Bali belongs to the Lesser Sunda Islands and has a size of 5561 km2 and a population of 3,9 million. From north to south the island is 95 km long and from east to west 145 km wide.
The climate is tropical. The temperatures by the coast are between 24 and 32 degrees and most of the time there is a pleasant breeze.
The wet season is from November to March, which is very smooth compared to other monsoon areas. The north coast is in the shadow of the rain and has an average rainfall of only 1000 ml, where as in the mountains they can get up to 3000 ml rain.
Bali, the island of the Gods and Demons in the Indian Ocean, always fascinates its visitors. The special energy of this Hindu island with all its rituals and traditions, which is accompanying its inhabitants from birth to death and further on. It is the basis of the families and the village communities. It creates the order of the family life and the ethic guidelines of the whole nation.
These originally warm-hearted people with their smiles in combination with tropical vegetation, gardens of Eden, beautiful rice terraces, countless temples and temple dances, impressive volcanic landscape, beaches and the handicraft of the artists and healers, makes this island unique.