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Majorelle Blue in Ubud Bali

Jun - 25 2015

I do not know when and how my love for Majorelle Blue started, but it has been there for a long time. The French artist Jacques Majorelle created the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech, Morocco in 1924. He used a vibrant blue colour in the garden that made the foliage come alive. Using it in my […]

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Jun - 25 2015

The shuttle of Villa Sabandari, one of the newest Ubud boutique hotels, will drop you off at the start of the walk and will pick you up at the end. A phone call to the driver will do the trick. Campuhan Ridge Walk is a free and easy nature trek, popular among repeat visitors to […]

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Jun - 16 2015

Reis naar Bali wordt eenvoudiger Voor hun reis naar Bali hebben toeristen uit dertig verschillende landen, waaronder ook België, voortaan geen visum meer nodig . Ze mogen vanaf nu dertig dagen in het land blijven zonder het document, zo liet de Indonesische regering vrijdag weten. President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo zette dinsdag zijn handtekening onder de nieuwe regeling dinsdag. […]

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Jun - 16 2015

(6/14/2015) The Jakarta Globe reports that effective July 1, 2015, hotel rooms in Indonesia, airline tickets, property leases and most salaries must be paid in rupiahs. Effective July 1, 2015 Most Transactions in Indonesia Must be in Rupiahs. The policy being implemented and enforced by Bank Indonesia is intended to halt the slide in the […]

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Feb - 10 2015

The chief of the Indonesian Broadcast Commission for Bali (KPID-Bali), Anak Agung Gede Rai Sahadewa, said he will coordinate with TV and radio broadcast stations in anticipation of Bali’s official day of silence – Nyepi Tahun Baru Saka 1937 that falls on March 21, 2015. For a 24-hour period commencing from sunrise on March 21, […]

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Dec - 17 2014

Secret Bali:: Behind The Tourist Facade by Jill Gocher with Jean Couteau Published by Now! Bali Publication 120 pages (Courtesy of UWRF) People who are in Bali, either seasonal tourists or contented expats, may eventually realize that the island has partly turned superficial — with the growing presence of lavish restaurants and shops, luxurious Bali […]

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Sep - 02 2014

We’ve Got Rhythm! The iconic Kecak dance, performed by large groups of shirtless men chanting in rhythmic counterpoint as other dances presents scenes from the ancient Mahabrata, is a staple of the Balinese dance repertoire that is enjoyed by thousands of Bali visitors each day. , – oftentimes numbering as much as 150, each segment of […]

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Aug - 22 2014

Bali Hotel Ubud “Villa Sabandari, Bali Hotel Ubud?” Not a day goes by without a taxi driver calling me to ask for directions to Villa Sabandari. In Bahasa Indonesia of course. In the beginning I used to ask ‘Maaf Pak, bisa bicara pelan pelan ya? Saya tidak bisa bicara Bahasa Indonesia baik baik’, meaning ‘Sorry […]

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Aug - 05 2014

  Spectacular New Balinese Dance Performance Presented Four Nights Per Week at Bali Culture Center in Nyuh Kuning, Ubud Adding to the growing number of spectacular dance and stage performances available to Bali visitors, the Bali Culture Center (BCC) in Nyuh Kuning Ubud now presents a rare and mesmerizing presentation of the Tektok Dance four […]

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Jun - 22 2014

I Wayan Juniarta, The Jakarta Post, Ubud Bali | Archipelago | Sat, June 21 2014, 11:17 AM The first-ever comprehensive book on I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, the late Balinese painter, sculptor and architect, was launched Thursday night at the Agung Rai Museum of Arts (ARMA) in Ubud, with poet and journalist Goenawan Mohamad drawing a […]

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