Month: June 2014

perang pandan

Majestic Ceremony for the God of War in real Balinese old Village

PERANG PANDAN or PANDANUS WAR
Majestic Ceremony for the God of War in real Balinese old Village

Pandanus  War ceremony is one of the biggest ceremony called ‘Usabha Smabah’ in Tenganan village as one of the Old Balinese Village (Bali Aga) that still keep the originality of architecture and lifestyle until now, it is located in Karangasem Regency in the eastern of Bali that just takes about 2 hour from the main city in Bali, Denpasar. This war ceremony is well known as ‘Mekare kare’ curry was held in 2 days and is held once a year on the fifth month of the Balinese Calendar, exactly in June. Pandan War Ceremony is symbolize of sincerity of offering performed in honor of Lord Indra (God of war) and also for the ancestors. (more…)

Bali Art Festival 2014 – held on June 12 – 13 July

poster pkb 2014 PKB opening

Bali art festival is one of the annual event which is used as a place of creativity and activity to develop creation, preservation of originality art in Bali that usually held every year around June or July after Nyepi day (Silent day) and after Galungan Day that already fall on march for this year. This festival held in Arda Chandra Art Center that lies so strategically in the center of Denpasar city, it just 10 minutes from Bajdra Sandhi Monument and 5 minutes from  Kereneng Night Market. (more…)

Dodol – Various flavor of Traditional Balinese snack gift

  dodol legit bali         dodol asli buleleng

Dodol is made with coconut milk, jaggery, and rice flour, and is sticky, thick and sweet. It normally takes up to 9 hours to cook. During the entire cooking process, the dodol must be constantly stirred in a big wok. Pausing in between would cause it to burn, spoiling the taste and aroma. The dodol is completely cooked when it is firm, and does not stick to one’s fingers when touching it. Elongated shape wrapped in dried corn leaves are fragrant aroma. Bali also has an icon of ‘Dodol’ Buleleng that famous enough even among travelers. ‘Dodol’ Buleleng has the characteristic properties area available in addition to wrappers also lies in the raw material of manufacture. (more…)

Bali sophisticated artistic handcraft Spot

Wood-Carving01Bali is well-known as the center of art and has many maestro of art. Ida Bagus Oka Wirjana (maestro of Dancing) and I Nyoman Gunarsa (Maestro of Painting) is two maestro in their each world. people around the world come to Bali just to see and enjoy the true Balinese art, actually traditional handcrafts. Some people that we call collector of art things really enthusiastic to come, see and shopping to buy some unique thing that has high value of art that cant we understand.Based on that fact Bali always be the first place to shopping thing that related with art like painting, stone engrave, silver accessories, wood statue and etc.
Bali has many sites of art that become the center of art to shopping handmade art to fill the collections. I really  recommended this below shopping spot to buy art gift or art handcraft, where usually you will get good Quality for give or souvenir or traditional food and beverages.

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5 beauty of Breathtaking Waterfalls in Bali Island

bali nature

Bali is well-know as Paradise Island, because Bali Island is blesses with a magnificent and wonderful nature. Bali has well-preserved natural ecosystem, such as beach, mountain, lakes, rivers, hills, natural hot springs, forest and many more. Based on that blesses Bali become bases nature activities that to be tourism trend in Bali and offers many possibilities to these kinds of activities that will  be unforgettable moment in your holiday ever. Bali nature really suitable for  you who really like adventure and many activities that close to the  nature like rafting, swimming, Canoeing, tracking, hacking, Atv and motocross adventure, diving, cycling, etc. (more…)