Once a serene island of colourful ceremonies, emerald rice terraces and elaborately carved temples, much of southern Bali is now infested with opulent hotels, “exclusive facilities” and “ocean sanctuaries”. The outbreak of construction sites around the tiny island threaten many more of these buildings to come – many more than the roads, infrastructure or environment can handle.
Ismail Gocmen and his daughter Perin Gocmen were surfing at 4:00 pm when they were caught by a large rolling wave that resulted in their drowning. The bodies of the two were quickly recovered and brought to shore
With its coral-speckled beaches, luscious green rice terraces and blissful azure seas, Bali has long been a haven for surfers, sun worshippers and yoga junkies alike. Whether you’re planning the adventure of a lifetime or a week of relaxation, here are 10 Bali travel tips to help you make the most of your visit.
Roman Kalashnikov who was caught carrying 2.9 kilograms of cannabis infused toothpaste into Bali has been sentenced to 17 years in prison and fined to the amount of IDR 2 billion or four months additional imprisonment – if he doesn’t pay it.
When life gets a little stressful, getting into nature and learning something new might be a fun and daring way to let loose. How about learning to surf in an archipelago filled with the world’s best waves? Here are four beginner-friendly surfing spots across Indonesia to get you up and surfing.
Indo means a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it’s simply your best bet of scoring perfect waves. For others, it’s where their mates are going. For others still, it’s simply cheap, warm, exotic and massagey. But whatever your reason to go to Indo, it’s a good one. Coz everyone needs more Indo in their lives. With it being the season n’ that, we sat down and thought about the Ten Best Indo Waves To Surf Before You Die. Here surfeuropemag.com make list 10 Indo waves to surf before you die.
Feel like your local shifty beachbreak closeouts are holding your surfing back? If only the ocean would just throw you some wall to let loose on… Well, here’s an idea. Take a surf trip to one of the world’s longest waves and finally unlock your true wave riding potential! Here are some options you may want to consider:
Travel back in time and explore the exotic Island of Bali, stroll into a local market, enter a temple and pass lush rice terraces. Watch local artisans create timeless works of art.
“It’s a mistake to think that you can go there and get away with anything, that you’ve got a licence to unleash your inner vampire, which is unfortunately what a lot of especially younger travellers seem to do, and they often suffer as a result”, he added.
The predator is purportedly seen floating to the banks with the naked body of Syarifuddin in its jaws as the gathered crowd looks on, in video footage from the scene.
It then dropped off the corpse sparking suggestions the saltwater crocodile, which can grow up to 5.2m as an adult, had actually been guarding the victim’s body from other predators seeing as it hadn’t been eaten.