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The temples of Bali are a significant part of Balinese culture and life. To visit a temple during a festive period is a magical experience for the traveller. There are temples, big and small, scattered all across the island but I have always found the mountain temples to be the […]

Five Great Mountain Temples to Visit in Bali











The preparations occurred in 1963 upon the request of President Sukarno and shortly after a massive volcanic eruption of Gunung Agung killed almost two thousand people. This highly religious and important festival was held again in the early months of 1979.

The Ceremony of Eka Dasa Rudra: Bali



A 6.2 magnitude undersea earthquake struck off the western Indonesian island of Sumatra yesterday but the state meteorology and geophysics agency said its epicentre was too deep to cause any damage.

Earthquake Hits Sumatra