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Jalan – Jalan Bawah Air

Jalan – Jalan Bawah Air

Laut memang  memiliki daya tarik tersendiri dan selalu mengundang minat kita untuk menikmati laut terutama wisata bawah airnya. Namun bagaimana dengan yang tidak bisa berenang atau tidak punya pengalaman diving…? Seawalker adalah jawabannya!

Wisata seawalker atau berjalan dibawah laut di desain bagi semua kalangan baik yang bisa berenang ataupun yang tidak bisa berenang, baik yang punya pengalaman diving atau tidak, … bisa menikmati wisata ini.

Seawalker menggunakan helmet yang terhubung dengan oksigen sehinga kita bisa bernafas lega dan air tidak masuk kedalam helmet sehingga aman bagi kita walau kita menggunakan kaca mata atau contact lenses.

Seawalker Sanur Balimerupakan yang terbaik saat ini karena pemandangan alam bawah lautnya yang masih alami dan kepedulian pihak terkait yang secara berkala menjaga dan memelihara keutuhan terumbu karang sehingga secara tidak langsung ikan-ikan hias mencari makan dan menjadikan terumbu karang sebagai rumah mereka. Kita bisa langsung berinteraksi dengan ikan-ikan yang berebut makanan dari tangan kita.

Bila anda tertarik dengan program ini anda akan dijemput dari hotel (khusus area : Kuta, Sanur, Nusa Dua, Seminyak, ), menuju camp dari Sea walker di pantai hotel Puri Santrian, Sanur.

Registrasi merupakan suatu keharusan karena menyangkut masalah asuransi demi keamanan anda. Selajutnya akan diberi penjelasan atau briefing oleh instruktur baik secara oral dan visual karena nantinya kita tidak bisa bicara dibawah air jadi akan menggunakan bahasa isyarat.

Setelah semua dimengerti dengan jelas masing-masing akan mendapatkan locker dengan kunci masing-masing , serta dipersilahkan untuk menganti pakaian.

Bagi yang punya swim suit akan lebih baik namun kalau tidak ada celana pendek dan t-shirt sudah cukupSepatu khusus Seawalker akan dibagikan kepada anda dan siap menuju pantai.

Dari pantai kita naik perahu kecil selama 5 menit menuju Pontoon di kedalaman 5/6 meter.
Disini petualangan Seawalker akan dimulai dengan mengenakan helmet khusus seawalker kita menuruni tangga menuju dasar laut.

Hanya bahasa isyarat yang bisa digunakan seperti diving dan beberapa instruktur akan selalu mendampingi anda sehingga anda merasa nyaman menikmati pemandangan bawah laut. Aneka ikan hias….colourfull terumbu karang serta biota laut lainnya yang begitu menakjubkan akan membuat anda lupa waktu.

Selama 30 menit berpetualang dengan keanekaragaman penghuninya kita tinggalkan dasar laut dan kemabali ke pontoon , serta kembali naik perahu kecil menuju tempat ganti atau shower. Petualangan Seawalkerberakhir

Petualangan Seawalker memang sangat berkesan namun bagaimana anda bisa membagi pengalaman anda dengan teman-teman anda kalau tidak ada kenang-kenangan atau photo atau video dari petualangan anda ….?

Tidak usah khawatir karena Seawalker mengabadikan petualangan anda melalui photographer yang professional

Tersedia CD Photo atau CD film yang dapat anda lihat atau pesan melalui counter Seawalker

Sumber : balimobilwisata.com

Exotic island of Bali Indonesia

 
 

Bali is an Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country’s 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island.
 
With a population recorded as 3,891,000 in 2010, the island is home to most of Indonesia’s small Hindu minority. In the 2000 census about 92.29% of Bali’s population adhered to Balinese Hinduism while most of the remainder follow Islam. It is also the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking, and music. Bali, despite being a tourist haven for decades, has seen a surge in tourist numbers in recent years.
 
Bali is renowned for its diverse and sophisticated art forms, such as painting, sculpture, woodcarving, handcrafts, and performing arts. Balinese percussion orchestra music, known as gamelan, is highly developed and varied. Balinese performing arts often portray stories from Hindu epics such as the Ramayana but with heavy Balinese influence. Famous Balinese dances include pendet, legong, baris, topeng, barong, gong keybar, and kecak (the monkey dance). Bali boasts one of the most diverse and innovative performing arts cultures in the world, with paid performances at thousands of temple festivals, private ceremonies, or public shows.
 
The Hindu New Year, Nyepi, is celebrated in the spring by a day of silence. On this day everyone stays at home and tourists are encouraged to remain in their hotels. But the day before that large, colourful sculptures of ogoh-ogoh monsters are paraded and finally burned in the evening to drive away evil spirits. Other festivals throughout the year are specified by the Balinese pawukon calendrical system.
 
 
Celebrations are held for many occasions such as a tooth-filing (coming-of-age ritual), cremation or odalan (temple festival). One of the most important concepts that Balinese ceremonies have in common is that of désa kala patra, which refers to how ritual performances must be appropriate in both the specific and general social context. Many of the ceremonial art forms such as wayang kulit and topeng are highly improvisatory, providing flexibility for the performer to adapt the performance to the current situation. Many celebrations call for a loud, boisterous atmosphere with lots of activity and the resulting aesthetic, ramé, is distinctively Balinese. Oftentimes two or more gamelan ensembles will be performing well within earshot, and sometimes compete with each other in order to be heard. Likewise, the audience members talk amongst themselves, get up and walk around, or even cheer on the performance, which adds to the many layers of activity and the liveliness typical of ramé.
 
Kaja and kelod are the Balinese equivalents of North and South, which refer to ones orientation between the island’s largest mountain Gunung Agung (kaja), and the sea (kelod). In addition to spatial orientation, kaja and kelod have the connotation of good and evil; gods and ancestors are believed to live on the mountain whereas demons live in the sea. Buildings such as temples and residential homes are spatially oriented by having the most sacred spaces closest to the mountain and the unclean places nearest to the sea.
 
Most temples have an inner courtyard and an outer courtyard which are arranged with the inner courtyard furthest kaja. These spaces serve as performance venues since most Balinese rituals are accompanied by any combination of music, dance and drama. The performances that take place in the inner courtyard are classified as wali, the most sacred rituals which are offerings exclusively for the gods, while the outer courtyard is where bebali ceremonies are held, which are intended for gods and people. Lastly, performances meant solely for the entertainment of humans take place outside the walls of the temple and are called bali-balihan. This three-tiered system of classification was standardized in 1971 by a committee of Balinese officials and artists in order to better protect the sanctity of the oldest and most sacred Balinese rituals from being performed for a paying audience.
 
Tourism, Bali’s chief industry, has provided the island with a foreign audience that is eager to pay for entertainment, thus creating new performance opportunities and more demand for performers. The impact of tourism is controversial since before it became integrated into the economy, the Balinese performing arts did not exist as a capitalist venture, and were not performed for entertainment outside of their respective ritual context. Since the 1930s sacred rituals such as the barong dance have been performed both in their original contexts, as well as exclusively for paying tourists. This has led to new versions of many of these performances which have developed according to the preferences of foreign audiences; some villages have a barong mask specifically for non-ritual performances as well as an older mask which is only used for sacred performances.
 
Balinese society continues to revolve around each family’s ancestral village, to which the cycle of life and religion is closely tied. Coercive aspects of traditional society, such as customary law sanctions imposed by traditional authorities such as village councils (including “kasepekang”, or shunning) have risen in importance as a consequence of the democratization and decentralization of Indonesia since 1998