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Bali postpones plans to welcome international travelers in September

Plans to reopen Bali to international tourists on Sept. 11 have been reconsidered following the government’s decision to wait until the end of this year before welcoming foreign visitors.  “The government is still prohibiting its citizens from traveling abroad at least until the…

‘Mekepung Lampit’: Water Buffalo Races in Jembrana Bali
‘Mekepung Lampit’: Water Buffalo Races in Jembrana Bali

‘Mekepung Lampit’: Water Buffalo Races in Jembrana Bali

In the purest sense, the traditional sports in Bali are reflections of the island’s culture, providing a window into the way of life of the Balinese people. These traditional games don’t only promote sportsmanship, but also provide recreational opportunities for…

Uncovering Bali’s Ancient Rice Terraces of Pupuan, Bali
Uncovering Bali’s Ancient Rice Terraces of  Pupuan, Bali

Uncovering Bali’s Ancient Rice Terraces of Pupuan, Bali

Balinese farmers have harvested rice for over 2000 years. The rice terraces were created using primitive tools to carve the hillsides in order to support traditional-subak agriculture. The result is the beautiful terraced landscapes that still grace Bali today. Caring…

Construction of Southeast Asia’s Tallest Statue, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Completed
Construction of Southeast Asia’s Tallest Statue, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Completed

Construction of Southeast Asia’s Tallest Statue, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Completed

With red-and-white flags in their hands, the workers jumped onto the copper and steel structure. Their faces beamed with unbridled joy and soon their chants filled the 4-hectare plot in Ungasan, south Bali, which had served as their adoptive home…