The Hindu new year, Nyepi, is celebrated in the spring by a day of silence. On this day everyone stays at home and tourists are encouraged to remain in their hotels. On the preceding day large, colorful sculptures of ogoh-ogoh monsters are paraded and finally burned in the evening to drive away evil spirits.
Nyepi is the day marking the first day of the Balinese Saka calendar and is strictly observed island-wide with a day of absolute silence and meditation, including the shut down for a 24 hour period of the island’s airport. it is a Balinese “Day of Silence” that falls on Bali’s Lunar New Year (March 20, […]
The weather in Bali was forecasted to be bad until two or three days to come, Sutrisno, spokesman of the Denpasar meteorology and geophysics office, said here on Wednesday. In Denpasar, capital of Bali province, very strong wind from western and southwestern directions at a speed of up to 50 km per hour caused a […]