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Why many Balinese have same names?

(Priest or Pemangku. Photo by: Mertha Kurnia on Fivehundredpx) Probably you wonder why there are so many Gustis, Agungs, Kadeks or Wayans, or why women and men have same names. Some people find it weird, some people find it funny, some people find it normal. However, they probably don’t know the history why there are.. read more »


Experience the Balinese New Year (Nyepi) at The Bene Hotel

In the world history, it may only Bali that celebrates its new year by stopping its entire activity in a day full. There is no lavish party on celebrating a new year; instead it’s in total silence for 24 hours. No vehicles are allowed on the road, no activities, and no lights in the night.. read more »