[INDONESIA TRAVEL SERIES] Jalan2Men 2013 – Bali – Episode 9 (Part 1)

There’s an island on this country It’s very famous around the world And today, I’ve got to visit it It’s been months I’ve yet seen him It feels he’s a shadow of my past We all haven’t had a clue of where he is Last time I saw him, he flew into the blue And only leaves clues on his treasure books And it’s vague My mind was riddled by the clues But in the end, I managed to opened up my mind Now I know where Jebraw headed According to these coordinates, he’s in BALI! In my opinion, bali is on of the most special place in Indonesia Not just for pleasure But it’s also very sacred place for Hindu followers You’ll find crafted Balinese art which also served as their worship Isn’t beautiful? Here the worship can be conducted wholeheartedly Their spirituality is second to none Maybe it’s because they were closed to nature It’s more like a lifestyle for them or their way of life Everywhere in Bali you can see that between culture, lifestyle and religion are fused together And you can see offerings almost everywhere for the Gods Even when they celebrate Nyepi, all of them respecting it, even Muslims Again, Bhinneka Tunggal Ika This is Dewata Island So if you’re looking for Jebraw, it’s quite easy Find a place where you can hangout Excuse me, have you seen my friend? He’s quite tall Try asking someone over there Excuse me sir Where the hell that brat go?! I’ve been looking for him all day long But I sympathized him, so I can’t give up now Where is he anyway?! I’m very hungry right now I bet the food is great! Let’s eat here! Woow.

There’s a Dino Burger I bet he likes it Speaking of which, I kinda missed him Naya?! What are you doing here? Wait wait!! It was supposed to be a vacation But I left my wallet in your bag As a result I’ve been working for 5 months in here But that’s totally fine I enjoyed working here This is a heaven for surfers Inside the building was like inside a wave If you want to surf, you just gotta grab the board Well… You might get chased by the security I wanted to name this hotel Bliss Surfer Hotel I’m not kidding The great thing about working here is you can be as laid back as possible Woow, so that’s the story And why Bali? Because I want to have vacation I know I’m true superhero traveler But even then, a hero needs vacation But why Bali? Ask yourself if you wanted to have a vacation What’s the first thing comes in your mind? It’s Bali Island with thousand beaches Bali for the past hundred years, we’re meant to be a vacation object For the locals, a tour would only serves as an oxygen You like nature, you got it You like climbing, riding Segway till you go nuts, you got it Taking pictures with barong, you got it And everything about cultures and stuffs, you got it We now have arrived at GWK! Gelora Wung Karno* (pun) Jalan jalan men! And before we enjoyed the vacation Let’s get something to eat man! Udang Mang Engking! This time it’s not a shrimp under the rock But under the book Mang Engking, sounds Sunda The song was like on Garut This place is cool, it feels very natural It’s very clean in here, to the point they sweep the water They have a concept of eating while having a fish spa There is a hole so you can put your feet on it Where they (fish) ate your feet Man, they say that all of their menu is fresh! If you guys gonna get here, you have to try Hurang Agung ala Bale Udang Which means, shrimp party I’m a shrimp and I want to be eaten by Naya These one’s has more sweet flavor, and these one has pepper on it This proves that they use fresh ingredients Look how the skin’s peel off easily Because fresh shrimp can be peeled off while not having it sticks to the meat Do we really need to peel the skin? Well.

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No if you got no problem eating it with skin on But it’s a prove that the shrimp are fresh Very good After you had your fill It’s time to explore Bali in the evening If you guys likes to having a party Then this must be the heaven for you guys Not to mention Legian and Kuta What I like about Kuta is it’s crowded but it’s neat There’s almost everything in here You want, we got it! Jalan jalan men! Because I’ve been working all this time Now I want to have a real vacation It’s vacation time! I’m just gonna get to one place which I’ve never done it before Jump off the cliff straight into the ocean! Let’s find that place and jump to the sea That’s the spirit ma’am! Hahaha, she said yes But Naya forbade me to jump straight to sea She says that ….

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Where I spoiled my body and I can’t have that And so, I got to train Where can I train myself? Woow Fitness! Let’s go! Turns out, there’s an awesome fitness center in here Where you can train yourself to become spiderman And here we are in….

3v Parkour Playland! With Willy and Daniel You got that wrong! Ooh I got that wrong I wanna learn parkour Because I’m doing cliff-jumping Before that, you have to stretch yourself, 10 minutes minimum Because all your muscles needs to get warmed up (mumbling) We need to increase the heart rate Like when you confessed to a girl That’s right! So basically confessing to a girl can be considered training! There you have it, go confess often! Wow! I think I can do that! Let’s race.

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3! He was making funny face like a drunkard Is that all you got? Yeah, if you try that exercise 1 minute non-stop It will activate all of your muscles Including ones that you rarely used That is so true Btw, what is parkour? To put it simply, moving from point A to point B With style! Fast, efficient and also safe And looks cool… Basically parkour lets you feel having all of your limbs used like how humans do their activity Such as climbing trees or mountains to get food But now it’s more simple Here in parkour we’re doing basic movements Where we tried to do “nangkel” in Sunda What is nangkel? It’s where one find and familiarize with momentum And use to it’s advantage So when you fall you can find your momentum to get back up again That’s very cool And now it’s time for me to tackle this playground But can I do it? And in parkour there’s a jargon for your stunts Parkour vision It’s a vision that lets you understands when you see obstacle And knows how to find an opening to tackled it When you see walls, you’re thinking Can I climb these? With parkour vision all of wall in your life will be climbable It’s will be like “I’m not gonna run when I hit the wall, instead I’m going to find out beyond it” “and fly thru it and see parkour vision” And we always have to look up and believe that you can do it Coz if we look down or sideway You’re gonna stray from your original path and eventually you’ll fall You’re very good at it I am? You guys serious? Yeah we are It’s time for me to jump of the cliff Jalan jalan men! After I strengthen my physics It’s time to enforce my spirituality On one of the awesome pura in bali It’s Uluwatu! One of the most awesome pura in Bali Bali it’s kinda funny, why is that? It’s because it assimilates between worship and tours And most of the people are laid back when they are in a middle of worship and being crowded by tourist at the same time But as a tourist you gotta know your place Oh my God! I hate stairs! This is so awesome, you know why? Because it’s one with nature It proves that Balinese are awesome They can build this from rocks, the steps But it’s still allows tree to grows That is why this pura is one with nature What is man made and God made becomes one And this area reflecting the monkey God’s might There’s monkey everywhere But you gotta be cautious Maybe it’s not a right place to take of your glasses Because they stole it! So what happens is that these monkeys are experts in pickpocketing Maybe there’s a lesson that we can get from them That we always have to be cautious around here Because there’s a lot of pickpocket in here And out of nowhere the monkey got behind me and stole my glasses And they snapped it They’re really good at this Are you sad? I hold a grudge on them, Hahaha a grudge! But there’s a way around it If you got mugged, you can bribe them You gave them peanuts and hoped they gave you back the glasses they kinda greedy we don’t know where they comes whats that?! It’s my imagination… Whats that?! It’s my imagination.

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Ooh it’s not.

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It’s a tree It seems we’re safe here We can’t be too noisy because this place also serves as a worship ground Your right Naya! This is a worship ground! And I’m here to watch a sacred dance Where there will emerge a monkey god And the dance will be performed by the edge of the cliff Triple awesome!!! We’re gonna see kecak dance Actually I heard a lot about Kecak Dance But I have no idea what Kecak, man Like, what is all about… It’s the first I’m gonna witnessed it with my own eyes Kecak… If you pay close attention to it, there’s people from around the world Japanese, Foreign, Americans, Germans.

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All of them gathered here just to watch this one dance Can you imagine it, people from around the world is here right now So the truth is Indonesian are prosper For those who don’t know, kecak was based on the story of Ramayana Rama and Shinta Firstly, there is Rama, he’s with Shinta at the garden And when he went to hunt a deer, he left Shinta alone And Shinta was playing alone And came Rahwana He infatuated with Shinta But I think it’s kinda over-the-top It’s clearly that Shinta doesn’t return his feeling And then it leads to to conflict where he kidnaps her Guys, don’t be like that And fortunately comes Jatayu It’s a superhero bird who comes in Shinta’s aid but fails Turns out Rahwana was superior to jatayu Kecak was awesome Not to mention I watched it while it was sunset It’s so awesome! And after the sun sets down Here comes my hero The monkey God, Hanuman! Isn’t that awesome? The dance actually involves embers It’s freaking awesome! And he eventually defeats the bad guys and he wins And happy ever after The shows is over and it’s time to go home 1.

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Jalan jalan men! And now I’m ready to jump off the cliff straight to the sea Because I was blessed physical and spiritually by the gods.

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