Giant Flute of Bali

A big religious ceremony in Bali is always marked by the presence of a sunari, a tall bamboo flute made of a long bamboo pole. Two varieties of bamboo tiying (bamboo) tamblang and tiying gading are commonly used to make a sunari. Sunari is made by drilling holes on the bamboo; the holes in the sunari are not round, but are a series of precise shapes carved into the bamboo in a specific order. Sometimes the holes resemble hollow lines, stars, or crosses, crescents, teardrops, etc, the numbers and shapes of holes determine the kind of the sunari.

The Month of Pestilence

The month of pestilence or the sixth month of Caka lunar calendar, popularly known as kaenem, is approaching; Kaenem usually starts late in November or early in December and last for 30 days. Balinese believe that during this month the king of demons, Ratu Gede Nusa and his general I Macaling along with thousands of demons and evil spirits set off from their abode in the island of Nusa Penida and storm the island of Bali with various pestilences and calamities.




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Bali Travel News


Qatar Airways Ups Flights to Bali
November 15th, 2007

Qatar Airways plans to fly daily from Doha to Denpasar next year to meet surging demand both from the Middle East and European travellers, a senior airline executive says.

Qatar Airways Far East & Australasia manager Marwan Koleilat said Monday that the airline was also exploring the possibility of establishing direct flights from the Qatari city to the capital of Bali province.

“We are also considering non-stop flights from Doha to Denpasar ,” Koleilat told The Jakarta Post after opening Qatar Airways’ Bali office.

Qatar Airways, which launched the Doha-Denpasar route in March this year, serves Bali four times a week via Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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Bali Travel Forum


Bali People
November 17th, 2007

The Balinese are just one of Indonesia’s 250 ethnic groups. Like most Indonesians they are a blend of races, with the accent on the deutero-malayan race of Central and East Java, with traces, of Polynesian and Melanesian blood, as well as Indian and Chinese. This genetic back ground explains the variety of radical types seen on the island most Balinese are small hand some people with round delicate features thick black hair long sweeping eyelashes heart shaped lips and warm brown complexions others are darker skinned and straight haired like pacific islanders, or curly haired with flat noses like Papuans.

The Balinese are an extraordinarily creative people with a highly sensual theatrical culture. Culturally, the Javanese lean more toward refinement and modesty, keeping themselves in check in life and art, while the Balinese prefer the headier, flashier sensations – laugh, terror, spicier and sweeter foods. Balinese are more lavish and baroque in their colors and decorations, with more explosive music and fast, jerky dancing.....


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Hotel Press Releases

J Boutique Hotel formerly Hotel Jatra
Jl. Kartika Plaza No. 20, Tuban, Bali - Indonesia

November Press Release

J Boutique Hotel (formerly Jatra Hotel) is located at Jalan Kartika Plaza, the center of Kuta's business & leisure activities. The building has been completely redesigned since July 2007. As a boutique hotel it provides an exceptional and personalized level of accommodation, services and facilities for a modern life style, a new architectural outline and stylish interior. J Boutique Hotel is the ideal place for you in Bali for business stays or recreation.

Ngurah Rai International airport is just 5 minutes drive away. Kuta's biggest beach front shopping mall "Centro" you can reach just at a walking distance.

J Boutique Hotel provides 87 spacious guest rooms: 14 deluxe, 30 superior and 42 standard rooms with standard facilities including individually controlled air-conditioning, IDD telephone, hot & cold shower, satellite TV, mini bar, coffee & tea maker. The 24 hours room service will take care of all your needs.

Other facilities at your convenience are the swimming pool at the 3rd floor, the spa treatment and the fitness center, the meeting room and business centre, our tour agent and the hot spot internet access.





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