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    Wayang Wong: The Dance of the Human Puppets

    In Bali, tradition is cherished by the local community. Music, dance, carving, painting – all were once considered ways of paying homage to God, to the spirits of ancestors and to Mother Nature. These activities now considered ‘art’ were once holy acts, locally known as ngayah.  In the year 1478AD, the fall of the Majapahit […]

MAPPING BALI

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    Bali: Paradise Replaced?

    In years past there were several terrorist bombings in Bali which inflicted terrible suffering, they will be remembered as a defining moment in Bali...
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    Conservation Kebun Raya

    As noted in a previous issue, it is not easy to gain access to the forests of western Bali. This area is intended to be a sanctuary for Balinese flora...

SECRET BALI

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    Tenganan Turns it On

    The residents of Bali’s most famous traditional Bali Aga village like to celebrate and every month of June, they really like to turn it on. During t...

MYSTERY, MYTH & MAGIC

ART IN BALI

STRANGER IN PARADISE