Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs.
Since 1960’s, Bali has been so popular as one of the most interesting tourist destination in the world and probably more popular than the country where it belongs to, Indonesia.
Population is about 4.225 million people.
The majority of Balinese practice the Hindu religion which they call Agama Hindu Dharma, Religion of the Hindu Doctrin.
Kuta is the most popular beach in Bali, which means you can be sure to find the life and party scene here in Kuta Beach.
The beaches scattered all over Bali are among the peerless in the world.
Other than the typical tropical white beaches it offers, Bali also boasts a golden chain of magnificent black sands, especially on the north-western coastlines, with tranquil pristine coves, wedged in-between.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace is one of the famous tourist objects in Bali situated in Tegalalang Village north of Ubud Bali featured by the amazing rice terrace set the cliff.
The Tanah Lot Temple is Bali’s best known temple. Its claim to fame in large part comes from it beautiful location on a small island just off the coast. Especially at around sunset the temple is the perfect motive for that postcard like photo.
Ulun Danu Temple is a Balinese Hindu Temple located in Beratan Lake of Bedugul Bali and it is one of favorite places of interest in Bali.
In Lovina, the north tip of Bali, there are at plenty of dolphins!This is one of the best place in the world to do dolphin sighting boat trip.There is the South east Asian spinner dolphin, the spotted dolphin, the Frasers dolphin, the Rissos dolphin, and suspected sightings of bottlenose dolphins.
Bali’s twin active volcanoes, Mt. Batur 1,700 meters (5,600 feet) located in Bangli regency together with Mt. Agung 3050 meters (10,000 feet) in the East have become ultimate tourist hotbeds.
The Balinese calendar has only 210 days.
Nyepi is a Balinese “Day of Silence” that is commemorated every Isakawarsa (Saka new year) according to the Balinese calendar.
The dances and dramatic performances of Balinese are an important part of Balinese religion and culture.
About 80% of Bali’s economy depends on tourism.
The world’s most expensive coffee comes from Bali. It is called Kopi Luwak and is not your typical coffee bean…
The Balinese usually have one of the following four names: Wayan, Made, Nyoman or Ketut. They simply mean First born, Second born, Third born and Fourth born and it doesn’t matter if the child is a boy or a girl!