Links to Other Web Sites...
Bali and beyond
Some of my favorite links that you may find interesting...
Other useful WWW sites with information about Bali or
Below we list a number of WWW resources with information about Bali, or elesewhere in Indonesia that may be of use to anyone planning a visit to the region. There are also some links to other places that you may find interesting...
Bali Villas: Looking for a place to stay? This site lists some interesting information about Bali, and offers accommodation deals (Note: Bali Villas includes the Bali Hotel Bargain Finder - a great place to find the best Bali accommodation deals on the web). The site contains a detailed map of the island, down-to-earth information on Bali as a tourist destination, daily weather report with 5-day forcast, details on Internet access, continually up-dated Insider Guides on food and restaurants, nightlife, and on getting married in Bali, as well as links to discounted air fares. Best of all is the Bali Travel Forum for posting questions and getting advice from recent visitors.
Bali Online: Eka Ginting has
assembled a fairly comprehensive web site that provides information about Bali. Eka's site
contains valuable information describing Balinese culture, and lists many events including
ceremonies and temple festivals. There are also listings of hotels, including phone
Indo Surf & Lingo: For full details on all 27 Bali surfbreaks, plus the many other breaks in the other Indonesian islands, check out Peter Neely's website. The site also tells you how you can get over $70 worth of Free Bali Discount Vouchers for restaurants, shops, tours and hotels.
Frangipani's Bali page: A frequent visitor to Bali, Frangipani has her own site on our most popular travel destination - this one has plenty of personal experience.
FreeTimor: A site with plenty of information about East Timor - essential reading (includes related links).
Lesser Sunda Islands: A group of small-sized provinces that includes Bali, Lombok, Sumba, Flores and West Timor. View information about food, lodging, and currency.
Irian Jaya: Survey the map and cultural history of Papua, the western (Indonesian) part of New Guinea. Investigate lodging options and national attractions.
Kalimantan: The Indonesian state on the island of Borneo, this province is connected by land to East Malaysia. View the CIA map and learn about traditional Indonesian foods.
Indonesian province located between Borneo and the Lesser Sunda Islands (once known as
Bali: Ole F. Jensen of Denmark has created a personal Bali homepage.
Bali in pictures: A danish version and an international english version with many pictures.
in pictures: Put together by Sydney-based freelance-writers and photographers
specializing in Indonesia. Please check out our new website of Indonesian destinations
illustrated with over 200 pictures.
Kurt Vlaminck's Bali: A full travel report on Kurt's trip to bali at the end of 1999.
R.i.c.o.r.e.a - S.m.y.t.h.e: A personal information site.
Werner Schmidlin's Bali: An Australian site about our countrie's favorite island!
Destination Indonesia (Lonely Planet): Plenty of info about the guidebooks here. The site also showcases a gallery of nice photographs by Lonely Planet authors and staff. Another useful feature is the often informative and entertaining asides on independent travel in Indonesia.
studies: This site has links to information on many countries within Asia, including;
Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos,
Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet and
Diving in Indonesia: Another Bali / Indonesia dive site on the web.
Bali Rafting: A web site for the adventurous!
Cruising: A site for cruise ship passengers.
SelectSurf: Surfing - one of Bali's favorite sports!
Hidden World Tours: Bali Beyond the Guidebooks
Indonesian Information Gallery: This site presents information about the Indonesian Toursim Network and their resources nationwide. It is a comprehensive WWW document that provides information about Indonesia that takes you well beyond Bali.
In Search of a Real-Life Dinosaur: An article by Walter and Cherie Glaser, from the Sally's Place project, based on their research on the Komodo Dragon.
GORP - Indonesia/South Pacific: The "Great Outdoor Recreation Pages" features an impressive range of articles, tours, books, maps, and links for everything to do with the great outdoors.
Indonesia Business Center Online: Planning to do business in Indonesia. This comprehensive WWW may come in useful. Take a look at the Internet offerings of some Indonesian companies.
Currency Converter: How much are you worth in Indonesia? You may even be a millionaire!
ABC (Australia): News - look for regional information.
CNN: South East Asia news service.
BBC: South East Asia news service.
CIA Factbook: Indonesia - Statistics and information on the geography, people, government, economy, transport, communications and defense forces.
Department of Foreign Affairs: The Republic of Indonesia government agency site is useful to find out about Visa services, press releases, public position statements, and news.
The Internet Travel
Guide (the FAQ for rec.travel.asia): Currently available are the following countries;
Cambodia, China, Laos, Burma, Tibet and Vietnam - written by travel guru Peter Geiser.
Backpackers Online: Another site that describes itself pretty well.
Travel Page: The name makes this site's content pretty obvious.
Underground Travel: This one is for the independent types.
Visiting Australia or New Zealand?
You may be visiting Bali whilst on your way to Australia, or on your way home. Perhaps
you have't quite decided if you should include Australia in your plans: what can I say? If
you've got time, and wish to visit one of the world's greatest and most diverse
destinations, you should take a look around here...
No Shitting in the Toilet: Peter Moore has put together this wonderfully alternative, light-hearted look at travel, which tells you about travelling the third-world as it really is. Real experiences described by someone who has lived them - the good, the bad and the extremely funny!
The Wrong Way Home is Peter's second book, describing his overland journey from London to Sydney (with a stop-over in Bali - of course). Another worthwhile addition to the travellers library - full of experience.
Radio 3RRR: Used, sponsored and recommended by the author of this WWW document, 3RRR FM (102.7MHz) is Melbourne's coolest radio station. If you get the chance, tune into it.
And a couple of excellent travel agents to finish off...
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