GIANYAR

Gianyar regency is located in central Bali and is one of the more densely populated regencies on the island. While the regency seat is Gianyar, tourists will be most familiar with Gianyar because it’s home to Ubud. Said to be the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud is a booming jungle town where Balinese culture is celebrated. The town attracts all sorts of hippies, holistic health folk, yogis, vegans, and soul-searchers inspired by the book ‘Eat Pray Love’ and made even more famous by the movie under the same name starring Julia Roberts. After Denpasar and Badung, Gianyar is one of Bail’s more densely populated regencies. As a chunk of the regency does touch Bali’s eastern coast, one of Gianyar’s most famous beaches is the black sand Keramas Beach. Keramas has been the host of some epic surfing competitions and has also got a pretty major beach club.
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Bali rattled by yet another earthquake

Bali rattled by yet another earthquake

For the second time in two days, Bali has been rattled by a 5.2 earthquake.

Underwear thief terrorizing Gianyar arrested in Ubud

Underwear thief terrorizing Gianyar arrested in Ubud

A panty thief has apparently been terrorizing the Gianyar community for the past couple of weeks.

Bali police thwart coral smuggling attempt

Bali police thwart coral smuggling attempt

Bali police reportedly stopped smugglers from illegally exporting coral reefs, which are severely endangered in Indonesia, on Monday.

Bali reptile rescuers search for snakes, find dumped newborn puppies instead

Bali reptile rescuers search for snakes, find dumped newborn puppies instead

A litter of puppies was found in a plastic bag dumped in a rice field ditch in Gianyar, Bali.

Camels, snakes, and other animals honored in Bali Hindu ritual

Camels, snakes, and other animals honored in Bali Hindu ritual

Balinese paid their respects to members of the animal kingdom on Saturday, as part of a Bali Hindu ritual.

Bali traffic puts ‘pile-up’ into literal terms

Bali traffic puts ‘pile-up’ into literal terms

Hati-hati, everyone. 

17-year-old girl reported missing from Gianyar, Bali

17-year-old girl reported missing from Gianyar, Bali

A Balinese family is desperately searching for a 17-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen or heard from since Sunday.

Gianyar, Bali mugger caught, confesses to holding up 10 victims

Gianyar, Bali mugger caught, confesses to holding up 10 victims

A mugger who targeted old women driving by themselves multiple times in Gianyar has been arrested.

Muggers are targeting women driving alone in Gianyar, Bali

Muggers are targeting women driving alone in Gianyar, Bali

Women across four different villages in Gianyar, Bali have been getting held up at knife point.

Kenyan runners dominate Bali Marathon

Kenyan runners dominate Bali Marathon

Gianyar was flooded with runners early on Sunday morning as thousands of people participated in this year’s Bali Maybank Marathon.