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If you are doing Bali tour don't forget to spend your time to visit the area Tenganan Karangasem regency which is famous for the production of weaving gringsing. Tenganan local community make this gringsing woven from generation to generation. Weaving is also evidence of civilization ancestors Tenganan high in his day. For gringsing weaving loom is not haphazard. Using the techniques of the famous double ikat requires high level expertise and patience.
According to one tour guide in Bali transport said that in the world there are only three countries that produce double ikat, Japan, India and Indonesia from Tenganan Village, the manufacturing process is so complicated weaving gringsing. One sheet of fabric can take 2-5 years of craftsmanship using loom machines.
The process of weaving gringsing made of spinning cotton into yarn, then dyeing yarn with natural dyes made many times. This is what distinguishes Bali gringsing woven with other weaving, pattern making has actually done during the dyeing process color by binding.

Bali is always a favorite tourist spot for tourists both local and foreign tourists. In order for you to enjoy Bali tour differently but still memorable, do the following activities.

1. Take pictures Above the Tree House
Unlike other tree house, tree house Batu Molenteng located at an altitude facing directly Atuh Beach. This location makes the Tree House Batu Molenteng become one of the newest attraction for the tourists. Natural scenery around the tree house is very beautiful, so often many tourists who take pictures there.
In addition Atuh Beach, from this tree house looks too small islands around it (briefly looked like islands in Raja Ampat, Papua), towering cliffs, and a row of hills that make the scene here looks very beautiful.

2. Up Scooter Underwater
Want to feel riding a scooter under the sea? Maybe you could try the Bali Underwater Scooter. Underwater scooters are perfect for those who want to experience diving without having to have difficulties while scuba diving (Such as must have a certificate, experience, and carrying gas cylinders must be picked up everywhere).
Stepping up the underwater scooter, you just stay as comfortable as possible and be able to breathe freely in a special helmet. This helmet allows you breathtaking sea view.
This underwater scooters can go up to a speed of 2 km/h and reaches into up to 20 m below sea level.

3. Roads Classic Car Ride
If you want to get around Bali in a cool way, then try this one vehicle as Bali transport. There are some providers that provide travel packages Bali tour packages a day using the classic Volkswagen car. Most cool again, you are free to choose a route as you wish.
Exploring Bali using Safari classic VW cars is certainly going to be a cool experience unforgettable. Especially if done in conjunction with those nearby, is not it?

4. Picnic In Grass Overlay Beachfront
Want to picnic while enjoying views of the sunset? The Lawn might be a suitable place to visit. This place makes you able to enjoy the breeze, the sound of the waves and of course the gorgeous sunset views reddish orange.
In addition to enjoying the scenery on a colorful mat. The Lawn also provides cradle that can be enjoyed for adults or children.
While soaking up the scenery, you can enjoy a variety of cocktails and other food while lounging on bean bags are soft. The Lawn also provides a hammock, large-sized cushions, as well as bean bags that can be used by visitors.

Ubud Village Jazz Festival 4th will be held on 12-13 August 2016 at the ARMA Museum and Resort, Ubud. The event featured the array of world-class musicians. Uphold the unity in diversity and uniqueness of jazz musicians is a sub theme UVJF. Commitment festival which has the slogan "Respect uniqueness and tolerance" is to produce a series of jazz performances and unique character. Ubud Village Jazz Festival 4th involves a new artist, the legendary musician, and a group of students in the field of jazz.
Legendary jazz musician from Indonesia such as Margie Segers, Oele Pattiselano, Glen Dauna, The Daunas (Glen Dauna and his son, Rega and Indra), Jeffrey Tahalele, and Arief Setiadi. Also present was also Reuben Rogers, along with world-class bass player Peter Bernstein, one of the most respected jazz guitarist and an inspiration to many musicians. LOUIS! Project Dutchman who brought the songs of Louis Armstrong will bring every audience into full swing era with atmospheric blues and vocal improvisation that makes us feel in the area of origin Jazz, New Orleans.
For the first time in Indonesia, Youn Woo Park Trio from South Korea will enliven Ubud Village Jazz Festival 4th. Ian Sionti Trio, the cooperation of Accion Cultural Espanola and UVJF will present a mix of flamenco jazz, traditional music of Spain. Julian Banks, a trio collaboration with the Australian consulate in Bali will be a unique look with the composition of the bass, drums, saxophone and drums Sunda. Not forgetting Yuko Shirota of Japan which will feature jazz music with a unique style. Mia Samira, Salamander Big Band (Bandung), Bali Gypsies Fire, Joyfe Jazz Quintet, and East West Jazz Ensemble feat Gregory Gaynair (Germany) will contribute to quench the thirst of the audience for jazz every two days.
Ubud Village Jazz Festival is not just about the music performances, but also there are 26 booths of food, beverages and Balinese handicrafts. There are three stage performances on the theme is different in each stage. Rice stage inspired by the agricultural traditions of Bali, Giri stage to symbolize the greatness of Mount Agung, and Subak irrigation system symbolizes the famous Bali. Supported and reinforced by most of the local communities, Ubud Village Jazz Festival has become one of the most respected jazz festivals in Southeast Asia. Each member of the team of volunteers who come from various backgrounds, such as the arts, media, video, design, music, and food. This is the spirit of Ubud Village Jazz Festival, the festival is small but with a great message.
Ubud Village Jazz Festival which can be visited during your Bali Tour and for the third time also working to promote jazz education in Indonesia. Bali Jazz Summer School will be held for 3 days before the festival which will be divided into 6 different music classes, namely drums, piano, vocals, saxophone, trumpet, and bass.