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Balinese Gardens

Author : William Warren
ISBN : 9781462907243
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 27.18 MB
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This beautiful gardening book—full of lush photographs and insightful commentary—will surely give readers some new ideas for their home landscaping projects or Bali travel plans. Born of volcanic eruptions many eons ago, Bali is still in the throes of creation as man and nature continue to transform its landscapes. Balinese Gardens presents a unique portrait of the lush volcanic landscapes and gardens found on this magical isle—gardens which are further enhanced by traditional ornamental sculptures, tranquil ponds, fountains and sacred springs. Landscape gardener and author William Warren introduces Bali and examines the effect its landscapes have had upon notable visitors over the past century. Specialists in Balinese ecology and culture then provide a broad overview of the island's geography and plant life, including some fascinating insights into the role of nature in Balinese culture. The second part of Balinese Gardens explores Bali's finest contemporary gardens in private homes, resorts and restaurants around the island, detailing the wealth of plant life, design and decoration that thte island has to offer. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 photographs by renowned photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, this book is a delight for anyone with an interest in tropical plants and landscape design as well as everyone who has been entranced by the natural beauty of this remarkable island. Topics of this book include: Gardens of Eden The Balinese Landscape Plants of Bali Traditional Gardens in Bali Contemporary Balinese Gardens Gardens in Sanur The Bali Hyatt Garden In Search of Ricefield Views Begawan Giri Estate And many more…
Category: Gardening

The Rough Guide To Bali And Lombok

Author : Lesley Reader
ISBN : 1858289025
Genre : Travel
File Size : 37.50 MB
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Paint your own picture of these paradise isles -- covered markets in Denpasar, beachfront villas in Sanur, homestays in the Ubud rice paddies, rave clubs in Kuta, dive sites in the Gili Islands -- or let us do it for you, with all-new color photos and completely revised coverage. Our expert authors bring you honest opinions and lively reviews, as well as special information for outdoors enthusiasts, vegetarian travelers, art lovers, and indigenous crafts collectors.
Category: Travel

The New Ornamental Garden

Author : Simon Rickard
ISBN : 9780643102293
Genre : Science
File Size : 44.85 MB
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This book takes a fresh look at garden-worthy plants for Australian conditions. It will help gardeners to reappraise their climate, select appropriate plants and modify gardening practices to create beautiful gardens featuring native and exotic plants with proven drought tolerance, reliability and minimal weed potential. The New Ornamental Garden shows how heat, cold, water availability, rainfall patterns, length of growing season, evaporation rate and humidity influence plant growth in Australia, from the wet sub-tropics to the temperate climate of southern Australia. It also discusses the influence of microclimates within a garden: dry sun, dry shade, moist sun, moist shade, seaside conditions, exposed sites, urban situations and root competition from eucalyptus and allelopaths. The main focus of the book is the plant index, which contains notes on hundreds of plant varieties and how they function in the garden. All gardeners will benefit from reading this book!
Category: Science

Lonely Planet Bali Lombok

Author : Lonely Planet
ISBN : 9781787010680
Genre : Travel
File Size : 33.65 MB
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stand amongst the clouds on Gunung Rinjani, party all-night in Kuta, or experience the Gili Islands' phenomenal diving scene; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Bali & Lombok and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - art, architecture, beaches, festivals, cuisine, water sports and outdoor adventures, history, dance, music, painting, environment, politics Over 50 maps Covers Kuta & Seminyak, Gili Islands, Lombok, North Bali, West Bali, Central Mountains, Ubud, East Bali, South Bali and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok, our most comprehensive guide to Bali & Lombok, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
Category: Travel

At Home In Bali

Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110652018
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 59.84 MB
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Hundreds of glorious photographs and an evocative text offer an insider's look at the exotic style of the "island of the gods." Since early this century, Bali's paradisiacal beauty and the remarkable spirit of its people have attracted a steady stream of artists, architects, anthropologists, mystics, and celebrities from all over the world, and the new residents have interpreted traditional Balinese style with elegant, chic, eccentric, and inspiring results. Featured in this exquisitely illustrated volume are 24 exceptional homes, both traditional and modern, all shown in their lush tropical surroundings. They include the pondok pavilion dwellings of the rice fields, classic village houses, royal palaces, beach houses, spectacular mountain residences, and homes with magnificently designed gardens. The book also features the courtyard shrines and the public temples that play a role in daily life for both the Balinese and the newer residents. A visitor's guide and international source list of Balinese wares completes this insider's tour of the island, making At Home in Bali the next best thing to being there.
Category: Architecture

Tropical Garden Design

Author : Made Wijaya
ISBN : 9780794602420
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 57.72 MB
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Creative garden ideas from a renowned landscape designer
Category: Gardening

The Pilgrim Traveller

Author : Mary Elaine Friend
ISBN : 9781491885246
Genre : Reference
File Size : 83.10 MB
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This book is a collection of inspirational travel stories that span seventeen years of travel by the author, including human interest stories of people she interviewed. In a special chapter of “Traveling Back in Time,” it also includes stories of genealogy and legends. While tracing her multiracial ancestry, Mary Elaine uncovered legends and stories associated with her family tree and realized that although unique, the values and lessons are universal. Every family has a story waiting to be uncovered.
Category: Reference

Bali Morning Of The World

Author : Nigel Simmonds
ISBN : 9781462913596
Genre : Travel
File Size : 58.56 MB
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Bali: Morning of the World is a stunning visual representation of one of the most magical islands on Earth. With more than 130 color illustrations by world-famous photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni and personal experiences from author Nigel Simmonds, this Bali photography book provides valuable insight into a fascinating culture that has managed to preserve its elaborate and time-honored traditions, even in a fast-changing world. This Bali travel pictorial contains: History and Geography Rituals and Religions Arts and Crafts Theatre and Dance Featuring the extraordinary natural beauty of the island, Bali: Morning of the World portrays both the Balinese people and their home in a cornucopia of color and design and is a perfect souvenir book for those that have traveled to Bali, or those planning on doing so.
Category: Travel

Bali

Author : Kate Daly
ISBN : 1740593464
Genre : Travel
File Size : 46.30 MB
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Surrender to the magic of Bali's lush landscape, rich culture and gracious people. With this in-depth guide you'll trek to the volcanic peak of Gunung Batur, feast on succulent seafood and exotic fruits, and be spellbound by gamelan music or a shadow puppet play.
Category: Travel

Rough Guide To Bali Lombok

Author : Lesley Reader
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132827762
Genre : Bali Island (Indonesia)
File Size : 73.49 MB
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Category: Bali Island (Indonesia)