Experience and explore the Islands of the Gods - naturally. This guidebook leads the traveller away from the busy beaches and tourist traps to exquisite rice paddies and pristine seashores. The Natural Guide to Bali is the first of a series of guide books dedicated to the appreciation and respect of nature and people. Brought to you by the Bumi Kita Foundation, the book is written by a team of ecologists and anthropologists with contributions by Balinese journalists, sociologists and artists who cast a loving but critical eye over their island. Discover the best of Bali's diving, surfing, sailing, hiking and bird watching. Read about treks to mysterious temples, hidden waterfalls and active volcanoes. Meet the people of Bali at work and play in their own villages. Learn the secrets of Balinese dancing, gong playing, painting and cooking. The Natural Guide to Bali is packed with stunning photos, maps and essays by some of the most well-known Bali insiders. This fascinating guidebook also includes accurate and detailed descriptions of over 300 boutique hotels, family homestays, eco-lodges and friendly cafes.Theya#39;re not the traditional gamelan orchestras or temple dancing troupes, but a line-up of local bands: Djihad, Small Dictator, ... horde of black-clothed boys - and a few black-clothed girls - thrash and clash in the temple courtyard, one elderlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Natural Guide to Bali|
|Publisher||:||Equinox Pub - 2005-01|