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The Landscape & Garden Artist, Made Wijaya
The Landscape & Garden Artist, Made Wijaya

The Landscape & Garden Artist, Made Wijaya

Sydney-born Michael White, a.k.a. Made Wijaya, is known as one of the world’s acknowledged landscape artists. Hundreds of his tropical-garden creations have beautified many hotels and other high-end buildings in Bali, Singapore, India, Australia, Spain, Hawaii, Mexico and Morocco. Having been…

Balinese New Year, Bali’s Day of Silence “Nyepi” 2020
Balinese New Year, Bali’s Day of Silence “Nyepi” 2020

Balinese New Year, Bali’s Day of Silence “Nyepi” 2020

Each year, between March and April, the people of Bali celebrate their traditional new year, known as Nyepi. The day itself falls on the first new moon  some time in March. Preparations begin a month or so before the festival, with…