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5 Tips to Enjoy Nyepi in Bali

5 Tips to Enjoy Nyepi in Bali

Balinese Hindu will celebrate the Saka calendar’s New Year’s Day, also known as Nyepi (Seclusion Day), by refraining from doing worldly business. They believe the Nyepi day creates and keeps the balance of nature.

During Nyepi, which will fall on March 21, Balinese Hindu will have to follow the four abstinence rules known as Catur Brata Penyepian. They consist of Amati Geni, or abstaining from creating fire or light, Amati Karya, or abstaining from work, Amati Lelungan, or abstaining from traveling outside their homes, and Amati Lelanguan, or abstaining from enjoyable activities.

New Yellow Bridge Becomes a New Icon of Bali Tourism

New Yellow Bridge Becomes a New Icon of Bali Tourism

The rebuilt “Yellow Bridge” (Jembatan Kuning) now connecting Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan in the Klungkung Regency off the east coast of Bali has already become something of a tourism icon by virtue of the addition of colorful night lighting that adorns the bridge, as quoted from Bali Discovery.

Measles Warning for Bali Travellers

Measles Warning for Bali Travellers

Health authorities have warned holidaymakers headed to Bali to ensure they have been vaccinated against measles, following a surge in cases on the holiday island.

Bali Shaken by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake

Bali Shaken by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake

Bali’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) recorded the quake’s epicenter as 334 kilometers southwest of Denpasar, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Most people likely slept through the small shakes, but the quake was reportedly felt in the Denpasar area