eBook The Rough Guide to Bali and Lombok, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0241013968
  • ISBN-13: 9780241013960
  • DDC: 915.9862
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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The Rough Guide to Bali and Lombok is the ultimate guide for independent travelers visiting Indonesia's two most famous islands. With full-color throughout, clear maps, and stunning photography, The Rough Guide to Bali and Lombok will ensure you make the most of these alluring islands, with insider tips on everything from indulgent spa retreats and fantastic shops, to the best hotels, restaurants and bars to suit every budget. Bali's charms are many, whether you want to surf its rugged coastlines, go diving at fashionable hot spots, or explore the island's lush interior and celebrated cultural heart, Ubud, a magnet for art-lovers and a showcase for Bali's fascinating traditions. On Lombok, trek up Gunung Rinjani, one of Indonesia's highest peaks, or escape to the remote, white sandy beaches of the Gili Islands. For all the experiences you're looking for, you'll find detailed practical advice and how to make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Bali and Lombok.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Inside This Book.
Title Page.
1: Introduction to Bali & Lombok.
2: Where to Go.
3: Author Picks.
4: When to Go.
5: 27 Things Not to Miss.
6: Itineraries.
7: Basics.
8: Getting There.
9: Getting Around.
10: Accommodation.
11: Food and Drink.
12: Health.
13: Festivals and Events.
14: Outdoor Activities.
15: Spas, Traditional Beauty Treatments and Yoga.
16: Culture and Etiquette.
17: Shopping.
18: Travelling with Children.
19: Charities and Volunteer Projects.
20: Travel Essentials.
21: South Bali.
22: Kuta–Legian–Seminyak.
23: The Bukit Peninsula.
24: Denpasar.
25: Sanur.
26: Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida.
27: Ubud and Around.
28: Ubud.
29: Arrival and Departure: Ubud.
30: Getting Around.
31: Information.
32: Tours.
33: Courses and Workshops.
34: Accommodation.
35: Eating.
36: Nightlife and Entertainment.
37: Shopping.
38: Spa Treatments, Yoga and Alternative Therapies.
39: Directory.
40: South of Ubud.
41: East of Ubud.
42: North of Ubud.
43: East Bali.
44: Gianyar and Around.
45: Bangli.
46: Semarapura and Around.
47: Gunung Agung.
48: Sidemen and Around.
49: Padang Bai and Around.
50: Candidasa and Around.
51: Amlapura and Around.
52: Tirtagangga and Around.
53: The Amed Coast.
54: Tulamben.
55: North Bali and the Central Volcanoes.
56: Gunung Batur and Around.
57: Danau Bratan and Around.
58: Lovina and Around.
59: Singaraja and Around.
60: The Northeast Coast.
61: West Bali.
62: Tabanan and Around.
63: Gunung Batukaru and Around.
64: Balian Beach and the West.
65: The North Coast.
66: Lombok and the Gili Islands.
67: West Lombok.
68: The Gili Islands.
69: North Lombok.
70: East Lombok.
71: South Lombok.
72: Contexts.
73: History.
74: Religion.
75: Traditional Music and Dance.
76: Modern Balinese Music.
77: Village Life and Traditions.
78: The Impact of Tourism.
79: Books.
80: Language.
Small Print.
About the Authors.
Map Symbols.