Tumpek Landep : a sympathetic tradition in Bali

Once a year, Hindus in Bali are used to celebrate what we call here the Tumpek Landep. Don’t try to guess what it is, it is just impossible ! The tradition is to  consider that all objects of the daily life made of iron including cars, motorcycles, engines, tools, etc.  is a gift from the   Read More …

Natacha 6 months stay

After several stays at Dajuma in the last 2 years, Natacha, an executive woman from France, decided to make a break in her hectic professional career by staying for 6 months in Dajuma. During this time she got more and more acquainted with the rich Balinese culture and traditions. She built a lot of friendly   Read More …

Nyepi celebration at Dajuma

On March 31st, 2014, Dajuma celebrated Nyepi, the famous “Day of Silence” that is commemorated every Isaka Warsa (new year) in the Balinese calendar. Observed from 6 a.m. until 6 a.m. the next morning, Nyepi is a day reserved for self-reflection and as such, anything that might interfere like lighting fires (lights must be kept   Read More …

Cooking class at Dajuma

Among the numerous facets of Balinese culture, the food diversity and quality occupies a particular importance. Who never tried the famous Babi Guling (Grilled Pork) or the Ayam Betutu (Chicken stuffed with herbs and spices) probably missed something! At Dajuma, our 7 cooks brigade is always happy to welcome guests willing to discover the secrets   Read More …