Download Bali and Lombok by Bruce Carpenter PDF

By Bruce Carpenter

DK Eyewitness Travel's full-color guidebooks to enormous quantities of locations world wide really express you what others purely inform you. they've got develop into popular for his or her visible excellence, which include extraordinary images, 3D mapping, and especially commissioned cutaway illustrations. DK Eyewitness shuttle publications are the one publications that paintings both good for notion, as a making plans instrument, a pragmatic source whereas touring, and a souvenir following any journey. each one consultant is choked with the up to date, trustworthy vacation spot details each visitor wishes, together with vast resort and eating place listings, themed itineraries, lush images, and various maps.

Show description

Read or Download Bali and Lombok PDF

Similar asia books

Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia: Comparative perspectives

This publication examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in either Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative views among the 2 regions.

Comprising contributions from students, analysts and policymakers, this quantity explores and debates how and why nearby our bodies equivalent to the ecu Union (EU) and the organization of Southeast Asian countries (ASEAN) are shaped and sustained. in addition, it examines the drivers of, and impediments to, regionalism and integration. The debates concerning what and who represent drivers are provided in a clean, thematic and finished demeanour. management and middle states also are severely tested, when fabric, ideational and normative components are all assessed relatively. considerably, in mild of the worldwide monetary difficulty, the publication considers the position of main issue as a motive force of regionalism and integration.

This ebook could be of curiosity to scholars, students and policymakers drawn to Asian and eu politics and comparative politics.

Bali & Lombok

The consultant that exhibits you what different shuttle books in simple terms inform you! along with being one of many most sensible ten honeymoon locations on this planet, Bali has been referred to as the "Best Island on the earth. " formerly recognized for attracting backpackers, the island now caters to extra refined tourists and DK's Eyewitness trip consultant: Bali & Lombok places every thing at your fingertips.

Additional resources for Bali and Lombok

Sample text

It provides employment to thousands of rural families who can no longer make a living by farming. The level of skill demonstrated by a sizeable part of the Balinese population is remarkable. Some craftsmen have an “artshop” in their home. Painted wooden trinkets Basketware is widely Lacquer-painted baskets woven in Bali made in Lombok using rattan, grass, bamboo and lontar. Designs vary between villages. Sometimes palm leaves are used for smaller boxes. Gold and silver are imported to Bali from other islands and worked by members of the metalsmithing Pande clan.

Daylight hours are fairly constant throughout the year on both islands as they are close to the equator. Mekepung (Jul–Oct, dates variable). Buffalo races held in Negara (see p134). A more modest version is put on for visitors all year round. SEPTEMBER In September, the weather is hot and dry, bringing out flowers in profusion. Purnama Katiga (full moon). Temple festival at the Gunung Kawi Royal Monuments at Tampaksiring in Central Bali (see p99). OCTOBER Purnama Kapat (full moon). Festivals at many major temples, including Besakih (see pp116–17), Pura Ulun Danu Batur (see pp122–3), Pura Tirta Empul (see p99), Pura Pulaki (see p138) and Pura Tegeh Koripan (see p115).

The bale dauh HOUSE GATES The range of gates lining the narrow streets is one of the most striking features of a Balinese village. The gate is traditionally positioned towards the kelod (seaward, or downhill) end of the house compound. The degree of architectural elaboration generally reflects the material status of the family living in the house. is a place for weaving or other kinds of work. The bale gede Simple house gate with alang alang grass thatch The paon (kitchen) is situated in the south, the cardinal point ruled by Brahma, the Hindu god of fire.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 32 votes