No more monkeying around: ‘monkey selfie’ case settled

A bizarre two-year court battle over who owns the copyright of a "monkey selfie" which went viral was finally settled on Monday -- in favor of a British nature photographer.

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‘Attention Bali Indonesia’: American street preacher tells Balinese they need to ‘repent’ and ‘follow Jesus’ after claiming to get death threats

‘Attention Bali Indonesia’: American street preacher tells Balinese they need to ‘repent’ and ‘follow Jesus’ after claiming to get death threats

American evangelical street preacher Angela Cummings has a message for Bali and her delivery is anything but gentle. In a two-minute video posted to her YouTube account on Sunday,...

No more of this life of sin: Bali prison fugitive claims to ‘retire’ from crime

No more of this life of sin: Bali prison fugitive claims to ‘retire’ from crime

Escaped Bali fugitive Shaun Davidson apparently has no more time for his life of crime.  A person purporting to be the 33-year-old Australian fugitive who broke out of Bali’s...

Kiwi gets eye infection as souvenir after dunking head in Bali holy water, almost lost sight in one eye

Kiwi gets eye infection as souvenir after dunking head in Bali holy water, almost lost sight in one eye

A kiwi has returned from holiday in Bali with a very undesirable souvenir: an eye infection that nearly took out her sight in one eye. Auckland woman Jenine Briggs visited Bali on...

GoFundMe shuts down Bali prison escapee’s ‘Fund a Fugitive’ page

GoFundMe shuts down Bali prison escapee’s ‘Fund a Fugitive’ page

A crowdfunding page asking people to “dig deep” to help support the Australian who escaped from Bali prison last month, digging through a tunnel, was shut down by GoFundMe....

Indonesian ‘ghost’ made from rice sack terrorizes Bali drivers

Indonesian ‘ghost’ made from rice sack terrorizes Bali drivers

A small village in West Bali has been terrorized by a rice sack on the side of the road, posing as a ‘pocong’, a ghost that appears in Indonesian and Malaysian folklore. A...

Bali prison escapee Shaun Davidson asks people to share new Facebook fan page

Bali prison escapee Shaun Davidson asks people to share new Facebook fan page

While we still don’t know if he’s hiding out in Pattaya as Thai police believe, the Facebook account widely believed to belong to Bali prison escapee Shaun Davidson was active...

Lil Wayne mistook petrol for vodka while in Bali, jokes viral post

Lil Wayne mistook petrol for vodka while in Bali, jokes viral post

Lil Wayne was popping bottles during a trip to Bali. Bottles of petrol, jests a post that’s now gone viral on Facebook. The post, published to Facebook by Gopal Setyawan back in...

WATCH: Fish casually ‘walks’ across ocean floor in Bali

WATCH: Fish casually ‘walks’ across ocean floor in Bali

A diver made quite the fun find in Bali, crossing paths with a fish that was ‘walking’ the ocean floor.  Emeric Benhalassa, a French cook and recreational diver, captured...

Smackdown in Kuta: Shirtless tourists trash talk and ‘fight’ in front of Bali bombing memorial (VIDEO)

Smackdown in Kuta: Shirtless tourists trash talk and ‘fight’ in front of Bali bombing memorial (VIDEO)

The ending is legitimately unexpected.


 

Coconuts Bali Weird

Bali may be a lovely, beautiful paradise island, but “Pulau Dewata” is not immune to weird stuff happening. In fact, “weird” type stories seem to happen all the time here, so watch this space on Coconuts Bali from the truly most head-scratching stories going on in Bali. Whether there is an Australian dude swimming with a mega-long reticulated python in a swimming pool at a Balinese villa (for fun) or a Balinese guy so obsessed with spicy chili peppers that he uses a paste made from the peppers to scrub his face with, we will for sure tell you the weird happenings in Bali.