Bali

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We are back in Java after spending magic days in Bali. After seven months of living in Indonesia I feel that nothing is the same anymore and the period of time spent in Bali made me realise it more and more. I want to thank you for your thoughts for our birthday! I feel overwhealmed […]

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March 30, 2015 -
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Without having any plan, a beautiful and special family which we met last week invited us for a hindu ceremony. For it, we went in three different places: Tanah Lot temple near the Indian Ocean, Batukarun temple the mountains and Jatiluwih village, near the unesco rice fields where the temple for which all the ceremony […]

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March 23, 2015 -
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I looove driving! We rented a scooter here in Bali and we received this nice ladybug :)! We already discovered beautiful places on the island and many other wait for us! #honda #scoopy #bali #indonesia #twintravelers #straightahead #totheeast

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March 23, 2015 -

After last night, when all the bad spirits were gathered in the Ogoh Ogoh which were destroyed, now we are in the balinese mountains for the silence day. Today nobody is allowed to get out of their house: no motors, no cars on the street as police makes sure this stays like this. Our choice […]

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March 21, 2015 -

After experiencing the New Javanese Year, the international New Year, the Chinese New Year, now we are experiencing the Balinese New Year. Now we are actually back in time because after midnight we enter year 1938 according to the balinese calendar. Balinese people prepare for the Ogoh Ogih parade and ceremony, where all the creatures […]

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March 20, 2015 -

While driving from north to south, we had to stop in a village because of the restricted traffic for the ‘Ogoh Ogoh’ parade. It was amazing to see the creatures filled with bad energy which the villagers created and their percusionists with the balinese traditional instruments. I felt blessed to experience this here and I […]

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March 19, 2015 -
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Our view from the termal waters #thermal #water #holy #mountains #twintravels #new #balinese #year #bali #straightahead #totheeast

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March 19, 2015 -

As a tradition for the New Balinese Year (Nyepi), today we have participated to the purification ceremony at the beach. We saw ‘Ogoh’ statues everywhere. ‘Ogoh’ represent all evils which are going to be burned on Nyepi Ewe. #culture‬ #balinese‬ #new‬ #year‬ #‎twintravelers‬ #indonesia‬ #straightahead‬ #totheeast‬

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March 18, 2015 -

Dressed in white or in traditional costume, Balinese people make a group meditation in their hindu temples, pre-ceremony for the Ney Balinese Year, Nyepie. Tomorrow there is the purification ceremony on the beach, we are so happy that we are here, feeling this special energy. #balinese #new #year #rituals #traditions #culture #twintravelers #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast

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March 17, 2015 -

These days we realise more than ever here in Indonesia, that everything is happening in the right moment. We’ve decided to travel to Bali and take not so popular paths so we could better dive into the balinese culture. In a few days Balinese New Year will happen and we were invited to attend a […]

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March 17, 2015 -