Dapur Alam

Name : Dapur Alam, means 'Nature Kitchen'

Location : Jl. Patih Jelantik 81, Kuta Bali 80361
Phone : +62 361 757506

Opening Hours :
Monday to Friday
- From 10.00 am to 11.00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
- From 10.00 am to 12.00 pm

Menus :
- Manado
- Balinese
- Betawi
- Madura
- East Java
- Central Java
- Makassar
- Chinese food
- India
- Italian
- Arabian
- Shisha

with a large variations of foods, Dapur Alam can really satisfied your appetite in dining experinces.
Free wi-fi acces are provided to the customer who likes to enjoy dining while checking their email or just
browse t
he internet. for those who likes watching movies during their dining, a variatons of TV Channel also

What is Shisha?

SOME say it originated in Turkey over 500 years ago while others claim it came from Syria and India.

In today’s context, Shisha refers to the flavoured tobacco used in the smoking process using a hookah, also commonly known as ‘hubble bubble’ and ‘narghile’.

The tobacco is soaked in fruits shavings such as apples, grapes and strawberries.

A hookah consists of a base, pipe, bowl and hose or a mouthpiece.

Tobacco is placed in the bowl, which is at the top of the pipe structure.

An aluminium foil covers the bowl and small charcoal pieces are then placed on the foil, which is punctured using a pin to gently heat the tobacco.

When smoked using the hose, smooth, sweet-smelling vapour is filtered through the base containing water.

It also comes in floral flavours such as coconut, vanilla and rose.

Is Shisha harmful?
While many may argue that Shisha smoking is not harmful, medical experts say otherwise.

Kuala Lumpur health department deputy head Dr Sellehudin Abu Bakar said Shisha was tobacco mixed with molasses and fruit flavours and tobacco product in any form contained nicotine.

He said all tobacco products were equally dangerous as it contained more than 3,500 chemicals of which 200 were toxic and 43 were carcinogenic.

“It is difficult to compare which product is more dangerous.

“It depends on several factors such as frequency of use, how deep the inhalation or if other ingredients are added besides tobacco itself,” said Dr Sellehudin.

He added that Shisha smoking was also addictive as it contained nicotine from tobacco smoke.

“Shisha smoking can lead to physical addiction and can also create psychological and habitual dependence to the user.

“The water filter is a gimmick. Most of the toxic chemicals and nicotine are not water-soluble. Hence, they pass through the filter and is inhaled by a smoker, although other irritant substances, which are water-soluble, will get filtered.”

Meanwhile Reuters reported last week that the World Health Organisation (WHO) had announced that a single session of smoking Shisha yields a nicotine intake equivalent to more than one pack of cigarettes.

It is also reported that Shisha smoke retained all the carcinogens of cigarette smoke while adding more carbon monoxide and a separate set of carcinogens from the use of burning coals to keep the nicotine flowing, coupled with the risk of infection with tuberculosis or hepatitis from shared mouthpieces.

Kerta Gosa

Name : Kerta Gosa or Taman Gili Kerta Gosa
ed : at the center of Semarapura city, Klungkung regency

Distance from :
Denpasar approximately 40 km or 45 minutes of travel

Operational hours :
Open from 07.00 am until 05.30 pm on local time

Short Description :
Kerta Gosa was built on 1686 by the First King of Klungkung, Ida I Dewa Agung Jambe. He is the second son of Dalem Dimade, Last King of Gelgel kingdom. After Ida I Dewa Agung Jambe become King of Klungkung, he made a palace in Klungkung that's called Semara Pura, means 'A holy place for love and beauty'. At center of the palace, Kerta Gosa was built on.

At the past, Kerta Gosa has some function :

1. Court of Justice in Klungkung

2. Place of meeting for all kings in Bali

3. Place for a religion ceremony(Manusa Yadnya) called 'Mepandes', means a ceremony to give sign that a person have become an adult, for the royal family

Kerta Gosa's consist of 2 building, Bale akerta gosa and Bale Kambang, It's called Bale Kambang (The Floating Hall) because its building is surrounded by a pool called Taman Gili. The ceiling of these building are covered by Indonesian Traditional puppet (Wayang) paintings on fibrous cement sheets. The original paintings were done with traditional Balinese colors on canvas, then later restored on 1930 using the fibrous cement sheets, and again renewed on 1960.

The paintings are tell about 'Karma Phala', which means the cause of good and bad behavior of human on his entire life.

Entrance fee : IDR 5.000 / person

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