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New PDF release: Bali & Lombok

By Jean Couteau

ISBN-10: 0756652782

ISBN-13: 9780756652784

ISBN-10: 0789466481

ISBN-13: 9780789466488

The advisor that exhibits you what different commute books merely inform you! along with being one of many most sensible ten honeymoon locations on the earth, Bali has been referred to as the "Best Island within the World." formerly recognized for attracting backpackers, the island now caters to extra subtle tourists and DK's Eyewitness commute consultant: Bali & Lombok places every little thing at your fingertips. adventure the world's biggest selection of Balinese artwork on the Bali Museum in Denpasar, the sacred Pura Luhur Uluwatu, unique natural world on the Bali poultry Park, the royal palace at Taman Gili, and the temple at Taman Ayun. Highlights in Lombok comprise: the Taman Naional Gunung Rinjani, the seashore motels at Senggigi, and the Mayura Water Palace. With over seven-hundred full-color pictures and street-by-street maps of Kuta, Ubud, Singaraja, this consultant exhibits why Bali and Lombok have gotten more and more well known vacation locations for every type of visitors.

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Puri (houses off the nobility) are ree generally at thee village centre. Village streets are usually aligned with the mountain and the sea, an arrangement which the Balinese call kajakelod (mountainwardseaward). The wantilan is a large pavilion for public entertainment and communityy events such as cock-fighting. The bale banjar community meeting hall. K EY Public buildin ing in ngg Private house com omp om mpoun mpou mpo mp pound poun ound und nd d The slit-log drum in the kulkul tower summons banjar members to village duty, announces a death, and serves traditionally as a general alarm bell.

Kepeng (Chinese Central Java. In Central Bali there are coins) were in circulation from the 7th relics of a Hindu-Buddhist kingdom, century onwards; the dragon-like dating from the 10th–13th centuries, Barong effigy (see p25) is thought to whose seat was near today’s Pejeng be of Chinese origin; and King and Bedulu. During the 11th century, Jayapangus of Bali married a Chinese the Gunung Kawi Royal Monuments princess in the 12th century. T IMELINE 250,000 –10,000 BC Upper Pleistocene era 250,000 BC 10,000 BC AD 914 First written inscription, on a pillar in Pura Belanjong, of a Balinese royal name Ancient pillar in Pura Belanjong, Sanur 2,000 BC 1,000 BC AD 1 AD 1000 AD 960 Holy spring temple of Pura Tirta Empul built 2000 BC Migrations from China to Indonesia Prehistoric bronze spearheads The Death of Abhimayu, from the epic Mahabharata; late 19th century, Kamasan style (detail; artist unknown) BAL 044-051 044-051Hist1 Hist122/5/02 /22/5/02 / 9:062:00 AM Pag A age ag ge 46 Pa age 46 46 I N T R O D U C I N G B A L I Shrine in Denpasar’s Pura Maospahit, a temple established in the Majapahit era (see p61) A N D (TEXT BLACK plate) L O M B O K became a culturally distinct minority (see p121).

In Bali they achieved a T IMELINE 1908 Klungkung puputan; Dutch control all of Bali 1928 Opening of Bali Hotel in Denpasar Klungkung’s king in 1908, Dewa Agung Semarabhawa 1910 1920 1917 Earthquake; eruption of Gunung Batur 1914 Opening of Bali to tourism The title page from Island of Bali 1930 1936 Founding of the Pita Maha art movement (see p35) 1942 Japanese invasion; Dutch withdraw from the archipelago 1940 1937 Publication of Island of Bali, a classic travel work, by Miguel Covarrubias 1965 Anti1949 Transfer of sovereignty to Republic of Indonesia 1950 19 1960 1946 Dutch return; puputan at Margarana 1945 Indonesia proclaims independence; Sukarno becomes president 1963 Eru BAL 044-051 Hist1 T H E /12/27/06 / H I S T O R Y 6:07 P PM age M 51 Page (TEX 51 XT BLACK plate) O F B A L I A N D L O M B O K 51 A UTOCRACY AND R EFORM On 30 September 1965, an alleged coup attempt took place in Jakarta.

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