Today marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadhan and the beginning of the two-day celebration of Idul Fitri across Indonesia. Around Bali you will see lots of domestic tourist enjoying the public holiday. Families across Indonesia begin this morning with a special Prayer. This prayer offers a special […]
Bali is busy during this Idul Fitri period with restaurants, streets and hotels full with people. Plenty of domestic tourists here with their families as well as international tourists from NE Asia and Australia. From my unscientific point of view, I’d say Bali is bouncing back.
We are a few days from the end of the Muslim month of Ramadan. Ramadan seems to get earlier each year because the Muslim calendar has 11 months. When Ramadan end there is a week of celebration in Indonesia known as Idul Fitri, with people returning to their family. Its […]
One of the most interesting religious groups in Indonesia are the Wetu Telu. Basically Muslim, they have their own version of Islam as well as sharing a temple with local Hindu’s. Recently the group celebrated Idul Fitri, the end of the month of Ramadan. Here’s more from the Jakarta Post.
Right now its Idul Fitri in Bali, meaning half of Java is here celebrating the end of the month of Ramadan. Today many businesses were closed, but nightlife venues are all open. Here’s the rundown of nightlife events for the next couple of weeks, provided by the Beat Magazine.
The month of Ramadan had ended and the Idul Fitri week of celebrations, has begun in Indonesia…for some Muslims.
Smog levels in parts of Kalimantan and Sumatra, are so bad at the moment, that 5 airports are closed. Visibility is down to 50-100 meters in places, making landings impossible. Another factor greatly affecting Indonesian air travel right now is Ramadan.
I don't know whether it is just my thinking or is the traffic increasing along Jalan Legian of recent years. Understandably more vehicle sales mean more traffic on the roads and subsequently more air pollution.