Bali is full of hidden gems, one of them is the Banyan tree. During your vacation in Bali, you may see this tree from the small one until the giant one. The banyan tree is considered sacred by the Balinese if its root touches the ground.
A beautiful floating temple on Lake Bratan, located in the village of Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan. You can say that this temple is the second most important temple in Bali after the Besakih temple.
In Balinese, this temple considered Rwa Bhineda or the balance of two opposite as Pradana (feminine) while the Purusha (masculine) is Besakih temple. This temple is also a landmark of Bali because this temple is the most visited tourist destination with amazing scenery and also its history.
In general, the Lotus flower exudes beauty and grace, but for Balinese, it has several meanings that we will explain to you, one of them is very important …
Arak is the name of the local alcohol that has been produced for centuries and plays an important role in Balinese society because it is much more than banal alcohol for the Balinese as you will learn through this article.
The Balinese practice an ancient method to neutralize negative energies in someone, it called Melukat ceremony and this ritual has been passed from generation to generation and this is an important part of Balinese Hinduism. Read more “In Bali, we purify our soul with Melukat Ceremony”
Ngayah tradition is traditional volunteerism in Balinese daily life. Usually, Balinese will gather around in Banjar and doing some voluntary job, mostly for preparing the religious ceremonies or some events in the neighborhood. Well in this tradition, Balinese are not just to help each other, but they also sharing and socializing as the religious order.
One of the famous mountain in Bali is Mount Batur. Mt Batur is the second big mountain after Mount Agung. Furthermore, This mountain famous because this is a favorite place for tourists to trekking to the top of the mountain to watch the beautiful sunrise.
Mount Batur is an active volcano and has erupted more than 25 times.
There is a lot of legend about this mountain, but in this article, I will only tell you 2 of the most popular stories, namely about Mount Batur associated with the gods and the story of Kebo Iwa.
We all know that majority of Balinese work in the tourism sector. Some working on hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions, or travel agencies. During this disease, the government not allowed the tourists for visiting Bali, that’s mean everything has stopped and caused trouble for the tourism sector. A lot of restaurant and hotel hibernate. Beach and tourist attraction has been closed, every plan for visiting Bali this year is postponed, even some of the tourists canceled it.
The government tries to stop this pandemic with asked the people to stay at home, and it has meant a lot of people don’t work, so how the Balinese face this crisis?
Recently some of the Balinese most avid kite enthusiasts swarm across the island to fly their beautifully adorned kite. If you in Bali now you can see hundred kite flies in Bali’s sky, from little one until the wide one. Every child in the village plays their kites on ricefield fly just to kill their boredom during the school holiday caused by this pandemic.
There are a lot of people wondering when Indonesia will let the tourist visiting this country.