Nyepi is probably the most extraordinary celebration in Bali. Can you imagine a full day of silence commemorated every Saka new year which fell on March 9th this year, where people all around the island stay at home with lights kept low, with no working, no entertainment, no traveling, and for some, no talking or eating at all! Even the airport is closed and the roads empty! Something definitively very special which makes foreigners sometimes quizzical. They should not because Nyepi is a very important tradition in Bali totally devoted to … self reflection.
On the eve of Nyepi day take place these unbelievable parades called Ogoh-ogoh where mythological beings, mostly demons, are shown on the streets.
Another good reason to come to Bali and discover the wealth of its culture!

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