Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Update · Archive
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Bali Excursions
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Holiday packages for 3 days or more stay !
Bali Transportation
Bali Services
Bali News
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
Live Chat
Chat to our customer service using Yahoo Messenger!

Click here to download and install Yahoo Messenger
 
Feedback
"Always a pleasure to read the Bali Update. We've referred many friends who are considering a trip to Bali to the newsletter, as well as several considering a permanent move. It's such a simple way for us to stay in touch."

Robyn McCulloch
Truckee, CA, USA
Send us your [Feedback]!
 
Bali Reasons
We understand
your Dream

A trip to Bali is for many of our clients a once in a lifetime adventure. We therefore plan the smallest details ensuring the highest quality experience for each and every one of our clients.
More good [Reasons]?
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel: ++62 361 286 283
Fax: ++62 361 286 284
24h: ++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
VisaMasterCardAmerican Express
 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
BALI UPDATE #716 - 31 May 2010

Bali Leaders Urge VP to Declare Green Belts Tax-Free
Rising Property Taxes in Bali are Threatening Bali's Agriculturally-based Culture.

Tourism and general development pressures in Bali are rapidly usurping traditional agricultural lands. The "land rush" to own a piece of Bali is inflating property prices across the island, creating an insupportable tax burden on farmers tending the few remaining green belts.

According to The Bali Post, Indonesian Vice-President Boediono was pressured by the Regent of Gianyar during a recent visit to grant agricultural lands a tax-free status. The Gianyar Bupati (Regent), Tjokorda Ardana Sukawati, told a meeting between Bali's other regents, governor Pastika and the Vice-President, "We, as the government, are not conscious of the fact that we add to the burden of farmers by enforcing high property (PBB) taxes."

Reminding the meeting that only the central government can eliminate the property tax, he warned that the farming class will eventually become extinct. Sounding a similar note, Professor Nyoman Suparta of the Indonesian Farm Owners Association (HKTI) said he hoped the central government would reduce the tax burden borne by farmers and help stem the conversion of agricultural lands to other purposes.

Every year an estimated 800 hectares of productive agricultural land is converted to other uses. As a result, the inheritance of Bali's agricultural heritage to the younger generation is becoming increasingly rare. Suparta added: "This is a big problem for Bali. If the government does not overcome this dilemma, not only will agriculture be destroyed but eventually tourism will be crushed because farming is the foundation of the cultural underpinnings of the island's tourism. "

The Vice-President admitted the stiff competition taking place between the tourism and agricultural sectors is evidenced by the shrinking share of the contribution made by farming to the gross domestic product of the province. Saying the both problem and its solution were problematic, Boediono said new regulations were needed to maintain some economic balance between tourism and farming in Bali.

In response to the call to remove property taxes paid on agricultural land, Boediono said the government was examining the idea of relinquishing all power over property taxation to the provincial government. "We will leave it to the provincial government to decide tax rates for farmers working in green belt areas," Boedion added.


Ciputra: Maintain Balinese Building Concepts
Property Magnate Ciputra Praises Bali and Urges Retention of Rules Requiring Balinese-Styled Architecture.

One of Indonesia's largest real estate developers, Ciputra, told BisnisBali that he took personal pride in the Bali concept of building.

While attending an international real estate conference in Bali, Ciputra said the Balinese desire to make their buildings adopt their local environment needs to be copied and adopted by others.

Said Ciputra: "Construction in Bali makes me proud. The Balinese have laid the foundation for development which pays attention to the environment."

Ciputra, the former President of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), praised local rules which forbid buildings that stand higher than coconut trees. He said Bali should not compromise with those who try to change the rules.

Ciputra also pointed to north Bali, east Bali and west Bali as areas of the island where real estate investments can assist in the development of local economies.

The 61st FIABCI congress was held in Nusa Dua, May 24-28, 2010, drawing 987 participants from 41 countries. The gathering adopted "Green Shoots for Sustainable Real Estate as its central theme focusing on innovation, funding, eco-property and green tourism.

Indonesia's Vice-President opened the conference at which Bali's governor at which Made Mangku Pastika also spoke on the concept of developing "green tourism."


Obama to Arrive in Indonesia on June 14, 2010
Details and Date Slowly Emerging for U.S. President Barack Obama's Visit to Indonesia.

While the exact date of U.S. President Obama's visit to Indonesia and Bali remains unclear, Detik.com reports that U.S. Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Maria Otero, revealed during her recent visit to Jakarta that Obama's Indonesia visit would commence on June 14, 2010.

In Indonesia to pave the way for President Obama's visit, Otero met with counterparts at the Indonesian Department of Foreign Affairs and members of local citizen groups the U.S. President wishes to engage in dialogue during his coming visit.

Related Articles

[Waiting for Obama]

[Media Alert: Obama Visit to Bali]


Bali to Inoculate Domestic Cats
Bali Spokesman: Exterminations and Inoculations in Store if Rabies Found in Bali's Domestic Cat Population.

The provincial government of Bali is considering introducing mass vaccination for cats after initial reports of a rabies death in Buleleng, North Bali, tied to a young girl bitten by a cat. Follow-up reports, however, have discounted those reports, linking the death to a non-rabies-related infection of the brain.

Bertiabali.com quotes the spokesman of the Bali provincial government, Ketut Teneng, who says that if clinical studied find that rabies have infected domestic cats then local authorities would have to weigh the merits of exterminating stray cats and vaccinating those kept as pets.

Teneng said such measure might become necessary for Bali to meet its goal of becoming rabies free by 2012.

The Bali spokesman said what matters most at the present time is for the general population to understand the importance of providing the proper care to household pets, such as dogs, cats and monkeys.

Reviewing government efforts to date, Teneng said 280,000 dogs have been vaccinated in Bali and 78,000 stray dogs have been exterminated. He also revealed that since the outbreak of rabies began in Bali in late 2009 there have been an estimated 44,000 dog bite incidents. Those who have died following dog bite in Bali is put at 57 people, 26 of which were clinically shown to have died due to rabies.

Related Articles

[Letting the Cat out of the Bag]

[Does Bali's Rabies Vectors Now Include Cats?]


Mandala Airlines Grows its Fleet of Aircraft
6-8 New Airbus 320 Aircraft Due for Delivery to Mandala Airlines in 2011.

Mandala Airlines is awaiting 6 to 8 new Airbus 320 aircraft due for delivery in 2011.

The head of corporate communications for Mandala, Trisia Megawati, said the new planes are part of the requirements to remain a scheduled airline under Indonesian law. Indonesian law requires that domestic carriers operating scheduled services must operate 10 aircraft; a minimum 5 of which must be owned by the airline and with the remaining five aunder their under their control (i.e. chartered or leased).

Trisia said the 6 to 8 airplanes due for delivery next year form a part of a total 25 new A320 Airbus ordered in 2007 and due for delivery between 2011 and 2014.

Starting in 2010, Mandala has "gone international" by opening new routes from Jakarta to Singapore, Macao and Singapore and another service from Balikpapan (Kalimantan) to Singapore.


A Date with the Fine Wines of Italy
St. Regis Bali Resort Host a Evening of Fine Food and Premier Wines from Italy's Renowned Gaja Winery on Saturday, June 12, 2010.

Established in 1859, Gaja Winery in Barbaresco, Italy has been in continuous management by the Gaja family for four generations. Under the wise leadership of Angelo Gaja, who has a degree in Oenology, he introduced French-style wine-making to the estate and planted Cabernet, Merlot, and Chardonnay varietals much to the outrage of some local traditionalists.

Innovative and controversial, Gaja began blending selected Cabernet and Merlot into his Barbaresco wines. This further outraged local winemakers who lobbied for legislation to bar Gaja from using the Barbaresco appellation on such wines. Because of this, some of Italy's finest wines are now inauspiciously labeled as "Langhe Rosso."

Leading wine expert Robert M. Parker, Jr. has dubbed Angelo Gaja as "Italy's most fascinating and revolutionary winemaker," while the prestigious Wine Spectator magazine boldly declares his wines "perhaps the finest Italian wines ever made."

Bridging the two great wine-making traditions of Italy and France, Gaja Wines range from vintages that celebrate the rustic traditions of Barbaresco and Brunello to the very refined, delicate nuances of his French-Italian blends.

Gaja Wines at The St. Regis Bali

The distinguished world of these outstanding wines will be introduced to Bali at a Gaja Wine Dinner presided over by the eldest daughter of Angelo, Giai Gaja, who heads the winery's export department.

For one night only, on Saturday, June 12, 2010, a magnificent 6-course degustation menu, specially prepared by Executive Chef Oscar Perez and his team, will be carefully paired with 5 premium wines from Gaja Winery.

A very memorable evening of fine wining and dining commences at 6:30 pm with canapιs and cocktails in the St. Regis' King Cole Bar. Dinner follows at 7:30 pm in the Astor Ballroom.

The Menu

Amuse

Deep sea scallops and snail ragout - Buttered white asparagus - Crustacean vinaigrette, organic greens - Lobster tail and caviar parfait - Slow dried tomato, Prosciutto ham and melon broth - Roasted pumpkin, basil oil

ROSSJ-BASS Angelo Gaja, Langhe, Pricco - Barbaresco, Piedmont 2008 Chardonnay

+ + + +

Farmed rabbit fricassee and seared duck foie gras - Green pea puree, edamame beans - Horseradish cream, cranberry reduction

Magari, Angelo Gaja, Ca' Marcanda, Maremma, Tuscany 2006 - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc

+ + + +

Beef tenderloin MB 7+ medium - Soft rosemary polenta, red pepper flan - Truffle jelly, Italian sausage and vegetable fondue, natural meat jus

Barbaresco, Angelo Gaja, Langhe, Piedmont 2006 Nebbiolo

+ + + +

Selection of Italian cheeses - Gorgonzola, Grana Padano and Talagio - Grilled pear, walnuts and fig chutney - black olive bread

Conteisa, Angelo Gaja, Langhe, La Morra, Barbaresco, Piedmont 2005Nebbiolo & Barbera

+ + + +

A taste of Amadei Chocolate - Chuao bitter Chocolate fondant, Chocolate and Grand Marnier liquid stick - Tuscano chocolate nut bar and fruit paste - 9 Chocolate coulis, Toscano White Sherbet

Rennina Brunello di Montalcino, Angelo Gaja, Tuscany 2004 - Brunello di Montalcino (Sangiovese Family)

+ + + +

St. Regis Chocolate Truffles - Digestive and Cigars -Coffee and Tea


Wine Tasting Notes

• ROSSJ-BASS Angelo Gaja, Langhe, Pricco - Barbaresco, Piedmont 2008 Chardonnay - ­ This wine is produced from grapes grown in several estate-owned vineyards. The Rossj vineyard, planted in 1984, is named for Angelo Gaja's younger daughter Rossana, (Rossj). Pheasants are featured on Rossj-Bass' label to commemorate the beautiful birds that inhabit the forests adjacent to GAJA's vineyards. Aroma: Fine perfume of citrus fruits and flowers with a hint of honey. Taste: Considerable depth. Elegant body, definite character and good acidity; a fresh, lingering finish. Chardonnay with a touch of Sauvignon Blanc.

• Magari, Angelo Gaja, Ca' Marcanda, Maremma, Tuscany 2006 - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc - Darmagi, planted in 1978, was Piedmont's first Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in more than a century. "Darmagi," is Piedmontese for "what a pity," a comment Angelo Gaja's father, Giovanni, once uttered when he passed the vineyard as it was planted to Cabernet Sauvignon in 1978. Aroma: Opulent layers of concentrated fruit. Taste: Though very Cabernet in character, Darmagi owes its distinctive, austere personality to the unique terroir of Barbaresco. Excellent fruit with strong cassis flavors and impressive power on the palate carry through to the long finish with persistent soft tannins. 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc.

• Barbaresco, Angelo Gaja, Langhe, Piedmont 2006 Nebbiolo - This is one of Italy's great red wines and the historic flagship of the Gaja family. Produced from Nebbiolo grapes, the wine takes its name from the village of its origin. GAJA Barbaresco has been in production since the winery's founding in 1859. Aroma: The nose is almost sensual in its complexity, with aromas of forest fruits, plums, licorice, mineral and coffee scents. Taste: Long, complex finish with fine, silk-like tannins and good acidity; dense structure, full of super-ripe fruit. 100% Nebbiolo

• Conteisa, Angelo Gaja, Langhe, La Morra, Barbaresco, Piedmont 2005Nebbiolo - The term "conteisa" is the Piedmontese word for "quarrel" and refers to the historic dispute between the communes of La Morra and Barolo for possession of the Cerequio land. Aroma: Expressive floral nose with notes of red berries, plums, licorice and spices. Taste: The Nebbiolo in Conteisa reflects the essence of the Cerequio terroir: sumptuous texture and a very refined character with perfectly integrated tannins. 92% Nebbiolo, 8% Barbera

• Rennina Brunello di Montalcino, Angelo Gaja, Tuscany 2004 - Brunello di Montalcino (Sangiovese Family) - A document from 715 A.D. makes reference to the "vicus Rennina" (Rennina area), a site located next to the church Pieve (church) of Santa Restituta. The wine was named for this link to the history of the property. Due to the slightly richer soil, Rennina is usually softer and a bit less tannic than Sugarille Aroma: Very clean, opulent aromas, with notes of ripe red fruits evolving into delicate spice and floral perfumes. Taste: Powerful and velvety in flavor with a fleshy and sustained finish and refined tannins. 100% Sangiovese

Cost and Reservations

The cost for the evening including pre-dinner cocktails, canapιs, 6-course dinner and 5 wines is Rp. 1,950,000 per diner (US$212).

For reservations, +62 361 300 6114

Reservations are a must.Book a Stay at the St. Regis Resort, Bali

[St. Regis Bali Resort]


Julia Roberts: Come Home to Bali to Run, Bike and Swim
An Invitation to Julia Roberts to Eat, Pray, Love and Run at the MRA Bali International Triathlon on June 20, 2010.

Express.co.uk reveals that while Hollywood star Julia Roberts was in India and Bali last year to film her soon-to-be-released Hollywood blockbuster "Eat, Pray, Love", she was also busily training for a half-marathon.

Roberts is said to have found the tropical climate of the two locations provided a valuable training bonus. Roberts said: "'I trained a lot while I was doing the movie and it was so hot there, I think it was to my advantage that I had trained under such dire circumstances.'

According to her husband, Danny Moder, Roberts completed a 21.7 kilometer charity run in California in December 2009, five months after her departure from Bali.

Bali Lives in Hope

If Julia is reading this article, Bali would like to extend an open invitation to "come home" to Bali on June 20, 2010, to participate in the MRA Bali International Triathlon.

As deal sweeteners we're also offering Julia:

• A round-trip ticket from the U.S.A. to Bali

• Luxury accommodation in Bali during her stay.

• A half-triathlon in addition to an Olympic distance event. The shorter course provides a 21 kilometer running course.

• A large number of eager and willing athletes in Bali who would jump at the chance to help Julia form a corporate team relay by sharing the duties of running, swimming and cycling.

• Lots of company. Registrations for this year's event are 25% ahead of last year's record numbers.

Julia, come home to Bali, - we've got your number; we hope you'll wear it at the 2010 MRA Bali International Triathlon!

Related Articles and Websites

[MRA Bali International Triathlon]

[Andreas Kansil: The Leader of the Pack]

[A Triathlon and a Half in Bali this June]

[Eat, Pray, Love: The Movie Trailer]


Bali: The Pause that Refreshes
Indonesia's Vice-President Boediono Proclaims 'Bali is Different'.

The national news agency Antara quotes Indonesia's Vice-President Boediono as declaring that every time he visits the island of Bali he discovers his mind is clearer and more refreshed after his visit. Speaking at a meeting with Bali's governor, Boediono said: "I'm not just paying lip service. Every time I come to Bali, my thoughts become more serene and relaxed."

The Vice-President's endorsement received a round of applause from all in attendance, including the Regents and Mayors from across Bali who attended the meeting. Encouraged, Boediono continued by saying Bali is a "paradise island" which possession a "special magnetism."

"Maybe Bali possesses a different atmosphere," said Boediono, who was accompanied at the meeting by his wife, Herawati Boediono; Minister of Religion, Suryadharma Ali; and the Minister of Industry, Marie Elka Pangestu.

The Jakarta V.I.P. visitors also lavished praise on Bali's administration which, they said, achieves a level of public administration proficiency above the national average.

Boediono called on Bali to address the economic imbalances between various regions of Bali, an efforts in which he promised support from the central government in Jakarta.


Blue Bird Vows to Fights Back
Blue Bird Pledges not to Tolerate Threats to Conduct Inspections of Bali Taxis Bearing "Blue Bird" Emblems.

Bali Taxi or PT Praja Bali Transportasi, who operate a fleet of taxis under the "Blue Bird logo in Bali, have warned they will not silently suffer arbitrary moves made against their company.

Quoted in Kompas.com, the Company's promise to defend their rights follows an agreement last week between the Association of Bali Tourism Transport (PJWB) and island authorities to conduct organized raids against any vehicles in the Bali Taxi fleet displaying the popular "Blue Bird" branding.

The Public Relations Manager of PT Praja Bali Transportasi, Teguh Wijayanto, said that his company operates in compliance with the law by displaying the Bali Taxi identity on their car doors. Insisting that the "Blue Bird" branding on other parts of the taxis does not violate any law, he declared his company is prepared to bring to court anyone who illegally interferes with their operations.

A special judicial team recently reviewed taxi operations in Bali and declared the PT Praja Bali Transportasi operation was legal.

Related Articles

[Editorial: Who Speaks for the Public?]

[Heil! Taxi! Heil!]


Beauty Comes to Bali
Bali to Host 2014 Miss World Contest.

Governor Made Mangku Pastika used an appearance at the opening of the 61st World Real Estate Congress (FIABCI) to formally announce that Bali will host the Miss World Competition 2014.

Speaking at the FIABCI congress at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Nusa Dua, Pastika announced, "In 2014 the Miss World contest is going to be held in Bali."

Proudly pointing to the large number of international meetings scheduled for Bali, Pastika told his listeners that Bali is known internationally as "the island of love."

"Bali is known as the Island of Gods and Island of Peace and Democracy, now Bali is the island of Love. Julia Roberts, in the movie Eat, Pray and Love found true love in Bali," explained the governor.


Sky-High Fashion
Garuda Indonesia Introduces New Look for Cabin Crew.

Garuda Indonesia launched new uniform designs at a public gathering held in the Hotel Indonesia Ballroom on Thursday, May 27, 2010.

As reported by Kompas, the new in-flight costumes for stewardesses will be inspired by the traditional kebaya with blue lereng batik sarongs complemented by a blue or turquoise Kartini-stlyled kebaya for the upper torso. An additional costume style for the ladies includes orange lereng batik sarong with a matching orange Kebaya.

Male cabin-crew will sport grey suits, blue shirts, and branded neck-ties.

The new uniforms represent one step of an overall plan to earn a 5-star rating for what is termed the "Garuda Experience." The design team for the new uniforms included Josphone (Onin) Weeatie Komara, color consultant Irma Hardisurya, a former cabin crew member Dianti Poetranto, design consultant Ted Sulisto and Grace Purukan of Garuda.

The selection of batik motifs reflects the naming of batik as world heritage product by UNESCO in 2009.

Unfortunately, the need to rapidly produce sufficient new uniforms for 1,600 cabin crew means that the costumes will be ersatz batik, mass-produced in a modern textile factory and not the highly regarded hand-made batik for which Indonesia is famous.

Speaking at the "uniform launch," the CEO of Garuda, Emirsyah Satar, said the new outfits reflect the larger transformation taking place at the State-owned airline. Underlining this corporate transformation is Garuda's increasingly young fleet of aircraft, now averaging 8 years as compared to five years ago when the average age of a plane was 14 years.

Skytrax recently rated Garuda as a four-star carrier together with 26 other international carriers from the total of 210 reviewed.

Bright Skies Ahead

Emirsyah was enthusiastic in telling the audience, "on June 1 Garuda will return to Amsterdam." Other European destinations are planned as part of Garuda's European revival including, Frankfurt, Rome and London. Once more aircraft join the Garuda armada plans call for flights to the U.S.A.'s West Coast in 2013.

Shown on balidiscovery.com is Garuda's CEO Emirsyah Satar (middle) standing among a group of crewmembers modeling the in-flight costumes. (Photo: Kompas)


Reshuffles in Merpati Nusantara Management
Minister for State-Owned Enterprises Revamps the Management of Merpati Nusantara and National Ferry Service.

Bisnis.com reports that the Minister of State-Owned enterprises, Mustafa Abubakar, has announced major changes in the senior management of Merparti Nusantara Airlines and the Ferry Service for Rivers, Islands and Crossings (ASDP).

Bambang Bhakti, who was the CEO of Merpati, has been moved to the CEO role at ASDP, replacing Bambang Soerjanto. Meanwhile, the top-job at Marpati is being filled by Sardjono Jhony Tjitrokusumo, a former pilot for the airline.

Mustofa expressed his desire that the two CEOs will perform well and bring both State-Owned companies to improved commercial positions.

ASDP

Prior to the latest shake-up, ASDP's directors were in disarray with the company's Chief Commissioner, Ahmad Sukuri, compelled to take control from Bambang Soerjanto.

The new line up at the company that overseas water-borne ferry services in Indonesia:

• Bambang Bhakti, CEO

• Fatah Setiawan Topobroto, Director of Finance

• Rudi Meiyansyah, Director of Manpower and General Affairs

• Sirajuddin Saini, Technical Director

• Prasetyo Bhakti Utomo, Port Operations Director

• Youlman Jamal, Director of Ferry Crossings

Merpati Nusantara Airline

The new CEO of Merpati, Sardjono Jhony Tjitrokusumo told the press that he faces major challenges to put the airline in a positive financial position. "Merpati's cash flow in May was very critical. My duty is find a way to return (the airline) to profitability. We will be operating more aircraft in order to achieve that goal," Tjitrokusomo explained.

The list of new managers appointed by the Minister to help turn Merpati around:

• Sardjono Jhony Tjitrokusumo, CEO

• Adi Gunawan, Assistant CEO

• Wisudo, Technical Director

• Asep Ekanugraha, Director of Operations

• Tonny Aulila Achmad, Commercial Director

• Farid Luthi, Finance and Administration Director


Vice-President Boediono Slept Here
Indonesian VP Boediono Chose Laguna Resort for an Overnight Stay in Bali.

While attending the 61st FIABCI World Real Estate Conference in Bali, Indonesia's Vice-President Boediono and Madame Herawati Boediono chose The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, as their accommodation address.

Welcomed to the Resort by David Cuddon, General Manager of The Laguna, who was joined by members of the hotel's executive team who ushered the Boediono's through the VIP entrance and lounge.

"Parting was sweet sorrow" for the busy Indonesian Vice-Presidential party who, at check out, encountered the Resort's General Manager, Executives, Department Heads and selected members of the rank and file all dressed in resplendent traditional Balinese costumes.

Shown on Balidiscovery.com are pictures taken during the Indonesian Vice-President's Visit to The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort.

Related Links

[Bali: The Pause that Refreshes]

[The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua]


Dance Like an Egyptian
Royal Santrian Luxury Villas Hosts a Rainbow Beach Party to Welcome Bali's Newest Luxury Property.

The recently opened Royal Santrian Luxury Villas organized its "First Rainbow Beach Party" at its luxurious 2.5 hectare beachfront property on Saturday, May 29, 2010.

The resort's restaurants and public areas, together with the uniforms of service staff, were transformed in keeping with an Egyptian theme: Egyptian statuary, pyramids and service provided by staff dressed in costumes reminiscent of Pharaohs and Cleopatra.

The night of lavish luxury was in keeping with the superbly designed Resort of 3 Royal Villas and 19 Deluxe villas arranged around over-sized water features and lush gardens leading to an expansive white beach.

Guest attending the exclusive beach party enjoyed excellent food, copious drinks, fireworks and cabaret performance all staged around an Egyptian theme.

Was the party a success? It ended at 3 am. Need we say more?

Shown on balidiscovery.com are pictures from the "First Rainbow Beach Party."

Related Site

[The Royal Santrian Private Villa-Villa, Nusa Dua]


Port Control Toughened at Gilimanuk Harbor
Security Measures Beefed Up at Gilimanuk Harbor Prior to U.S. Presidential Visit to Bali.

In anticipation of the mid-June visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, members of Indonesia's elite anti-terrorist Densus 88 squad and other law enforcement agencies are stationed at the Gilimanuk ferry harbor connecting Bali to East Java.

Kompas.com contacted the head of the criminal division of the Jembrana police precinct, I Ketut Suparta, who confirmed that intensive screenings were being carried out at the port to prevent the entry to Bali of any dangerous materials and to narrow the opportunities available for those wishing to disturb public order, such as terrorists.

The combined force is inspecting every vehicle and car entering Bali via Gilimanuk, the main land-sea entry to Bali from Java.

Included in the combined forces team are officers from the Jembrana police precinct, mobile brigade officers (Brimob) from Bali's police headquarters and crack members of Densus 88 anti-terror squad.

As part of the screening process, bus passengers are being compelled to disembark and pass through separate gateway equipped with detection equipment. Following physical screening for metal and explosives, passengers must then present their personal identification to a team of inspectors.

Suparta told the press that, to date, no suspicious individuals or situations have been detected at the screening stations.

Enforcement officers also have side streets around the port under close surveillance, together with local boat traffic sailing between Java and Bali.


Bali is Bursting at the Seams
Bali's Governor: Island's Infrastructure Under Intense Strain.

Bali is drowning in its own popularity. Traffic jams, virtually unheard of 10 years ago, are an increasingly common facet of daily life on the island.

As reported by The Jakarta Globe, Bali's governor used a recent visit by Vice-President Boediono to ask for more funding to repair and supplement Bali's sagging road transportation system.

Pastika said: "The infrastructure we currently have in place is insufficient. Our concern is that one day Bali will cease to be a desirable destination, mainly because of the traffic jams, so resolving this problem must be a priority."

On the governor's shopping list of much-needed infrastructure programs:

• A tourist port facility at Tanah Ampo in the East Bali regency of Karangasem.

• A bridge link connecting Sanur to Tanjung Benoa over Serangan Island.

• An overpass highway at the Dewi Ruci monument at Simpang Siur.

Bali's surging local population, dynamic growth in foreign tourist visitors and upsurge in domestic travelers who now represent nearly 58% of all arrivals are all putting the islands infrastructure systems under pressure. The seasonality of the tourism business and intermittent surges in traffic when major conferences come to Bali, are beginning to have a negative impact of the overall tourism experience in Bali.

Pastika continued: "We don't have natural resources such as oil, coal, gas or gold," Pastika said. "All we have are our human resources, culture and natural environment, which we need to preserve. Worsening traffic jams here will reflect poorly on Indonesia, so the central government needs to step in."

After hearing the governors plea for infrastructure assistance, Vice-President Boediono promised to take up the project list with the relevant ministers within the President's cabinet.

Indonesia's Public Works Minister, Djoko Kirmanto, said funding was scheduled by Jakarta for the Tanah Ampo port facility, spread over payments between now and 2011.

Kirmanto also promised that the Serangan bridge project and Simpang Siur overpass would be seriously examined by his office.


Cruise Ship Abandons East Bali Anchorages
Authorities Failure to Address Complaint of Insufficient Draft for Ships' Tender Operations in Karangasem Cause Cruise Ship to Shift Bali Operations to Benoa Harbor Anchorage.

Karangasem regency is expected to suffer a loss of Rp. 200 million (US$21,800) each month from its tourism economy due to a decision by Costa Cruise Lines to bypass anchoring at Labuan Amuk in favor of anchoring outside Benoa Harbor on the island's south.

The decision to relocate the Bali port-of-call for Costa Cruises was prompted by inadequate draft at the tendering dock used to embark and disembark passengers.

Cruise operators using the East Bali port have unsuccessfully lobbied for local authorities to dredge the approaches to the docks to prevent passenger tenders from running aground.

The Costa Allegra makes regular calls at Bali carrying an average 550 passengers per trip. Local tourism leaders in Karangasem estimate that each visit to the Labuan Amok port generates at least Rp. 200 million (US$21,800) in local tourism revenues.

A problem common to all ships calling on East Bali, the lack of sufficient water draft threatens the viability of future ships calls on East Bali. Meanwhile, local officials are unprepared to put a target date for dredging the tender approaches, saying the matter is still under technical review by consultants.


Bali New Zoning Laws in a Sate of Confusion
Bali's Regencies Resist Governor's Efforts to Bring Order and Regulation to the Island's Zoning Practice.

Although Bali has approved a new and comprehensive Provincial Zoning Plan (RTRWP), violations of the new rules are rife due to resistance by island officials to relinquish their personal power to grant exemptions or, at the very least, ensure the stated rules are selectively enforced.

Bali Post reports that the current sorry state of zoning affairs was recently tabled by a member of Karangasem regency's House of Representatives (DPRD), I Nyoman Sadra, who pointed to the refusal of Bali's Bupatis (Regents) and Mayors to submit to the new rules, preferring instead to work with the less specific status quo in which developers demands are more easily facilitated.

Sadra, a well-known community leader and environmental activist, cited the many violations in his home regency of Karangasem where an non-confirming hotel built at Bukit Mimba is threatened with non-completion. Other violations have occurred at Bukit Guman in the village of BugBug. According to Sandra, in the case of the large hotel project at Bukit Mimba, it appears that the regency's government has violated the local zoning laws by allowing the project to be built in a protect zone.

The recently approved RTRWP for Bali has made tourism development in Karangasem even more problematic. The implementation of the new rules is being resisted by the Regent. If the new zoning laws are, in the end, enforced, how will thee new rules address prohibitions against commercial structures within 2.5 kilometers of sacred temple sites? The new rules would also require the demolition of a large number of existing restaurants and hotels.

Some local administrators argue the 2.5 kilometer no build zone around religious temples and the 100 meter set back from the ocean's edge will leave Karangasem with little land with which to lure tourism investors.

The solution, according to Sadra, is for a complete halt to the building of hotels and restaurants in Karangasem. At the same time, the actual number of hotels and the number of tourist quests served by those hotels could to be accurately counted. If such a survey showed that demand is adequately served by the current supply of rooms, the local legislator thinks it's better to prevent any new projects from being built.

Sadra said it is mistaken to assume that every new hotel in Karangasem automatically results in an increase in the regency's tax revenues. Warned Sadra: "If the attractiveness of the regency has been destroyed through environmental degredation, the tourists will have gone."


Go Directly to Jail, Do Not Pass Go!
Two Foreign Nationals Facing Prison for Involvement in Bali Property Fraud.

Christopher James Forbes and Angus Knowles Jackson, accused on involvement in a US$195,000 fraudulent property deal are facing the possibility of 2.5 years in prison if prosecutors sentencing demands are met by the Denpasar Court.

Radar Bali says that the sentencing demands by prosecutors before the panel of judges on Thursday, May 27, 2010, declared that the two men had been proven to have jointly committed property fraud and, as such, should spend 2.5 years behind bars.

The prosecutor's case against the two men included a number of documents and the sworn statements of a group of witnesses.

The alleged crime took place in November 2007 when the two men, together with an Indonesian associate, Agus Setiawan Waworunto, offered a 24 are (2,400 square meters) parcel of land on Balangan Beach, Jimbaran, to a Russian national, Dmitry Chernikov. To finalize the deal, Chernikov transferred a 10% deposit on the land to the bank account of Waworunto at Bank Permata.

In response the two defendant created an order form in the name of Asean Estate and Investment that verified that land was for sale and without any encumbrances that would bar a final handover of the property. The subject parcel of land was, in fact, not available for sale due to its previous seizure by the Courts as part of a civil law dispute.

Radar Bali reports Agus Woworunto is sought a fugitive from the law by the Bali Police.


 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!

Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and receive every Monday the latest information from the Island of the Gods.

Simply enter your email address below and join the community of more than 19,000 readers of Bali's only weekly newsletter.

Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!

The Bali Update is published since more than 5 years. Thousands of articles are waiting for your exploration.

Simply enter your search terms below and travel back in time with Bali's most popular newsletter:

Bali News by Bali Update
HTML-Archive
The links below provide access to the graphical version of the Bali Update.


Bali Update #716
May 31, 2010

Bali Update #715
May 24, 2010

Bali Update #714
May 17, 2010

Bali Update #713
May 10, 2010

Bali Update #712
May 3, 2010

Bali Update #711
April 26, 2010

Bali Update #710
April 19, 2010

Bali Update #709
April 12, 2010

Bali Update #708
April 05, 2010

Bali Update #707
March 29, 2010

Bali Update #706
March 22, 2010

Bali Update #705
March 15, 2010

Bali Update #704
March 08, 2010

Bali Update #703
March 01, 2010

Bali Update #702
February 22, 2010

Bali Update #701
February 15, 2010

Bali Update #700
February 8, 2010

Bali Update #699
February 1, 2010

Bali Update #698
January 25, 2010

Bali Update #697
January 18, 2010

Bali Update #696
January 11, 2010

Bali Update #695
January 4, 2010

Bali Update #694
December 28, 2009

Bali Update #693
December 21, 2009

Bali Update #692
December 14, 2009

Bali Update #691
December 7, 2009

Bali Update #690
November 30, 2009

Bali Update #689
November 23, 2009

Bali Update #688
November 16, 2009

Bali Update #687
November 09, 2009

Bali Update #686
November 2, 2009

Bali Update #685
October 26, 2009

Bali Update #684
October 19, 2009

Bali Update #683
October 12, 2009

Bali Update #682
October 05, 2009

Bali Update #681
September 28, 2009

Bali Update #680
September 21, 2009

Bali Update #679
September 14, 2009

Bali Update #678
September 07, 2009

Bali Update #677
August 31, 2009

Bali Update #676
August 24, 2009

Bali Update #675
August 17, 2009

Bali Update #674
August 10, 2009

Bali Update #673
August 03, 2009

Bali Update #672
July 27, 2009

Bali Update #671
July 20, 2009

Bali Update #670
July 13, 2009

Bali Update #669
July 06, 2009

Bali Update #668
June 29, 2009

Bali Update #667
June 22, 2009

Bali Update #666
June 15, 2009

Bali Update #665
June 08, 2009

Bali Update #664
June 01, 2009

Bali Update #663
May 25, 2009

Bali Update #662
May 18, 2009

Bali Update #661
May 11, 2009

Bali Update #660
May 04, 2009

Bali Update #659
April 27, 2009

Bali Update #658
April 20, 2009

Bali Update #657
April 13, 2009

Bali Update #656
April 06, 2009

Bali Update #655
March 30, 2009

Bali Update #654
March 21, 2009

Bali Update #653
March 14, 2009

Bali Update #652
March 07, 2009

Bali Update #651
February 28, 2009

Bali Update #650
February 21, 2009

Bali Update #649
February 14, 2009

Bali Update #648
February 7, 2009

Bali Update #647
January 31, 2009

Bali Update #646
January 26, 2009

Bali Update #645
January 19, 2009

Bali Update #644
January 12, 2009

Bali Update #643
December 29, 2008

Bali Update #642
December 29, 2008

Bali Update #640
December 15, 2008

Bali Update #639
December 08, 2008

Bali Update #638
December 01, 2008

Bali Update #637
November 24, 2008

Bali Update #636
November 17, 2008

Bali Update #635
November 10, 2008

Bali Update #634
November 03, 2008

Bali Update #633
October 27, 2008

Bali Update #632
October 20, 2008

Bali Update #631
October 13, 2008

Bali Update #630
October 06, 2008

Bali Update #629
September 29, 2008

Bali Update #628
September 22, 2008

Bali Update #627
September 15, 2008

Bali Update #626
September 08, 2008

Bali Update #625
September 01, 2008

Bali Update #624
August 25, 2008

Bali Update #623
August 18, 2008

Bali Update #622
August 11, 2008

Bali Update #621
August 04, 2008

Bali Update #620
July 28, 2008

Bali Update #619
July 21, 2008

Bali Update #618
July 14, 2008

Bali Update #617
July 07, 2008

Bali Update #616
June 30, 2008

Bali Update #615
June 23, 2008

Bali Update #614
June 16, 2008

Bali Update #613
June 09, 2008

Bali Update #612
June 02, 2008

Bali Update #611
May 26, 2008

Bali Update #610
May 19, 2008

Bali Update #609
May 12, 2008

Bali Update #608
May 05, 2008

Bali Update #607
April 28, 2008

Bali Update #606
April 21, 2008

Bali Update #605
April 14, 2008

Bali Update #604
April 07, 2008

Bali Update #603
March 31, 2008

Bali Update #602
March 10, 2008

Bali Update #599
March 03, 2008

Bali Update #598
February 25, 2008

Bali Update #597
February 18, 2008

Bali Update #596
February 11, 2008

Bali Update #595
February 04, 2008

Bali Update #594
January 28, 2008

Bali Update #593
January 21, 2008

Bali Update #592
January 14, 2008

Bali Update #591
January 07, 2008

Bali Update #590
December 31, 2007

Bali Update #589
December 24, 2007

Bali Update #588
December 17, 2007

Bali Update #587
December 10, 2007

Bali Update #586
December 03, 2007

Bali Update #585
November 26, 2007

Bali Update #584
November 19, 2007

Bali Update #583
November 12, 2007

Bali Update #582
November 05, 2007

Bali Update #581
October 29, 2007

Bali Update #580
October 22, 2007

Bali Update #579
October 15, 2007

Bali Update #578
October 08, 2007

Bali Update #577
October 01, 2007

Bali Update #576
September 24, 2007

Bali Update #575
September 17, 2007

Bali Update #574
September 10, 2007

Bali Update #573
September 03, 2007

Bali Update #572
August 27, 2007

Bali Update #571
August 20, 2007

Bali Update #570
August 13, 2007

Bali Update #569
August 06, 2007

Bali Update #568
July 30, 2007

Bali Update #567
July 23, 2007

Bali Update #566
July 16, 2007

Bali Update #565
July 09, 2007

Bali Update #564
July 02, 2007

Bali Update #563
June 25, 2007

Bali Update #562
June 18, 2007

Bali Update #561
June 11, 2007

Bali Update #560
June 04, 2007

Bali Update #559
May 28, 2007

Bali Update #558
May 21, 2007

Bali Update #557
May 14, 2007

Bali Update #556
May 07, 2007

Bali Update #555
April 30, 2007

Bali Update #554
April 23, 2007

Bali Update #553
April 16, 2007

Bali Update #552
April 09, 2007

Bali Update #551
April 02, 2007

Bali Update #550
March 26, 2007

Bali Update #549
March 19, 2007

Bali Update #548
March 12, 2007

Bali Update #547
March 05, 2007

Bali Update #546
February 26, 2007

Bali Update #545
February 19, 2007

Bali Update #544
February 12, 2007

Bali Update #543
February 05, 2007

Bali Update #542
January 29, 2007

Bali Update #541
January 22, 2007

Bali Update #540
January 15, 2007

Bali Update #539
January 08, 2007

Bali Update #538
January 01, 2007

Bali Update #537
December 25, 2006

Bali Update #536
December 18, 2006

Bali Update #535
December 11, 2006

Bali Update #534
December 04, 2006

Bali Update #533
November 27, 2006

Bali Update #532
November 20, 2006

Bali Update #531
November 13, 2006

Bali Update #530
November 06, 2006

Bali Update #529
October 30, 2006

Bali Update #528
October 23, 2006

Bali Update #527
October 16, 2006

Bali Update #526
October 9, 2006

Bali Update #525
October 2, 2006

Bali Update #524
September 04, 2006

Bali Update #523
September 04, 2006

Bali Update #522
September 04, 2006

Bali Update #521
September 04, 2006

Bali Update #520
August 28, 2006

Bali Update #519
August 21, 2006

Bali Update #518
August 14, 2006

Bali Update #517
August 07, 2006

Bali Update #516
July 31, 2006

Bali Update #515
July 24, 2006

Bali Update #514
July 17, 2006

Bali Update #513
July 10, 2006

Bali Update #512
July 03, 2006

Bali Update #511
June 26, 2006

Bali Update #510
June 19, 2006

Bali Update #509
June 12, 2006

Bali Update #508
June 05, 2006

Bali Update #507
May 29, 2006

Bali Update #506
May 22, 2006

Bali Update #505
May 15, 2006

Bali Update #504
May 08, 2006

Bali Update #503
May 01, 2006

Bali Update #502
April 24, 2006

Bali Update #501
April 17, 2006

Bali Update #500
April 10, 2006

Bali Update #499
April 03, 2006

Bali Update #498
March 27, 2006

Bali Update #497
March 20, 2006

Bali Update #496
March 13, 2006

Bali Update #495
March 06, 2006

Bali Update #494
February 27, 2006

Bali Update #493
February 20, 2006

Bali Update #492
February 13, 2006

Bali Update #491
February 06, 2006

Bali Update #490
January 30, 2006

Bali Update #489
January 23, 2006

Bali Update #488
January 16, 2006

Bali Update #487
January 09, 2006

Bali Update #486
January 02, 2006

Bali Update #485
December 26, 2005

Bali Update #484
December 19, 2005

Bali Update #482
December 12, 2005

Bali Update #481
December 05, 2005

Bali Update #481
November 28, 2005

Bali Update #480
November 21, 2005

Bali Update #479
November 14, 2005

Bali Update #478
November 07, 2005

Bali Update #477
October 31, 2005

Bali Update #476
October 24, 2005

Bali Update #475
October 17, 2005

Bali Update #474
October 10, 2005

Bali Update #473
October 03, 2005

Bali Update #472
September 26, 2005

Bali Update #471
September 19, 2005

Bali Update #470
September 12, 2005

Bali Update #469
September 05, 2005

Bali Update #468
August 29, 2005

Bali Update #467
August 22, 2005

Bali Update #466
August 15, 2005

Bali Update #465
August 08, 2005

Bali Update #464
August 01, 2005

Bali Update #463
July 25, 2005

Bali Update #462
July 18, 2005

Bali Update #461
July 11, 2005

Bali Update #460
July 04, 2005

Bali Update #459
June 27, 2005

Bali Update #458
June 20, 2005

Bali Update #457
June 13, 2005

Bali Update #456
June 06, 2005

Bali Update #455
May 30, 2005

Bali Update #454
May 23, 2005

Bali Update #453
May 16, 2005

Bali Update #452
May 09, 2005

Bali Update #451
May 02, 2005

Bali Update #450
April 25, 2005

Bali Update #449
April 18, 2005

Bali Update #448
April 11, 2005

Bali Update #447
April 04, 2005

Bali Update #446
March 28, 2005

Bali Update #445
March 21, 2005

Bali Update #444
March 14, 2005

Bali Update #443
March 07, 2005

Bali Update #442
February 28, 2005

Bali Update #441
February 21, 2005

Bali Update #440
February 14, 2005

Bali Update #439
February 07, 2005

Bali Update #438
January 31, 2005

Bali Update #437
January 24, 2005

Bali Update #436
January 17, 2005

Bali Update #435
January 10, 2005

Bali Update #434
January 03, 2005

Bali Update #433
December 27, 2004

Bali Update #432
December 20, 2004

Bali Update #431
December 13, 2004

Bali Update #430
December 06, 2004

Bali Update #429
November 29, 2004

Bali Update #428
November 22, 2004

Bali Update #427
November 15, 2004

Bali Update #426
November 08, 2004

Bali Update #425
November 01, 2004

Bali Update #424
October 25, 2004

Bali Update #423
October 18, 2004

Bali Update #422
October 11, 2004

Bali Update #421
October 04, 2004

Bali Update #420
September 27, 2004

Bali Update #419
September 20, 2004

Bali Update #418
September 13, 2004

Bali Update #417
September 06, 2004

Bali Update #416
August 30, 2004

Bali Update #415
August 23, 2004

Bali Update #414
August 16, 2004

Bali Update #413
August 09, 2004

Bali Update #412
August 02, 2004

Bali Update #411
July 26, 2004

Bali Update #410
July 19, 2004

Bali Update #409
July 12, 2004

Bali Update #408
July 05, 2004

Bali Update #407
June 28, 2004

Bali Update #406
June 21, 2004

Bali Update #405
June 14, 2004

Bali Update #404
June 07, 2004

Bali Update #403
May 31, 2004

Bali Update #402
May 24, 2004

Bali Update #401
May 17, 2004

Bali Update #400
May 10, 2004

Bali Update #399
May 03, 2004

Bali Update #398
April 26, 2004

Bali Update #397
April 19, 2004

Bali Update #396
April 12, 2004

Bali Update #395
April 05, 2004

Bali Update #394
March 29, 2004

Bali Update #393
March 22, 2004

Bali Update #392
March 15, 2004

Bali Update #391
March 08, 2004

Bali Update #390
March 01, 2004

Bali Update #389
February 23, 2004

Bali Update #388
February 16, 2004

Bali Update #387
February 09, 2004

Bali Update #386
February 02, 2004

Bali Update #385
January 26, 2004

Bali Update #384
January 19, 2004

Bali Update #383
January 12, 2004

Bali Update #382
January 05, 2004

Bali Update #381
December 29, 2003

Bali Update #380
December 22, 2003

Bali Update #379
December 15, 2003

Bali Update #378
December 08, 2003

Bali Update #377
December 01, 2003

Bali Update #376
November 24, 2003

Bali Update #375
November 17, 2003

Bali Update #374
November 10, 2003

Bali Update #373
November 03, 2003

Bali Update #372
October 27, 2003

Bali Update #371
October 20, 2003

Bali Update #370
October 13, 2003

Bali Update #369
October 06, 2003

Bali Update #368
September 29, 2003

Bali Update #367
September 22, 2003

Bali Update #366
September 15, 2003

Bali Update #365
September 08, 2003

Bali Update #364
September 01, 2003

Bali Update #363
August 25, 2003

Bali Update #362
August 18, 2003

Bali Update #361
August 11, 2003

Bali Update #360
August 04, 2003

Bali Update #359
July 28, 2003

Bali Update #358
July 21, 2003

Bali Update #357
July 14, 2003

Bali Update #356
July 07, 2003

Bali Update #355
June 30, 2003

Bali Update #354
June 23, 2003

Bali Update #353
June 16, 2003

Bali Update #352
June 09, 2003

Bali Update #351
June 02, 2003

Bali Update #350
May 26, 2003

Bali Update #349
May 19, 2003

Bali Update #348
May 12, 2003

Bali Update #347
May 05, 2003

Bali Update #346
April 28, 2003

Bali Update #345
April 21, 2003

Bali Update #344
April 14, 2003

Bali Update #343
April 08, 2003

Bali Update #342
April 07, 2003

Bali Update #341
March 31, 2003

Bali Update #340
March 24, 2003

Bali Update #339
March 17, 2003

Bali Update #338
March 10, 2003

Bali Update #337
March 03, 2003

Bali Update #336
February 24, 2003

Bali Update #335
February 17, 2003

Bali Update #334
February 10, 2003

Bali Update #333
February 03, 2003

Bali Update #332
January 27, 2003

Bali Update #331
January 20, 2003

Bali Update #330
January 13, 2003

Bali Update #329
January 06, 2003

Bali Update #328
December 30, 2002

Bali Update #327
December 23, 2002

Bali Update #326
December 16, 2002

Bali Update #325
December 09, 2002

Bali Update #324
December 02, 2002

Bali Update #323
November 25, 2002

Bali Update #322
November 18, 2002

Bali Update #321
November 11, 2002

Bali Update #320
November 04, 2002

Bali Update #319
October 28, 2002

Bali Update #318
October 21, 2002

Bali Update #317
October 14, 2002

Bali Update #316
October 07, 2002

Bali Update #315
September 30, 2002

Bali Update #314
September 23, 2002

Bali Update #313
September 16, 2002

Bali Update #312
September 09, 2002

Bali Update #311
September 02, 2002

Bali Update #310
August 26, 2002

Bali Update #309
August 19, 2002

Bali Update #308
August 12, 2002

Bali Update #307
August 05, 2002

Bali Update #306
July 29, 2002

Bali Update #305
July 22, 2002

Bali Update #304
July 15, 2002

Bali Update #303
July 08, 2002

Bali Update #302
July 01, 2002

Bali Update #301
June 24, 2002

Bali Update #300
June 17, 2002

Bali Update #299
June 10, 2002

Bali Update #298
June 03, 2002

Bali Update #297
May 27, 2002

Bali Update #296
May 20, 2002

Bali Update #295
May 13, 2002

Bali Update #294
May 06, 2002

Bali Update #293
April 29, 2002

Bali Update #292
April 22, 2002

Bali Update #291
April 15, 2002

Bali Update #290
April 08, 2002

Bali Update #289
April 01, 2002

Bali Update #288
March 25, 2002

Bali Update #287
March 18, 2002

Bali Update #286
March 11, 2002

Bali Update #285
March 04, 2002

Bali Update #284
February 25, 2002

Bali Update #283
February 18, 2002

Bali Update #282
February 11, 2002

Bali Update #281
February 04, 2002

Bali Update #280
January 28, 2002

Bali Update #279
January 21, 2002

Bali Update #278
January 14, 2002

Bali Update #277
January 07, 2002

Bali Update #276
December 31, 2001

Bali Update #275
December 24, 2001

Bali Update #274
December 17, 2001

Bali Update #273
December 10, 2001

Bali Update #272
December 03, 2001

Bali Update #271
November 26, 2001

Bali Update #270
November 19, 2001

Bali Update #269
November 12, 2001

Bali Update #268
November 05, 2001

Bali Update #267
October 29, 2001

Bali Update #266
October 22, 2001

Bali Update #265
October 15, 2001

Bali Update #264
October 08, 2001

Bali Update #263
October 01, 2001

Bali Update #262
September 24, 2001

Bali Update #261
September 17, 2001

Bali Update #260
September 10, 2001

Bali Update #259
September 03, 2001

Bali Update #258
August 27, 2001

Bali Update #257
August 20, 2001

Bali Update #256
August 13, 2001

Bali Update #255
August 06, 2001

Bali Update #254
July 30, 2001
 

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map

Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents