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Bali’s Volcano

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

The status for Bali's rumbling Mount Agung volcano that forced more than 100,000 to flee was downgraded on Sunday from level IV (danger, the highest level) to level III (standby), but there is still a chance it could erupt. Thousands of evacuees have been allowed to go home now that ...

Bali’s Mt Agung continues to Rumble… but not yet erupt

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Mt. Agung continues to rumble but has yet to erupt. White smoke at a height of 1,500 meters was seen over Mount Agung on October 7, 2017. More than 100,000 have evacuated their villages with government officials unhappy that perhaps as many as half the evacuees, acting out of fear and ...

Bali’s Rumpling volcano – update

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Now 10 full days after the alert level on Bali’s volcanic Mount Agung was increased to the highest level “IV” – the volcano continues to rumble but has yet to actually erupt. The number of people who have evacuated their homes is now estimated to have surpassed 140,000 – a ...

Bali’s Mount Agung threatens to blow

Monday, September 25th, 2017

BALI, Indonesia — Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centers and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Read more on Khaosod here

30% discount for Komodo liveaboard diving, Indonesia

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Are you looking for a dive getaway this holiday season? We have a Special “early” Christmas deal onboard the Moana for you! Come and dive the Komodo National Park with us!" Trips - 30% off published price: 05-09 DEC 2016 -> 4 nights - WAS EUR €1,290, NOW ONLY EUR €903 11-15 DEC ...

Late Availability Cycling Adventures in Asia

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

In need of a getaway? We have an exciting and varied selection of tours that are guaranteed to depart. Get rolling and join a group today! AUGUST Bicycling Bangkok to Phuket Ride along the Gulf of Thailand and see some of the best coastal scenery in Thailand! Rest in resorts, eat fabulous seafood, go ...

Volcanoes erupt in Indonesia

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia in recent days have forced the closure of two airports and disrupted some flights to Bali, officials said on Wednesday. Mount Gamala on the eastern island of Ternate erupted early Wednesday after a moderate earthquake in the area, sending ash up to 600m into the air and ...

Some late availability bike adventures in Southeast Asia

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Looking for a great mountain bike trip over the next few months? Check out some of these late availability trips below. C is for classic tour, M for mountain bike and R of road bike tour CAMBODIA May 10 - May 12: Angkor Explorer (C) Jul 4 - Jul 10: Cambodia Heritage ...

Late Availability Cycling Adventures in South East Asia

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Looking for a last minute cycle tour that departs within the next few months? We have an exciting and varied selection of tours that are guaranteed to depart now. CAMBODIA Mar 13 - 19: Biking Bangkok to Angkor Wat (C) Mar 20 - 28: Wilds of Cambodia (M) MALAYSIA April 3 - 13: Untamed ...

Bali Airport closed

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Bali International and Lombok Airports are currently closed due to volcanic activity at Mt. Barujani, a smaller volcano inside the caldera of Mt. Rinjani on Lombok island. The airport closure is at the moment extended until 08:45am (Bali local time), 4th November.

Indonesia Airports reopened

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Bali International Airport is now open and operational though some airlines have delayed departures. Following a further eruption of Mount Raung, the airport was closed on Sunday 12 July from 11:30 am, reopening at 4 pm. Lombok Airport has remained open since Saturday 11 July with international and domestic flights operating. There ...

Bali Airport Closed due to Volcano Eruption

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Bali International Airport, Lombok, Jember and Banyuwangi Airports are all currently closed due to an ash cloud rising from Mount Raung in eastern Java, which erupted approximately 150 kilometers west of Bali International Airport. We have been informed that the international airport, closed since midnight 09 July, will remain closed until ...

10% Discount: Indonesia Dive Cruises, Mermaid

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Happy to offer 10% discount off all remaining spaces aboard both Mermaid I and Mermaid II for Komodo dive cruises in May, June and July 2015. Contact Symbiosis Custom Travel now to book your berth.

Police Arrest Man Attempting to Sell Turtles to Bali Restaurants

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

(7/19/2014) The Bali Police have arrested a man captured trying to sell 17 protected green turtles (chelonia-mydas) to Denpasar restaurants. According tot, under arrest is a man named Sangkalan, captured when police inspected a van he was driving on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai in Sanur on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Police ...

Komodo diving discounts, June

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

If you haven't yet booked your Komodo dive cruise yet, here's some good news. Mermaid are offering 10% discounts on all of their trips in June (subject to availability, of course). For schedules, Prices and to reserve your berth, visit the Symbiosis Cutostom Travel Dive Komodo webpage. Cruises are either 7 or ...