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THE SUN... THE SAND... THE SURF...

THE CULTURE OF PARADISE AND OVER 18,000 SURROUNDING ISLANDS

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TRADITIONAL

TEXTILE

PART OF OUR
MODERN LIVES

WAYANG ORANG

BHARATA

A JAVANESE CULTURAL
SHOW IN THE CAPITAL

MADE IN
INDONESIA
AUTHENTIC ICONS

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TEAMTALK

MADE IN
INDONESIA
Om Swastiastu...
Indonesia is a land in the Far East where the sun shines brightly almost all year long, and
is home to much cultural diversity. And to say that it is rich with natural beauty is surely an
understatement from hidden pristine beaches to hectares of rice elds, from lush jungles
to massive lakes, from various sea creatures to the top of the mountains higher than the
clouds. Not to mention the history that goes all the way back to the glorious kingdoms of
hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago.
There are a lot of reasons for tourists and travelers to fall in love with Indonesia one
of them being the friendly local people with their great sense for art, which you can see
in their traditional fabrics and costumes like Batik, Songket, and Kebaya. Flip through our

COVER
Photo by Made Yudistira

CRAFT & CULTURE to see the history of these textiles and costumes, and how they have
now become a part of our modern lives. A photo collection by Made Yudistira in FOTO
FOLIO will also take you to see a number of traditional dances with intricate costumes
and makeup.
In this issue we will take you exploring for all that is truly Indonesian in Ubud as well.
Get pampered with Manis Klepon, a signature treatment at the DaLa Spa in the Alaya
Resort Ubud, which is inspired by klepon, an Indonesian traditional snack nd out all
about it in INVITE & INDULGE. Stay at the newly opened Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton
Reserve that will let you absorb the positive atmosphere of the lush greenery and also let
you learn about the Balinese rice culture, which we reveal in REST & RELAXATION.
When you are visiting Jakarta, dont forget to catch a performance by Wayang Orang
Bharata, a Javanese human puppet show that our contributor Agi R. Andante shares in
CAPITAL CORNER. And if you are looking for more untouched beaches in Indonesia,
head to the Selayar Islands that lie south of South Sulawesi nd out about our adventure
in this pristine paradise in BEYOND BALI.
So, we wish you happy times while discovering all that is unique in this archipelago
and, of course, welcome to Indonesia!
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti Om
The Team

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MADE YUDISTIRA

is a Jakarta-based travel
writer. She began her
professional carrier as a
journalist, living in Bali
for a year, then moved
back to Jakarta to chase
another dream.

is a lecturer at
Udayana University
and a Marketing
Communication
specialist. He recently
started his own business
in tourism yet still nds
time to continue his
writing hobby.

is a programmer on
the weekdays and a
photographer on the
weekends. He loves
exploring new places,
local culture and people,
then sharing their stories
through photos. Check
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myudistira.

NADIA BINTORO

PAUL V. WALTERS

took a masters degree in


International Multimedia
Journalism at the University
of Newcastle, and now
has turned her passion
for writing and traveling
into a series of travel
pieces published in a
number of media, and is
working for an international
environmental organization.

is the best selling author


of several novels. In
addition, he writes for
numerous travel journals
around the world. His
latest book, Looking For
Lionel, and other stories
go into wide release
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TRENDY TRADITION

DALA SPA

The history and the use of traditional


Indonesian textiles

INVITE&INDULGE
Manis Klepon, a treatment inspired by
a traditional Indonesian snack

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SEEK IN SILENCE

PHOTOS & FUN FACTS

Contemplating at the Bali Silent Retreat

Snapshots and quotes picked up


throughout August and September

LIFESTYLE&LEISURE

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SIGHTS&SOUNDS

42

REST&RELAXATION
NEW OLD BALI

Stay at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton


Reserve for a luxurious getaway

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PONDERING&POINT
SEMUA BISA DIATUR

Paul V. Walters shares why he loves


living in Bali

FOTOFOLIO

THE DANCING SPIRIT


Some sacred Balinese traditional
dances captured by Made Yudistira

DINE&DELIGHTS

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST

+
14 PRIMEPROMOTION
Hot deals and promotions of
the month that shouldnt be missed

18. NEW&NEWS

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Remarkable dishes with an Asian twist


at SPICE by Chris Salans

This months select news updates


from the islands tourism industry
and whats new around the island

68 BEYONDUPDATES
News updates from the tourism
industry and whats new beyond Bali

70 COMMUNITYCALENDAR
Schedules, calendar highlights and
various happenings of interest, from
art exhibitions to special events

72 SEE&SEEN

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Snapshots of events and happenings


within the preceding month

PROFILE&PORTRAIT
BATIK AND BAMBOO

74 BALIMAPS

Batik Geek is creating phone casings


with Indonesian icons

Map of Bali showing specic tourism


areas and places of interest, as
well as a distance scale between
the islands main destinations

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SHOPPINGSPREE

78 INFOINDEX

MY HERO

Cool T-Shirts by Bloodless Coup

Useful directory of companies and


island-based businesses
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FIRST COLUMN PHOTO COURTESY OF SPICE BY CHRIS SALANS, SECOND COLUMN PHOTO BY MADE YUDISTIRA,
THIRD COLUMN PHOTO COURTESY OF ALLURA

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BEYONDBALI

THE WARRIOR DANCE

Capoeira, a beautiful synergy of


self-defense and dance

SAIL TO SELAYAR
Revealing the untouched
beauty of the Selayar Islands

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JAVA MASTERPIECE

Watching Wayang Orang


Bharata in the capital city

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TOP PHOTO COURTESY BY RISTY NURRAISA


BOTTOM PHOTO BY CAPOEIRA BALI

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ACTION&ATTRACTION

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PRIMEPROMOTION

MUSICAL NIGHT
On October 30, dont miss the performance of
talented violinist Fakhri Bagus Pratama at the Balai
Raya Ballroom at The Laguna Bali. Fakhri, who
learned to play the violin from the late legendary
Indonesian violist Idris Sardi, has been wowing
audiences not just in Indonesia but also in Vienna,
Geneva, and Prague. Want to catch his show? The
tickets are priced at Rp. 100,000 net/person, but
you can also enjoy at sumptuous dinner buffet at the
Banyubiru Restaurant along with the music for Rp.
550,000 net/person for adults and Rp. 325,000
net/child. This musical night will benet the UNICEF
Check Out for Children Challenge.
The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
BTDC Lot N2, Nusa Dua
(0361) 300-5503, www.thelagunabali.com

STYLISH SILK
Allura proudly introduces their latest design called
The Beauty of Indonesia: Wearable Silk Art, a
limited edition offering of their stylish silk printed
with images of the natural beauty of Indonesia
captured by eight travelers, including Flores
by Aima Farhana and Tanjung Bira by Mesty
Ariotedjo. Other designs boast Raja Ampat, Ijen
Crater, Mount Bromo, Mount Papandayan, and
Wakatobi. Allura is also donating 10 percent of
every sale to Yayasan Sayap Ibu. Log on to their
website to check out these beautiful designs.
www.allurastore.com

Imagine a plate of golden fried soft shell crabs that are super crispy and
yet soft at the same time, so they virtually melt on the rst bite. Tempted? All
you have to do is come to the Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant at the Bali
Dynasty Resort and choose from their soft shell crab menu called Ruan Ke
Xie. Available at Rp. 88,000 net per portion for three people, this dish is
served with three different choices of avors you can opt to have it cooked
with butter and salted egg, butter and oat sauce, or chili and garlic. Dont
waste time, as this special menu is only available until November 30.
Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant
Bali Dynasty Resort, Jalan Kartika, Tuban, Kuta
(0361) 752-403, www.balidynasty.com

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ALL COURTESY PHOTOS

SOFT SHELL SURPRISE

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LETS RIDE!
What are your plans on a Thursday night? If
youre up to getting some adrenaline pumping, just
head to the Waterbom Bali and join their Flow
& Feast, where you get to ride their Flow Rider
by the hour. And you can also relish some delish
dishes at the THAITALIAN Theatre Kitchen Caf
and sip some refreshing drinks at the bar. The
weekend comes early for sure!
Waterbom Bali
Jalan Kartika, Tuban, Kuta
(0361) 755-676
www.waterbom-bali.com

YOGA TREAT
This October, Mulia Bali proudly launches their rst ever Mulia Spa
Wellness, available for a full day (ve to six hours) or half day (four
hours). This special package consists of Yoga Stretching and Aqua
Aerobics at Mulias garden, and is combined with healthy cuisine
and spa treatments such as facials and massages. The Mulia Spa
Wellness also gives guests access to the resorts Wellness Suite,
including their Ice Room. Not only that, this October the Mulia Spa
also launches their natural beauty products for retail sales.
The Mulia, Mulia Resorts & Villas Nusa Dua, Bali
Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua
(0361) 301-7777
www.themulia.com

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ALL COURTESY PHOTOS

GERMAN TASTE
Good news for foodies! The Mercure Resort Sanur
is bringing you fantastic some German avors
by hosting Octoberfest on the Beach. Held on
October 23 and 24 from 6.30 p.m. to 10 p.m., and
on October 25 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., this food
festival offers a great selection of German dishes and
10 international beers, and will even be merrier with
a Sunday market. Dont forget to come hungry!
Mercure Resort Sanur
Jalan Mertasari, Sanur
(0361) 288-833, www.mercureresortsanur.com

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COFFEE TIME
Coffee connoisseurs now have a great
new place to get a perfect cup of coffee
on this island. Grain Espresso, a newly
opened caf and bistro, offers unique
coffee blends that are made of 100%
Arabica beans try their Indonesian
Single Origin coffee along with all day
breakfast, bistro favorites, and Asian
classic dishes. The caf offers a high-speed
internet connection and meeting space.
Grain Espresso
Jalan Seminyak No. 16B
info@grainespresso.com
www.grainespresso.com

HAPPY SHOPPING!

ALL COURTESY PHOTOS

Looking for some stylish and comfortable


clothes for your children, or even for
yourself? The good news is that DUDUK,
a Jakarta-based brand helmed by two
Dutch designers, is now available at
selected retailers in Bali. Just head out to
Carga Utama in Petitenget or Little Fox in
Kuta and nd their great products made
of hand-stamped and hand-dyed Batik.
DUDUK also offers a range of tipi tents
made of cotton with bamboo poles and
comfortable pillows, which are available
at Indigo Kids on Jalan Laksmana in
Seminyak, and at Alun Alun Bali at the
Sogo Department Store as well.
www.dudukshop.com

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LADIES NIGHT OUT


This October, ilLido Bali is ready to please your palate with
their new four-course Dinner Set Menu that is curated from
the specials in their la carte menu expect Grilled Octopus
with Nduja, Snapper with Fennel and Beetroot, and
Rum and Raisin Coulant with Orange Chocolate Gelato.
A Lunch Set Menu is also available featuring seasonal
ingredients and the chefs specials that will surprise you
each day. And for the ladies, you shouldnt miss out on
Ladies Night each Wednesday. Priced at Rp. 600,000++,
Ladies Night at the ilLido Bali will gratify you and your
best friends with their three-course menu and free-ow
Prosecco, starting at 6 p.m. and nishing at 10.30 p.m.
ilLido Bali
Jalan Raya Kerobokan No. 38
(0361) 731-175, www.illidobali.com

HELPING HANDS
Partnering with Yayasan Solemen Indonesia, the Grand Aston
Bali Beach Resort in Tanjung Benoa gives back to society by
helping the less fortunate people in Bali the hotel recently
collected donations directly from the hotel guests at the checkout counter, and all funds were given to Yayasan Solemen
Indonesia. Not only that, the Grand Aston Bali Beach Resort
also hosted a fun event for the less privileged children, taking
them swimming in the pool and giving them the opportunity to
meet with hotel guests.
Grand Aston Bali Beach Resort
Jalan Pratama No. 68X, Tanjung Benoa
(0361) 773-577, www.grandastonbali.com

For the third time in three consecutive


years, Hatten Wines again won
a number of medals at the China
Wine & Spirits Awards in Hong
Kong, the biggest and the most
prestigious wine and spirits
competition in China. And this year,
Hatten Wines brought home a total
of eight medals! Their Aga White
and Alexandria were awarded gold
medals, the Sparkling Rose Jepun
and Sparkling Brut Tunjung won
silver, while the Ros took home a
bronze and the Pino de Bali earned
a double gold. Congratulations!
www.hattenwines.com

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ALL COURTESY PHOTOS

WINNER WINE

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TRENDY TRADITION
REVEALING THE HISTORY BEHIND SOME
OF INDONESIAS TRADITIONAL FABRICS AND
COSTUMES, AND HOW THEY BECOME PART
OF OUR MODERN LIVES

BATIK

Papua also have their own version of

experts, the history

One of the most famous fabrics in

Batik, with no proof of any inuence

of Indonesian textiles

Indonesia, Batik is basically made

from the Hindu pilgrims.

begins around the

with a wax-resist dyeing technique

8th century B.C. with

a technique that has been practiced

be the ones who developed Batik to

the use of leaves, wood, and simple

by the Egyptians since the 4th

its best potential. Each king of the

weaving techniques. By the 3

Javanese royalty are believed to

century B.C. The Chinese actually

Javanese royalty had his very own

century B.C., the highland Chinese

also had their own version of fabric

Batik pattern, especially designed

wanderers arrived in Indonesia and

using this particular technique, as

by the royalty designers to meet

introduced the very rst modern

well as the Japanese, Malaysians,

the kings personality. By the year

weaved textile. Indonesia has 45

and Africans. But it was the Hindu

1900, Indonesian Batik designs

different types of trees across the

pilgrims who introduced this fabric

were transported by the Indonesian

archipelago that can be used as raw

along with its many patterns

scholars to many different countries

materials for fabrics, and eventually

all were made in India to the

including Malaysia and the

those natural resources put Indonesia

Indonesians.

Netherlands so Batik became very

rd

on the map of the textile industry as

The Indonesians then developed

the locals started to create their own

a similar type of dyeing process with

fabric. To date, there are thousands

a unique pattern that is now known

that makes Batik stand out and

of traditional fabrics and costumes

as Batik. However, archeologist F.A.

be recognized as an Indonesian

across Indonesia, and some of them

Sutjipto believes that this dyeing

heritage, but also the pattern that

are now taking on the world, like

technique for Batik is originally from

is related to the countrys ancient

Batik, Songket, and the Kebaya for

Indonesia, as some parts of the

history. In 2009, UNESCO

example.

archipelago like Toraja, Flores, and

announced Indonesian Batik as a

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popular.
It is not only the craftsmanship
PHOTOS BY JOSEPH WANG

ccording to some

Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible

and Arab merchants. The Sriwijaya

Heritage of Humanity to support

kingdom, with its capital city located

Indonesia in preserving this cultural

in Palembang, Sumatra, is thought

heritage.

to be one of the rst royals to use

Batik is a must-have garment for

Songket in their daily lives. Not only

Indonesians. This fabric used to be

in Sumatra, Songket is also found

only for formal attire in traditional

in Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Lombok,

ceremonies and celebrations, but

Sumbawa, and Bali.

now Batik has become casual

There are two stages in producing

wear for daily activities. Clothing

Songket; rst is to create the fabric

designs using Batik fabric are now

base, then to make the pattern using

varied due to the huge demand

threads. In Bali, the Songket designs

chic skirts, stylish tops, and more,

have been modied to meet the

so Batik has become a trend in

market trend you can nd Songket

todays pop culture. Yogyakarta

with patterns using gold, silver, or

is the mecca of Batik in Indonesia,

other colorful threads. Klungkung is

but you can also nd this textile in

the center of Songket production in

other parts of Java, Bali, and many

the island, but that doesnt mean you

Kebaya is considered to represent

other areas of Indonesia.

have to go all the way to Klungkung

the most ideal concept of

to nd it, because Songket is

femininity. The Kebaya also holds

available in most art markets in Bali.

a philosophical value that reminds

SONGKET
This hand-woven fabric made of silk

Kebaya was announced


as the national costume of
Indonesia in the 40s

To Indonesian women, the

the nation of the ght for womens

or cotton with gold or silver-thread

KEBAYA

rights. In the 40s, the Indonesias

patterns is believed to have been

This traditional Indonesian female

rst President Ir. Soekarno

introduced to Indonesia by Indian

top is made of silk, thin cotton,

announced the Kebaya as the

and nylon with oral embroidery.

national costume of Indonesia.

Songket are available with


patterns using gold, silver, or
other colorful threads

The Kebaya is usually paired with

Lately, more Indonesian fashion

a sarong for formal occasions like

designers are striving to make the

traditional ceremonies in Java, Bali,

Kebaya part of our modern lives.

and Sumatra.

Years ago the Kebaya could only be

The Kebaya was originally

paired with Batik or other traditional

inspired by the Arab and Chinese

Indonesian fabrics, but now you can

travelers who came to Indonesia in

see it in modern looks anywhere.

the 15th century. Prior to 1600, the

You can even wear a Kebaya with a

Kebaya was only for the royal and

pair of trousers or a skirt. If you are

noble families while others remained

looking for a Kebaya to bring back

topless. With the inuence of the

home, just go straight to any local

Muslim pilgrims that women should

art market in Indonesia, including

cover themselves, it didnt take long

in Bali, and nd one that is most

for the Kebaya to become one of the

suitable for you.

characteristics of Indonesian ladies.

By Bayu Rahanatha

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SEEK
IN SILENCE
TAKE A DEEP BREATH AND FIND
YOUR INNER PEACE

s human beings,

Ubud as its capital. But faraway

a common lounge, and a meditation

can we ever stop

in the middle of the quaint village

bale all are surrounded by

talking? When our

of Mongan in Tabanan, Bali Silent

rice paddies and dense tropical

phone is glued

Retreat had me captivated with its

jungle. The rooms are modest yet

to our hand and

humble charm.

comfortable, but please note that

becomes the extension of our limbs,

there is no designated butler to

its hard to imagine a day without

THE ASHRAM

serve you. Once you are done with

communicating. Yet over the

Nestled in a four-hectare parcel

registration, you will be given a bag

years, the silent retreat has become

of land and amidst the tranquil

with a set of linens, towels, and a

a new trend, even among celebrities

atmosphere of a village, Bali

blanket yes, you will need to set up

like Oprah and Gisele Bundchen.

Silent Retreat is the place to be

your own room.

And of course Bali is the leading

for rejuvenation and restoration.

But dont be intimidated just yet.

place for this experience, as the

The retreat is a building complex

Bali Silent Retreat is not as strict as

island is considered to be a mecca

designed in ashram style,

other meditation retreats, where

for healing and meditation, with

encompassing an accommodation,

even eye contact and talking are

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forbidden. This retreat is open to

very own garden. This place truly

morning class I came across and

anyone, and has no xed schedule

highlights the meaning of meditation;

shared a smile with some local

for any practices aside from regular

to be conscious of your own energy

farmers who were ready to start their

activities like the morning and

source and consumption, be it

work for the day. This majestic view

evening meditation and yoga. The

electricity or food.

of Mount Batu Karu and the rice

morning class starts at 6 a.m., while

Guided by Luke, the volunteer

paddies, and the humble smiles from

the evening class has a more exible

instructor of the night, eight guests

the locals already calmed my mind.

schedule.

sat in circle in the octagon bale for

I felt even more at peace as my

the Chakra Balancing class. The

morning meditation began, followed

activities such as walks around the

There are also spontaneous

class helped me go deeper into my

by some Hatha yoga for relaxation.

rice paddies, a jungle tour, and a

subconscious to balance each of my

trip to a hot spring though they

chakra points I have to say, this

time for breakfast in the garden.

all depend on the availability of the

meditation soothed my mind and I

As a practitioner of slow food and

volunteers. But even if you dont get

slept really well that night.

conscious eating, Head Chef Simon

to do these fun activities, it is not

Once the yoga was done, it was

The next morning, Mount Batu

Jongenotter introduced New Earth

a problem because actually doing

Karu greeted me from afar as I left

Cooking as a food philosophy that

nothing is much encouraged. After

my bungalow, and the golden rice

entails taking responsibility for

all, thats why you come to a silent

paddies were spread out as far as

sourcing, preparing, and eating

retreat, isnt it? To spend some time

my eyes could see. Walking to my

food in unprecedentedly unique

alone with the one person you need


to take care ofyourself.

FINDING BALANCE
On my rst night I took my rst
meditation class, Chakra Balancing.
Walking from my bungalow to the
octagon bale I could feel the chilly
night engulng me, and saw almost
nothing but darkness as the path had
limited lighting Ive been warned
that the electricity supply is limited
and I could hear some night animal
sounds. This total silence was pretty
intense.
As a non-prot eco-community,
Bali Silent Retreat employs extreme
green measures. All electricity
is generated from in-house solar
panels; the water is derived from
distilling a local spring, while all
vegetables are harvested from their

The ashram offers tranquil


atmosphere of a Balinese village

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pilings, each carrying a massive


crystal rock on top. As you walk into
the labyrinth, please be mindful with
each step and feel the sensation as
your feet touch the wet grass. You
can also pray, depending on your
belief. Meditating in a labyrinth is
also believed to induce a receptive
state of consciousness. As you
Bali Silent Retreat holds on
to the New Earth Cooking philosophy

meander back and forth in the


labyrinth and your direction shifts,
you also shift your awareness from
right brain to left brain, and that

and healthy ways. The results are

And so I decided to meditate

selections of vibrant and healthy

in the labyrinth located next to the

meals that kept the guests munching

octagon bale, which turned out to

perhaps its the fresh air, but I did

on in silence.

be a highly personal experience.

feel a sense of freedom as I nally

It is a chance to ask yourself some

reached the inner center of the

FINDING PEACE

questions and nd your own

labyrinth, so I decided to stay there

There is no agenda after breakfast,

answers. Meditating in a labyrinth

to absorb all the positivity from my

and guests are left to their own

is actually an ancient practice, and

surroundings. My mind started to get

devices. During this me time,

quite common in countries like India,

clear, and things began to unravel.

I was surprised to see how my

America, Egypt, and Indonesia but

And in that total silence, I felt

mind wandered from one thing to

Bali Silent Retreat is the one and

peace.

another so quickly. And thats how

only place in Bali that provides a

By Nadia Bintoro

meditation helps, not to calm the

labyrinth for meditation.

into perspective.

Surrounded by lush greenery,


the labyrinth is cornered by eight

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Perhaps its the lush trees,

Bali Silent Retreat


www.balisilentretreat.com

PHOTOS BY NADIA BINTORO

mind but to observe and put things

helps improve your consciousness.

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DINE&DELIGHTS

Prawn tempura served


in rujak style

When East Meets West


SPICE BY CHRIS SALANS IS A CASUAL RESTAURANT, WITH THE CHEFS
HIGH STANDARDS FOR FINE FOOD

nyone who is already

Restaurant. Chef Salans now proudly

Mozaic Beach Club. However, this

familiar with Balis

opens his latest restaurant in Ubud,

affordable all-day gastro bar still

dining scene must

SPICE by Chris Salans, a casual

embraces the chefs high standards

have heard about

food joint that shows a different

for food.

celebrity chef Chris

side of him as the restaurant is

Salans, famously known for his

a deliberate departure from the

FUNKY COCKTAILS

rened creations at the Mozaic

sophisticated Mozaic Restaurant and

SPICE by Chris Salans is located

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on the side of Jalan Raya Ubud, so

Even before your food is served

after a long hot day. All drinks are

nding a parking spot might be quite

you will feel a whole different dining

made of exotic local ingredients with

a challenge if you drive a car. The

experience. First, the staff will give

a tasteful punch.

best way to visit the restaurant is to

you a form consisting of a list with

park near the Ubud traditional market

little boxes on the side. All you need

ASIAN TWIST

and walk your way down this

to do is ll in the boxes with a

A wide selections of foods are

also gives you the chance to tune in

number that shows the size of portion

offered, from raw food such as

with the atmosphere of Ubud before

you want for that specic item.

carpaccio or tataki, to sliders. The

munching on the chefs delish dishes.

Now that your orders are in, time

food is created with an exquisite

Once you get to the restaurant

to sip one of their funky cocktail

taste that is sure please your palate,

the staff will welcome you warmly

concoctions, like the Jackfruit or

and each plate is a perfect marriage

with a Balinese greeting. And as you

Kemangi infused Bourbon they

between East and West that will

walk in, you can see that SPICE by

are also available in mocktails if

remind Indonesians and Westerners

Chris Salans is thoughtfully designed

you are not up for any alcoholic

of their homeland. SPICE by Chris

with plenty of natural light you can

drinks. You can also opt for some

Salans also cleverly incorporates

opt to sit either by the bar and watch

young coconut water, which is true

ingredients you thought would never

the skillful team prepare your meal

to Ubuds spirit of holistic healing. If

work together, but of course under

or at the communal table on the

you are with your kids, dont worry

the supervision of Chef Chris Salans,

side of the window, while watching

as the little ones will surely love a

these ingredients become a mind-

people passing by on the street.

Jackfruit and Passionfruit Milkshake

blowing treat.

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The team behind fabulous food


at SPICE by Chris Salans

a number of delectable vegetarian


dishes for you. All of the ingredients
at SPICE by Chris Salans are locally
sourced, and most of the spices
are indigenous to the Indonesian
archipelago.
SPICE by Chris Salans is open
Tuesday through Saturday from 12
p.m. to 11 p.m. The restaurant also
offers Lunch Express (Rp. 95,000++)
from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., a special
package that includes a sandwich
with the choice of tapioca fries or
green salad on the side, and a cup
of coffee. Or you can come for
dinner to enjoy the four-course menu

Cocktails with a twist of indegenous


ingredients of Indonesia

available at Rp. 275,000++.


So after a long day of walking
and shopping in Ubud, now you

My personal favorite is the Beef


Carpaccio, which visually looks just
like any other carpaccio. However,

Brisket fat noodles is the star of the

know where to go for a great dining

house.

experience. Just head out to SPICE

And what is a western restaurant

by Chris Salans and relish their

with the rst bite you can taste the

without some good fries? But instead

uniquely delicious dishes.

Rendang avor, which is absolutely

of serving regular French fries, SPICE

By Joseph Wang

brilliant. Another favorite is the Beef

by Chris Salans offers up a twist

brisket served with fat noodles. I

by using local Tapioca Roots and

SPICE by Chris Salans

have met a few people who have

serving them with Base Gede, an

Jalan Raya Ubud No. 23, Ubud

had lunch here, and every single

authentic Balinese mix of spices. For

(0316) 479-2420

one of them agreed that the Beef

vegetarians, the restaurant also has

www.spicebali.com

PHOTOS COURTESY OF SPICE BY CHRIS SALANS

Sit by the table, and watch Ubuds


life unravels while you are enjoying a cocktail

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31

PROFILE&PORTRAIT

we already sold accessories for cell phones, we thought


why not combine these two ideas: making accessories
for gadgets with Indonesian designs.
BB: What happened after you made that business plan?
BG: Our lecturer enrolled us in Entrepreneurstar 2012, a
competition by SBM Institut Teknologi Bandung. We won
second place and used the prize money for research and
to perfect our products. Then we did a market test on the
internet, and surprisingly customers loved our products.

BATIK AND BAMBOO

By the end of 2014 we also received the 20 Top Product

THE BEAUTY OF INDONESIA IS


NOW IN YOUR HANDS

Bandung 2014 achievement by the Bandung governor.


BB: Could you tell us about the process of making the

ade in Bandung, West Java, the

BG: First we make a bamboo block, which is quite

unique selection of phone casings

complicated because bamboo is different from wood it

by Batik Geek are irresistible,

needs extra care in the production process. Then these

especially to those who admire

bamboo blocks are shaped using a CNC machine for

the beauty of Indonesian art.

high-quality precision, followed by doing the nishing

These phone casings are made of high-quality bamboo

touches by hand, before nally they are engraved with

and are engraved with icons of Indonesia in detailed

a detailed design using a special machine. Each of

designs such as Wayang (shadow puppets) characters,

our products uses polycarbonate, bamboo, suede, and

a Garuda, and batik patterns. To Bali & Beyond (BB),

synthetic leather. We also do detailed quality control on

Afrizal and Nurulita, the owners of Batik Geek (BG),

each product to make sure that they all have the same

open up about their business.

level of quality.

BB: How did you rst start this business?

BB: How do you decide on the design and the designers?

BG: We started by selling a bunch of products on

BG: First we settle on the concept, like which icons we

the internet in 2009, among them accessories for cell

want to expose and how the design should be. Then

phones. In 2012 we wanted to do something more

we research their philosophy and values we try to

serious so we did a little bit of research. At that time

nd as many sources as we can, like reading books,

we also had an assignment from a lecturer to make

going to museums, interviewing cultural expertise, or

a business plan. So we decided to create a business

visiting traditional fabric artisans. Once we got all the

plan that we hoped would become a real business in

information we need, we collaborate with a designer

the future. In 2011 and 2012, Aztec

whose style and visions are in line with

and tribal motives became a trend in

our concept we collaborate with a

Indonesia and caught our attention.

lot of designers, and each of them has

After traveling to some other areas in

their own unique style. Sometimes, we

Indonesia, we realized that this country

(Nurulita and Afrizal) do some designs

has amazing inspirations for designs.

on our own from scratch.

We wanted to bring Indonesian

Like we mentioned before, we

motives and icons to a whole new level

started this business when we were

and help preserve our heritage. Since

still in college, majoring in Visual

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF BATIK GEEK

phone casings?

Communication Design. Thats when we rst looked


for talented designers in many forums and communities
from all parts of Indonesia, like Yogyakarta, Jakarta,
Bandung, and elsewhere. Sometimes, we also went to art
exhibitions to see if there were any talented designers we
could work with.
BB: What are your visions in running this business?
BG: We want Batik to become a part of the urban
lifestyle and of course, cell phones are a big part of
modern life. We hope with Batik Geek, batik and other
Indonesian art will always be in our customers hands.
BB: To all young entrepreneurs who are interested in a
creative business, what would you say?
BG: Indonesia is rich with diverse cultural heritage that
we can explore and mold into a business. The most
important part is to start with what you like so that you
can enjoy every part of the process. And of course, start
now before anyone else steals
your opportunity.
BB: Are you planning on making
more than phone casings?
BG: For now we only offer bamboo
phone casings, but we are currently
brainstorming for other products
that probably will be launched by
end of this year or early next year.
BB: Where can we nd Batik Geek?
BG: We are available at several online shops like
Zalora, Lazada, Shopedeca, and more, and of course
you can contact us via WhatsApp or text messages. You
can also come to our store, or follow us at exhibitions in
Jakarta and Bandung. As for outside Indonesia, we have
exported our products to Germany, Canada, Holland,
Switzerland, England, Korea, Japan, and more.
By Risty Nurraisa
Batik Geek
Komp. Sariwangi Regency
Blok Cemara II No. 9, Bandung, West Java
0856-4208- 6262, www.batikgeek.com

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COOL T-SHIRTS THAT REMIND


US OF THE SPIRIT OF OUR
FOUNDING FATHERS

hen my

collections. I immediately contacted

Through their collections,

sister gave

them via email and got to talk to the

Bloodless Coup hopes their

me this

owners, and eventually found out

customers become interested in

T-shirt she

about their true visions.

nding out more about these heroes.

got from

All the prints are inspired by

When they see someone wearing

Jakarta, I was captivated. With

real photos, then designed by hand

a shirt with the drawing of Sutan

the illustration of the late Mahatma

by owner/illustrator Syailendra

Syahrir (Indonesias Prime Minister

Gandhi printed in great detail on

Anggara with a little help from his

from 1945 to 1947), for instance,

the front, this white top is unlike any

wife, Oktariana. However, before

they will start asking questions about

that process began, Bloodless Coup

him, and eventually get to know him

did thorough research on each

better, Anggara explains. This is

of the gures to make sure they

a simple way for our customers to

understood the history of the hero.

learn a little bit more about history.

Bloodless Coup also aims to invite

Bloodless Coup now has various

the young generations to reminisce

heroes printed on their T-shirts,

about the spirit of those who were

ranging from Indonesian leaders like

other. My sister then showed me

before us, and to never forget about

Pangeran Diponegoro, Adam Malik,

what she got for herself a white

our founding fathers that made

and Bung Karno with Agus Salim,

shirt printed with an illustration of the

Indonesia or the world for that

to world-class gures like Malcolm

late Muhammad Hatta, Indonesias

matter as we know it today.

X and Mahatma Gandhi. All the

rst vice president.

T-shirts are made of Gildan Soft

To nd shirts with drawings of

Style, which is really comfortable

our heroes in this modern fashion

for daily wear, and are available at

industry is pretty rare I have to say,

Rp. 140,000.

and thats why I think Bloodless

Interested? You can contact them

Coup is a brand to be reckoned

via email at syailendra_anggara@

with. I couldnt resist my curiosity to

yahoo.com and WhatsApp at 0811

know more about the brand and

807 411, or like their fan page on

of course, to nd out what other

Facebook.

heroes they have printed on their

By Risty Nurraisa

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF BLOODLESS COUP

SHOPPINGSPREE

My Hero

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INVITE&INDULGE

The Sweetest
Escape
GET PAMPERED BY A SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR
BRIGHTER SKIN, INSPIRED BY A TRADITIONAL
INDONESIAN SNACK

products at their Spa Classes. There


are three spa lessons available;
the Making of Jamu and Home
Care Body Mask or Scrub (each at
Rp. 395,000++) and Home Care
Refresher Facial (Rp. 595,000++)
all are conducted prior to your
treatment on a long table adjoining
the spa lobby, where the fresh
botanical ingredients are on display.

aLa is the Sanskrit

open-air pavilion, where the friendly

But even if you dont take any

word for leaf and

staff and the view of the rice paddies

of the classes, the therapist will still

a leaf is the symbol

greet you, you will forget that you

introduce you to the ingredients that

of the cycle of life as

are actually in downtown Ubud.

are going to be applied to your

well as a source of

This spa has a list of old

skin before your treatment begins.

nutrition. The DaLa Spa at the Alaya

Indonesian healing and beauty

On my visit I was up for one of

Ubud embraces the meaning of the

rituals, and uses homemade products

DaLa Spas signature treatments,

name perfectly by being a sanctuary

with the purest natural ingredients

the Manis Klepon manis meaning

where you can recharge your mind,

and the good news is that you

sweet and klepon is a traditional

body, and soul. As you walk into the

can learn how to make some of the

Indonesian snack made of rice

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powder, pandanus leaves, coconut,


and palm sugar. Before taking me
to the treatment room, my therapist
explained all about the benets of
young coconut for my skin while
having the ingredients prepared
right in front of me on the long table.

SEVEN FLOWERS
The two-hour Manis Klepon treatment
(Rp. 845,000++ for a single)
consists of ve different rituals with
a refreshing footbath as the starter.

leaf and ginger to help overcome

The therapist then asked which type

tiredness, Invigorating with lavender

calming my mind, so I opted for the

of oil I would like for the Balinese

and eucalyptus to relax your body

Invigorating and I can assure you

massage, the second ritual. DaLa

and relieve headaches, Tuti Fruity

it was the right choice because once

Spa has ve oil selections for you

with mandarin, peppermint and lime

my therapist began the massage

to choose from; Romance with

to attain balance, and Purifying with

treatment I was into a completely

sandalwood and jasmine to arouse

juniper, cypress and lemon as a

relaxed state of mind. Her massage

your senses, Comfort with cinnamon

body purier.

technique which consisted of on-

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I was looking forward to

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One of the treatment rooms at DaLa Spa

Recharge your mind in this open-air pavilion


where the view of rice paddies greets you

pandanus leaves. And of course,

relishing some authentic Indonesian

and thumb pressure combined

some drops of kenanga and jasmine

dishes at the Petani Restaurant. The

with the aroma of Invigorating oil

oil. This 15-minute ower bath helps

best time to have a treatment is on

instantly took me into a deep sleep.

improve your immune system as well

Friday at around 4 p.m., so that

This massage is an amazing way to

as recharges your energy.

when you are done you can have

improve your blood circulation and

dinner at the Petani Restaurant with

MEET THE KLEPON

the company of a Balawan or Gus

After the treatment is done, you

Teja live performance. Better yet,

using grated young coconuts with

should spend some time at The Spa

book a room and stay overnight

palm sugar to gently exfoliate dead

Terrace just adjacent to the spa

at the Alaya Resort Ubud so you

skin cells and brighten up the skin.

lobby, where you will be served

can continue your day of being

This ritual is then followed by a body

a cup of herbal tea and some

pampered by enjoying the view of

mask, using pandanus leaves for the

Klepon the local snack that the

rice paddies from your room terrace

ultimate in skin rejuvenation.

Manis Klepon treatment name is

and having a great nights sleep in

derived from. This is to show that

one of their deluxe rooms.

the Manis Klepon treatment is

the ingredients applied to your skin

By Risty Nurraisa

actually the fth ritual the ower

are edible too, meaning we should

bath. After the body mask my

only take natural food for our body,

DaLa Spa

therapist drew me a bath with seven

inside and out.

Alaya Resort Ubud

relieve tension.
The next ritual was a body scrub

But what I loved the most about

Jalan Hanoman, Ubud

types of owers pacah merah,

With the spa ritual complete, do

pacah seribu, cempaka kuning,

not go back home immediately but

(0361) 972-200

cempaka putih, sandat, gemitir, and

continue your holistic getaway by

www.alayahotels.com

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF ALAYA RESORT UBUD

point long strokes, stretches, palm

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JJ Goodman, the mixolo


gist master-slash-owner
of
London Cocktail Club,
was rocking the Potato
Head
Beach Club with his drin
k creations including this
Bump & Grind, a concoc
tion of salted caramel,
Ketel
One, Tia Maria, and cof
fee mix.

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Colorful kites
y high in the
sky at the Denp
Festival at Mer
asar Kite
tasari Beach in
Sanur. Beautif
ul!

BALI&BEYOND OCTOBER 2015

PHOTOS BY RISTY NURRAISA


R AISA AND JOS
JOSEPH
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SIGHTS&SOUNDS

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REST&RELAXATION
On the top of the cliff approximately 100 meters
from the ground. The view is breath-taking

NEW OLD BALI


A NEW PLACE TO STAY THAT WILL IMMERSE YOU IN THE BALINESE CULTURE
ALONG WITH HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE IN THE HEART OF UBUDS JUNGLE

he highly anticipated

welcomes you to the resort. This bold

and coconut water. When you are

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton

structure is reminiscent of a Candi

ready, your butler called a patih at

Reserve is now nally

or a local temple, which ts to the

this resort will escort you directly

open! Nestled in the

name of the resort as mandapa

to your room. There is no check-in

lush valley of the Ayung

actually means temple.

or checkout counter, as everything

River, this new establishment is

After passing through a

will be taken care of by your patih in

screaming the hotel groups blue

huge door you will nd yourself

blood status. A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

standing on the top of the reserve,

is a smaller boutique version of its

approximately a hundred meters

TRUE TO BALI

sister property, the Ritz-Carlton, and

above the ground. From the top you

With only 60 suites and villas, this

they only open in the most exotic

can see the majestic Ayung River

reserve is actually inspired by a real

destinations in the world. Albeit the

valley, a view you can only nd in

Balinese village. With a rice eld

hotel is designed to meet the local

this particular area of Ubud this is

laid out in the middle of the land

culture, the service quality must

also a very good spot to enjoy some

complete with a granary and a fully

uphold the reputation of the Ritz-

quiet time, especially at sunset.

functional Balinese family temple,

Carlton name.

Take your time to marvel on this


natural wonder as you enjoy your

your suite or villa.

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is


indeed a small village in any sense.

ABOVE AND BEYOND

welcome drink, a traditional Balinese

There are two swimming pools

A circular terracotta entrance

herbal loloh made out of honey, lime

overlooking the rice paddies and

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one of them is heated but that


doesnt mean you should take your
private pool in the villa for granted
as it can be heated too. All you have
to do is tell your patih and in 24
hours time you will have your own
private hot pool. How awesome
is that?
A river view villa is the best
option for your retreat. The
surroundings are so pristine with
almost no sounds but the rustling

paintings. And although the

are plenty of slots for you to charge

leaves and the water gushing down

bedroom is designed with a

your gadgets.

below although sometimes you

modern and simple interior, the

can hear the excitement from people

wood paneled walls add the old

RICE CULTURE

going rafting in the river, and it

Balinese charm.

When morning comes, start your

Another thing I love about the

day with an amazing breakfast at

room is that they put in quite a few

the Sawah Terrace, which boasts

The spacious bedroom is

USB power outlets. So for us gadget

the most stunning view of the Ayung

also distinct in its own way, as

enthusiasts, if somehow you left your

River. Perched on top of the river,

it is adorned with local Balinese

adaptor at home dont worry. There

this all-day dining restaurant is no

somehow makes the place feel


more alive.

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system. Being Balinese means you

getting dirty you can always watch

enjoy your most important meal of

manage your own rice elds, so at

the process from the side of the rice

the day. Breakfast is served at the

this reserve you will do exactly that

eld. Refreshments will be served

buffet station, but you can also order

as one of the many activities for the

afterwards at the rice granary,

from the a la carte menu. Fresh daily

guests.

which includes Balinese coffee and

juices also will be served along with


the high-quality food.

Once your breakfast is done

local snacks.

you will be introduced to how the


Balinese work in their rice elds. Be

LIKE A ROYAL

is the Balinese rice culture. The

ready to get dirty as you will have

After spending the morning on the

Balinese rice terrace incorporates an

to level the surface of the mud, all

rice elds, you might just want to

irrigation system called subak,

under the guidance of the hotel

enjoy a spa treatment afterwards.

which is acknowledged by

staff, before nally planting the rice

So just head out to the Mandapa

UNESCO as a world heritage

paddy grass. If you dont feel like

Spa, which is located at the corner

One of Mandapas core concepts

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF MANDAPA, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE

question one of the best spots to

Balinese village within the


reserve. The rice culture is the
core DNA of the establishment

of the reserve and is slightly elevated


from the riverbank.

When it is time for dinner, the

Surrounded by lush greenery and

reserves signature Kubu Restaurant

complete with top-notch hospitality,

is ready to welcome you. Located

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve,

accompany you while you are

on the bank of the Ayung River,

is denitely one of the newest upper

pampered with ESPA products. A

this eco-bamboo structure offers

scale establishments that you should

24 hour very well equipped tness

Mediterranean-European cuisine

experience for a luxurious getaway.

center is also available, and of

and gives you the option of

By Joseph Wang

course the reserve has a yoga

relishing dishes either from the

pavilion as well. A complimentary

a la carte or degustation menus.

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

open-air vitality pool with an air and

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a spa treatment.

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PONDERINGPOINT

putting down tentative roots while children were raised

SEMUA
BISA
DIATUR

and careers pursued. Yet all the time Im thinking,


Where to next? The taproot seemed never to be strong
enough to hold me in that particular places soil, and
now it is time to test Indonesia to see if she will take me
into her heart.
Im often asked, Why Indonesia? These days I
simply answer, Semua bisa diatur which translates

OUR CONTRIBUTOR PAUL V. WALTERS


SHARES WHAT IT FEELS LIKE FOR A
FOREIGN TRAVELER TO LIVE IN THIS
ARCHIPELAGO...

to things can be arranged. Those words to me sum


up everything that is good in this country. If I were
a president I would try to have them etched into the
constitution and woven into the national ag. It is right
up there in the positivity stakes with that all time great
copy line, Just do it.

Countries everywhere contain within their borders that


ndonesia. Youre a puzzle, an enigma, a complex

most precious of all commodities, its people, as does

algorithm, a place full of wonder, and yet youre a

Indonesia with its nearly 300 million souls occupying

Pandoras Box whose contents bafe and confuse

over 6,000 of its islands. The diversity of cultures,

those who choose to make your shores their home.

religions, languages, and thousands of dialects go a

Each time I look at a map I am amazed by just

how huge you are. To the uninitiated its a lot to take


in; 17,000 islands, 5,160 kilometers from east to west,

long way towards the making up the complex puzzle that


is at the core of this great nation.
If I lived here for the rest of my life I would be able to

over 60 archipelagos that lie like broken spines in seas

glean only a tiny glimpse of how it functions because,

so azure so unbelievably vibrant they are almost too

quite simply, it just does! To an outsider, its customs, its

beautiful to look at. And all of this is surrounded by

way of life is a little like trying to decipher an intricate

majestic volcanoes and mountains whose sole purpose

map that can only be navigated in the Indonesian way,

seems to be to reach up and touch a sky delicious with

for any other way will lead to paths that head nowhere.

stars.

Of course, virtually everybody will try to help guide you

If you allow it, Indonesia will certainly seduce you

through your early torturous months, and of course each

with her charms and beauty. And when you have

one will have a completely different view and an even

succumbed, she will call you like a plaintive siren from

more confusing set of instructions to follow.

the sea each time you try to leave her. It takes no time at
all to become ensnared in her intriguing web.

Lately I have come to understand the two basic


fundamentals that dominate every strata of society

What is it that makes her so appealing, intriguing,

throughout the country, faith, and family and not

beguiling and at times so tortuously frustrating? I ponder

necessarily in that order. These two values are the glue

this point a lot lately. I suspect my initial feelings of intense

that binds together millions of people, many of them

desire have moved into what has become a long-term love

so very different in terms of language, beliefs, and

affair, with all of the baggage that comes with it.

even appearance and yet they are all one thing,

Ive been a wanderer for most of my life, drifting


aimlessly like otsam from country to country, sometimes

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Indonesians.
I am a foreigner in a foreign land and no matter

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how long I stay here I will always be a foreigner, but


not necessarily an outsider. The spirit of giving and
acceptance must be part of the nations collective DNA,
as I encounter such genuine hospitality and generosity of
spirit wherever I go.
The majority of my life to date has been spent
in countries where its citizens worship at that alter
of ambition whose goals are the pursuit of money,
power, and status, and beware of those who happen
to get in the way. Age is not revered in the way it is in
Indonesia. In the west, the old and the inrm become
an irritant to be stashed away in soulless institutions with
dishonest names like Tranquility Gardens or Peaceful
Meadows. There the aged will live out their twilight
years surrounded only by those as ancient as they are,
bereft of family.

MAYA UBUD

When I rst arrived in Indonesia, I used to walk the


streets of my neighborhood and cries of Pagi, Papa!
would greet me from doorways and windows. I was
a little taken aback at the audaciousness of those who
would glibly refer to my age. Now I know that it is a
term of respect as I supposedly have an abundance
of wisdom and now I wear that particular salutation
like a badge of honor. Here, old people are cool.
I think!
Its easy for a newly arrived resident to don a pair of
rose-colored glasses and gaze through those tinted lenses
at this strange new world, seeing only the things they
want to see. Its not perfect here to be sure, as no place
anywhere can attain that lofty status. I battle with the
learning of a new language, I struggle to make sense of
what should be simple, straightforward paperwork, and
along the way I learn to have innite patience.
Should I stumble when confronted with what seems to
be an insurmountable problem, a few locals will gather,
then a few more, and a long chat will ensue. And with
smiles all around, they will look at me and say, Dont
worry. Semua bisa diatur.
I do so love it here!
By Paul V. Walters

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FOTOFOLIO

THE
DANCING
SPIRIT
The unique culture of Indonesia,
especially Bali, has drawn talented
Balinese photographer Made Yudistira
to combine two of his passions;
exploring local culture and sharing
its stories through photos. In this
collection, Made Yudistira gives us
a closer look at some of the sacred
Balinese traditional dances and the
performers detailed makeup and
costumes, showing how the Balinese
have an amazing sense of art.
www.ickr.com/myudistira

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THE INVINCIBLE HANOMAN


The most attractive part of the Kecak
and Fire Dance at the Uluwatu Temple is
when Hanoman, the white monkey, tries
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to burn
down the
city.

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THE LEGONG DANCER


The detailed makeup and
costume show how the
Balinese ancestors had
an excellent taste for the
artistic.

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THE TRANCE OF
SANG HYANG DEDARI
One of the many Sang
Hyang Dedari dancers.

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A STAGE PERFORMANCE
A Barong mask or tapel is considered
sacred. Before the show starts, a priest
has to give an offering and a blessing
to the holy spirits.

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BETWEEN SMOKE AND FIRE


Sanghyang Jaran is known as a
sacred Balinese dance.

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LIKE A FIRE
The performers of the Kecak Dance
chant Cak cak in harmony
while their hands are up in the air,
resembling a re.

ACTION&ATTRACTION

THE WARRIOR DANCE

CAPOEIRA IS A DEMANDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THAT BEAUTIFULLY BLENDS


THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE AND DANCE...

group of people were

eventually started the roda they

to show superiority without making

standing in circle on

were about to play Capoeira.

contact and causing any injury.

a beautiful beach in

Two persons then moved into

the afternoon. They

the middle of the circle as the

CULTURAL HERITAGE

seemed to be having

tone of the berimbau regulated

Born out of a resistance against

a great time talking to each other

the pace or the style of the game.

all forms of oppression, Capoeira

when suddenly a high note from a

Capoeira consists of a lot of kicks

incorporates songs with martial

string percussion instrument called a

and acrobatic movements, but the

arts and dance movements, and

berimbau lled the air. The leader

participants should never knock

is performed and transferred from

of the group started singing a

down their opponents. In fact, they

Capoeira masters to their disciples

soulful Portuguese song, and after a

have to collaborate to show the skills

all around the world. It is originally

verse, all of them sang together and

of the other Capoeiristas. Kicks are

from Brazil, but is believed to have

clapped their hands to the beat of

launched in slow motion only a few

been developed by West African

the berimbau. This hypnotizing ritual

inches away from their opponent

slaves with Brazilian inuences in

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Acrobatics is a part of the game


although it is only to show the
skills of the Capoeristas

the 16th century as a defence against


the armed colonists who were
suppressing them.
By the end of the 19th century,
slavery was banned in Brazil and
things started to go down. Capoeira
began to be misused for crime, as
a lot of Capoeiristas were hired
as hitmen and bodyguards for
the warlords. In fact, a group of
Capoeiristas raided the city of Rio
de Janeiro, which eventually resulted
in Capoeira being prohibited in the
whole country in the 1890s.
But by 1920, Capoeira started to
make its way back, and since 1970
Capoeira mestres began to preserve
this cultural heritage. Now Capoeira
attracts foreign students and tourists
to Brazil, and renowned Capoeira
mestres even teach this martial art
abroad and establish their own
schools. Known for its acrobatic and
complex movements, as well as an
unpredictable pattern of kicks, spins,
and other techniques, Capoeira was
acknowledged as one of the worlds
Intangible Cultural Heritage of
Humanity in 2014 by UNESCO.

A BEAUTIFUL SYNERGY
The good news is that Capoeira
classes are now available in many
areas of Bali in Ubud, Seminyak,
Jimbaran, and Sanur. If you want
to burn all those calories from the
extensive food and beer you have
consumed, Capoeira is what you
should be doing at the end of
your day, as classes are normally
conducted in the evening.

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The method of practice in


Capoeira is pretty simple. For
beginners, the master will teach

This game is open to any


age, and could be played
anywhere

you all the basic moves, which are


almost the same as with other martial
arts. And you will get a lot of lunges,

without getting bloody. Around 98

Capoeira schools have their own

believe me.

percent of the game is based on

levels of color for the cordao, but

The key to Capoeira is to never

evasive movements that combine

white is normally for the beginners

stand still. You have to be constantly

launching and avoiding attacks

after their inauguration in a

moving or rolling, or at least simply

in slow motion which explains

ceremonial roda also known as the

swaying your body from the left to

why watching two persons battling

batizado.

the right the whole time this works

in Capoeira is like watching a

your core muscles as you have to be

choreographed dance with beautiful

about the instruments and the songs,

engaged with your abdomen and

synergy.

as well as Brazilian and Portuguese

Do not be fooled by its graceful

culture, and Samba so it is not

game. Not only that, if you keep on

movement though, as Capoeira

just about the martial art. There are

moving it will be easier for you to

also has some deadly movements

no limitations as to why you should

avoid attacks, to mislead and trick

in its arsenal. There have been

learn Capoeira whether you want

your opponent, and to strike back

a few cases where a ghter has

to learn self-defense or the Brazilian

when your opponent leasts expect it.

been knocked down directly after

culture, or just want to stay healthy,

Kicks are mostly launched to


attack, but you can also use your

successfully beating the opponent.


Just like other martial arts,

Capoeira is surely fun!


By Joseph Wang

hands to distract your opponent. Just

Capoeira also has levels, also

remember this one thing; the essence

called as cordao, and each level is

Capoeira Bali

of Capoeira is to show superiority

marked by the color of the belt. Most

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAPOEIRA BALI

lower back to stay strong during the

In Capoeira, you will also learn

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SAIL TO SELAYAR

FRIENDLY PEOPLE AND PRISTINE BEACHES.


THE SELAYAR ISLANDS ARE THE NEXT IT TOURIST
DESTINATION IN THE ARCHIPELAGO

hat is this

Islands region that is rich with

place? Is

historical treasures.

this for
real? Am I

OLD VILLAGE

in heaven?

It was 8 a.m. when our ight took

Those questions came rushing

off from Makassar, the capital city of

through my mind as I arrived on the

South Sulawesi, and headed south

pristine Big Tinabo Island, one of

to Selayar Island. During those 30

the islands within the Taka Bonerate

minutes of ight, excitement was

National Sea Park in the Selayar

all I could feel, as I knew that the

Islands just south of South Sulawesi.

adventure of a lifetime was waiting.

I had heard about the Selayar

Once we got to the island we

Islands before, but my adventure

began our adventure by sipping

there gave true meaning to the

some local coffee at Kopi Culang,

phrase seeing is believing. You

the governors favorite coffee shop,

have to experience it yourself to

and munching on sticky rice called

actually see just how jaw-droppingly

songkolo a great introduction to

beautiful this part of Indonesia truly

the local culture. The friendliness of

is. On Big Tinabo Island you will nd

the local people instantly made us

white sand beaches so pure it is as

feel at home from the children to

old, they are still very productive.

if no human has ever set foot there,

elderly, they easily shared their smile

This village is known for its unique

ocean water that is so crystal clear

with us tourists, as well as the sellers

traditional houses that look like

you can actually see sh swimming

we met at the traditional market.

nests up in the air, as Holasa

right from the shore, and of course,

This humble attitude was spread

Liang Lipan, the stalagmite and stalactite


cave that is surrounded by clear water

wooden poles as high as 12 meters

the island is so quiet that you will

across the land as we met more

support them and these poles

forget all your troubles in a moment.

friendly people at Old Bitombang

have been there for hundreds of

Village, which is located only 7 km

years. Why that high, you might

this heaven on earth, lets rewind a

from Benteng, the capital city of

wonder. Legend has it that during

couple of days back when our small

Selayar Island. And although most

wartime, enemies would attack from

group rst arrived on Selayar Island,

of the villagers in Old Bitombang

below using spears. The villagers

the jumping off point of the Selayar

Village are more than 90 years

protected themselves from these

But before I take you exploring in

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sudden attacks by building their

which proves how the Selayar

the spots you really should explore.

houses very high.

Islands were an important harbor

As for me, watching the sun setting

thousands of years ago. But what

on the horizon from a jukung was

HIDDEN BEACHES

once a world-class harbor is now

already a treasure to behold.

The Selayar Islands are located right

just a shermens village.

at the center of Indonesia, which

From this shermens village we

HEAVEN ON EARTH

made this region an international

went beach-hopping using a jukung

On our second day we went to the

hub that connected all parts of the

to reach some hidden beaches. Liang

Taka Bonerate National Sea Park,

world in the 17th century. The Old

Kareta and Liang Tarrusu Beach

the third biggest atoll in the world,

Anchor Museum is home to anchors

were only two out of several beautiful

so rich with marine biodiversity that

that once belonged to a Chinese

beaches on the western part of the

it is the perfect spot for diving and

merchant in the Padang village,

Selayar Islands. For divers, these are

snorkeling. There are 21 islands

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in this national sea park, and Big

think about was meeting the stars

beauty, I will never forget the huge

Tinabo Island is the main attraction

of the island the baby black tip

oyster and stingray that I saw when

so this is we were headed.

sharks. Imagine sunbathing at the

I went snorkeling. This island also

beach or swimming in the ocean

boasts remarkable sunset and sunrise

takes from three to ve hours by

all day, like I did, with baby sharks

views, and for adrenaline junkies,

speedboat but trust me, the long

swimming freely around you. How

kitesurng in the morning is surely

journey is beyond worth it as your

cool is that? Dont worry, they are

great to start your day.

eyes will be lled to overowing

harmless. And if you want to get a

Traveling back to Selayar Island

with the view of atolls and clear blue

little bit closer to them, try feeding

is another long journey, but the view

sea, and sometimes ying sh, along

them. They are so adorable! As

of the atolls will once again take

the way some people even saw

for the islands natural underwater

your breath away. And please spare

The journey to Big Tinabo Island

some wild dolphins! And once we


arrived at Big Tinabo Island, I almost
couldnt believe that such paradise is
accessible by speedboat.
It felt surreal to be there as I
left my footprints on the untouched
white sand beach and walked to the
Tinabo Island Dive Resort, the only
resort on the small island. It was even
more unbelievable that there were
no other guests there during our visit.
The resort was ours alone. In fact, the
whole island felt like our own.
Lunch was served, but all I could

Big Tinabo Island is truly heaven on earth

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PHOTOS BY RISTY NURRAISA

Kitesurng in Big Tinabo Island

INDONESIA
A house at the
Old Bitombang
Village

SELAYAR ISLAND

preserved. This gong, originally


from the delta of the Red River in
North Vietnam, is believed to have
been produced in 600 B.C., and
was used to mark the start of a
war or some other sacred rituals.
Not far from the historical gong
is the Nekara Museum another
place you should visit. Designed
as a traditional Selayar house, the
museum displays artifacts, traditional
fabrics, and other historical treasures
from Selayars golden era.
some time to visit Liang Lipan, the

One more activity that is a must

stalagmite and stalactite cave that

on this island is chitchatting with

is surrounded by clear water. There

the locals at a coffee shop thats

are two options for going into the

what we did on our last night, as

cave; you can ask the boat to stop at

we wanted to have the best closure

the front of the cave mouth and go in

before our journey back home the

without getting wet, or you can swim

next day. At 9 p.m., Benteng was

TIPS:
The best time to visit the Taka
Bonerate National Sea Park is
between September-November
and April-June.
In Big Tinabo Island, electricity
is only available during the
night, and phone signal is
almost no existent. Better leave
your phone in your bag.
Book everything in advance,
as ights from and to Selayar
Island are only available three
times a week.
WHERE TO STAY:
Syara Hotel
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman No.
21, Benteng, Selayar Island
Tinabo Island Dive Resort
www.tinaboisland.com

your way in. I preferred the second

already asleep and there were

trust me, when you see a lagoon that

only two coffee shops open until

is so crystal clear, you wont be able

midnight. Over a cup of coffee the

to resist the desire to jump out of the

locals shared their dreams about

boat and swim.

improving and developing the


tourism industry in their homeland

LOCAL DREAMS

for a better future. They are ready to

Once you got back to the mainland,

repeat the glorious years of Selayar.

there is no need to rush ying back

All they need is the support of

to Makassar as Selayar Island has

conscientious travelers and investors

more history to reveal. Located in

to help them develop their resources

Matalalang, just 10 minutes away

as well as preserve their historical

from Benteng, a bronze Nekara

treasures and natural beauty.

Gong found in 1868 is kept

By Risty Nurraisa

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CAPITALCORNER

JAVA
MASTERPIECE

WATCHING A TRADITIONAL JAVANESE PERFORMANCE


IN THE CAPITAL CITY

the Dutch colonial era, this building


used to be for spice storage, but then
it was transformed into a theatre
called the Realto. Now it hosts the
Wayang Orang Bharata (Javanese
human puppet) performance every
Saturday.
The history of the Wayang Orang

n the hectic area of Senen in

at Jalan Kalilio No. 15, not far from

Bharata group goes way back to

Central Jakarta an area that

the Senen bus station, a three-story

early 60s. In 1963 a human puppet

is renowned as a trade center

building with Bharata Purwa

group called Panca Murti was rst

since the Dutch colonial era

written above the entrance door has

established, but it dispersed in

you would never expect to nd

been showcasing Javanese theatrical

1972. Some members then formed

art for more than 40 years. During

a new group called Wayang Orang

a Javanese cultural center. Located

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Bharata, and they started to perform

Bharata show for six years. But then

a week, but since the production

at Bharata Purwa. At that time there

the Jakarta ofcials encouraged the

costs were pretty high they agree to

were hundreds of human puppet

group to get back on stage. Marsam

only perform once a week. Years

groups in Java, but now, there are

Mulyo Atmojo, the leader of the

have passed and now the current

only three groups left, one each in

group, called all the members and

group is the fth generation of the

Jakarta, Semarang, and Surakarta.

their families, and invited them to

Wayang Orang Bharata family,

Wayang Orang Bharata is among

help preserve this traditional human

which consists of 140 members, who

the rare, and it is based in Jakarta.

puppet performance. For him,

all inherited their roles from their

continuing on with performing is

parents and grandparents.

THROUGH
GENERATIONS
The renovation of the building

the only way to pass on this cultural


heritage to their descendants.

No wonder the performers really


understand, not just the storyline

And so the Wayang Orang

but also each of the characters in

near the end of 1999 necessitated

Bharata group was reborn. The

the story, as well as the dance, the

a hiatus for the Wayang Orang

group planned to act three days

costumes, and even the makeup.

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The group event prepares their

WATCH AND LEARN

own costumes and make up for

If you think that this cultural show

every performance. The group has

attracts only a limited number of

performs regularly on Saturdays

380 wayang stories, including the

people, you should think again.

at 8.00 p.m. at the Bharata Purwa

Ramayana and Mahabharata from

When I bought my ticket to watch a

building with tickets ranging in

India that are adapted to the culture

performance, I saw that there were

price from Rp. 40,000 to Rp.

of Java and Bali. Every story in every

many enthusiastic people lined up

60,000 booking your tickets prior

performance is even more epic with

waiting to see the show. I was even

is advisable as they are likely to be

the sounds of traditional gamelan

more amazed when Marsam told

sold out quickly, especially when

music in the background.

me that more than 75 percent of the

popular stories like the Baratayudha

seats are almost always occupied.

is on the schedule. But now you

traditional Javanese dance.


The Wayang Orang Bharata

The show is delivered in

can also catch their performance at

Javanese, but rest assured you

other theatres, such as the Gedung

wont get lost in translation. To

Kesenian Jakarta in Central Jakarta.


So if you would like to see a

story, the stage is equipped with a

traditional Javanese show while

screen displaying running text in

youre in Jakarta, now you know

Indonesian. And I have to say, the

where to go. The Wayang Orang

show is hilarious! It is also suitable

Bahrata show will get you closer to

for anyone I witnessed visitors from

traditional Javanese culture and their

all ages that couldnt stop laughing

philosophies of life.

as they watched the spontaneous

By Agi R. Andante

acts. And I can never forget how


the audience was in awe as the

Bharata Purwa

performers beautifully delivered a

Jalan Kalilio No. 15, Central Jakarta

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PHOTOS BY AGI R. ANDANTE

help the audience understand the

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as it is equipped with dynamic vehicle controls and V8 turbo engine for extreme
power. The party was made even merrier by the performance of Andien Aisyah,
one of Indonesias most talented singers. Not only that, Ferrari Jakarta also gave
back to the community by hosting an auction and donating all the proceeds to
the Dorkas orphanage, a home for underprivileged children.
Ferrari Jakarta
Wisma MRA, Ground Floor
Jalan TB Simatupang No. 19, Jakarta

For you foodies in Surabaya, East Java,


get ready because Cuca is coming to
please your palate! On October 23
and 24, the 1903 Restaurant on Jalan
Sumatera No. 40 will be hosting Cucas
rst ever pop-up food joint. Prepare to
indulge in six of Cucas tastiest tapas, such as the BBQ Octopus,
Balis Breakfast, baked scallops, and meat and potatoes. This
special dining experience is priced at Rp. 490,000++ (beverage
pairing is also available). For reservations, please call
(031) 5033-003 or email to marketing@society.co.id.
Cuca
Jalan Yoga Perkanthi, Jimbaran, (0361) 708-066
www.cuca-avor.com

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POP-UP TAPAS

MAYA SANUR

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COMMUNITYCALENDAR

GO GLOBAL

SING WITH THE STARS


The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is once again hosting a charity
concert to support UNICEF Check Out for Children. Held at the
Mangupura Hall at the Bali International Convention Center on
October 16, this special event will wow the audience with the
performance of young Indonesian singers Citra Scholastika and
Bastian Steel. This impressive duo will share the stage and be
collaborating with a childrens choir from Balis leading music
school. This musical night starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are priced
at Rp. 150,000 net per person. All proceeds will be donated
to support UNICEF in providing education and vaccinations for
children across the Asia Pacic region.
Bali International Convention Centre
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua
(0361) 771-906, www.westin.com/bali

From October 16 to 18, the Global Issues Networking (GIN)


Conference Bali will be hosted for the third time at Canggu
Community School, inviting students from seventh grade and
above to get together and discuss global issues. Participants will
also learn a lot from international keynote speakers among
them Thais rst female solo Olympic contender Bam Kamolwan
Chanyim, Cambodian performance poet Kosal Khiev, and
the founders of Bye Bye Plastic Bags, Isobel and Melati. The
GIN Bali 2015 is not only open for students in Bali, Lombok,
and Java, but also from Vietnam and East Timor. Entry is Rp.
1,500,000 net for three days, inclusive of all food.
www.globalissuesnetwork.org

READY, SET, GO!

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is back again for the 12th
time! Embracing the theme 17,000 Islands of Imagination,
this years festival will welcome more than a hundred authors,
thinkers, artists, and other professionals from around the world.
Among the expected speakers are Pulitzer Prize winner Michael
Chabon, the founders of the Lonely Planet series Tony and
Maureen Wheeler, and Indonesian political journalist Seno
Gumira Ajidarma. The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2015
will be held from October 28 to November 1, and is going to be
lled with intimate literary lunches, poetry slams, night parties,
and more. Dont miss it!
www.ubudwritersfestival.com

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BEYOND WORDS

Dear sports enthusiasts, giddy up for the Herbalife Bali


International Triathlon 2015! Held on October 25, the triathlon
will start with a swimming competition at 6 a.m. in Jimbaran
Bay, followed by cycling along the Nusa Dua coast and nished
with a running competition. The start and nish point will be
at the InterContinental Bali Resort and Spa, where food and
entertainment will be available for the participants. Click the
following website for more details.
www.balitriathlon.com

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SEE&SEEN

PRESERVING ART
It was a night to remember as the Le Meridien Bali
Jimbaran hosted its PreservARTion charity night in
support of preserving Balinese cultural heritage with the
maestro of Balinese dance, Ida Bagus Blangsinga, as the
main star of the event. Guests were also invited to witness
a live painting show by Ponco Setyohadi and a fashion
show by APPMI, while indulging in some delectable dishes
courtesy of Penelope Williams, Mandif Warokka, Rahung
Nasution, and the hotels Executive Chef Justin Wong.
www.lemeridienbalijimbaran.com

A HOLY CEREMONY
On a beautiful Saturday morning,
the Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa held
a sacred Melaspas ceremony by the
propertys rice elds. Melaspas is a
traditional Balinese ceremony to clean
and purify a new building site or land
from negative elements, as well as
to bring prosperity and wealth. This
ceremony felt even more sacred with
a number of holy performances, one
of them being Rejang Dewa, a sacred
dance to the Gods.
www.plataran.com

Grand Nikko Bali shared some love by inviting hotel


guests to join in a sea turtle release, not just once, but
twice in August as there were two sea turtles that laid
eggs on the hotels white sand beach. As a certied eco
hotel, Grand Nikko Bali has been striving to help protect
sea turtles, and to date has released 404 baby sea turtles
to the ocean.
www.grandnikkobali.com
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SWIM FREE!

TIME TO MINGLE!
Once again, Bali & Beyond magazine hosted a party to remember,
Recharge Night! Held at the Ungasan Hotel & Convention Center, the
party welcomed hundreds of guests from the hospitality, travel and
tourism industry, making the event the best place to rub shoulders with
the whos who of Bali. Of course the party wouldnt be as much fun
without the support of the Ungasan Hotel & Convention Center, and our
other respected partners including Two Islands Wine, Dragony Moscato,
Heineken, Jose Cuervo, Sailor Jerry, and Socialive. We would also like to
thank The 101 Legian Bali, Indosole, Alaya Resort Kuta, Nusa Dua Beach
Hotel and Spa, Club Bali Suites, The Sintesa Jimbaran, and Tjendana
Corporate for giving out great door prizes. See you at the next party!

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Negara

JEMBRANA

BALI ISLAND

Pemuteran

Medewi

West Bali National Park

Gilimanuk

Menjangan Island

Uluwatu

Nusa Dua

Candi Dasa

Nusa Lembongan Island

Semarapura

Nusa Penida Island

Nusa Ceningan Island


Tanjung Benoa

Sanur

Tenganan

Amlapura

Amed

Tulamben
M. Agung

KARANGASEM

Besakih

Lake Batur

KLUNGKUNG
GIANYAR

DENPASAR

Taman Ayun

BADUNG

Ubud

Bangli

BANGLI

M. Batur
Kintamani
Bedugul

Kerobokan
Seminyak
Legian
NGURAH RAI
Kuta
Tuban
INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT
Jimbaran

Canggu

Tanah Lot

Tabanan

TABANAN

M. Batukaru

Laker Buyan
Lake Tamblingan
Lake Bratan

BULELENG

Lovina

Singaraja

AMARIS

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Jemme Cafe

Jl. Mertasari

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Kartika Plaza

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Kuta Square

Kuta Center

Gabah

Jl. Tegal Wangi

N
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Jl. kunti II

Istana Kuta Galleria

KUTA

Jl. Nakula

Jl. Plawa

Hard Rock
Jl. Pantai Kuta

Mercure

Rosso Vivo

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Jl. kunti I

Jl. Su

Kuta Sea View

Kuta beach

H
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Harris

Beachwalk

Istana rama

Jl. Melasti

Legian Beach

Jl.

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Amaris Legian

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Discovery
Shopping Mall

LEGEND:
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C Cafe
H Hotel
M Market
M Museum
S Shopping
R Restaurant
V Villa
CD Corps Diplomatique

kuda
Jl. Wer

Jl. Arjuna

Jl. Camplung Tand

Jl. Laksamana

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adm

Jl. P

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Jl. D

Jl. Raya Basangkasa

Jl. Raya Seminyak

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Czech Rep.
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Mercure

Jl. Danau Poso

Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai

CD

Jl. Danau Buyan

Jl. Tegeh Agung

Italy Consulate

SANUR

Jl. Tukad Bilok

Jl.

Jl. Hang

CD

Sanur Beach

ah

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Le Mayeur

Telaga Naga

Jl. Sindu
Sindu Beach

CD

Sweden & Finland


Consulate

Bali Hyatt

Batu Jimbar

The Village

LEGEND:
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C Cafe
H Hotel
M Market
M Museum
S Shopping
R Restaurant
CD Corps Diplomatique

Sector

Inna Grand Bali Beach

Jl. Segara Ayu

Puri Santrian

French
Consulate

CD

Sanur Paradise
Plaza Suite

Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai

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Art Market

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SAKALA

Tao Bali

Melia Bali

The Laguna

The Bay

LEGEND:
+ Medical
C Cafe
H Hotel
M Market
M Museum
S Shopping
R Restaurant
G Golf
CD Corps Diplomatique

Grand Hyatt Bali

Museum Pasika

Bali Collection

Nusa Dua Beach


Westin Resort

H
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Club Med Bali


Kayumanis Nusa Dua

Art Market

Melia Benoa

The Royal Santrian

Conrad Bali

The Oasis

Aston Bali Resort

Grand Mirage

Ina Putri Bali

R
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H The Bali Khama

Ayodya Resort bali

Bali National Golf Club

Pa

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The St. Regis Bali Resort

Jl.

Jl. W

Amaris Pratama
Nusa Dua

Dental Clinic

Clinic

H
H

Fish Market

Ramada Benoa

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas

Medical Center

Amanusa

Pem

Tragia

Jl. Pratama Raya

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The Bale

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Jl. Pa

Jl. Kurusetra

NUSA DUA

Jl. Pratama

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Jl. Tirta Ta

Jl. Campuhan

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Jl. Dewi Sita

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S Shopping
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Pusering Jagad
Tample

Jl. C

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Jl. Hano

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Penataran Sasih
Tample

T
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Monkey Forest

Jl. Nyuh bulan

PELIATAN
KATIK LANTANG

NYUH KUNING

BEDULU

Elephant Cave

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INFOINDEX

AIRLINES

Tel: (0361) 286-465, Fax: (0361) 286-408


E-mail: bali@honorary.mzv.cz

Renon, Denpasar Fax: (0361) 263-310


E-mail: rtc_bali@thaimail.com

AIRPORT OPERATOR
Tel: (0361) 751-011

FRANCE

TIMOR LESTE

CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS

Jl. Mertasari Gg. II No. 8, Sanur


Tel: (0361) 285-485, Fax: (0361) 286-406
E-mail: consul@dps.centrin.net.id

Jl. Prof. Yamin No. 4, Renon, Denpsar


Tel: (0361) 235-093, Fax: (0361) 235-092
E-mail: cgtl@dpsbali.com

GERMANY

UNITED STATES

Tel: (0361) 768-358, Fax: (0361) 768-369

Jl. Pantai Karang 17, Batujimbar, Sanur


Tel: (0361) 288-535, Fax: (0361) 288-826
Email: germanconsul@bali-ntb.com

Jl. Hayam Wuruk 188, Denpasar


Tel: (0361) 233-605, Fax: (0361) 222-426
E-mail: amcobali@indosat.net.id

ROYAL BRUNEI

HUNGARY

Tel: (0361) 757-292

SINGAPORE AIRLINES

Marintur, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai 219, Sanur.


Tel: (0361) 287-701, Fax: (0361) 287-456
Email: huconbali@telkom.net

Jl. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Airport


Tel: (0361) 936-8388, Fax: (0361) 936-8383

INDIA

GARUDA Jl. Jalan Sugianyar, 5 Denpasar

Jl. Raya Puputan 163, Renon - Denpasar


Tel. (0361) 259-502/259-503
Fax.(0361) 259-505

Wisthi Sabha Building, 2nd Floor


Ngurah Rai International Aiprort
Call Centre: 0804-1-888888

CONTINENTAL MICRONESIA

Tel. (0361) 227-824, Fax: (0361) 226-298


24-hour access: 08071-807-807

MERPATI
Jl. Gatot Subroto Tengah, 26 Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 411-364
Airport Tel: (0361) 9351-011, ext. 5240/5242
Hotline: Tel: (0361) 722-740, 722-741

MANDALA AIRLINES
Komp. Plaza Kertawijaya
Jl. Diponogoro No. 98, Denpasar, Reservation
Call center 08041234567

NGURAH RAI AIRPORT


Tel/Fax: (0361) 759-761

HEALTH&MEDICAL

ITALY
Lotus Enterprises Building
Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai, Jimbaran
Tel: (0361) 701-005, Fax: (0361) 701-005
E-mail: italconsbali @italconsbali.org

JAPAN
Jl. Raya Puputan 170, Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 227-628, Fax: (0361) 265-066
E-mail: denpasar@dp.mofa.go.jp

MALAYSIA
Alam Kulkul Boutique Resort Jl. Pantai Kuta
Tel: (0361) 752-520, Fax: (0361) 766-373
E-mail: info@consulmalaysia-bali.com

THAI INTERNATIONAL
Grand Bali Beach Sanur, Tel: (0361) 288-141

QATAR AIRWAYS
Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, South Kuta Beach
Tel: (0361) 752-222; Fax: 753-788. Departure
International Terminal, 2nd . Room OP.II.8
East Wing Ngurah Rai International Airport
Tel: (0361) 9360274; Fax : (0361) 9360275
DEPARTURE
Arrive at the airport two hours prior to
departure. A Rp. 150,000 international
departure tax is required. Domestic departure
fee is Rp 75,000. No Fiscal tax-exempt to pay
for Indonesian and expatriates holding KITAS for
International departure. Ngurah Rai Intl Airport,
Tel: (0361) 751-011

MEXICO
PT Puri Astina Putra Building
Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin 1A, Renon, Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 223-266, Fax: (0361) 244-568
E-mail: consulmex@astinatravel.com

Call an ambulance by dialing 118, but it is a lot


more practical and quicker to hire a taxi. Most
hotels have on-call doctors on standby. For Bali
Belly, Lomotil and Imodium eliminate symptoms,
but not gastro-related infections. A fever along
with symptoms requires doctor-prescribed
antibiotics.
Drink as much liquid as possible. Isotonic
drinks under various brand names are widely
available and are known to replenish body
hydration and replace uids. For discomfort,
diarrhea and cramping, drink strong, hot tea;
avoid fruits and spicy foods.
Some day-biting mosquitoes carry dengue
fever, but this is not a problem in tourist areas.
Bali is non-malarial and prophylaxis is not
required. Mosquito bites, cuts or abrasions
easily become infected in the tropics. Treat them
immediately.
Drink only bottled or boiled water. Peel fruit
before eating; avoid raw vegetables except at
reputable restaurants. Ice in restaurants is safe.
Protect yourself from the intense equatorial sun.
Use high SPF sunblock and a hat.
AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases
are increasing in Indonesia. Local sex workers
have multiple partners from around the world.
They are not checked for sexually transmitted
diseases. Act responsibly and use condoms,
available over the counter at pharmacies.

NETHERLANDS

ROYAL DANISH
Sunset Road No. 89 Ruko Sunset Indah I Kav. 3
Tel: (0361) 821-6979, Fax: (0361) 7666-38
E-mail: danishconsbali@gmail.com

CLINIC&HOSPITAL
24-hour emergency medical clinic services,
medical evacuation, multilingual staff.
Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 505X, Kuta 80361
Tel: (0361) 710-505, Fax: (0361) 710-515

(ARMA)
Ubud, Tel: (0361) 976-659, Fax: 974-229.
Jl. Pengosekan, Ubud, open daily 8 am-6pm

ABIAN KAPAS
Jl. Nusa Indah, East Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 227-176

ANTONIO BLANCO
Ubud , Tel: (0361) 975-502, 975-551
open daily 8 am-5 pm

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Pejeng, Tel: (0361) 942-352
Open 8 am - 3 pm weekdays

GEDONG KIRTYA HISTORICAL


LIBRARY Tel: (0362) 25141, Jl. Veteran,
Singaraja. Open 7am - 3pm Monday Thursday, until Fridaynoon, closed on weekends

GALLERY SENIWATI Jl. Ubud Raya,


Gianyar. Tel: (0361) 975-485

MUSEUM BALI Tel: (0361) 235-059,


222-680, Jl. Let. Kol Wisnu, Denpasar

MUSEUM LE MAYEUR
Tel: (0361) 286-164, Jl. Hang Tuah, Sanur.
Open 8 am - 2 pm, Tuesday - Sunday.

MUSEUM MANUSA YADNYA


Mengwi, open daily, but often unattended

MUSEUM NEKA Tel: (0361) 975-074,


975-034, Jl. Raya Campuan, Ubud
open daily 9 am - 5 pm.

Tel: (0361) 975-136, 971-159, Jl. Raya Ubud,


Ubud, www.mpl-ubud.com

MUSEUM RUDANA
Tel: (0361) 975-779, 976-479, Peliatan, Ubud

MUSEUM SUBAK Tel: (0361) 810-315,


Jl. Raya Kediri, Desa Sanggulan, Tabanan

BIMC Hospital Kuta


POLAND

BRITAIN

SPAIN

BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua

Jl. Tirta Nadi 20, Sanur, Denpasar


Tel: (0361) 270-601, Fax: (0361) 287-804
E-mail: bcbali@dps.centrin.net.id

Istana Kuta Galeria, Blok Vallet 2, No. 11


Jl. Patih Jelantik, Kuta
Tel: (0361) 769-296, Fax: (0361) 769-296
E-mail: espana_bali@blueline.net.id

24h Accident and Emergency Centre, 24h


Medical Centre, international standard hospital
with fully equipped ambulances, emergency
room, intensive care unit, operating theatres,
radiology and pathology, ward rooms,
international and multilingual team of medical
experts, CosMedic Centre, Dialysis Centre,
Dental Centre.
Kawasan BTDC, Blok D, Nusa Dua 80363,
Tel: (0361) 3000-911, Fax: (0361) 3001-150

NEW ZEALAND
Jl. Tantular No. 32, Renon - Denpasar 80234
Tel: (0361) 241-118, Fax: (0361) 221-195
E-mail: bali.congen@dfat.gov.au
www.bali.indonesia.embassy.gov.au

AGUNG RAI MUSEUM OF ART

INTERNATIONAL SOS CLINIC

Jl.Gunung Agung 93, Denpasar 80118


Tel: (0361) 426-171, Fax: (0361) 426-477
E-mail: konsulslowakbali@yahoo.com

AUSTRALIA, CANADA,

MUSEUMS

MUSEUM PURI LUKISAN

KCB Travel, Jl. Raya Kuta 127, Kuta


Tel: (0361) 761-502, Fax: (0361) 752-777
E-mail: dutchconsulate@kcb-tours.com

24h Accident and Emergency Centre, 24h


Medical Centre, international standard hospital
with fully equipped ambulances, emergency
room, intensive care unit, operating theatres,
radiology and pathology, ward rooms,
international and multilingual team of medical
experts, CosMedic Centre for non-invasive and
invasive cosmetic and aesthetic treatments.
Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 100X, Kuta 80361
Tel: (0361) 761-263, Fax: (0361) 767-701

CONSULATES

RUMAH SAKIT UMUM PUSAT


SANGLAH (General Hospital): Jl. Diponegoro,
Sanglah, Denpasar. Tel: (0361) 227-911/15

Jl. Raya Petitenget No. 11, Block I/C,


Banjar Umasari, Kerobokan
Tel: (0361) 732-165, Fax: (0361) 732-165
E-mail: consul@balipolandconsulate.com

SLOVAKIA

TOURIST INFO.
INTEGRATED TOURISM
INFORMATION CENTER (ITIC)
A one-stop tourist information complex of
ten provinces in Indonesia comprising Bali,
Lampung, Jakarta, Banten, West Java, Central
Java, East Java, Jogjakarta. Jl. Raya Kuta 2,
Kuta, 80361; Tel: (0361) 766-188

NGURAH RAI INTERNATIONAL

BRAZIL
Jl. Raya Legian No. 186, Kuta
Tel: (0361) 757-775, Fax: (0361) 751-005
Email: brazilconsul@bali.net

SWEDEN & FINLAND


Segara Village Hotel, Jl. Segara Ayu
Tel: (0361) 282-211, Fax: 282-211
E-mail: sweconsul@yahoo.com

CHILE
Jl. Jl. Pengembak Gg 1 No. 3, Sanur, Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 756-781, Fax: (0361) 756-783
E-mail: chilehonconsulate@bali-villa.com

SWITZERLAND & AUSTRIA


Jl. Ganetri 9 D, Gatot Subroto Timur, Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 264-149, Fax: (0361) 243-747
E-mail: bali@honrep.ch

CZECH REPUBLIC
Jl. Pengembak 17 Sanur.

THAILAND Jl. Puputan Raya No. 81,

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SILOAM HOSPITALS
24-hour emergency 779-911
Jl. Sunset Road No. 818, Kuta, Badung, Bali
Tel: +62-361-779-900
E-mail: info.bali@siloamhospitals.com

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AIRPORT Tel: (0361) 751-011

BADUNG GOVERNMENT TOURISM


OFFICE Jl. Kuta Raya 2, Kuta
Tel: (0361) 756-175/76
BALI GOVERNMENT TOURISM OFFICE
Jl. Supratman, Niti Mandala, Renon, Denpasar
Tel: (0361) 222-387
SINGARAJA TOURIST INFORMATION
OFFICE Jl. Veteran 23, Singaraja
Tel: (0362) 251-41

UBUD TOURIST INFORMATION


SERVICE Jl. Raya Ubud, Gianyar
Tel: (0361) 96-285, 973-285; 8 am - 9 pm

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