Bali Closed Starting Night Later

Bali Closed Starting Night Later

Denpasar : Indonesia | Mar 22, 2012 at 4:01 AM PDT
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Ogoh-Ogoh Parade Bali March 2007

Nyepi Day which falls on Friday (23/3) to make all access to transportation to the Island was closed. because it

Bali provincial government warned foreign tourists and people from various regions, in order to come before Nyepi.

"If you want to go to Bali, yes, come early before it enters the New Year coincided Nyepi Saka 1934," said I Nyoman Suarsa, one tour guide.

Thus, he said, not to run into trouble due to not continue the journey.

He said the dissemination of warnings had actually been done early, so that national and community internasiopnal not to Bali during the Nyepi Holy Day which falls every 420 days.

When Nyepi, all types of vehicles are also prohibited from operating, so the streets would empty without passing people, except custom security officer called pecalang.

"The entire entrance of Bali, Ngurah Rai both the fourth and sea ports will not work, because the entire fleet crossing was rested for 24 hours," said Nyoman.

Apart from Ngurah Rai Airport, four other sea ports include the Port of Gilimanuk that connects Bali-Java, NTB connect Padangbai Port, Port of Benoa (Denpasar) and the Port Celukan Onions Buleleng temporarily not functioning at all.

Reported Directly Ardhie Kusuma Jatie from Denpasar, Bali

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On Friday, Bali locals paraded effigies known as Ogoh-Ogoh, a day before Nyepi, the Hindu new year
On Friday, Bali locals paraded effigies known as Ogoh-Ogoh, a day before Nyepi, the Hindu new year
AriefJoe is based in Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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