Bali is one of the islands in Indonesia and is one of the 33 provinces, located between East Java on the west and Lombok on the east. It is part of the lesser Sunda Islands with 153 kilometer long and 112 kilometer wide. The island has more than 4 million population with the majority of 92% Hindu, followed by Moslem, Christian, Catholic and Buddhist. Bali is rich in culture, beautiful panoramic views, long beaches and friendly hospitable people. Balinese Arts, cultures and religious activities are merged into the Balinese daily life. It is famous for painting, sculpture, woodcarving, and performing arts. Balinese dances are attracted many visitors from around the world. Those dances include Pendet, Legong, Baris, Topeng, Barong, Kecak, Sang Hyang Jaran , Sang Hyang Dedari, and Joged Bumbung.
Bali is one of the most tourist and travel destination in Indonesia offering variety of tourist attraction from nature tourism, culture tourism, beach resort up to shopping tourism. The provincial capital of Bali is Denpasar, located on the southern part of the island. Bali is mostly surrounded by coral reefs and beaches. The southern coastline has white sand while on the north and west has black sand.
Bali is one of the Indonesia islands located to east of East Java, about an hour ferry ride from Ketapang. The island of Bali is relatively small covering 5,000 square kilometers, boasting a whole range of different environment. Tropical rainforest stretches in the center of the island from the west to the east.andnbsp; Bali enjoys warm climate throughout the year and has two seasons; dry season from April to October, rainy season from November to March. Balis mountain regions keeps a refreshing temperature all year round.andnbsp;
Bali is inhabited by more than 2 million population which is generally Hindus. Other religious beliefs are Christian, Catholic, Moslem and Buddhist.andnbsp; Balinese Hinduism is a blend of the element from Hinduism and Buddhism.andnbsp; The province of Bali is divided into several regions including Badung Regency, Denpasar, Gianyar, Tabanan, Jembarana, Bangli, Buleleng, Klungkung and Karangasem.andnbsp;
Take the opportunity to visit the charming welcome and the rural life of the Balinese people. Travel from one place to another is very easy by private taxi or public mini bus (Bemo in Indonesian). You will enjoy the real cultural activities and the graceful smiling of the local people. The most famous tourist resort are located on Badung, Denpasar, Gianyar, Karangasem and Buleleng Regencies. Other regencies are still developing the tourism industry.
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Travel around the island of Bali is easy as it is lead by well maintain roads. Bali can be accessed by public ferry and buses from East Java on the western part, PELNI and private boats to Benoa Harbour in Denpasar, ferry and buses from Lombok on the eastern part. Ferry from Ketapang in East Java takes up 45 minutes to Gilimanuk. From Lembar Harbour to Padang Bai Harbour is around 4 hours sailing by public ferry.
Domestic and international flights are served Bali International Airport on regular basis.