Can you remember that song? Was it in South Pacific? Ok, for the younger ones, this was a haunting song from a musical not many of those around these days! which in those days seemed like a world away from our everyday lives.
But these days Bali has much to offer and it is within most peoples trip of a lifetime holiday plans.
Where is it? It is one of the islands of Indonesia. If you look at a world map, Bali is North West of Australia sitting between Jakarta and East Timor in Indonesia.
What does it have to offer? Well, it could probably be listed amongst some of the most beautiful places in the world. The island is practically ringed with white sand beaches and clear water.
It has an active volcano at its center, rice fields abound everywhere and Hindu temples, complete with offerings to the Gods, are scattered throughout the island.
The island is famous for its batik cloth and paintings. Balinese culture includes the colorful and unique dance troupes as well as its famous wood carvings.
This truly is a beautiful and serene place where the local people love to show off their cultural heritage. They welcome visitors from all around the world and offer many kinds of exciting experiences along with the usual snorkeling, diving programs, horse-riding and boat trips to other islands.
This surely must be one of the most exotic and far flung places you could ever wish to visit.