Ogoh-Ogoh Giant Puppet Parade – Bali New Year 2017

Ogoh-Ogoh and the infamous monster parade of Ngrupuk (Pengerupukan) in Bali on the Eve of the Hindu New Year (Nyepi) is rapidly approaching hence this is an apt article although it relates to the Ogoh-Ogoh Festival of march 2016.   … Read More

Authentic Borneo – Longhouse Heartland

Authentic Borneo Mancong Dayak Village in East Kalimantan, Borneo is a real taste of the longhouse heartland in Authentic Borneo, situated on both banks of a small river which emanates from the rather large Danau Jempang (Jempang Lake) which covers an area … Read More

Lok Baintan Floating Market Borneo

Pasar Terapung in Kalimantan Lok Baintan floating market is a unique cultural part of the tradition and heritage of the Banjar peoples of Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo. Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the third largest island in the world, … Read More

Makepung Buffalo Races in Bali

Jembrana Cup Final 2016 The Makepung buffalo races in Bali is a competition which anyone interested in unique cultural events should experience at least once in their lifetime! Pair of buffalo racing at Makepung during the Jembrana Cup   Makepung … Read More

Melasti Ceremony in Bali

Melasti Procession at Padang Galak Beach  This Blogpost focuses on yet another incredible Balinese Ceremony known as Melasti which takes place a few days before the Balinese New Year and as can be expected is full of the pomp and circumstance known only to the … Read More

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