As a rule, everyone who comes to Indonesia for the very first time listens to the popular legend from the local guides, which is widely spread all over the island. It says, that many many years ago, Bali Island was created by the gods exclusively for their own needs and only some considerable time later they made a decision to make the island available for other people.
The main advantage of visiting the country is a nice possibility to include all the main tourist entertainments into your program , like resting on the beach, going on some active events, visiting historical and ethnological excursions, admiring the wild animal world, hiking and so on. By the way, Indonesia is considered one of the best must-visit places for all the hiking and surfing lovers.
Balinese people are considered deeply religious, so the atmosphere on the island is rather calm and safe for all the foreign visitors. Nevertheless, it s not recommended to wear too expensive clothes and jewelry on the streets and not to leave your things on the public beaches.
The most popular souvenirs to bring home or to your friends from Indonesia are pearls, traditional wooden dolls, masks, dragon statuettes, umbrellas, baskets, local coffee, silver, jewelry, glass articles and so on. Local shops are open daily from 9.00 AM to 18.00 PM, but in some tourist districts they are open till 21.00 PM.
Indonesia attracts annually thousands of tourists by its historical and cultural sightseeings, its diverse national parks and their dwellers, crystal clear mountain lakes, ancient temples and ruins, gorgeous volcanoes and so on.