Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Entry #11 - Bali Dream Holiday Contest
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Entry #11 - Bali Dream Holiday Contest

You have until the end of April to send your dream holiday entry - a reader from England sends this week's entry and stands a chance to win a fabulous holiday in Paradise.


Bali News: Entry #11 - Bali Dream Holiday Contest
Click Image to Enlarge

(4/27/2002)

Share your vision of a perfect dream holiday in Bali and win 2 tickets on Singapore Airlines, 7 nights at the Fours Seasons Private Estates Bali at Jimbaran Bay, tours and transfers from Bali Discovery Tours, rafting and cycling excursions from Sobek, luxurious spa treatments from Mandara Spa, a helicopter tour from Air Bali, and Cooking Lessons from Bumbu Bali/Rumah Bali.

Never Been to Bali? - Not a problem and, perhaps, your entry will help remedy your lack of Bali travel expertise! Entries are welcome from everyone in every form, from both veteran travelers to Bali or those who have only dreamed of visiting our tropical paradise.

Sue, sue15357@hotmail.com, from North East Linconshire, England is this week's featured entry in the Bali Dream Holiday Contest.

THIS IS BALI

The aroma of Frangipani. The tropical greenery of Coconut and sugar palms. Rays of the morning sun bounce off the crystal blue ocean as it makes its way to the palm fringed golden beach.

The haunting sound of the gamelan fills the air with its spiritual sound, infectious to the soul. The laughter of children gleefully waving, smiling as they make their way to school through the village streets.

This is Bali.

Today Tanah Lot, a majestic temple sitting in the blue waters of the Ocean, waves crashing against her rocks where Balinese men sit to guard their temple from evil spirits, weaving coconut leaves to fill with offerings and sweet fragrances to give to their gods. The air is filled with the incense carried by the warm breeze.

Walking through the endless stalls, local people selling their colourful handicrafts. From birth to the day of their death, these beautiful people are blessed with creativity and artistic design. From the children and their bright coloured paintings, to the elders eye for fine detail when carving wood into collectors works of art.

The journey back through the hustle and bustle of towns and villages. In contrast, the open countryside gladdening the heart with its boundless paddie fields in different shades of green, tumbling down natural terraces set in the hillsides, men and women in their straw hats toil in the fields.

This is Bali.

So time to return to the serene and sensuous surroundings of the Hotel its ornamental garden ponds, disturbed only by the sound of an hibiscus flower falling into the still waters.

Laying on a now empty sun bed, the stars appear brighter and closer, sparkling like diamonds on a bed of black velvet, twinkling through the prongs of a coconut palm swaying in the breeze. A sight to behold and forever in my memory.

I am here on my annual pilgrimage to the wonderful Bali, adorned by beautiful temples, lush rice paddies and mountainous volcanoes, most of all, this is an island of enchantment shrouded by a blanket of mystique and pure magic, a paradise of smiles and genuine warmth.

If the World could be like this, peace would be forever more.



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Murder at Bali Emerald Villas in Sanur, Bali
Long-Time Bali Resident Bob Ellis Murdered in What Police Believe was Murder-for-Hire Scheme Orchestrated by His Wife, Noor Ellis
(10/24/2014)
Fighting Malaria in Bali
Denpasar Health Officials Undertake Educative Steps and Fogging to Prevent Upswing in Dengue Fever Cases
(10/24/2014)
November Fuel Price Hike Increasingly Certain
Kompas.com Reports Premium Fuel Prices to Increase 46% on November 1, 2104
(10/24/2014)
Harmony Inside
A solo exhibition by I Made Wiradana, "Harmony Inside" November 20 - December 18, 2014 at Ganesha Gallery – Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran
(10/24/2014)
Living in an Age of Contagion
Bali Isolates Patient Suspected of Contracting MERS-CoV
(10/24/2014)
Denpasar to Dili Daily
Garuda Starts Daily Flights between Bali and Timor Leste
(10/24/2014)
Picking Fave – orites
Archipelago International Opens 5th Favehotel in Bali
(10/24/2014)
Bali and Beyond: Reading on Borneo
Bookshelf: Looking for Borneo – Insights into the Endless Beauty of the World’s Third Largest Island
(10/24/2014)
Adolescent Desires
Australian Philip Robert Grandfield Deported to Australia After Six Years in Prison on Pedophilia Conviction
(10/24/2014)
Change Has Gotta Come
Putting Bali’s Illegal Moneychangers Out of Business
(10/24/2014)
It’s Beginning to Look a Lotte Like Christmas
BIWA Christmas Bazaar at Lottte Mart Saturday, November 16, 2014
(10/24/2014)
Heinz's 100 Varieties of Indonesian Cuisine
Bookshelf: A New Approach to Indonesian Cooking by Heinz von Holzen
(10/20/2014)
All [News]!