


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Sanur/ Jimbaran/ Nusa Dua

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One of the most pleasant aspects of Sanur is its large expanse of beachfront. A footpath that covers about five kilometers allows visitors to casually stroll and explore, stopping when they feel like it for a drink or snack at one of the many beach side restaurants. A large reef shelters Sanur’s white-sand beach, resulting in low-key surf that is ideal for beginner surfers and families with small children. However, swimming is only possible at high tide as low tide exposes the reef. Well-stocked bars and decently priced food and drinks have turned this area into a popular nighttime destination as well.

Some of the most luxurious hotels in the world find their home in Nusa Dua. Yet, unknown to even some of its loyal visitors, Nusa Dua actually offers more than just ranks of five-star hotels and up-market restaurants and shops. For instance, the thousands who stay in the luxurious hotels within the Nusa Dua complex and Tanjung Benoa are largely unaware of a beautiful white-sand beach located just five minutes away on the southern edge of the peninsula, named Geger beach. Immediately north of Nusa Dua enclave is the peninsula of Tanjung Benoa that includes less exclusive hotels and Benoa village. As a mixed culture area, visitors can see a mosque and Chinese and Hindu temples in close proximity.

Jimbaran Although Jimbaran now houses some of the finest luxury hotels in the world, its original color as a fishing village still remains. Unlike many other coastal areas in Bali that have wholly converted from fishing villages into tourist spots crowded with umbrellas, hawkers and surfboards, Jimbaran exploits its natural potential as a fishing village with the establishment of row upon row of seafood restaurants serving that day’s catch of fresh fish and crustaceans. Jimbaran is now known to be a haven of the finest seafood (both raw and processed) in Bali.


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Ubud

As the home of Bali’s legendary artists, Ubud is all about culture, inspiration, meditation, nature and comfort. The area’s scenic rice fields, villages, art and craft communities, palaces and rivers are probably some of the top reasons that bring people to Bali. For more than a century, Ubud has been the island’s preeminent centre for fine arts, dance and music. Accommodations range from the cheap ones sited in the town’s center to the jet set retreats that sit high up on the edge of green valleys. There are plenty of interesting things on the main streets, but most of the magic of Ubud is hidden away on the backstreets, backwaters and courtyards.


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worshippers. Unlike most beaches in Bali, there are no hawkers in Nusa Lembongan, with the sole exception of the boat guys who wander along the beach in the morning and ask you if you would like to join the snorkeling or fishing trips.

Nusa Lembongan is one of Bali’s three small offshore islands (the other two are Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan) with tourist infrastructure; thus making it a popular destination for visitors to Bali. Lembongan is a destination to experience the abundance of marine life, coral beds, drop off walls and exhilarating drift dive. Lembongan’s white-sand beaches and clear water are just perfect for visiting sun

Getting to or from Nusa Lembongan is easy due to the numerous options. From Sanur, visitors are provided with several fast boat services as well as the traditional jukung boats (wooden boats). Alternatively, travelers can depart from Benoa Harbour, any of the Gili islands, or even charter their own helicopter.

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The Gilis

between the two. The three islands, very fortunately, are pleasantly free from air pollution due to the absence of motorized land vehicles. Transportation means vary from the traditional cidomo (horse-drawn carts), horses and bicycles.

Lombok’s three sister islands of Gili Terawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air are currently amongst the top alternative destinations for tourists visiting Bali. The three are tiny coral-fringed islands blessed with white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water swarming with an array of coral fish. Known as budget stopovers in the old days, the Gilis with their rapidly increasing popularity now have diversified accommodations ranging from luxury villas to rustic yet chic bungalows for rent. Oceanfront restaurants and bars are also scattered around. Water activities, of course, are some of the highlights on the must-do list during a stay in these islands. Each Gili has its own character and charm; Terawangan is known as the party scene, Meno is very mellow (perfect for honeymooners) and Air’s ambiance falls somewhere

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However, it’s important for you to note that the Gilis are homes to Muslim locals. Although bikinis are tolerable, it is advised for you to avoid any excessive skin displays – including public affection displays. You also need to tolerate the loud call for early Morning Prayer at around four or five in the morning. Restaurants and bars will run as normal during the fasting month of Ramadan. The Gili islands are easily accessible direct from Bali with the current fast boat services available. Ferry services from Padangbai to Lombok run 24 hours a day. Morning flights from Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport to Lombok’s Selaparang Airport are also available daily.

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