Nyepi will soon be upon us (5th March) and already you will notice, if you have been walking around the backstreets, the Balinese busy making their effigies for the parade. A lot of tourists plan their holiday so that they avoid the ‘day of silence’; Nyepi. It’s understandable because it […]

Ogoh-Ogoh Parades in Bali

Whenever you travel to Bali [or the rest of the archipelago of Indonesia] it is useful to know prime dates of celebrations and public holidays. There are certain dates on the calendar when everything is closed; such as Nyepi. There is always a festival of some kind happening in Bali […]

Bali & Indonesian Public Holiday Dates for 2011