Indonesia is one of the most magnificent countries of the world where unique nature amazes people with its inimitable beauty. Spreading out for three thousand miles from Sumatra to New Guinea the country happened to find itself as if on a string of the Equator. The territory of Indonesia includes the islands of Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi, Komodo, the biggest part of Kalimantan and thousands of smaller islands scattered among them as well.
Around 25 million years ago Asian and Australian continental plates came so
Bali – is heaven on Earth, the island of smiles and gods, one of the most exotic places on the globe.
Residents of this island live in peace and harmony both with each other and with nature. Here you can find a lot of beliefs but there is no religious intolerance. People who inhabit the island are very hospitable and never lock their doors.
As far back as XVI
The beauty of the island did not remain unnoticed by other countries. Violent struggle between Europeans for Indonesian territories commenced as early as XV century. By the beginning of the XX
Balinese warriors in white clothes, armed with daggers only were dying under bullets and they killed their wounded according to the ritual. Governors and their families burned down their own palaces and committed mass suicide called “
Indonesia could free itself from the Dutch influence in 1948 only when it received the status of an independent state.
Nonetheless that officially Bali is a part of the territory of Indonesia, when you arrive
Denpasar, the capital of Indonesia, is located in the central part of the island. The city received its name in 1928, the previous name of Badung was changed by the order of the President. Denpasar is translated as “the new market”. The city is an interesting mixture of ancient traditions and a modern megalopolis with an active economic and political life.
A mountain mass is crossing the island from the east to the west and its peaks are as high as three thousand meters. Until now some active volcanic formations are found among them. Locals strongly believe that the peaks of the volcanos are inhabited by divinities bringing love and harmony to people. A ceremony against evil spirits and a ceremony for the good of the people take place twice a day. By the most conservative
Apart from the fascinating culture, history
The world of Bali creates