Chinese Coin and Balinese Culture and Religion

Here is an interesting excerpt from a paper, which is entitled Revaluing Uang Kepeng as a Medium of Local Exchange in Bali, written by Stephen De Meulenaere, an Asia Coordinator of Strohalm Foundation for Integrated Economics (Holland).

It’s Spring Now in Bali

It’s spring now in Bali, when October comes and rain begin to pour down then it is just a matter of time you will see the blooming flowers here in in the paradise island of Bali. In Balinese traditional calendar, October is parallel with Kapat (the fourth month of Balinese Caka calendar) and for the Balinese Kapat means its full moon will be the brightest in all year and the flowers will bloom.


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Bali Travel News

1,090 medals competed in Bali ABG
October 8th, 2008

Sanur, Bali (ANTARA News) - A total of 1,090 medals for 17 events will be competed in the 2008 Asian Beach Games (ABG), an official said. They consist of 340 gold, 340 silver and 410 bronze medals. A total of 1,634 athletes and 900 officials from 45 Asian countries will be participating in the games, covering 71 events in 11 venues. The first ABG will be held in Bali on October 18 to 26 in Sanur Beach, Benoa Peninsula, Kuta and Serangan Beach. The sports events include surfing, jetskiing, bodybuilding, beach volley ball, marathon swimming, sepaktakraw and many more.

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Bali Travel Forum

Tourism Indonesia Mart & Expo returns to Makassar
Jul 10, 2008

JAKARTA – After being held parallel with the PATA Travel Mart (PTM) 2007 in Bali last year, this year’s Tourism Indonesia Mart & Expo (TIME) returns to Makassar, South Sulawesi. The annual event will be held on October 14-17 at Celebes Convention Center (CCC). Entering its 14th year, TIME is organized by the Indonesian Tourism Promotion Board (ITPB) and supported by entire tourism components in Indonesia.

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Hotel Press Releases

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From seductive treatments in the spacious Remède Spa to exquisite dining within reach of azure waters, experience remarkably personalized, bespoke service on 8.8 HA of lush, private land, all adjacent to the magnificent Bali Golf & Country Club.

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Revel in the spacious luxury of 121 suites and villas, each beautifully appointed with handcrafted Balinese art, inviting balconies and large marble bathrooms. Fragrant gardens and private pools surround magnificent villas and residences.

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