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These pages contain a number of tips for travelers that are going to bring a visit to the Indonesian island of Bali soon. They are simple tips about the daily life on the island and what to expect when visiting the island. Many things will be just slightly different than at home, but it is important to locals that you at least somewhat adhere to their lifestyle. (...)

The white sands of Kuta are still arguably the best beachfront on Bali. The beach is much cleaner than just a few years ago, although the vendors remain annoying. Kuta is a booming Pacific resort and its streets are clogged with tourists and traffic during peak seasons. Legian is more of the same, just as crowded, but more suitable for longer stays, although in many ways it has become an extension (...)

In every village in Bali, there are several temples and at least one small one in each home. One can therefore safely say that there are more temples than homes in Bali. Most of these temples are shrines and might not be regarded as actual temples, but the number of walled compounds is believed to reach to a total of 10,000. (...)

As a pearl of Bali, Kuta is one of the best beaches in Asia, with the only waves, which breaks over sand instead of a coral. This most popular tourist destination has succeeded in combining the need of local people and visitors. The original Kuta villagers have involved in the tourism industry for years.Kuta and surrounding offers various kind of accommodation, from simple and cheap accommodation (...)

Night life in Bali starts late, which means around midnight. Many visitors wonder where crowds of expats suddenly come from around 1:00 in the morning - even when all of Kuta has been very quiet during the whole evening, the in-places often become crowded after midnight. There's a simple explanation: during the early evenings many of Bali's night owls either still work, visit friends at (...)

Because of it's location just eight degrees south of the equator, Bali has a tropical climate. This means that daytime temperatures are around 31 degrees Celsius all year round. At night it is around 24 degrees Celsius. These temperatures however are for the low-lying areas, where most tourist areas are. If you head into the hills, it will be slightly cooler. In the more mountainous reg (...)

Bali's natural attractions include miles of sandy beaches (many are well-known amongst surfers), picturesque rice terraces, towering active volcanoes over 3,000 meters (10,000 ft.) high, fast flowing rivers, deep ravines, pristine crater lakes, sacred caves, and lush tropical forests full of exotic wildlife. The island's rich cultural heritage is visible everywhere - in over 20,000 temp (...)

Bali is well-known as a paradise island located at the Pacific Ocean and is a perfect holiday destination for all ages. Some of the best surfing beaches in the world can be found on the western side of the island, whilst the eastern part of Bali is a wonderful haven for families, surrounded by picturesque beaches and gentle seas. If you have always had a secret inclination to surf, here (...)

The island of Bali is part of the Republic of Indonesia and is located 8 to 9 degrees south of the equator between Java in the West and Lombok and the rest of the Lesser Sunda Islands (Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba and Timor) in the East. Flying time to Jakarta is about 1.5 hours, to Singapore and Perth (Australia) 2.5 and 3 hours, and to Hong Kong about 4 hours. Geography Th (...)

Find yourself at the Bali Bird Park to witness the largest and finest collection of Indonesian birds in the world plus fantastic birds from Africa & South America. Encompassing two hectares of botanical landscape, the park provides sanctuary to almost 1000 birds of 250 different species. Our innovative approach towards the display of rare and tropical birds has progressed from tradition (...)

Emile was born in 1956 in The Hague, The Netherlands a few moths after his parents were dispelled from Indonesia. His mother came from Solo, Java, his Dutch father was born in Padang, Sumatra and worked as an agricultural engineer for a long time. In 1967 his parents divorced. From that moment on his father lived alone and died in 1979. From childhood on Emile's father was a critic mast (...)

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