Wangiwangi Island

WangiWangi Island Wangiwangi island or Wanci Island, is an island in Southeast Sulawasi that being famous for its beauty and magnificent blue sky and ocean. Wangiwangi island in become Wakatobi islands and also become the administrative area of Wakatobi regency. This island also part of Tukang Besi Island. Tukang besi in Bahasa means hammersmith. This is because of this island is famous for making beautiful keris, an Indonesian traditional weapon until today. This island have a natural pristine, quiet atmosphere and it has fresh sea water. There is also underwater…

Welcome Abroad To Denpasar, Bali

Denpasar Denpasar is the capital city of Bali Island, where this is the main governmental and economical base of Bali province. In the past, this city was known as Badung city and become the capital of Badung regency until finally being inaugurated to be a metropolitan city. Based on history, Denpasar was the capital of the kingdom of Badung. It was conquered by the Dutch during the Dutch intervention in Bali (1906). The royal palace was looted and razed by the Dutch, leaving today’s central square of “Taman Puputan” in…

Tabanan, The Home Of The Temple

Tabanan Tabanan is a regency in Bali province. It located in 35 Km in western side of Denpasar and bounded with Buleleng regency in north, Badung regency in east, Indonesia Ocean in south and Jembrana regency in west. Founded in the 14th century, Tabanan had a mixed history with numerous conflicts, mainly with the neighboring kingdom of Mengwi. By the end of the 1700´s Tabanan had managed to claim part of the Mengwi kingdom however lost it back to the Mengwi Royal household by the mid 1800´s. By 1906 the…

Klungkung, The Home Of The Islands

Klungkung Klungkung is a regency in Bali province, and become the smallest regency in Bali. The capital city is located in Semarapura. Klungkung is bounded with Bangli regency in North, Karangasem rgency in east, Gianyar regency in west and Indian Ocean in south. Although the area is relatively small, Klungkung regency also covers two Nusa islands, which consist of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. If we look at the size of its area, it is hardly believed that Klungkung was once a center of administration in Bali. When…

Karangasem, The Majestically Bali

Karangasem Karangasem or sometimes Karang Asem, is one of regencies in Bali Province. The capital city is located in Amlapura. The biggest temple in Bali, Besakih Temple, is settled in this regency. This regency situated in the eastern most point of Bali Island, which bordered at the east by Lombok Strait, at the west by Klungkung, Bangli and Buleleng Regencies, at the south by the Indonesian Ocean and at the north by the Java Sea. The capital of this regency is Amlapura. In this regency is dominated by the mighty…

Jembrana Regency Bali

Jembrana Jembrana is a regency in Bali, located in the most western part of Bali island, with the capital city of Negara. For those traveling by land and ferry from Java to Bali, Jembrana regency is where you start your journey to discovery. The distance between the two islands is only 4kms. The ferry ports of Ketapang in Java and Gilimanuk in Bali, was first opened in the 1970’s have recently been upgraded to handle the massive increase in transportation needs between the two islands. This regency is thought to…

Where Ubud Lies, Is in Gianyar

Gianyar Gianyar is another regency in Bali province, which is bounded with Denpasar in Southwest, Badung regency in West, Bangli in East and Klungkung regency in Southeast. Gianyar is the center of carving art in Bali that mostly being visited by the tourist for those who are fanatics of Bali carving. The district of Gianyar is the centre of Balinese culture, rich in history and artifacts. Gianyar’s history is arguably the most fascinating in Bali. The town of Gianyar itself is a small administrative town, home to one of the…

Along Lovina Coast, Buleleng Bali

Buleleng Buleleng, is a regency in Bali province with the capital city of Singaraja. Buleleng is bounded with Java ocean in North, Jembrana regency in west, Karangasem rgency in east, Bangli regency, Tabanan and Badung in south. Buleleng is both physically and culturally the “other side of Bali”. Long isolated from the south by the central volcanic ridge and vast expanse of primary forest, it has developed unique social and cultural features. The Buleleng regency stretches across almost the whole of the northern part of Bali. The area generally consists…

Bangli Regency

Bangli Regency Bangli is one of regencies in Bali, with the capital of Bangli. This regency is bounded with Buleleng regency in north, Klungkung and Karangasem in east, and Klungkung regency, Gianyar in South, Badung and Gianyar in west. Bangli is divided into 4 subdistricts, 4 hamlets and 56 villages. Kintamani, which is one of famous destination in Bali, is one of the sundistricts in Bangli. Of eight regencies and one city in Bali, Bangli is the only regency without a coastline area. However, Bangli owns the biggest lake in…