Balinese New Year is in March - don't miss the parades of ogoh-ogoh on New Year’s Eve! On New Year’s Day, however, you can't leave your hotel. Great if you want to spend the day meditating or practicing yoga. Bad news if you want to explore the island. Plus: the Bali Spirit Festival!
Kuta is the best spot in Bali to view ogoh ogoh on Silent Day Eve, locals says.
Learning of the Ballinese New Year, or Day of Silence, a travel writer visting Bali decides to extend his stay so that he can witness Ogoh Ogoh and experience this very special holiday..