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Back on the blogging bike

7Two months! Five of those weeks have been spent in Australia, but the other three can’t be really accounted for. Apart from laziness. And busyness.  But now it’s time to settle down and become more disciplined. 423 more words



I had noticed them as we sped down the highway on her scooter. They piqued my curiosity and sense of amazement. The analogy of my gal-pal Eta, who observes Galungan (think Thanksgiving), when I asked about a decorative post outside the back gate of Sanur-based Hotel Puri Tempo Doelo was striking. 408 more words

Here & There


Kuningan day  is celebrated every 210 days, ten days after Galungan.

The Balinese believe that Kuningan day is the day when their ancestors return to heaven… 211 more words


Il Kuningan viene celebrato ogni 210 giorni, 10 giorni dopo il Galungan.

I balinesi credono che nel giorno del Kuningan i loro antenati tornino in paradiso dopo aver  visitato la terra durante la cerimonia del Galungan. 207 more words

Can I be as Kind to Them as They are to Me?

Happy Galungan and Kuningan day in Bali!
As was explained to me by a friend, this is “the day Balinese will celebrate kindness of humanity.” 88 more words



In balinese Galungan significa vittoria, perciò questo è il giorno in cui si celebra la vittoria del bene sul male. Galungan è celebrato per ricordare agli umani che devono sempre combattere la battaglia contro le cattive abitudini, I desideri malvagi e i comportamenti inappropriati. 298 more words


In Balinese Galungan means victory. It is said to be the day when goodness won the battle against badness. Galungan is celebrated to remind humans that they should always fight the battle against bad habit, evil desires and inappropriate behaviors. 285 more words