Friday, April 24, 2009


Bali, a tropical island in the Indonesian archipelago. Bali is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands, 145 km long and 80 km wide, 3.2 km east of Java. It lies about 8 degrees south of the equator. Its surface is 5,700 km². The highest point of the island is Mount Agung, 3,142 m high, an active volcano that last erupted in March 1963. Mountains range from the central to the eastern side of the island with Mount Agung being the easternmost peak.The cooler dry season from April to October is the best time to visit Bali. Denpasar is the capital of Bali.