Bali Island, is one of the most beautiful island and the most destination in the world. Baliness culture was strongly influenced by Indian, Chinese and particulary Hindu Culture and also known as the Land of Gods. Many visitor from domestic and international was visited Bali more than one times to get more amazing traveling. Bali blends beautiful many beaches with spectacular mountain scenery. You may see many art and culture in this island and interact with friendly local people.
History of Bali Island
It is certain that Bali has been populated since early prehistoric time.The oldest human artefacts found are about 3000 years old stone tools and earthenware vessels from Cekik. The earliest written records are stone inscriptions dating from around the 9th century. In ancient, nine Hindu sect existed, namely Pasupata, Bhairawa, Siwa Shidanta, Waisnawa, Bodha, Brahma, Resi, Sora, Ganapatya. First known European contact with Bali is though to have made in 1512 when portuquese expedition reached its northern coast. In 1585 the Portuquese government in Malacca sent a ship to establish a fort and trading post in Bali and the ship foundered on the reef of Bukit Peninsula. In 1597 , Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer arrived in Bali with 89 surviving men then Visited Kuta And Bukit Peninsula.
Imperial Japan occupied Bali during World war II , A Balinese military officer, Gusty Ngurah Rai formed a Balinese’ freedom army”.
Harshness of war requisitions made Japanese rule more resented than Dutch rule. Dutch returned to Indonesia (Bali) to reinstate their pre-war colonial administration. In 1946 the Dutch constituted Bali as one of the 13 administrative districts of the newly proclaimed State of East Indonesia. Bali was included in the Republic of the United States of Indonesia when the Netherlands recognised Indonesia independence on 29 December 1949.
What to Do?
There are many thing to do in Bali, as the Most Beautiful Island in The World. As a beaches Island, there are many things to do in Bali such as: Water Sports, Banana Boats, Parasailing, Snorkeling, Diving, Swimming and Sunbathing, Surfing and many more. Enjoy Rafting ( Ayung River by Ubud), Bungy-Jumping, biking around Ubud, Bali. Watching the performance of Traditional Dancer (Kecak Dance), Shopping, Visit the Bali Park, Museum, etc
What to Eat?
All food and culinary in Bali delicious but often spicy. Babi Guling, Roasted suckling pig is a special food. Bebek Betutu or Ayam Betutu realy delicious, smoked stuffed duck wrapped in bamboo leaves. If you like to eat seafood, you can get it in almost place in Bali which near to the beach
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How to Get There?
Getting to Bali (Ngurah Rai International Airport) is not difficult as many airlines destination to this Island. Find Flight from Jakarta to Bali about 1.5 hours, Flight from Singapore to Bali about 2.5 hours , Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bali about 3 hours, Flight from Perth to Bali about 3- 4 hours.
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