Friday, December 26, 2014

The day before Kuningan day, December 27, 2014

Kuningan day is the ancestral descent from heaven to visit the children and families who are still living on earth. That is the meaning of the Kuningan in Bali.

The day before day of Kuningan, is Penampahan day. Days to slaughter pigs, chickens, and other meat sources, to the needs of rituals and ceremonies, also to be eaten as a current inventory Kungingan day. Penampahan means slaughter. Pigs slaughtered by any group of citizens together. Each group was formed by agreement and togetherness. Pigs slaughtered by men.

After the pigs are slaughtered, that cooking is male. Men in every family, in charge of cooking the meat while the Penampahan. While the women in charge of making sanangsari, offerings for the ceremony when Kuningan. The food is usually created when Penampahan is satay, lawar, komoh, tum, sequence, jukut, fried, gravy, etc.

The women in a family on the day of Penampahan Kuningan make canang sari. Makes equipment for the ceremony that will be offered to the gods and ancestors, as a form of respect. Not only making ritual paraphernalia, also makes no allowance for snacks when Kuningan day. Tape is the usual snacks made ​​when Penampahan day. Tape is rice / boiled and fermented glutinous.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Be careful, dangerous hole in the middle of the street, in front of the Bali Bombing Monument in Jalan Legian Kuta

If passed in the crowded center of Kuta, the center of nightlife in Jalan Legian, exactly in front of the Bali Bombing Monument, in front of the Billabong store, there is a hole in the street. The hole is quite dangerous. If the traffic is very congested, then it will not be seen.

Hole in the middle of the street in Jalan Legian Kuta until now has not been repaired. Local authorities as road manager has yet to take action to close the hole. Only in marked with an orange road sign to warn motorists to be careful and not get hurt.

The most dangerous is if the hole is run over by a motorcycle. Can be ascertained motorcycle grind the hole will fall. Accidents like this are very common in Bali. Hole in the middle of the road is also a matter of course be found in Bali.

Be careful, dangerous hole in the middle of the street, in front of the Bali Bombing Monument in Jalan Legian Kuta
Be careful, dangerous hole in the middle of the street, in front of the Bali Bombing Monument in Jalan Legian Kuta

Monday, December 22, 2014

Port of Padang Bay unfit for human transport

Padang Bai port located in Karangasem regency. This port becomes berths leading to and from Lombok, and East Indonesia. This port is not the one that connects Bali to Lombok, but is nearest to Lombok.

Padang Bai port conditions are very bad. Very few facilities for passengers. Many parts of the damaged pier. Also, the number of dock considered less, while the number of passengers very much, dock becomes very congested by passengers passing. Also ships that will transport passengers have to wait in line and waiting in line with other ships that want to carry passengers.

Some of the existing facilities is also very old and starts to break down. Rusty iron, potholes, waiting room for passengers is also very bad, looks dirty and rundown. Though this port is also a tourist attraction for foreign tourists, but the manager did not care about the condition of the port as the port.

Padang Bai port is only suitable for the transport of goods and vehicles. Trucks from Bali and Lombok use this port to cross. Large trucks and buses who want to cross Lombok from this port. If seen in the harbor conditions, this port can be ascertained only suitable for freight cars, trucks, buses, and goods. Not feasible to transport humans.

The area around the port of Padang Bai is a tourist area. Beach with white sand, the sea water is very clear, many tourists sun bathing on the beach around the harbor. Sometimes there are tourists snorkeling around the port, because the sea in Padang Bai has a very nice coral reef.

Should governments and port managers of Padang Bai improve facilities and services to provide comfort and safety to passengers. Also be a good attraction for tourists, because this port is located in the area of ​​international travel. Due to poor condition and is not considered suitable for passenger port, transporting humans.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Two Australian tourists beating local residents with a bottle of beer, the tourists arrested

Two Australian tourists hit a local resident with a beer bottle. This incident occurred on Sunday night, around 8:50 pm, in the Restaurant Apakabar, Jalan Batubolong No. 74, the village of Canggu, North Kuta. Victims of I Wayan Mudipa ( 35 ), was in his store, then two tourists visiting the store. Two Australian tourists that come to the restaurant in a drunken state, after which they entered the store. At that time, one of the tourists out of the store and headed to the front of the temple belongs to the owner of the shop.

Wayan saw one tourist who exit the store, and then pee in the temple owned by Wayan. Wayan rebuke, but he hit Wayan, and assisted by a friend who was in the store, so Wayan fell and bruised.

The incident was seen by residents near the store, then they help Wayan and beat up the two tourists battered, but the tourists were able to escape before the police arrested.

Two tourists were not just pee in the temple, one of them also pee in the area of ​​the store. When Wayan rebuked them, they even threatened to kill Wayan.

Two tourists from Australia named Timothy O Hehir ( 26 ) and Scott O Hejir ( 22 ), they have now been arrested by the police. Police attempted to mediate in order to perpetrators and victims can reconcile and stop the case. However Wayan not accept the treatment of these two Australian tourists, so tourists are threatened jailed on charges have been doing beatings.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Photos: Flooding in Denpasar Bali during the rainy season , in December 2014

If you want to vacation in Bali at the end of the year, should be considered again. Weather in Bali while December is the rainy season. When the rainy season in Bali, flooding everywhere. Rain is always happening from morning to night. People will be difficult activities outside the home. Traffic congestion in almost all roads. Denpasar is a city with dozens of flooded areas. The road was under water so that the vehicle difficult to pass. Bali is hell during the rainy season.

Photos: Flooding in Denpasar Bali during the rainy season , in December 2014

Photos: Flooding in Denpasar Bali during the rainy season , in December 2014

Photos: Flooding in Denpasar Bali during the rainy season , in December 2014

Photos: Flooding in Denpasar Bali during the rainy season , in December 2014

Photos: Flooding in Denpasar Bali during the rainy season , in December 2014

Weather in Bali this month always rains, floods in Denpasar

Flooding in Denpasar Bali Indonesia
Since the beginning of December 2014, Weather in Bali is always there was heavy rain. In some places always rains. Rain occurs from day to night. The intensity of rain is very very heavy, sometimes drizzle but do not stop until the afternoon and evening.

Weather in Bali are always rains in December of this year resulted in flooding in the city up in the village. In Denpasar always floods. Not only in the economic and business center, flooding also occurred in Sanur, Denpasar tourism in the city center.

Flooding occurred on the road, so the traffic jams occur. Causes current to non-current vehicles. Even many cars does not become damaged and can not be turned on by flood. Traffic becomes chaotic, then the vehicle is very slow and slow.

Most of the causes of flooding in Bali is poor drainage, and trash that clog drains and sewer drains. Drains were clogged due to garbage piling up in the gutter. Residents around throwing garbage in the gutter, janitor accidentally throw garbage into the gutter.

December is the holiday season. This year, Bali has a lot of holidays. Galungan, Kuningan, Christmas, New Year, all day for a holiday. Residents take advantage of the holiday to Bali traveled, shoping to the mall, and visiting relatives. That's what led the way in Bali became jammed during floods.

Bali is a destination for domestic tourists on holiday by the time the new year 2015

Bali is the main goal for the new year holiday. Each end of the year, almost all hotels in Bali, especially the hotel area of ​​South Bali, always crowded to be a place to stay by domestic tourists.

Not only domestic tourists filled the hotel, also the highway becomes very crowded with vehicles used by domestic tourists to vacation. Street that feels crowded at the end of the year is Jalan Raya Denapasar-Gilimanuk. When the end of the year, Denpasar-Gilimanuk highway into a convoy of private vehicles passing. Most of the passing vehicles are MPV. Javanese people come to Bali with the car heading to Denpasar and Badung, through Denpasar-Gilimanuk highway. From Java to cross the ocean with the ship to the port of Gilimanuk, head east through the highway.

Kuta is a tourist destination of Java for a vacation and celebrate New Year's Eve. Government focus on the celebration of Kuta. Hotels around Kuta become a favorite place to stay when the new year. Almost all the hotels are always filled by domestic tourists. Price becomes very expensive. Most of them came from Java. To Kuta and surrounding areas, using a car. So that the increasingly congested roads by vehicles.

The new year has always been a favorable moment for the owner of the hotel and souvenir shop in Bali. Most local tourists will be shopping in Bali, buy food and souvenirs to be brought back to Java. One of the most crowded market when the new year is Sukawati Art Market. Shops selling souvenirs also be sold by the buyer.

Many entrepreneurs in Bali gets hit because local tourist arrivals. They make a profit for local tourists to spend money in Bali. Hotelier also take advantage of the moment of the new year to attract tourists. Although foreign tourists very rarely on holidays christmas and new year, but local tourists are very happy holiday in Bali.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Christmas 2014 and New Year 2015 in Bali

Christmas is the feast of Christians belong. However, the celebration of Christmas has become universal. Christmas day can be enlivened by anyone, by the religious premises other than Christian.

The new year is the first day in different years. Celebration of the new year is usually celebrated the day before. The celebration was done at night before the hour 12.OO pm. Usually referred to as New Year's Eve.

In Bali, Christmas and New Year's celebrations have become part of the life of the Balinese. Although most of the residents of Bali is Hindu religion, but Christmas has become a day that can be enlivened by everyone. Also in the New Year's Eve celebration in Bali. New Year's Eve celebration kemeriahannya similar to the celebration of the new year based on the Balinese calendar.

Hindus in Bali actually have a day calculations using different lalender the universal calendar. Balinese people have a calendar system called the wuku. This calendar system also has the new year, the celebrations done by organizing a ritual called the Tawur Kesanga, better known as ogoh- ogoh parade.

Celebration of New Year's Eve 2015 in Bali will be concentrated in Kuta, precisely on Jalan Legian and Jalan PantaiKuta. Same with the previous year, this year the celebration will be carefully guarded by the police. The government also urged residents not to engage in activities that disrupt public order. Kuta be the center of the celebration of the new year because it is the center of the tourism industry in Bali. Also become routine in order to attract foreign tourists vacationing in Bali, and celebrate New Year's Eve in Bali.

Christmas in Bali is also a priority of security by the police. Security in churches and places that made ​​the center of the celebration of Christmas. Police keep all rereja in Bali, even throughout Indonesia, to avoid acts of terror that often occur in areas of conflict outside of Bali. Security is done also to give a sense of calm to the Christians who carry out the celebration of Christmas in a church ceremony.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Pictures: Penjor Galungan 2014

In 2014 , the second Galungan day, in December 2014, Penjor will be installed in all the roads on the island of Bali. When both celebrated Galungan 2014 , all roads will be decorated with Penjor.

Penjor Galungan 2014

Penjor Galungan 2014

Penjor Galungan 2014

Penjor Galungan 2014

Penjor Galungan 2014

Penjor Galungan 2014

Rangda in tug at Temple, mystique and creepy

Rangda mask dance in Bali Indonesia

Rangda numerous in Bali. Rangda is a mystical figure who embodied in a mask. Believed, mask Rangda is very similar to the original, the figure of supernatural beings who are always around us unnoticed. Although most Rangda masks in traction for entertainment.

In the temple, Rangda mask is a symbol of gods and ancestral spirits are very sacred and respected. Rangda is contained in a very sacred temple by residents. Only certain moments Rangda at danced by people who have been and are considered capable. Because dance Rangda masks contained dipura must have a pure soul and pure intentions.

When the mask of Rangda in the pull in the temple, mystique increasingly felt. Rangda mask looks spooky and scary. A big sound in a low voice makes the feel increasingly tense. Rangda danced with the aim that people always remember and keep the unity and security of the village

Residents and tourists who are in Kuta banned to set off fireworks and firecrackers for New Year celebrations

Board traditional village of Kuta, residents and tourists banned to set off fireworks and firecrackers in the Kuta area. Some tourists who were in Kuta Beach appreciate the decisions were made by the board traditional village of Kuta, which prohibit off firecrackers and fireworks on New Year's Eve. The ban is enforced primarily in residential areas and specific locations.

The ban is in appreciation of the good by the hotel manager and entertainment places in Kuta. Last year many tourists who stay at the hotel was disturbed by the sound of firecrackers and fireworks. Even some tourists feel scared and traumatized by the sound of firecrackers and fireworks. For these voices remind them with tragedy the bombing in Kuta.

At the time of the celebration of Christmas and New Year, there will be many tourists who need a tour guide to take to the various tourist attractions in Bali. To that end, must provide satisfactory services. Prohibition set off firecrackers, will help tourists get a better holiday atmosphere in Kuta. Many workers in the field of tourism industry hopes the ban firecrackers and fireworks throughout the region enacted in Bali.

There are three things that must be adhered to in the traditional village of Kuta related to the ban. In addition to a ban on selling and set off firecrackers in the traditional village of Kuta, there is also a ban ignite and launch fireworks in the street, dense residential occupants, and places that are a risk to the security of citizens and tourists.

Traditional Village Board directs the fireworks on New Year's Eve in specific zones in Kuta Beach starting at 10:00 pm until 2:00 am. Ban on firecrackers and fireworks have been in pairs almost throughout the region. Banner that reads the ban contains three prohibitions, namely:
1. Prohibit anyone selling firecrackers and fireworks region Kuta Village People.
2. Prohibit anyone off firecrackers and fireworks in the street, in dense residential occupants, and in places people at risk for keselaman.
3. Firecrackers and fireworks should only be lit at the places specified starting at 10:00 pm until 2:00 am.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Selling Magic Mushroom in Bali is now banned by the police

Selling Magic Mushroom in Bali is now banned by the police
Bali Police banned the sale of mushroom in Bali, because the fungus is already entered in the class of drugs. Prohibition of fungi known as magic mushrooms is done by issuing circulars. The letter was addressed to the owners of restaurants, bars, discos, cafes, and hotels that were previously sold openly mushroom fungus.

The police has been informed to all parties, particularly the drinks merchant who sells mushroom openly. The circular ban has also been given to the seller mushroom, socialization in the media and to the public has also been made that the sellers of Bali region know that mushrooms are dangerous and can harm anyone.

Bali Police had since 1 September 2014 and do the dissemination to the public and businesses, especially in the tourist area of Nusa Dua, Legian, Kuta, Sanur, and Jimbaran, there is lots of bars, discos and cafes. Police urge all businesses to stop trading mushroom entertainment in any form.

During the socialization period will be coaching and monitoring. Decisive action and punishment for mushroom sellers will be made from January 1, 2015. Police have put up banners, and distribute brochures during the process of socialization since 1 Septemberyang ago. Police to provide guidance in advance, disseminate to the public, this time people do not know the dangers of mushroom.

Since socialization and publication of the circular, mushroom sales numbers now begin a little. Mushroom fungus has been included in group one type of drug. But among young people is still much to consume to get the hallucinogenic effects.

Hallucinogenic effects that appear after eating mushrooms can feel happy excessive, exaggerated fears, and even suicide. These cases have occurred in Bali.

Consumers and users mushroom in Bali very much. Many foreign tourists who use the mushroom during a visit to a discotheque, to give the effect of a high and happy feeling.

Before police officially banned the sale of mushroom, Magic Mushroom is very easy to get in Kuta, Sanur, Seminyak, and Denpasar. Even sales of mushroom can provide great advantage for traders, because this fungus can be easily obtained in nature and are sold with a mixture of fruit juice to be given to the buyer.

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort is located on Jalan Raya Tanah Lot, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

If you hobby of playing golf and want to play on the edge of a cliff with a backdrop of sea and Balinese temple, Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort is the right choice for your to stay.

Lot of activities can be done in this hotel. Very romantic place for couple and you can take a short walk to pura tanah lot. Convenience place to stay with great atmosphere. The scenery is beautiful, you can stare into beach and swimming pool from the room balcony. There are also golf field around the hotel that add more value for the scenery.

The hotel is located in a very calm and quiet. So it is suitable for solitary place, away from the hustle of the city. However, to achieve this hotel is very easy. When viewed from the available infrastructure, this hotel is great. Entrance incredibly broad, golf course, overlooking the courtyard mainland coast amazingly spacious, large swimming pool equipped with a slide for children, well done.

Pan Pacific Nirwana has a very large swimming pool with a view directly to the mainland coast, very beautiful at sunset, as Tanah Lot is very famous for its sunset views. for the room was also quite spacious with a large size tv and balcony to see a view towards the coast directly. breakfast provided enough variety plus the location of the restaurant close to the beach so it is lovely to have a view of the beach at breakfast. in general the hotel pan pacific paradise close to the land lot and view the beautiful beach.

Because it is located far away from the crowds, then you will be hard to get stores and supermarkets around the hotel. One thing that most felt when entering into the area of the hotel is an old building, need direnofasi. But in general, the whole building is well maintained. Where expectations are that spans a wide white sand beach and want to swim at the beach, the resort is not the right choice.

From the golf course you can see the Tanah Lot temple is very beautiful. While playing golf you will feel the wind sea and fresh air by the sea. Shades of green with the sound of the ocean waves can give you a feeling of comfort and soothe. You can see the sunset from the golf course at the resort.

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort is a great place as a location to conduct the wedding. Wedding ceremony ever performed on a golf course of this resort. With the view that and beautiful background, can provide wedding atmosphere becomes more memorable.

Main facilities
     Swimming Pool
     Room Service
     free parking
     Fitness center with Gym / Exercise Room
     Bar / Lounge
     Free Wi-Fi

     Business Center with Internet Access
     Room Service
     free parking
     Kids Activities (Suitable for Children / Family)
     Kids Activities
     Meeting Room
     Dry Cleaning
     Laundry Services
     concierge services
     Multilingual staff
     Laundry Self Service
     Conference Facilities

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Pictures: The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

Tirta Empul Temple is famous for the sacred springs that never ceases to draw water from the soil . This water is purified by Hindus in Bali. In fact, every full moon , this temple is visited by Hindus who perform ritual ablutions .

Tirta Empul Temple is located in the very beautiful and cool. This temple is located between the hills and fields. The source of holy water in the temple is flowing into the river and into the water source for irrigation.

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

The situation in Tirta Empul Temple Gianyar, Bali Indonesia

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Smuggling of drugs by a man from New Zealand at Ngurah Rai Airport

Officers of Customs and Excise Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali, thwart smuggling of methamphetamine weighing 1.7 kilograms. Drug smuggling is done by De Malmqnche Antony Glen (52), the man from New Zealand, was born in Dannevirke May 20, 1962.

The process begins arrests of information obtained by the security officers at the airport, that there was a suspicious passenger on the plane Hong Kong Airlines HX 709, Hong Kong-Denpasar route. Residents of New Zealand landed the plane on Monday, December 1st, 2014, at about 2:30 am.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sindhu Market in Sanur, unlike traditional market in general

Welcome to Sindhu Beach Market in Sanur

Sindhu Beach Market is a traditional market, people call it a traditional market in Bali Indonesia. But now turned into a market that is more modern, more getting clean, and neat, to support tourism activities in Sanur, Bali Indonesia.

Sindhu Beach Market, one of the traditional markets in Sanur, Bali, which has been renovated and styled modern atmosphere as supporting tourism. Located near the beach of Shindu, with address is Jl. Danau Tamblingan, Sanur, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Visitors can shop for souvenirs, handicrafts, clothes, household appliances, as well as groceries. When night falls, Sindhu Market turns into a very crowded market, because it is filled Balinese food vendors.

Sindhu Beach Market in Sanur
Beginning Sindhu market is a traditional market very dirty. When the rainy season occurs puddles in various places. This market also looks shabby. Because this market is located in the area of tourism, the local government to renovate the entire market. So the market conditions become more clean and well ordered. This market is now more modern and clean look. During the rainy season there is no tarnish and dirt. Modern feel felt when entering the market area. Although this market is more traditional in terms of buying and selling. If the self-service all goods sold have included price, in this market all the goods can be negotiable according to ability.

Sindhu market selling daily needs of local residents. Visitors who come to the Sindhu Market for day-to-day needs, ranging from rice, meat, vegetables, and so on. This market has also become a tourist attraction for foreign tourists who want to see the lives of people in the market.

Sindhu Beach Market in SanurIn the area of the market, not only to provide basic needs of citizens, there are also vendors selling souvenirs to tourists. As in the Ubud market, this market has also become the economic center for residents of Sanur. Most of the buyers in this market are residents of Sanur, and some have been very long stay around Sindhu market.

Besides there is a market, there is a row of shops selling souvenirs, clothing, grocery store. All these stores sell a wide range of needs of residents and tourists who shop at this market.