Floating Flowers Magazine

just some words about cultural tourism

“Watch your step!” – “Hati-Hati!”

Canang, everyday offerings When walking in Bali, one has to watch his step every single meter. Canang, everyday offerings, can be found everywhere. Being placed not only in house temples, … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Little monkeys in Quintana Roo

The ‘environmental friendly’ theme parks of Cancun – Playa del Carmen – Tulum The small combi van that serves as public transportation leads us to Tulum, a village in the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


Do you recognize the feelings, the thoughts that arise when facing yourself in the mirror? “Do I look good?” – “Oh no, look at that!” – or perhaps you’re feeling … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Balinese Hinduism and Power Dimensions in today’s Bali

At the time the Balinese sun is rising, Balinese people are rising too. In Balinese notion, rising up, in the first place, means performing rituals for the gods, spirits and … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trunyan – say ‘hello’ to death

This Bali aga village is best reached by boat, that takes you across lake Batur –according to Capitool Travel Guide. But who are we, cultural tourists, if we do not … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

The other side of ‘paradise’ Bali

 ‘It’s time that someone stands up and writes about Bali as it is now. The other Bali not portrayed in guidebooks and travel brochures: Bali where problems do exist, where … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 4 Comments