Entering the month of August, you will probably notice the sudden splash of red and white displayed everywhere especially in the street. Formally, Indonesians usually celebrates the Independence Day the 17 august by doing flag ceremonies in schools and offices. After the flag ceremonies, in some province the more informal celebrations start with carnival or parade. There will be so many people gathering with their unique costume and their creativity, they are mobilizing hundreds of performances and thousands of viewers as they process through City Street, concentrate the festive mood through spectacular display. Not only that, even the kindergarten children on decorated bikes, marching bands, and costume party with traditional themes.
There will no endless if we talk about how beautiful Bali. But do you want talk about the Best Sunset in Bali??
Everyone know that Bali has so many beautiful beach and to explore, but not everybody know which beach who has a beautiful sunset, which beach who will draw a best silhouette from your romantic photo, which place will make you absolutely stunning with it beautiful scenery??
Here we go, we help you to discover Bali at maximum.
Nusa Penida is the best-kept secret in Bali. The island is the biggest of the three Nusa Island, just off from mainland Bali. Even though, still the infrastructure isn’t as developed, but, its very much worth to get an amazing trip here. This huge island only has 14 villages, and there is so many things to do and so many place to visit. Not only beach, Nusa Penida has large collection unique Hindu temple and picturesque natural features of cliff formation and lagoons. Lately, the islands best known as the new sanctuary of successful captive breeding program of the bird.
Let’s discover Nusa Lembongan island and its neighbor Nusa Ceningan. One of the little island in Bali. If you think that Bali so crowed you can escape this little island. it will amaze you!!
Because this island is quite small, a single-day cruise is usually enough to experience one island, you’ll require an overnight stay to be able to fit it all into your itinerary. Here are the few highlights of interest.
JUNGUT BATU BEACH
This beach will offer you his white sandy and the clear blue water and also it will give you a view across to the Agung mountain in Bali. The best beach to stay at! Great location as everything is walking distance to shops, cafes, restaurants. The beach is white white white! and aqua blue water! absolutely magical! you will admire so many boats floating here, and the sunset is quite beautiful too, don’t miss it!
Devil tears located near Dream beach, it just sides by side. Situated on the cliff rock, but remember, the place doesn’t place for cliff jumping. It is too dangerous. Devil’s Tears on Nusa Lembongan is like epic tide pools that will attack your adrenaline. You can watch this on and on! The sight is so delightful with the turquoise blue waves crashing over and over again 🙂
You will feel like you on the film Anaconda, but don’t be afraid, there is no anaconda here 🙂 If you bored with just a beach you can discover the northeast of Nusa Lembongan. With the boat, you will trough the beautiful mangrove forest. The sights and sounds of the mangroves are delightful. The fish once out at sea comes up to the boat and the snorkeling is a great experience.
This Beach is like a mascot of Nusa Lembongan. Mushroom bay has a perfect surrounding, is only 100-200 m long and look lovely. It is turning to north but from part of the beach and especially from Mushroom beach bungalows bar and restaurant there is a great sunset view. In front of 50% of the beach, there is a reef where the boats are not allowed to enter. Unfortunately, the reef, that is going all the way into the sandy beach is dead. No life and no fishes. You may swim over the reef but with nothing to see and not very comfortable or recommendable to put your feet on the reef then you don’t swim here. On the other half of the beach, there are boats all over the place so there it is also not a pleasure to take a bath. No pier exists so all boats go all the way into the beach.
So many places that hidden in this small island. to get this beach you must down a lane, on the southwestern side of the island, Dream Beach is a 150m deep pocket of white sand with pounding surf and pretty azure waters. It is a nice beach where you can enjoy a relaxing day. There is a swing in the entrance where you can take some nice pictures
GALA GALA : UNDERGROUND HOUSE
Not only on the ground or beach, but Nusa Lembongan also has a hidden place that you must visit while you go to this island. It called Gala-gala, a unique underground house which was built by a farmer Mae Byasa. Made Byasa is a shadow puppet shower. And the amazing is, this house took 15 years to finish. it is constructed under a 4-hectare land.
This bridge connecting Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan are known also as the bridge of love. The bridge is attracting many foreign visitors who are flocking to the beach for photographic mementos. You can cross the bridge by motorbike or on foot. It is just a narrow bridge and it takes around 2-5 minutes to cross by motorbike. There is a nice view of both islands.
BLUE LAGOON NUSA CENINGAN
It takes 25 minutes from the Mangrove forest. Your eyes will be stunning by the warmest of the blue color of the sea. But, you must be so careful, because it located on the edge of the cliff.
SECRET BEACH NUSA CENINGAN
This place takes about 20 minutes from the yellow bridge, if you can find it you will enjoy a beach for yourself. This beach give you the scenery of crystal bay Nusa Penida, it just looks so close. Just try to find it
Ceningan cliff will give you a view from the top of Nusa Ceningan. Just ride your motorbike around 20 minutes and you will enjoy the best scenery from this twin island.
Every year Bali always has something to show to the tourist. Besides all the religion unique ritual ceremony Bali has annual fun thing to do, it is Bali Kite Festival. This festival will be held between July and august or sometime through October, and you will see hundreds of competing kite troupes gather around to pilot their traditional kites. This festival is very unique, every year it has a thousand visitor watch it.
In daily life of Balinese, kite is the most favorite things to do by the children around the rice field, According to Hinduism the meaning of flying kite is dedicated to Rare Anggon. Rare Anggon is a Hindu’s protector God of rice fields in Bali from the dangers of plant hopper and bird pests
A favorite among students, this savory meatball noodle soup gained international fame when U.S. President Barack Obama remembered it as one of his favorites during a visit to Jakarta. Bakso or baso is Indonesian meatball or meat paste made from beef surimi and is similar in texture to the Chinese beef ball, or fish ball, Bakso is commonly made from beef with a small quantity of tapioca flour, however bakso can also be made from other ingredients, such as chicken, fish, or shrimp.
Pandan War is an ancient tradition in the land of God, Bali. This tradition is really unique and is a tribute to the protector of Tenganan Village, Lord Indra the god of war and the sky. This is annual tradition at Tenganan Village, East Bali.
One of the most frustrating when you travel full time is bad Wi-Fi connection, worse still, or no Wi-Fi connect. While the inner in nowadays person can’t deal without being connected.
In our home countries we have convince of having internet access whenever we are, but when travel aboard this change completely.
Instead we become slaves to free Wi-Fi which often slow, unsecure, hard to find or non-existent.
So, how do you stay online when you travel especially in Bali Indonesia? No worries!! We’ve got you covered!
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