Thursday, September 4, 2014


Kali unda river with a long bridge that connecting Satria village - Paksebali with Semarapura town.Kali unda river with 46 miles along the river and have a rushing stream. This the place of rafting - water sport / wahana  rafting with the length route of 9 miles and 22 obstacles. The river is further from Telaga waja river.

The beauty passionate of the river with greenery of the edge are arranged neatly due diligence of the society at Satria - Paksebali / Sengguhan village. Kali unda river also became natural studio of photographers and shooting place held for pre-wedding photos.
Kali unda bridge which stretches from west to the east into the access Satria village, Klungkung. From the Satria village we go a head to the northeast part of klungkung regency, stretch away to  Sidemen village - Karangasem .....

Let's make a visit to Klungkung and arrange the most fabulous schedule to visit Satria village and Sidemen village .............

Iseh village is one of  Bali tourism village situated at Sidemen village, Karangasem. This village is famous with rice-paddies panorama inflicting peaceful and tranquility. The village is surrounded by greenery of rice fields on the slopes of majestic towering mountains and steep cliffs.

From the
mount estuaries of the river flowing amid the majestic mountains of rice fields, Clear crystal water bearing natural sound over rides the rocks creating a natural touching.  

Iseh village is very well known in international society before the Indonesia independence. In ancient times there was a painter from Germany named Walter Spies lived in this village, in 1895 - 1942 established painting studios and sekeha Gamelan Bali ( Traditional Bali instrumental ) , including providing funds for this traditional groups. Other painter from Bale, Switzerland - Theo Meier also lived in Iseh village. From these artists paintings, the natural beauty of Iseh village is very well ​​known to the International community.

In early morning, before the sun showed his smile. Children happily bring their bags going to school. Elementary school built in the area of  intersection at Satria village .
Warmest beautiful fragrance of incense in the morning. The tradition of prayer in the morning reinforces Paksebali as castle village leaders Hindus in Klungkung, Bali. Satria villagers worked as sellers, farmers, ranchers, and craftsmen of traditional bali prada and traditional umbrella/ tedung.
A cross the village we can find many temples, almost in every intersection. Indigenous Balinese Hindu society and its social traditions of the past into a culture still preserved until this modern time by community at Satria village - Paksebali, Klungkung.

Prada handicrafts still exist until today in Satria village - Paksebali, Klungkung. Craftsmen who originally came from housewifes, now has developed into livelihood source of  the majority society at Satria village.  

Prada handicrafts used in the manufacture of traditional umbrella and ider - ider which are used as the equipments support of religious ceremony.
Handmade on process Prada cloth production . Traditional umbrella also more use of hands with more difficult on processing and conventional techniques, using a sewing machine at the moment and stalk umbrella using a lathe. Satin, velvet and cotton as the basic material. The execution process is  knitting wool with color defense on the color of the material.  

Endek woven cloth sidemen growing along with the development of technology. Sidemen village, Karangasem almost all its inhabitants can weave and even children are very diligent help parents make the line and tie the thread for weaving.
Weaving of  Endek  culture preserved by developing small business of endek woven cloth at  Sidemen village. Upgrade modernize marketing strategy. The weavers can be able to get attract of customers inquiry and hopefully more can boost the community's economy .......

People in Satria village - Paksebali are still very strong maintain bali hindu customs. In preparing for the offerings to the temple, temple community or Dadia Groups or Banjar ( Bali social community ) also prepare all the rules / offerings by cooking together that we call  " Mebat".

The artistic and traditions of Mebat with typical of Satria village is still preserved until today, The men cooking skills are also increasingly showing the quality of the food was delicious and hygienist. They set Awig- awig / Traditional obligation to be followed by dadia community, from procurement budget, preparation, continued until the division as religious ceremony.

Arak Bali at Sidemen Village........

Distillation of Arak is a tradition passed down to the generations of existing Sidemen village, Karangasem. The traditional way of making Arak generating high-quality Arak ( Traditional Bali alcoholic ) . Tools are used for the manufacture of arak called with the name "pengarakan".

  Arak is derived from the process of tapping the coconut flower, pollen is collected from coconut flower to be used as " Tuak " that is stored in a vat. The process of searching for " Tuak " called " Ngirisin." This activity is usually done in the morning and afternoon and performed by the males. 

 Sidemen village with the countryside is still beautiful. In this green land, there are not  plenty of housing yet . Society are still continue their activity with farming and gardening. Clove plantations is one commodity that is developed in this area.
Traveling to Iseh village - Sidemen will be more interesting by holding  " trekking ". Visiting farmers doing their clove plantations will add the joyous of your vacation.  

Happy traveling to Iseh village - Sidemen, Karangasem - Bali

Tracing Iseh village, Sidemen with trekking. The tourists will be through the greenery of rice fields, passing the river, traditional bamboo bridge, penetrate coffee plantations, clove & salak ( Snakes fruits ) farm.
Tourists can learn the traditional paddy Subak irrigation system at Iseh village. The most populer are Subak Beteng and Tabolah.

Fragrant flowers as chrysolite ( cempaka ) , ( sandat ) ylang, frangifani  ( jepun ) grow sustainably in villagers garden of Satria village, who make this village an advanced supplier of flowers for upakara hindu bali and hindu prayer.

"Canang cawu gonjer" is a beautiful creations of offering / canang sari are preserved by Satria villagers. Canang sari is decorated by flowers which are fragrant and charming colorful flowers.

Caste system in Satria village with Balinese Hindu custom still preserved as Klungkung kingdom era. But the caste system that is used by the people in Satria village - Klungkung been adapted to the Pancasila state ideology and laws of Indonesian Republic.  

The caste system in Klungkung -  Bali in its application in the system functioning of Hindu Balinese ceremony. We are still governed by regulations created  by the caste of Brahmins and Kshatriyas and implemented by weisya and sudra caste

Our life is covered by Bali Hindu caste customs which is implemented without any adverse public polemics.It has raised polemic caste system that occurred Bali in general. As endowment from Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa, the society in Klungkung - Bali keep live in harmony with our caste system.

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