of Interest - Bangli
The only regency in Bali that doesn't have costal area but it
has Batur lake that become the major source of irrigation water
for most of South and East Bali and a bit parts of the north.
It has a cool, mountainous landscape
The ruling family of the region in 1700s is related to Klungkung
kingdom. In their fought to neighbouring kingdoms of Klungkung,
Karangasem, and Buleleng by the mid 1800s, Bangli was assisted
by the Dutch. Contradictory, when they fought Mengwi kingdoms
by the end of 1800s, Bangli joined their former enemies.
Lies on the eastern side of the crater southeast of Kintamani,
is the highest point on Batur's outer crater with elevation of
2,152 meters. Climbing it is easier than climbing Gunung Batur
but still demanding to get different panoramic view of the old
Batur volcano. Some trails also lead to Truyan Village in the
northern side of the mount slope.
This clean and well-maintain small town has won several yearly
provincial town competition. Perhaps, because of its cool temperature,
the Bali's largest mental hospital is built within this up land