Cultural Lessons from the Balinese Ngaben Ceremony
An initial spark grew into a raging inferno. Yet standing around the blaze, the Balinese smile with joy and calm as their deceased, encased in a beautiful papier-mache sarcophagus, becomes one with the flame. One of the most unique cremation ceremonies in the world is found in Bali, and it is called Ngaben. Death in Balinese Hindu is not considered ...
August 28, 2020
Activities, Bali Culture, Culture, Travel
Tips for travelling in Bali in the “new normal”
Bali is reopening soon, and so is Mara River Safari Lodge and of course, Bali Safari Park. In the months of closure, we have worked hard to prepare the park so that it is a safe space for visitors to Bali. We ensure that health and safety protocols are properly implemented, for example, by disinfecting each vehicle that enters the ...
August 14, 2020
Accommodation, Activities, Tips, Travel