Bali Bungalow accomodation is the way to go

Bali is one of the most beautiful islands on earth with its natural beauty and smiling people. The culture and religion, steeped in centuries of tradition, plays a major role in the everyday life of the Balinese.
Another feature of Bali are the endless Bungalow accomodations that are available.

What is a Bali Bungalow?

It is an accomodation designed in Balinese traditional architecture. The word “bungalow” comes from the Indian word bangla, which, in the 19th century, referred to houses built in the Bengal style. Bangla were thatched roof cottages that had low roofs and porches built around them.They will always be either completely detached or semi-detached. Bali bungalows are built in the Bali style with Read More

QUEUE ETIQUETTE RULES IN BALI – WAIT, THERE AREN’T ANY …

QUEUE ETIQUETTE RULES IN BALI – WAIT, THERE AREN’T ANY …

There I am, finally head of the queue at an Alfamart after patiently waiting my turn. I open my mouth to ask for whatever, and some random local guy, who has just come in, sidles in from the side, weasels his shoulder in front of mine, and starts asking the cashier for something. Her eyes swivel away from me to him.

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I continue asking for what I need in a firm voice and her eyes swivel back to me. There is a hint of panic Read More

First Governor of Bali.

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Anak Agung Bagus Sutedja

 

First Governor of Bali

 

Anak Agung Bagus Sutedja (1923 – 1966) was the first Governor of Bali, appointed by former President Sukarno in 1958 when Bali became a province. Sutedja was the son of the last King of Jembrana, Anak Agung Bagus Negara.

 

First served in 1950 to 1958, appointed by decision of the Board of the Regional Government as the executive leader of Bali. While the Regional Representatives Council aka DPRDS replaces the Paruman Agung*   Read More

Kite.

ROMANCING THE WIND.

 

The guy flying the 3  kites is in his 80’s, and he’s from Canada. He comes to the Washington State International Kite Festival every year. He is deaf, so when he flies spectators hold their hands up and wave them for applause. He flies 2 with his hands and the 3rd one is attached to his waist.

Day spa packages.

Choosing Day Spa Packages.

If you are considering treating yourself to a day at a spa, the first thing you should investigate is the spa services offered by different spas in your area.  If you desire a particular service, you’ll want to make sure that the spa you choose not only offers that service, but offers it as part of your spa package.  The quality Read More

Airtamer A302 Travel Air Purifier

Airtamer A302 Travel Air Purifier3

Another travel mate to accompany your trips and adventures. Fresh clean air is the best stamina booster to keep you fit during long flights and trips. This unbelieveable personal air purifier provides you sweet fresh air by smooth air filtering around your upper body. 439 cu ft per hour to be precise and that is abundance amount of fresh air for you to breathe freely. Air pollution is anywhere now this air timer to keep you away from it while you are at outdoor acitivty. Read More

Barong Dance.

Barong Dance, Bali. A Unique Performance.

 

 

The popular of all Balinese dance forms is the Barong Dance. It is a form of story telling which generally narrates a tussle between the good and the bad. For those keen on the traditional forms of acting, the mythology on which the culture is based, and the rich history of Indonesia, this Read More

Penjor.

What Penjor means to Balinese people ?

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Your vocabulary today:

  • Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa = Hindu name for God.
  • Upakara = offerings.
  • Tri Hita Karana = Harmony and balanced relationship between God – Nature – Mankind.

 

Hindu religion is famous for so many symbols it used to connecting with Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa . In Hinduism a symbol is known as a means of a true substitution.

Upakara concerns the macrocosmos contents of nature and the microcosmos of human being. It is represented by natural materials of high significance.Together these contents are presented to Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa to achieve a balance of all aspects of life which is calles as  Tri Hita Karana.

There are two types penjor i.e. Sacred Penjor and Read More