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Bali in Brief

Bali is small island, the area of 5620 square km approximately from south to north 80 km and from east to west 140 km, it is only 8 degrees south of the equator. Bali has a tropical climate which is hot all year. The average temperature hovers around 30 C. There are dry and wet seasons, dry season start from April to September and wet season from October to March, Today Bali Weather. Bali has two active mountain Mount Batur 1717 m high and Mount Agung 3140 m high it's erupted in 1963. South and north of the central mountains are agricultural lands. West part of Bali has an interesting collection of animal and plant life, especially in the West Bali National Park.

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Balinese People
Bali Geography

Bali is a province one of 33 provinces in Indonesia. For the governmental administration purpose the island is devided into 9 regencies. Every regency consists of several districts and every district has several administrative village. Bali population with an estimated 3.5 million peoples at the moment, almost 90% is Balinese Hindu relegion. There are is a strong sense of Balinese cultural identity, based on a unique relegion, elaborate ritual, language and caste, there are 4 diferrent caste in Bali, Brahmana, Kesatria, Wesia and Sudra. The Brahmanas have the prefix Ida Bagus (male) and Ida Ayu (female), the Kesatria Anak Agung or Cokorda Agung (male) and Agung Ayu or Cokorda Ayu (female, the Wesia I Gusti Ngurah (male) and I Gusti Ayu (female) and for Sudra the first child is Wayan or Putu, the second child is Made, Kadek or Nengah, the third child is Nyoman or Komang and number fourth is Ketut. Balinese language is another language entirely with completely different vocabulary and grammar with Indonesian language. Balinese is greatly complicated by it's caste influences, to describe the language in terms of three forms, Low Balinese, is used between friends or family and when speaking to same caste, Polite Balinese, is used for talking to superiors or strangers, High Balinese, is used to indicate respect for the person being addressed.


Video of Mount Batur and Lake Batur Volcano
at Kintamani District, video taken around 5pm

Interesting places to visit in Bali


South of Bali

Denpasar City, Traditional market and Bali Museum, the Bukit Peninsula, huge project of GWK Statue, the cliff top of Uluwatu Temple and surfing area. Nusa Dua of the five star hotels, Tanjung Benoa for parasailing or other water sport activities, visit nice beach of Kuta beach, Sanur beach and Jimbaran Beach with fresh seafood dinner when sun goes down.

Middle of Bali
Ubud area would be good for Bali day trip, plan to stop to see Bali Birds Park and Reptile Park including the Zoo Park, Ubud Monkey Forest and have lunch in one of Ubud's excellent restaurants and look around to buy some arts and handcrafts in the village and see them being made. Attractions near ubud include Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah), Tegallalang rice terraces, the spring water temple (Tirta Empul), Kintamani to view of Mount Batur and Lake Batur, Bali Coffee Plantation and Gunung Kawi (Temple in in the rock) near tampaksiring.

North of Bali

Cool air mountain area Bedugul Bratan Lake, Fruit Market at Candi Kuning Village, Bali Botanical Garden, Tamblingan Lake and Buyan Lake and the beauty of Munduk Waterfall.

West of Bali
Monkey Forest and Fruit Bat Alas Kedaton, Jatiluwih village the most beautifull rice terraces in Bali, Butterfly Park, Batukaru Temple located on the slopes of Mount Batukaru, Bali Coffee Farm and Tanah Lot Temple has nice view of sunset and rock formation.

East of Bali
Mount Agung, Besakih Mother Temple, Tirtagangga Royal Pool, Candiasa Beach, Traditional Tengenan Village, Bat Cave Temple, Bali Safari Park and Old Court Justice in Klungkung Town