Kura-Kura Bus & Nyepi 2015

This year, Bali’s Nyepi (Day of Silence) falls on Saturday 21 March. Nyepi is a public holiday in Indonesia, and in Bali the entire island shuts down for 24 hours. From 6 am until 6 am the following day, no-one is allowed outside of their homes, there are no cars or bikes on the roads and even the airport is closed. The day before Nyepi, the main street of villages are closed and parades are held. Statues made of bamboo and paper known as ogoh-ogoh are carried through the village and then later burned. For this reason, Kura-Kura Bus will not be operating on 20 & 21 March 2015. All … Read more

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New Ubud Line Bus Stop : Ubud Central Parking

We’re happy to announce the addition of another bus stop on the Ubud Line, at Ubud Central Parking. This bus stop is the fourth stop on the Ubud Line, after Puri Lukisan Museum. Ubud Central Parking is located about 300m up from Jl. Raya Ubud and the Royal Palace. Located on Jl. Suweta, the bus stop is within walking distance from famous Ibu Oka Warung, where some of the best babi guling in Bali is to be had. The quiet road leads down to the main road in Ubud, passing by local shops selling handmade crafts and sarongs. There’s also a popular gallery that’s worth having a look at. At … Read more

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