Games of Chance

Humans invent various games of chance to satisfy their needs of gambling, Balinese are no exception. Bali is no gambler paradise compare to Las Vegas, Monte Carlo or Macau. In fact, the Indonesian government has forbidden any form of gambling. But still there are some chances to hold a game of chance or two. Balinese have devised a range of games of chance from kocokan, a simple game played with dices to cockfighting, with its complex rules and traditions. Apart from cockfighting the most popular games of chance in Bali are Kocokan and Bola Adil.

Through The Eyes of Researcher: Balinese Time

Balinese calendrical notions–their cultural machinery for demarcating temporal units–reflect this clearly; for they are largely used not to measure the elapse of time, nor yet to accent the uniqueness and irrecoverability of the passing moment, but to mark and classify the qualitative modalities in terms of which time manifests itself in human experience. The Balinese calendar (or, rather, calendars; as we shall see there are two of them) cuts time up into bounded units not in order to count and total them but to describe and characterize them, to formulate their differential social, intellectual, and religious significance.


Gayatri Villas Ubud Bali Gayatri Villas
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia

Situated in Sayan, close to Ubud, Villa Gayatri stands on a deep quite village, within the great magnificent view of the plantations surrounding the Ayung River. Great excellent view can be enjoyed from every Villa Gayatri rooms window, look like the hanging worthy pictures on the wall. Swimming at the Villa Gayatri well- designed pool, facing up the gorgeous panorama, feels like breathing in the heaven. The three units villa with the fully air-conditioned rooms, equipped with hot and cold water, special designed shower. Just relax on the bed, while improving your knowledge by reading some..up to 31% OFF (Jul 05 - Dec 14)

Alu Bali Villas Hotel Saphir Mabisa Inn Bali
Legian, Bali - Indonesia

Hotel Saphir Mabisa Inn Bali (formerly known as Century Mabisa) is located in Legian Kaja - Kuta. Hotel Saphir Mabisa Inn Bali is about 15 minutes drive from the Ngurah Rai International Airport plus being only a block away from the splendid beach of Kuta. Hotel Saphir Mabisa Inn Bali is set amongst a profusion of colorful flowers and foliage, elegant curved lines of Balinese-style architecture merge with tropical garden, pool and pavilions that close to the famous Kuta Beach.Hotel Saphir Mabisa Inn Bali offers Swimming Pool..saved USD 5.00

More Hotdeals..

Bali Travel News

Frank Beck appointed General Manager of the St. Regis Resort, Bali
October 4th, 2007

Frank Beck has been appointed General Manager of the St. Regis Resort, Bali - the first St. Regis resort to open in Asia Pacific.

Prior to his appointment and since December 2005, Frank was General Manager of The Laguna Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, Bali, a Starwood Luxury Collection property.

Frank has almost 20 years experience with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and has a wealth of experience in luxury hotels, having held senior management positions in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including 8 years in Indonesia.

The St. Regis Resort, Bali will feature 81 oversized suites as well as 42 pool villas, all with full butler service. The resort is being developed on an 8.8 hectare site with direct beach access, adjacent to The Bali Golf & Country Club in the luxury Nusa Dua enclave. The St. Regis Resort, Bali is scheduled to open in the 3rd Quarter 2008.

More Bali Travel News..

Bali Travel Forum

Can the "Real Bali" be Saved?
October 2nd, 2007

For those of you visiting Bali for the first time, welcome and enjoy yourselves to the absolute maximum! Bali is a marvelous place to have a holiday and I certainly don’t want to scare you off. We need more visitors to come and enjoy the beauty of this magical island. And you will!

But, and there always is a ‘but’ isn’t there, Bali ain’t what it used to be, and is in danger of changing from the “Bali we want it to be” if we are not very, very careful. Read More

More Bali Travel Forum..

Hotel Press Releases

Villa De Daun
Legian, Bali - Indonesia

October Press Release

welcome home

Villa de daun is an exclusive villa retreat encompassed within a one-hectare tropical landscape in the heart of Bali’s celebrated Kuta beach resort. This boutique property consists of 12 stylish villas that have been inspired by the Balinese concept of unity between man and his environment.

Passionate about the island’s evolving tourism industry, Villa de daun is committed to offering every guest an enriching experience by delivering gracious hospitality and personalized Butler service.

Asia Pacific Hotels

Asia Pacific Hotels | Bali Hotels | Bali Villas | Indonesia Hotels | Singapore Hotels | Australia Hotels | Brunei Hotels | Cambodia Hotels | China Hotels | Hong Kong Hotels | India Hotels | Laos Hotels | Macau Hotels| Malaysia Hotels | Maldives Hotels | Myanmar Hotels | New Zealand Hotels | Philippine Hotels | Thailand Hotels | Vanuatu Hotels | Vietnam Hotels
Thanks for reading!

Copyright . All unauthorized reproduction strictly prohibited. You are welcome to forward it, in its entirely, to friends and family.

Did someone forward this to you? Get for free:

Unsubscribe from this newsletter:

Free Stay! *
The Water Garden Cottages
Candidasa, Bali - Indonesia
Waka Shorea
Pemuteran, Bali - Indonesia
Waka Nusa
Nusa Lembongan, Bali - Indonesia
Waka Gangga
Tabanan, Bali - Indonesia
Waka Maya
Sanur, Bali - Indonesia
Swastika Bungalows
Sanur, Bali - Indonesia
Puri Bambu Hotel
Jimbaran, Bali - Indonesia
Balisani Padma Hotel
Legian, Bali - Indonesia
Bali Holiday Resort
Seminyak, Bali - Indonesia
Graha Ubud Resort & Spa
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia
Sahadewa Resort & Spa
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia
Suly Resort and Spa
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia
Grand Balisani Suites
Seminyak, Bali - Indonesia
Kori Ubud Resort & Spa
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia
Umah Duri
Kerobokan, Bali - Indonesia
Junjungan Ubud Hotel & Spa
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia
Legian Village Hotel
Legian, Bali - Indonesia
Pacung Asri A Mountain Resort
Bedugul, Bali - Indonesia
Spa Village Tembok Bali
Singaraja, Bali - Indonesia
Taman Wana Private Estate
Kerobokan, Bali - Indonesia
Sri Bungalows
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia
Hotel Tugu Bali
Canggu, Bali - Indonesia
* Terms and Conditions Apply
Special Packages
Free & Easy Package at Alam Puri Art Museum & Resort (based on One Bedroom Pool Villa)
3 nights accommodation in a One Bedroom Pool Villa Daily Breakfast Full day tour with lunch Ret..
Rate : USD 513

4 Days/3 Nights Package at Nathan Hotel (based on Superior)
3 nights accommodation at Superior Dail Breakfast One time 2 hours Herbal Milk Bath treatment at..
Rate : USD 140

Balinese Wedding FullPackage/Rama Package at Ramayana Resort & Spa (based on Poolside Cottage)
2 nights stay at Poolside Cottage Afternoon tea at Club Lounge In out transfer Daily breakfast ..
Rate : USD 750

Zen Discovery Packages at Zen Resort Bali (based on One Bedroom Villa)
3 nights accommodation in Villa Sunrise or Sunset side with a magnificent view from the hilltop to..
Rate : USD 478

New Products
Parigata Spa Villas
Sanur, Bali - Indonesia
Scuba Seraya Resort
Tulamben, Bali - Indonesia
Karma Kandara
Uluwatu, Bali - Indonesia
Villa Air Terjun
Ubud, Bali - Indonesia