Through the Eyes of Researcher: Buddhism in Bali

Here is an interesting writing on Buddhism in Bali by venerable S. Dhammika. It is interesting to see the point of view of a Buddhist Monk form outside Bali on Buddhism in Bali.

Eating Bantal as Chewing Bubble Gum

When you are in Bali, Bantal is a snack that worth for a try. Its delicious taste will joggle your tongue and coddle your teeth when you feel its smooth texture in you mouth and taste the delicious flavor on your tongue. And you will be surprised by the taste of the center of Bantal. What is in the center of it? Banana will welcome your tongue and give you the sweet taste of it. But sometimes, Bantal is not only has banana in it. It may be filled by uci, or rice bean, and it will look like constricted muscle



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Bali Travel News

The St. Regis Bali Resort to Open Reservation Lines on 10 May 2008
May 09, 2008

The St. Regis Bali Resort, opening with 81 over-sized suites, 42 splendid villas and 2 residences in September, will open its reservation lines from 10 May 2008. The resort will take reservations on this date onwards for stays starting from 15 September 2008.

The St. Regis Bali Resort adds a new dimension of luxury to Bali. The resort soaks in a rich surrounding, infused with an eclectic collection of individually and uniquely crafted furnishing reflecting rich imported fabrics with indigenous materials and cultural artifacts, and uniquely features landscape architecture from the early 1900s, inspired by the blending of art and nature with lifestyle and living.

Swimmable lagoons throughout the resort provide private areas to relax and unwind. A 290 square metre function/meeting room, two modern restaurants, an all-day dining restaurant, and a beach restaurant with stunning views of Nusa Dua create opportunities for any event.

With the reservations department at The St. Regis Bali Resort fully in place with a team of agents ready to take reservations and full inventory with rates uploaded in the system, guests can book via travel agents (GDS code: XS) or directly with the hotel or through Starwood.


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Bali Travel Forum


The Origin of Balinese opera
Sep 12, 2007

In 1825, I Dewa Agung Gede Kusamba of Klungkung, the highest in the rank of Balinese princes, died at the end of a fifty-year reign. His cremation ceremony was said to be one of the most magnificent in Balinese history. Lower ranked monarchs from all other Balinese kingdoms attended the ceremonies and contributed generously to the rites. Although the King had quarreled incessantly with his nominally subordinate neighbors, the King of Badung and Gianyar, they nevertheless dispatched court Gambuh dancers and musicians to participate in the ceremony. The combined group created a special new performance for the cremation.

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Hotel Press Releases

The Bali Khama Beach Resort & Spa
Jl. Pratama,, 80363, Tanjung Benoa, Bali - Indonesia

The Bali Khama Press Release

High Time Tea

A tantalizing High tea time is now available every Monday and Thursday between 5 pm to 6.30 pm.Unwind with a relaxing and our refreshing The Bali Khama tea at the main pool area.An expert Balinese musician is available on a weekly basis to teach our guests as High tea time is served by the Pool side / bar or amARta restaurant.

Pasta and Pizza Delight

Saviour the experience of Pasta & pizza delight on seclude beach at The Bali Khama resort & spa

Guest Comments

“The beach at Tanjung Benoa is not so overcrowded like other touristy areas on this beautiful island. The people are very kind and friendly; they have found a way to lead a balanced way of life. At The Bali Khama you can also feel this contentment as a foreigner as you relax and hear the sounds of tranquility. The staff will comply with all of your wishes. Just take a two hour journey of indulgence with a massage at the mahAlaya Spa. Dinner by the beach or an exotic BBQ is the perfect way to end the day. Have a look at the villas and make your choice. They are stylish instead of flamboyant, but still luxurious with an expressive design. A lovely ambience has been created by using exclusive materials. The Bali Khama is a paradise!” ~ Mr. Wolf-Elard Tewaag

“To be really honest my hotel stay at The Bali Khama was great. I received excellent service at the front office and in general all of the hotel staff was very friendly. My room was beautiful, the swimming pool and view was excellent and I thought it was a great place to stay.” ~ Mr/s. Ramesh V Badarajah




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