Seen and Heard in Bali

Seen and Heard in Bali

Whether you’re out in the water waiting in a lull between sets, hanging at the warung after a surf, or relaxing after a day of chasing waves across the island, you see things, hear things, notice things. Things the coconut wireless is abuzz about, things mentioned with a knowing look, a chuckle, things some prefer […]

Rip Curl Asia Surf Team Headlines April Issue of Tracks magazine

Rip Curl Asia Surf Team Headlines April Issue of Tracks magazine

IndoSurfLife.com | March 17, 2012 | Kuta, Bali: The Rip Curl Asia surf team just landed a 15-page feature in the new issue of Tracks magazine, “The Surfer’s Bible.” The article, “Indonesian Paradigm: A whisper of the past and an ode to the present,” is the centerpiece of the newly-released “Indonesia Issue” (April, 2012).

Plane Skids off Runway in Borneo, Indonesia

Plane Skids off Runway in Borneo, Indonesia

Batavia Air flight Y-6291 from Denpasar-Balikpapan-Gangzau (China) skidded off the runway on landing at Sepinggan International Airport, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, at 11.30am Monday.

14 Deaths across Indonesia Attributed to Cyclone Iggy

14 Deaths across Indonesia Attributed to Cyclone Iggy

A total of 14 fatalities in Indonesia have been blamed on Cyclone Iggy, which came close to Bali and Nusa Tenggara. Most of the deaths are a result of falling trees and there were an additional 60 people reported injured according to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).

Kuta Beach Reopened to Swimmers

Kuta Beach Reopened to Swimmers

Kuta beach was this morning reopened to swimmers following a king tide that created dangerous conditions along the famous stretch of coast. The head of Kuta Beach’s lifesavers association, I Gusti Ngurah Tresna, said the tide receded after about three hours.

Rabies Cases in Bali on the Decrease

Rabies Cases in Bali on the Decrease

A sharp decline in the number of rabies cases in humans in Bali has prompted authorities to lift the health alert that was imposed back in 2008 after a major outbreak of the disease.