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Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Wonderful Location at Tabanan Bali

Tanah Lot
This temple is likely the most famous and most photographed temple in the whole of Bali. It is closely associated with the legendary priest Nirartha, who came to Tabanan some time ago and was so impressed with the island’s superb setting that he suggested that a temple should be built here. According to Balinese legend this Sanghyang Nirantha, a Brahmana (highest caste in Bali) from Java who came to Bali in the 16th century proved his power by building the temple on top of a rock on shore and turned his stole into a snake to guard the temple. Up till now, you can still see the snake inside the temple’s cave. Literally, it’s a sea snake with a flat tail like a fish, and is extremely poisonous, 3 times more venomous than the cobra.


Tanah Lot is also talked about for its lovely sunsets. Tourists flock from all over to witness the sight of the beautifully outlined temple against the glowing horizon. The most breathtaking view is high up on the cliff overlooking the temple, on a cloudless afternoon. Since Tanah Lot is one of major tourist sites in Bali, many facilities are provided on the way to Tanah Lot - Balinese souvenirs, goodies, restaurants and others. If you believe in the myths, Tanah Lot has plenty of its own. The Balinese believe that lovers (unmarried couples) are forbidden to go to Tanah Lot. It is said that they’ll break up soon. The meaning of ‘Tanah’ is earth and ‘Lot’ means sea. This symbolizes the union of natural and cosmic elements. A powerful combination of energies.

Bedugul
The panoramic view is definitely a spellbinding one here at Bedugul, another elevated area in Central Bali where you will have to remember to bring along your sweater. Here, the cold breeze will not fail to follow you with its chilly caresses even during the afternoons. Many misperceptions have developed about Bedugul. Some think it’s the name of a lake, a temple, or such others, when Bedugul is actually a village.

There are many interesting places to explore in Bedugul such as The Bali Botanical Gardens, Lake Beratan the second largest lake in Bali, Lake Bunyan, Lake Tamblingan Ulun Danu temple and others. Since it’s considered a cold area, you will find fruit vendors selling strawberries, snake skin fruits, mangoes, corns, and others which you will find rare in your own country. You can also have a good time playing golf at Bali Handara Kosaido Country club, which is ranked top 50 in the list of the World’s best courses by Golf magazine.

Pura Ulun Danu

In the town of Candi Kuning sits the Pura Ulun Danu, this lakeside temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Dewi Danau, the goddess of water. The gardens are endowed with an abundance of colourful flowers and the driveway provides astounding views over Kintamani, Mount Agung and the sea.

Pura Luhur Temple
Situated at the foot of Mount Batukau, southwest of Bedugul, stands another Balinese wonder called the Pura Luhur Temple. Deep in the midst of the rainforests, this place is a unique encounter between nature and man.

Jatulawih

Jatulawih is a small village whose name translates to “truly marvelous” in English. The view certainly lives up to its name and the sight encompasses a large portion of southern Bali.

Pejaten

The villages here have an ancient tradition of pottery-making – pots, tiles, ornaments, all from fire-baked clay. The pots are used all over the island and due to its delicate nature, the continuity of its supply and demand is ensured.

Alas Kedaton
Alas Kedaton or Holy Forest is a small forest of around 12 hectares. In this forest is an old temple and to the southeast of the temple is a small field called the monkey cemetery. However why it is called so has not been verified in any manner. There are nonetheless hundreds of monkeys here in the forest, and high up on the big trees are many bats hanging and singing with their loud voices.

Bali Aga ( The Original of Bali )

Bali Aga (The Original Balinese)
The original Balinese or Bali Aga, are a unique ethnic group that still live and practise a way of life that pre-dates modern civilisation. The Bali Aga are thought to be the original inhabitants of Bali who fled imperialistic invaders, eventually finding refuge in the solitude of Bali's remote mountains. Only two villages remain - which until recently, were firmly shut away from the rest of the world, hidden in the hills of East Bali.

Located just west of Candi Dasa lie the villages of Tenganan and Trunyan, isolated across the vast Lake Kintamani. The villages, home to the Bali Aga, are shut off by a solid wall surrounding the entire village. The wall is only broken by means of four gates, each facing north, south, east and west. Within these walls lies a massive Banyan tree surrounded by a low wall of uncut stones, making up a small enclosure for a very sacred temple. Tenganan has only recently opened up to outsiders although strict rules still apply, especially concerning marriage to outsiders. Tenganan has wonderful fabrics, including the renowned double weave ikat cloth.

The villagers of Tenganan are tall and slender with very pale complexions and refined manners. The men folk still wear their hair long and have a communistic system which does not recognize individual ownership of property. Every house in Tenganan looks exactly alike, with a flight of steps leading to a small gate opening into a courtyard with sleeping quarters, kitchen, and a long house for storage. A small empty shrine, signifies a place where spirits may rest when they visit their descendants.

Tenganan owns huge tracts of fertile and well cultivated lands capable of satisfying the needs of the village; and also making Tenganan one of the richest in Bali.

A people known for their filed and blackened teeth, the Bali Aga are said to bring the spirits of their ancestors down to Earth for protection through sacrifices. The Bali Aga leave the bodies of their dead in the jungle to be carried away by the spirits, and they are believed to have possibly eaten parts of their headmen's bodies to absorb magic powers. Family clans are ruled by a council of elders who are also religious priests. The Bali Aga revere the forces of nature and the spirits of their ancestors, with whom they continue to live as a great family of both the living and the dead.

Bali Aga Rites
The Tenganans practice an ancient rite known as mekare kare, the ritual blood sacrifice. This is not as gory as it sounds, but an event where all villagers get involved in an annual ritual combat, using thorny pandan leaves to draw blood.

Each combatant hits his opponent with the aim of drawing blood. The ritual fight will be held every time there is a temple ceremony is Tenganan, which tends to fall in the fifth month of the Balinese calendar.

The fighting and the blood are real, and all participants come well prepared, carrying weapons of a rotan-woven shield and a bundle of thorny pandan leaves, used to scratch the opponent's skin until it bleeds.

Before the fight begins, participants drink rice wine or tuak, fermented local palm, to symbolise brotherhood and sportsmanship. But when the selonding music fills the air, a volley of fierce jeers, insults, cheers and shouts are thrown to instill fear. And the fighting begins.

The fighting is judged by a mediator, most probably a prominent figure of the village, and usually lasts for a fierce 5 to 10 minutes. The first person to draw blood with the thorny weapon is victor, and the person he draws blood from is the vanquished. Both victor and vanquished are broken up by the mediator as soon as blood is drawn.

As the injured are treated with traditional liquid medicines, and all fighters recover their strength, the whole village prepares food and drink for an elaborate feast which must follow the Balinese sacrifice of human blood.

Balinese culture has also got a population control mechanism in their child naming practices, and this is not only confined to the Bali Aga, but encompasses every Balinese. Every first born is named Wayan, second born Made, third Nyoman, and the fourth Ketut. Anymore children will see a repeat of the names following the order. But this practice definitely is a big hint and subtle reminder to stop at a maximum of four!

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Bali The island of paradise


Pariwisata di daerah bali merupakan sektor paling maju dan berkembang tetapi masih berpeluang untuk dikembangkan lagi. dengan objek wisata yang beragam meliputi 47 objek wisata,seperti Kintamani, Pantai Kuta,Legian ,Sanur,Tanah Lot,Nusa Dua,Karangasem,Danau Batur ,Danau Beratan (Bedugul),Sangeh, hingga Buleleng.
Sejak tahun 1980-an,mulai berkembang wisata jurang,lembah,dan Bungalow di bali. Hal ini sangat digemari wisatawan asing karena mampu memberikan suasana magis bagi para penghuninya. misalnya saja apartemen dan villa di tepi tebing di kawasan nusa dua. Yang menjadikan villa ini ramai dikunjungi adalah karena adanya fasilitas selayaknya fotel berbintang lima. misalnya swiming pool,bussines center,spa,fitness center, hingga dinning restaurant bertaraf internasional.

Sunday, 18 January 2009

Alam Puri Villa in Bali

Alam Puri Villa is a Bali Villa located at south of Ubud and North East of Denpasar city among the formerly traditional Balinese village, this Bali Villa which is now in an urban area. On the side of road which can also access to Ubud. Alam Puri Villa is constructed on a slope of small river across of which is a stretching rice terraces. Around Alam Puri Villa's area there is totally absence of shop and restaurant. Although there shops/restaurants, they are for local, no entertainment near by. The nearest shopping area and restaurants is Sanur around 15 minutes drive by car, or Sudirman area shopping center, where also around 15 minutes drive from Alam Puri Villa. A note is that Alam Puri Villa area is also absence of tourist, only local people with their daily life as formers, mechanic or local trades. It is a real hide away place after you explore culture Bali tour or nature Bali tour, or any Bali travel programs.
Alam Puri Villa Guest room
Alam Puri Villa has 11 private villas set in a compound using artist's names, equipped with air condition, telephone, spacious living room, quality tables and chairs sets, terraces, and gardens.
* Alam Puri's Ridi Villa ; a 3-bedroom villa, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, lobby and private plunge pool. The floor is terrached, lower terrace has living room, twin bed-room, shower room and kitchen. Other 2 bedrooms are on higher terrace. Appropriate size of bedroom is 5.2 x 4.5 sq meters, and living room is about 6x9 sq meters with 2 sets of quality tables and chairs. Most wall are made of local stone and white washed, while floor is mixed marbles and shiny ceramic tiles.
* Alam Puri's Bendi Villa ; a 2-bedroom has 2 bathrooms with tub, living room, dining room, kitchen, and private pool. Living room size is around 5x9 sq meters with marble floor and 2 sets of tables and chairs. In front of living room is an open spacious balcony floor is also in terrace. On lower terrace are living room and kitchen. On higher floor are 2 bedrooms together with bathrooms. Beds are installed in twins. Walls are constructed with local stone and inlaid with white wash. Alam Puri's Gunarsa Villa ; a 3-bedroom has 2 bathrooms, one with bathtub, and one with shower. Living room size is around 9x9 sq meters, dining room, kitchen and private pool. All beds are installed in double. Floor is also laid out in terrace, lower terrace are living room and kitchen with 2 set tables and chairs. Floor is terracotta, and walls are with white washed. Double bedroom has size around 4x4 sq meters has shower room, wash basin, and changing room. Floor is local tiles. Higher floor has 2 bedrooms, bathtub, shower and wash basin. Bathroom is constructed in marbles with approximate size 2.5 x 2.5 sq. meters. Bed room size is around 5x6 sq. meters. Quality wardrobe, tables and chairs sets.

Alam Puri's Lempad Villa ; a 1-bedroom has bathroom with tub and shower, spacious living room, and kitchen. Bedroom size is around 6.5 x 6 sq meters, living room is around 4x4 sq meters with one set table + chairs and sofa. Kitchen size is 4x2 sq meters. Villa facing the rice field and main pool from balcony. Floor is constructed in marbles, and walls are constructed in local stone plaited with white wash.
Alam Puri Villa Facility
Alam Puri Villa has restaurant, swimming pool, rent-car, IDD telephone, and room service, security. Family plan : No charge for 2 children under 12 years sharing same parent's bed. Electric Supply : 220 Volt Check-out time : 12.00 noon. Credit card accepted : Visa/Master/JCB/BCA cards.
Room Rates - Valid until 31 March 2009
VILLA TYPE at Alam Puri Publish rates ++ Internet rates
1-BR Pool Villa
Royal Pool Villa - 1BR Villa
Royal Pool Villa - 2BR
VillaExtra bed US$ 350.00
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Airport - Alam Puri Villa : US$ 15.00 net/car. Mini van car hire from Alam Puri Villa : US$ 40.00 Net/car/day. Alam Puri Villa - Nusa Dua or Ubud : US$ 15.00 Net/car. Surcharge : US$ 55.00/room/night for 25 December - 05 January
ALAM PURI VILLA
Jl. Trenggana No. 108 Denpasar 80238 Bali Indonesia.
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Balinese Culture And Place of Bali

The island of Bali with smaller islands such as Nusa Penida, Lembongan, Ceningan, and Menjangan covers an area of 5.808,8 square kilometers, with number of population around 3 millions. Almost 98% of the population are Hindu devotees with markedly local traditional rituals. The island is classified one of the densely populated areas of Indonesia.

Balinese physically is not different from other people of west Indonesia where Mongoloid character is predominant over Malay characters, only a few people bring the characters of true Malay with small body size and brown skin. In general skin color are ranging from bright to brown, but dark brown is very rare, and very few with curling hairs, mostly straight hairs, with the average height of the body in the past 160 cm, and now around 170 cm. Especially younger generation tend to grow higher by slim body.

Balinese speak Balinese, a dialect of Malay. Due to cast system Balinese dialect itself underwent further variation, as each cast claimed to have their own idiolect which is higher in conjunction with their own cast status. Balinese and Yogyakarta have much in common words only they used the words in different meaning or sometimes in contradictory meaning.

Beside Javanese Balinese is one society which has introduced writing since 998 AD. This writing scripts which are supposed to undergone evolution and have now become variations of writing such as in Myanmar, Thailand, Java and Bali. So the art of writing has developed very early both in Java and Bali. Currently Balinese writing is learnt in school and there is an effort to preserve the heritage, since Bali is rich with writing heritages in the form of ethics, stories, myths, songs, chronicles and historical documents written in various style of Bali nese scripts. Historic monuments are also various in Bali, some are originated from 10th century, and these sites are still preserved by local people, and associated to their religious rituals.

With the economic advancement reached by Bali for the last 2 decades it has invited many people from other parts of Indonesia and from the 5 continents to try their luck in Bali. This is now the biggest social problem that can arise in the future due to the limited land. With this situation, Bali has become part of Global world and put Balinese in a dilemmatic position between developing lifestyle as an impact of outside world and their original customary life style has become an object of unending exploitation, as it's very nature giving chance to such a behavior.

Balinese introduce social organization based on area and obligations to preserve and maintain temples and it's rituals. This fact has been able to keep the integrity and security in Bali, but on other space has dragged this organization into unnecessary ritualistic nature. This organization is called " Banjar " This Banjar is the center of power currently when kingdoms and hegemony of traditional ruling class has been changed by the role of economic and expertise groups.

In a wider group, Balinese is tied again by genealogical lineage to maintain clen's temples and as Bali wide they also feel obliged to maintain and preserve temples built by the king in the past such as Besakih, Uluwatu, Tanah Lot, Ulun Danu, Sila Yukti, Gelgel, and many others.

Basic economic activities in Bali is growing rice, coffee, cacao, juices, corn, cassava, and various cereals and vegetables. Home industry is developed very fast such as garment, irons, furniture, ceramics, terracotta, and carving, beside ethnic handicrafts. Balinese art-skill got a place when Bali developed tourism. Tourism development has given multi-flier effect on industries and farming in Bali.

Specially in agriculture Balinese has developed a systematic organization to regulate the irrigation system. This organization has been successful in maintaining the continuity and equality of water supplier for every member, beside maintain the water flowing facilities.

Cattle breeding and poultry growing are already developed for local consumption as well as export to other countries such as pigs and cows. Also fishery development especially shrimps and fish has just been able to fulfill the local demand. Still a great space to develop this products specially fisheries.

Bali has the most varied places of interest for tourists, from western tip to the eastern tip of the island, both in the form of cultural and natural attractions.
Jembrana Regency

1. Museum of Ancient men in Gilimanuk Port City,
2. Palasari Irrigation dam,
3. Belimbingsari Christian Missionary,
4. West Bali National Park with it's Bali White Bird ( Bali Starling )
5. Purancak Beach View

Tabanan Regency

1. Soka Beach view and week end place,
2. Tanah Lot temple
3. Batukaru mountain temple,
4. Pejaten Roof Tiles industry
5. Blayu Songket Weaving Cloth
6. Jatiluwih vast rice terrace
7. Bedugul mountain resort and Botanical garden,
8. Butterfly park,
9. Marga battle field commemorial tomb,
10. Kedaton Monkey forest
11. Agronomic museum
12. Penatahan natural hot spring.

Singaraja Regency

1. Lovina Beach resort
2. Menjangan island diving site
3. Banjar natural hot spring and Buddhist monatery
4. Gitgit waterfall,
5. Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club

Badung Regency

1. Sangeh Monkey Forest
2. Kuta Beach resorts with dozen of hotels, and various entertaiments,
3. Nusa Dua Tourism enclave, an elite areas
4. Taman Ayun temple

Denpasar Municipality

1. Denpasar Ethnographical Museum
2. Denpasar Traditional market
3. Art Center,
4. Traditional dances of Kecak and Barong,
5. Sanur tourism resort with many hotels and restaurants, and nice beaches.

Gianyar Regency

1. Regular Barong dance
2. Regular Kecak dance
3. Mas, woodcarving artist colony,
4. Celuk, gold and silversmiths artists colony,
5. Ubud, painting artist colony,
6. Handicraft villages such as Tegalalang, Sumampan, Kemenuh, Tengkulak, and many others,
7. Monkey forest in Ubud
8. Ubud resorts with various museums, hotels, restaurants, arts galleries, and studios of painting maestros,
9. Goa Gajah Buddhist Monastery
10. Pejeng areas with various antiquities and Archaeological Museum,
11. Gunung Kawi Rocktemple,
12. Yeh Pulu rock carvings
13. Singapadu Balinese Traditional house

Bangli Regency

1. Kintamani mountain resort,
2. Kehen temple,
3. Trunyan traditional village,
4. Panglipuran traditional village,
5. Sebatu water temple,
6. Tampak Siring historical water temple,
7. Panulisan temple,

Klungkung Regency

1. Kerta Gosha, ancient court house of justice,
2. Besakih mother temple,
3. Kamasan village with oldest Balinese canvas painting,
4. Tiyingan village, the blacksmith of Balinese traditional music instruments
5. Goa Lawah

Karangasem

1. Candidasa resort with many hotel and restaurants,
2. Karangasem Palace architecture,
3. Tulamben beach resort with various hotels and restaurant, a beach famous for diving sites
4. Tirta Gangga, a king bathing pool,
5. Putung Hill, a natural nice view
6. Perang Pandan

Read Other Ethnic Group :
Aceh People Culture The nature anger that devastated Aceh in 2004 has been living a great missery to the people of Aceh, which religious piety has been the most strongest in the world. We belive that the people of Aceh are really obeyed the religion from the deepest heart, not like other coutries that hold Muslim as only the outer mark to get the sympathy of the illitrate
Ambon Archipelagou Culture Historically Ternate and Tidore were once had important role in the history of Maluku archipelago. The location of each island or each group of islands is far and the means of transportation among islands is limited within a long period. This situation has caused much of the island were in isolated status until just recent years when motorized boat reaches the islands. The population of Maluku is a typical beach settlers living as fishermen, and small number as farmers
Balinese Culture Balinese physically is not different from other people of west Indonesia where Mongoloid character is predominant over Malay characters, only a few people bring the characters of true Malay with small body size and brown skin. In general skin color are ranging from bright to brown, but dark brown is very rare, and very few with curling hairs, mostly straight hairs, with the average height of the body in the past 160 cm, and now around 170 cm. Especially younger generation tend to grow higher by slim body
Batak Ethnic Culture They also have Mongoloid characters, and speak Malayu-Polinesian language as the other part of Sumatra. Among them Toba was the latest area to open with other part of Sumatra, but soon getting so famous due to their natural beauty around Lake Toba with Samosir island on it
Bugis People Culture People of South Sulawesi is famous for their sea exploration as a sailors to catch fish and transport products by sea with sailing boat up to Philippine, West Papua New Guinea, and even Australia. Until today most of traditional cargo boats in Indonesia re navigated by people from South Sulawesi
Indonesia Chinese Culture Kanton people ( Kwong Fu ), was the resident of southern part of Kwantung province. At the beginning they were interested by Indonesian mining industry, and they come with skill. They are the people who own shops, and blacksmiths. They are not as many as Hakka and Teo-Chiu.
Dayak Interland Culture Physically they have mongoloid characters, and also speak Malayu-Polinesian language. Their color is rather bright with yellow tone, and straight hairs. The villages of Dayak in central Kalimantan are separated far between one to another. The settlements are constructed on the bank of big and small rivers which houses are standing parallel with the flow of river or road, and an average of 100 to 500 people in a village
Flores Island Culture At the east tip of Flores there is a sub-ethnic living at Larantuka town showing great mix of people. this probably has been caused by the fact that Larantuka has become the center of Christian missionary from 17th century. So inter marriage have been taking place
Javanese Culture Some people work in government offices, private companies, trades and especially near the beaches as fishermen. Personal ownership of land in Java is the same as other areas in Indonesia. The ownership is transferred down from generation to generation, divided among the heirs. That is why in Java most family has a small land for farming
Mentawai Island Culture Record until 1980 still found all island had premier forest even up to the beach. All beaches covered by dense coconut trees, and no one of the village was visible from the sea or from the air. All villages are located near the river's estuary, yet still 5kms deep in;and from the beach. Each village has an average of 150 people, while at Pagai Utara and Siberut islands can be found a village with 500 residents
Minahasa People Culture Manado has excellent underwater life which is already famous among world's divers. Diving spots are around the islands of Bunaken, and Manado Tua. Karl Muller the author of the Periplus Addition of Indonesia Under Water said that Bunaken diving site is world class walls and outstanding fish life
Minangkabau People Culture The people of Minangkabau used to leave their country and live at other areas of Indonesia, even in Malaysia. If you see a restaurant named "Ruman Makan Padang" it is a Minangkabau restaurant, and sometimes in short called "Rumah Makan Minang". Many experts say that matrilineal system of their society that force Minangkabau men to leave their land
Nias People Culture Their megalithic culture is still strong, which is become the main attraction for tourists beside their fine beaches and clear water. Most people lives on farming and fishing. The famous tourist's attraction is the ceremony of initiation or war training
Sundanese Culture In the past there was a famous kingdom ever flourishing, named Pajajaran Hindu kingdom. When Moslem influence was arriving, the people around the shores of Java must have been very interested due to the traders at the moment from West India usually rich men. So local people were interested to imitate them, or at least they got inspiration from them. So now the resident of the Pasundan are almost 98% Moslem
Timor People Culture Roti and Belu People; Roti people is the resident of Roti island, while Belu inhabit the land of Timor. They have similarity in physical and cultural elements. Their physical characteristics showing the mixture between Malay and Melanesian, only the Rotinese showing preponderant Malay characteristic, while Belu showing more Melanesian characteristic such as curling hairs, dark brown to black skin color, shorter body size
The West Papuan TribesTheir relation is basically based on genealogy relation which is mostly also disordered. This is added again by the dozens of different languages spoken by each clique or group, as a real big stone block to understand the whole situation

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Paul ropp Sale 2011



Paul ropp in bali at kerobokan kuta bali, there is a sale
start on 20 july 2011 until 24 july 2011, the special sale, when the price of the shirt is more cheaper than shop price...
we are preparing a good price for a buyers...the address is a jalan pengubengan no : IX, kerobokan-kuta Bali.
so coming please!

Sunday, 11 January 2009

Balinese war And Culture

This paper on Balinese and Sasak views on warfare in a historiographical perspective opens with an overview of the specifics of the babad genre. It then considers material aspects of the babad accounts, such as weaponry and tactics, and how they contrast with contemporary Western accounts of the pre-modern era. The paper then discusses the idea of causality - the causes of war according to these accounts, and how wars are inserted into the general narrative of the babad - before considering whether moral or ethical aspects of the conduct of warfare are visible in these sources. Attention then turns to the perception of foreign groups in Balinese and Sasak stories of warfare. The concluding discussion places these findings in the context of power relations and power structures on pre-colonial Bali and Lombok.

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Bali Global Trade

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Deaf people can familiarity measure by feeling the vibrations in their body, a action which can be extended if the individual holds a resonant, concave object. A well-known deaf musician is the composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who composed many famous works even after he had completely lost his hearing. Recent examples of deaf musicians include Evelyn Glennie, a highly acclaimed percussionist who old-fashioned been deaf since age twelve, and Chris Buck, a virtuoso violinist who beat lost his hearing.
Home Theater Chairs

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Autographs

Autograph also refers to a person's signature. This terminology is absorbed in particular for the form of collecting autographs of celebrities. The hobby of collecting autographs is established as philography.

Michael Jordan, would not and could not sign for most of his career because people's immunity was at risk due to frenzied attempts to get his signature, which is worth hundreds of dollars. Jordan has frequently signed at more constant events, such as golf tournaments. It is also difficult to get Michael Jackson's autograph. A typical scenario is hundreds of fans in a crush waiting by Jackson's hotel, with Jackson http://www.signofthetimes.com signing five or ten autographs as he rushes to his vehicle.

Bali Festival 2009

Dates: April 28th - May 3rd 2009
Price: Special festival prices exclusively for appleyoga retreaters coming soon
Location: Ubud
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Accommodation: you need to find your own; there are many beautiful and super inexpensive places to stay in and around Ubud.

Balispirit Festival is an annual multicultural celebration of yoga, dance and music, which gathers and grows a diverse global community of teachers, performers and participants. The festival will contribute positively to the ecological health, cultural vibrancy, and overall vitality of Bali.

bali yoga workshopThere will be yoga workshops with many inspiring teachers from around the world such as Shiva Rea, Andre Lappa, Mark Whitwell, Duncan Wong and Patrick Creelman. It will be another chance to flow with me as I will be teaching applefusion workshops too.

Many beautiful Dance & Music Workshops will be on offer, such as African Dance with Baba Kauna, Capoira, Silat, Balinese Dance, Gamelan, Gi Gong, Belly Dance, Poi, Ecstatic Movement, Drum, M'bira, Body Music and Kirtan. And for those of you with energy to spare there will be four eclectic nights of world music with inspired & consciousness raising performances from many fabulous musicians and DJ’s.

bali yoga festival, live music and DJ'sThe festival is centered in the spectacular hill town of Ubud, Bali. With its lush tropical surroundings, deeply artistic & devotional culture, and world-class food, shopping and retreat facilities, Bali has been crowned "The Best Island in the World" time and time again.

Synchro-mystically, the BaliSpirit Festival is preceded by Nyepi, the Balinese New Year, when the island is lovingly suffused in a day-long offering of silence, fasting and prayer. [Nyepi on Wikipedia]

Sunday, 4 January 2009

Bali interest temple (Puncak Mangu)

Puncak Mangu Temple is located on the rim of the caldera above Lake Bratan. What the temple on top of Gunung Abang is to the people of the Gunung Batur region, this temple is to the people of Bedugul. Though it's one of the sacred sad-kahyangan temples of Bali, it's difficult to access and little known.

If you're in reasonably good shape, the six-km hike along the northeastern edge of Lake Bratan requires about 2.25 hours of hard climbing through a canopied rainforest. Bring water. Ask at the ranger station about a guide-you'll need one, especially if you intend to take the steep and arduous path down to the lakeshore.

Reach the trailhead by turning right off the main road at the Y before Bedugul. The well-marked path starts by the ranger guardpost just as the small road turns left 180 degrees to Bedugul's lakeshore recreation complex. Register at the guardpost, then walk past the trash pile.

The first segment of the trail is gradual, winding through bean and cabbage patches, then it climbs through a dank lantana and pandanus forest with glimpses of the lake down below. You really start to climb as the mist sets in-up one steep hill, then a saddle before an even steeper section where you must pull yourself up by the roots of trees up through a slippery, muddy slope. The last 500 meters is pure torture.

At the top is a flat shady area, inhabited by gray monkeys. Gaps in the dense forest provide stupendous views of Gunung Batur and Gunung Abang to the east and the mountains of west Bali to the west. Ancient Pura Puncak Mangu, built by Mengwi's first raja, is a simple, peaceful temple with a padmasana, shrine, a 'linga', some nice relief and two 'meru'. Camping is allowed under the temple's several bale. Unless a festival is going on, it's unlikely that anyone will be there.

On your return, after about one and a half km (45 minutes) there's a path to the right-marked by plastic bottles-that is very steep, slippery and scrabbly, with loose dirt jungle weeds, scratchy vines, leading straight down for 700 meters to the lakeshore. This trek is impossible in the rainy season. There's also a path from the back of the temple that leads down the other side of the mountain and emerges on the main road above Pancasari, but you'll definitely need a guide for this.

From the bottom, walk three km past grazing cows and thriving market gardens of cabbages, carrots, parsley, scallions and potatoes. See Goa Jepang on the way. The path soon turns into a small road which leads to a village on the north shore, your vehicle can meet you here or you can flag down transport on the highway one kilometer farther north

Thursday, 1 January 2009

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More About bali

In 1284, Bali was conquered by Kertanegara, the ruler of the Singasari; until the turn of the century, saw Bali under its own rule under the hands of King Bedaulu of Pejeng, east of Ubud. 1343 AD, is an important date in Bali's history. It was then that the whole island was conquered by East Java under the mighty Hindu Majapahit kingdom. This resulted in massive changes in Balinese society, including the introduction of the caste system.

Balinese who did not embrace the changes fled to the isolated and remote mountainous areas and hill areas. Their descendants are known today as Bali Aga or Bali Mula that means the "original Balinese". They still live separately in villages like Tenganan near Dasa Temple and Trunyan on the shores of Batur Lake, and maintain their ancient laws and traditional ways. When Majapahit in East Java fell in 1515, the many small Islamic kingdoms in the island merged into the Islamic Mataram empire, Majapahit's most dedicated Hindu priests, craftsmen, soldiers, nobles and artists fled east to Bali, and flooded the island with Javanese culture and Hindu practices. Considering the huge influence and power of Islam at the time, it is worth pondering why and how Bali still remained strongly Hindu and Buddhist.

Batu Renggong, also known as Dewa Agung, means great god, became king in 1550, and this title became hereditary through the succeeding generations of the kingdom of Gelgel, and later Klungkung, until the twentieth century. Bali reached the pinnacle of its Golden Era under the reign of the Batu Renggong, the great god ruler. Bali's decline started when Batu Renggong's grandson, Di Made Bekung, lost Blambangan, Lombok and Sumbawa. DI Made Bekung's chief minister, Gusti Agung Maruti, eventually rebelled and reigned from 1650 till 1686, when he in turn was killed by DI Made Bekung's son, Dewa Agung Jambe, who then moved the court to Klungkung, and named his new palace the Semarapura, Abode of the God of Love.

History of Bali

Bali has been inhabited for a long time. Sembiran, a village in northern Bali, was believed to have been home to the people of the Ice Age, proven by the discovery of stone axes and adzes. Further discoveries of more sophisticated stone tools, agricultural techniques and basic pottery at Cekik in Bali's far west, point to the people of the Neolithic era. At Cekik, there is evidence of a settlement together with burial sites of around a hundred people thought to be from the Neolithic through to the Bronze Age. The massive drums of the Bronze Age, together with their stone moulds have been discovered throughout the Indonesian archipelago, including the most famous and largest drum in Southeast Asia, the Moon of Pejeng, nearly two meters wide, now housed in a temple in east Ubud. In East Java and Bali, there has also been a concentration of carved stone sarcophagi, which we can see in the Bali Museum in Denpasar and Purbakala Museum in Pejeng.

Bali was busy with trade from as early as 200 BC. The prasasti, or metal inscriptions, Bali's earliest written records from the ninth century AD, show a significant Buddhist and Hindu influence; especially in the statues, bronzes and rock-cut caves around Mount Kawi and Gajah Cave. Balinese society was pretty sophisticated by about 900 AD. Their marriage portrait of the Balinese King Udayana to East Java's Princess Mahendratta is captured in a stone carving in the Pura Korah Tegipan in the Batur area. Their son, Erlangga, born around 991 AD, later succeeded to the throne of the Javanese kingdom and brought Java and Bali together until his death in 1049.