Blog Posts - Balinese New Year



Travelogue: Silent Day – a Time to Meditate, Reflect, and Think of Others

The island of Bali will go silent and remain dark for 24 hours from 6 am 31 March until 6 am 1 April. Out of respect for local sensibilities, the Accidental Travel Writer will not publish any blog posts during the period.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Mar 20, 2015

Travelogue: Movie Shown on Silent Day Causes Unexpected Introspection

By coincidence, a movie shown at a hotel in Bali causes a hotel guest to do the introspection that they are supposed to engage in on Silent Day, a.k.a. Balinese New Year.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Apr 1, 2014

Travelogue: Silent Day – a Time to Meditate, Reflect, and Think of Others

The island of Bali will go silent and remain dark for 24 hours from 6 am 31 March until 6 am 1 April. Out of respect for local sensibilities, the Accidental Travel Writer will not publish any blog posts during the period.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Mar 30, 2014

Travelogue: Balinese New Year De-mystified, or Why I'm Extending My Stay

Learning of the Ballinese New Year, or Day of Silence, a travel writer visting Bali decides to extend his stay so that he can witness Ogoh Ogoh and experience this very special holiday..
by Accidental TravelWriter on Mar 28, 2014

Travelogue: Balinese New Year Dr-mystified, or Why I'm Extending My Stay

Learning of the Ballinese New Year, or Day of Silence, a travel writer visting Bali decides to extend his stay so that he can witness Ogoh Ogoh and experience this very special holiday..
by Accidental TravelWriter on Mar 28, 2014

Travelogue: As Bali Gears Up for New Year's Day of Silence, What Happens to Hotel Guests?

Hotel guests are restricted to their hotels on the Balinese New Year or Day of Silence on 31 March. Hotels plan special activities for them such as movies and star gazing.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Mar 11, 2014

Nyepi Day, the Hindu Day of Silence in Bali

Calm and serenity in a Hindu temple during Nyepi Day. Image: veryrandomstreams.blogspot.comVirtually every culture and religion has the turn of the year celebration for the old to the New Year. Internationally, the world celebrates the New Year...
by Vacation in Paradise on Feb 27, 2014


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