About Bali Holiday Island
Bali Island, popular as a holiday island, a land of a thousand
gods, thousand temples, thousand dances is located at the
Pacific Ocean, just below the equatorial line, on latitude
8 degree south and longitude 115 degree east. The island
is considered to be the most attractive island to visitors.
It is estimated that they were more than 3.500.000 tourist
a year from all round the world. Most of them seek an understanding
of a way of life that is really unique.
Bali Islands today become one of most favorite holiday
island in the world has been enchanting visitor for centuries
with its rich cultural traditions and spectacular panoramas.
From lofty, mist enshrouded volcanoes and cool mountain
lakes down through terraced rice fields to a golden strand
lapped by azure waters; every square inch of Bali offers
a fresh and unforgettable image.
of you keen on delving into the island’s fascinating
culture will have plenty of opportunities, as colorful ceremonies
or festival which most involving music, dance, religion
and art. All of which are held very close to the hearts
of the people. Two of the major festivals are Galungan and
Nyepi. Galungan is the major feast of Wuku calendar. For
ten days the Gods are said to visit the island and mythical
lion dogs prance between temples and villages in celebration.
The eve of Nyepi involves the noisy banishment of lingering
evil by using music instrument such as gongs, drums, and
flame torches. On Nyepi, the whole of Bali is quiet.
The shoppers among
you will find Bali a treasure house of handicrafts and fine
work of art. The Balinese are incredibly gifted artist and
craftsmen, and their material creations are imbued with
the same sense of wonderment with which they regard their
universe. Stone and wood carving, traditional and modern
paintings and intricately designed jewelry in gold and silver
are readily available in shops and galleries throughout
The artisans, craftspeople
and street vendors of Bali are kept busy supplying the tourist
demand. Vendors crowd the beaches and streets of major tourist
destination offering you their products, which can sometimes
become a bit overwhelming but is also a fun way to shop.
It this is not quite your style of shopping then try the
big department store where prices are fixed and major credit
card is accepted. In all areas of Kuta there are a multitude
of shop and restaurants selling a wide variety of good including
swimwear, sarongs, handicrafts, cassettes, CDs, jewelry,
clothing, artworks, furniture and leather goods while Ubud
and its surrounding villages considered as home based of
all handicraft, gold and silver jewelry.
As for recreation, there is no shortage of options. Nature
walks, horseback riding, cruise, fishing tour, diving, surfing
– even bungy jumping and white water rafting as well
as water sport – awaits.