Things to do in Bali Island
Nov 9, 2016 // By:administrator // No Comment
Things to do in Bali Island
Bali is one of thousands of islands constituting the Indonesia Archipelago that has long been renowned as an eminent tourist destination in South Pacific Or Even In The world. Many names have been given to this beautiful island, like, ‘The Last Paradise on Earth’ , ‘Morning of the World’ and still so many other names.
The Island Covers an extent of 5,632,86 square kilometers, consisted of mountain range stretches from the west tip to the eastern with Mt. Agung, Considered as the holiest by the Balinese, as the highest peak.
The volcanic range divides the island into two parts of plain which are constantly cultivated with rice as the staple crop.
About 70 % of the whole extent is agricultural ground, while the other part of 22 % consists of forest and only a little part or about 8 % left uncultivated.
It has for centuries lured visitor from various countries with its exotic and vibrant culture, natural scenic beauty, and the friendly smiles of the people.
The stronghold of their traditions and belief based on Hinduism has dotted the island with ancient remains, ornately sculptured temples or holy places and this maybe the main factor to keep away any of the negative outside influence.
To the wide variety of landscape and marvelous panorama, the Balinese add their colorful festival, ritual ceremonies, traditional music and dances and no wonder if tourism plays significant role as a source of income within the national economic development.
Bali occupies an area of only 6.000 square kilometres with a population of around three millions, most of them are Hindu. The island lies eight degrees south of the equator with only two seasons, they are dry and wet or rainy season. The rainy season starts around December and last until March, where by the dry season starts around May and last until October. The average year round daily temperature is around 28° celcius. Hills and mountains fill the central parts of the island, running along an east – west axis which is naturally adorned by beautiful lakes and rivers winding slowly to the clean sea water.
Bali is the land of 10.000 temples. The Pura (Hindu temple) is the central place for worship, civil, family and social gathering. Dance, drama, ritual and cremation ceremonies are an integral part of Balinese Hindu culture and colours every facet of life among them in their daily activities.
Bali nowadays has become one the most popular tourist destination. Your holiday here could be to the active volcano, rice terrace, the lake, white sandy beach, temple festival and many more. For the sport lovers a wide selection of marine sports (e.g. surfing, diving, fishing, cruising), adventure tours ( e.g white water rafting, cycling, trekking, etc). Golfing also are available.