Archive for the ‘West Bali’ Category

The regency of Jembrana in Bali is renowned for its Jeggog music, buffalo races rice fields overlooking the ocean and for its plantations of cacao. In 2007, the authorities decided to encourage the local production of chocolate. A special  building was dedicated to the project headed by Nobertha, with all the necessary equipment. Today the   Read More …

Categories: Bali, Jembrana, West Bali

Bali is renowned worldwide for the wealth of its culture, among which dancing is occupying a privileged position. Each village of the island supports as much as possible a dancing group as well as a gamelan or jegog orchestra. This is the case for the village of Pekutatan which is housing Dajuma. After an interruption   Read More …

Following legislative elections earlier this year on April 9th, all Indonesia went to the polls on July 9th to elect its new President. A major event which took place for the seventh time since 1945. The former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono being constitutionally barred from seeking a third mandate, two new candidates were competing: Prabowo   Read More …

Categories: Bali, Pekutatan, West Bali

Dajuma is located next door the Pulukan State Plantation of 1180 ha where a lot of flora species such as coconut, rubber and clove trees, cocoa and vanilla plants, banana flowers are grown up by local and skilled farmers. For western kids, the way these species are grown is just mysterious. For example who knows   Read More …

Categories: Nature, Pulukan, West Bali