Gili Trawangan Enchantment Million Island

Gili Trawangan Beach IslandLombok Island, an exotic island in West Nusa Tenggara as natural beauty panorama of Indonesia. Not only the sea and stunning beaches, culture and customs of its people are still attractive.

One Tourist Destination in Lombok is Gili Trawangan where already well known to tourists as well as the Sade traditional village to viable for visit. With a motor boat to Gili Trawangan trip takes only 20 minutes from Bangsal Port.

Gili Trawangan is one of three exotic island that became a tourist destination in Lombok than Gili Meno and Gili Air. The beauty of white sandy beach that stretches and stunning scenery to attract tourists to keep coming. Apart from sunbathing on the beach, snorkeling is a major activity for tourists in this place.

Satisfied explore the coast and sea, tourists can know better the indigenous people of Lombok, the Sasak tribe in the village of Sade, who still strong maintain their traditions. Like the leaves of straw-roofed wooden houses, making cloth weaving Sade village is famous, and certainly the most unique house floor covered with cow dung.

Jazz Market by the Sea 2012 at Nusa Dua, Bali

jazz-market-by-the-sea-2012-nusa-dua-baliJazz Market by the Sea opening musical agenda in Bali early 2012. Jazz Market by the Sea are one of the attractive and classy event will be held on the Paradise Island. Jazz Market by the Sea will be held on 6 - January 8, 2012 located at Taman Bhagawan (Bhagawan Park), Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua, Bali.

Jazz Market by the Sea does not differ much with Pasar Seni Bali (Bali Art Market) where tourist can see Balinese culture while enjoying the row of culinary, crafts, and entertainment. But the main activity is to provide opportunity for young talented musicians to share the stage with leading musicians, both locally and internationally.

Jazz Market by the Sea is an Indonesian culture and art event featuring jazz musicians from Bali and other cities in Indonesia. You can watch the expertise of Indonesian jazz musicians, including: Balawan, BAIO, Dialog Dini Hari, Widi Noor & AN Suara, Indra Lesmana, Khatulistiwa, Lisa Soul, Erik Sondhi, Koko Harsoe, Syaharani, Ito Kurdi, and many more.

Taman Bhagawan (Bhagawan Park) is a place of amusement and entertainment international scale. Taman Bhagawan (Bhagawan Park) located in Tanjung Benoa north of Nusa Dua. Tourists can get there by car for 20 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport and only about 5 minutes drive from the complex of Nusa Dua.

Curup Klawas Beautiful Waterfall

curup-klawas-beautiful-waterfall-at-north-lampungCurup Klawas Beautiful Waterfall be in Mount Klawas village, Pekurun Village, Abung Western subdistrict of North Lampung District, Lampung Province. North Lampung is quite natural to have a very tempting place to visit.

Along the way travelers will also be treated to a very beautiful natural scenery. Tourists who come to this location will amazed to see the natural beauty that exists. The water is very clear tickle every tourist to plunge. Shades of green of the trees add to the coolness of the air around him. Tourists who come to do some fun activities, like swimming and cross country.

Curup Klawas Waterfall can be reached from:

* From the Capital District (Ogan Lima) more or less 22 km.
* From the Capital District (Kotabumi) more or less 30 km
* From the Provincial Capital (Bandar Lampung) more or less 140 Km.

Candidasa Beach, Bali

Candidasa is one of the tourist area which was developed starting in 1983. At first, the name Candidasa is the name of a temple, the Pura Candidasa, located on top of a small hill and was built in the 12th century AD. Candidasa has a natural potential and stunning beaches with white sand.

Candisasa beach is actually named Teluk Kehen (Kehen Gulf), but in its development as the enactment of the beach has become an object and a tourist attraction, Teluk Kehen will of changing its name to Candidasa tourism region in accordance with the name of the existing temples in the region.

Candidasa Beach is located in the hamlet Samuh, Bugbug Village, Karangasem District, located about 12 km from Amlapura City and about 45 km from Denpasar City. Natural charm that was developed as a marine tourism object can be selected to perform various activities, such as Sun Bathing, canoing, snorekling, fishing, trekking through the hills, and that is not less interesting is the existence of small islands which can be reached distance with a fishing boat. Small islands are storing potential of the underwater panorama of coral reefs and ornamental fish.

Candidasa Beach, Bali

Lake Singkarak

Lake Singkarak is a huge crater lake at the dramatic volcanic scenery. Spread over two districts, Solok and Tanah Datar, a large lake with an area of 1000 hectares. With an area of 107.8 km², Lake Singkarak is the 2nd largest lake on the island of Sumatra after Lake Toba in North Sumatra. In addition, natural beauty, cool air and crystal clear waters of Lake Batur is a charm that is so special to visit.

Singkarak Lake is famous for its fish Bilih (Mystacoleuseus Padangensis) which is the only living species of fish in this lake. This fish is very unique because it can not survive anywhere, even in the aquarium except at Lake Singkarak.

To reach the Lake Singkarak is easy, either by using public transport or private. From Minangkabau International Airport is only taken two hours of trip.

Bali Spirit Festival - an Annual Celebration of Yoga, Music and Dance

Bali Spirit Festival will be held for 5 days, 23 to 27 March 2011 in Ubud, Bali. Bali Spirit Festival presents a variety of performances by creative artists from around the world.

In celebration of this time, Bali Spirit Festival brings the spirit of local wisdom of ancient Bali is Tri Hita Karana, which means harmony with God, harmony with society, and harmony with nature. It is expected that positive energy can be contagious to each individual.

When performing music, a unique series of concerts with the rhythm of knitting together the traditional music of Indonesia, Africa, and Australia, as well as contemporary music from around the world will be displayed. Some names that will enliven the event including Dust, Ayu Laksmi, Delhito Dublin, Suzanne Teng, Chris Berry, and more.

Bali Spirit Festival will also feature world-class yoga masters including Twee Merrigan, Danny Paradise, Mark Whitwell, Olop Arpipi, UmaI nder, Prem Carlisi, Louka Leppard, Anand Singh, Denise Payne, and others.

From the world of meditation and healing, some names that will appear among them Ananda Leone, Carlos Pomeda, Michael Hallock, Vasumi, Awa Hoshi, Amalia Wai Ching Lee, Sushan Movsessian, and others. For special events, Bali Spirit Festival will present His Holiness Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji as a guest star.

For more information: www.balispiritfestival.com

BAU Nyale Or Mandalika Festival, Lombok West Nusa Tenggara

Each year, five days after the full moon 20 days 10 months of a traditional Sasak calendar, Sasak people celebrate a traditional Bau Nyala ceremony. This year's dates coincide with 22 to 23 February 2011.

Sasak are the dominant ethnic group living on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara next from Bali. Bau in Lombok language means "capture" and Nyala is a species of marine worm surfaces, only this time of year.

Therefore, the Bau Nyale ceremony, where large crowds on Nyale along a number of Lombok's most beautiful beaches. This year's event will take place on the beach Kaliantan, village Pemongkong Jerowaru region, East Lombok.

The festival will also feature many traditional competitions Bekayaq, Cilokaq, Peresean, Begambus, Berbalas pantun and rowboat races. As a major event in the town of Bau Nyale Lombok festival will also feature various activities, such as the Wayang Kulit (leather puppet show), Penginang Robek, and the theatrical about the legend of Princess Nyale. The festival is not only full of local Sasak but are also attended by local authorities, as well as viewers around the world.

This belief is based on the legend of a princess Mandalika. The legend says that back in the old days, there lived a beautiful princess named Mandalika. Competing to win her, have created a revolution in the island. They can stop the chaos, the princess threw herself into the sea Mandalika. Her people tried to recover her body, but instead found a lot of marine worms, now known as the Nyala. It is believed the reincarnation of a princess Mandalika Nyala. One of the important events of the Sasak people, Bau Nyale festival is a ritual where the tradition meets the stunning scenery enchanting. And, officials and villagers, visitors flock to the beach, all to be part of ancient tradition. Given the opportunity to experience the exotic culture of a great view behind the magic of Bau Nyale island is certainly worthy of celebration to attend.

The ceremony also known Nyale on the nearby island of Sumba, where the ceremony was followed by the Pasola Jousting Festival.

For more information : http://www.lomboktimurkab.go.id/