Bali Travel Guide

Andrew's next stop is the Indonesian island of Bali, where he participates in a cricket-fighting match, learns the art of Mepantigan, witnesses a tooth-filing ceremony for adolescents and eats a ...


Activities
Mepantigan
Andrew learns the art of Mepantigan, a ceremony combining elements of Balinese dance, music and mixed martial arts. He does something he never thought possible: He walks on fire!
  • Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
  • Ubud, Bali 80571 Indonesia

Mepantigan

Andrew learns the art of Mepantigan, a ceremony combining elements of Balinese dance, music and mixed martial arts. He does something he never thought possible: He walks on fire!
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Traditional Meal
Andrew joins hundreds of chefs making lawar, a traditional meal made by slaughtering a pig and using all of its parts: raw pig's blood, organs, entrails, skin, fat and meat. It's enough to feed hundreds at a coming-of-age ceremony.
  • Jalan Raya Nyuh Kuning
  • Bali, Bali 80571 Indonesia

Traditional Meal

Andrew joins hundreds of chefs making lawar, a traditional meal made by slaughtering a pig and using all of its parts: raw pig's blood, organs, entrails, skin, fat and meat. It's enough to feed hundreds at a coming-of-age ceremony.
Jalan Raya Nyuh Kuning Bali, Bali, Indonesia
Tooth Filing Ceremony
Andrew observes a sacred Hindu right of passage where villagers participate in a tooth-filing ritual to ward off lust, jealousy, anger and other animalistic qualities.
  • Jalan Raya Nyuh Kuning
  • Bali, Bali 80571 Indonesia

Tooth Filing Ceremony

Andrew observes a sacred Hindu right of passage where villagers participate in a tooth-filing ritual to ward off lust, jealousy, anger and other animalistic qualities.
Jalan Raya Nyuh Kuning Bali, Bali, Indonesia
Bull Race
Andrew joins thousands of spectators at an annual bull race. Hundreds of farmers race their prized water buffaloes. Jockeys steer as the buffalo pull carts.
  • Negara, Bali, Indonesia
  • Negara, Bali Indonesia

Bull Race

Andrew joins thousands of spectators at an annual bull race. Hundreds of farmers race their prized water buffaloes. Jockeys steer as the buffalo pull carts.
Negara, Bali, Indonesia Negara, Bali, Indonesia
Cremation Ceremony
Andrew joins an entire village to celebrate the passing of a local priestess in a traditional Hindu ceremony. The corpse is placed in a tower and cremated as a symbolic act to free the soul for reincarnation.
  • Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
  • Tabanan, Bali Indonesia

Cremation Ceremony

Andrew joins an entire village to celebrate the passing of a local priestess in a traditional Hindu ceremony. The corpse is placed in a tower and cremated as a symbolic act to free the soul for reincarnation.
Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

Restaurants & Bars
Sate Bali
Authentic, bold and spicy Balinese dishes. Try the tum bebek (minced duck cooked in a banana leaf).
  • Oberoi 22
  • Seminyak, Bali Indonesia

Sate Bali

Authentic, bold and spicy Balinese dishes. Try the tum bebek (minced duck cooked in a banana leaf).
Oberoi 22 Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Phone: 0361 736734
Istana Rja Kobra
Andrew visits a restaurant that serves all parts of the snake to improve health. Andrew drinks a medicinal cobra cocktail made with cobra blood, gallbladder, bone marrow and penis to enhance his energy and stamina.
  • Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai
  • Kuta, Bali Indonesia

Istana Rja Kobra

Andrew visits a restaurant that serves all parts of the snake to improve health. Andrew drinks a medicinal cobra cocktail made with cobra blood, gallbladder, bone marrow and penis to enhance his energy and stamina.
Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai Kuta, Bali, Indonesia