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Provinces across Indonesia still find Bali an attractive and effective place for the promotion of their tourism and products to a wider audience.
A ban on the clearing of tropical forests in Indonesia is on the verge of being extended in a historic deal that could protect some of the world’s most threatened habitats.
The sight of passengers swimming ashore from the wreckage of a Lion Air plane that missed a runway and crashed into the ocean off the Indonesian resort island of Bali on April 13 was not the only thing about the airline that drew big headlines this year.
Technology has facilitated most foreign tourists who visit Bali as they find information about the tourism destination from the Internet.
Most parts of the island are getting plenty of sun; the sky looks much clearer, and more tourists are arriving at the airport. High season has apparently descended upon Bali.
Bali’s governor Made Mangku Pastika has promised to fulfill the legal demands made by Bali Friends of the Earth (WALHI-Bali) in their successful public information suit filed against the province in connection with Taman Hutan Raya Ngurah Rai Mangrove Forest Reserve.
North Kuta Police have completed a sketch of the male suspect who allegedly raped an Australian tourist before making away with her valuables at dawn on Saturday.
Bali may be a world famous tourism site with a myriad of swanky cafes and luxurious hotels, but the paradise island is still yet to have any solid mass public transportation facility.
Words and Photos by Bruno Veiga
English adaptation by IndoSurfLife.com
I was invited by Kadu Maia, owner of “Mentawais Surf Charter“, to go on a very different boat trip in the Mentawais; my mission was to record the trip of 6 kids aged between 7 and 13 years, surfing the Mentawai archipelago. Continue reading