Articles with tag: bali

Religion is important to many people all over the world. Although, this summer during my trip to  Bali , I saw that religion for the locals is their meaning of life, its essence, and in general, a lifestyle. A lot of people associate this distant island with an exotic holiday under...
Have you ever climbed a volcano? Personally, I did it three times in my life, and each time it was an unforgettable experience. Visiting the island of  Bali last summer, I planned my route to include an overnight stop at the foot of the local  volcano Batur (Mount Batur). Of...
Bali  is an unusual island. It is the only island in Indonesia where the majority of inhabitants are Buddhists and Hindus. The rest of the territory is predominantly occupied by Muslims. There's another feature of Bali - there are more temples here than houses! It is easy to explain. Every...
Bali  is a typical Asian tourist resort. However, Bali is slightly different from the rest of Indonesia. Unlike most of the country, there are a few Muslims; less than 10%, but there are also a lot of people practicing Hinduism. Apparently, this fact has influenced the tourism industry, where...
The temple complex Tirta Empul, located near the Tampaksiring village. There are many Buddhist temples in Bali, Buddhism being the main religion here. There are many statues, gardens and complexes  all over the island of Bali ! Many Balinese locals bathe in small lakes and...
Locals of the  island of Bali celebrate the New Year. From the  Denpasar harbor, visitors take motor boats to reach the shore of Komodo: Tourists are greeted with a traditional carnival performance, locals play music on their national instruments. Vendors...
There are two active volcanoes on the  island of Bali , one being Mount Batur. It is over 5600 feet (1717 meters) tall and its most recent eruption was in 2000. Results of the volcano’s activity can be seen by the crater that is now a lake.   Below is Mount Batur:...
The  Denpasar harbor: The banner read "Welcome to  Bali !" - leaving the beautiful  island of Bali . A Boeing-747 flies over the island of Bali A trip around Bali island is worthwhile and highly recommended. The island is beautiful and holds a rich culture:...
Pura Ulun Danu Batur is the second most important temple in Bali . It was built on the crest of the caldera of the Gunung Batur volcano ( mount Batur ) in 1926 and dedicated to the goddess of rivers and lakes Ida Batari Dewi Ulun Danu.  There are many sculptures of guards in the...
Bali has two active volcanoes. The highest of which is Gunung Agung at 10,308 feet (3142 meters): In the crater of the second highest volcano, Mount Batur, has formed lake Batur: The crest of the crater can be accessed by car. The temple in Bali, Pura...

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