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					Kusamba, Salt Making Traditional

Kusamba is a village famous for its salt that is making traditional salt-making.
Row boat with cardik (outrigger) adorn colorful black sand of this fishing village,
opposite the Nusa Penida, an island in the south island of Bali which is only
inhabited by a population of about 40,000 people.

In addition to fishing and maintaining seed shrimp, fishermen twice a day to
deliver rice, beans, fruits, for Nusa Penida, across the barren island of Bali. Even
the sand and gravel were transported in sacks to ferried to the island opposite
the island of Bali. Fishermen from Kusamba with big boat with a group of five
people can lead to as much as 1.5 tons of cargo to Nusa Penida. In addition
crossings can also reach Nusa Lembongan, a small island adjacent to the Nusa
Penida.

In addition, this boat also can deliver passengers who want to enjoy the coral
reefs and white sandy beaches across the island of Bali. Segara Beach in
Kusamba particularly attractive in terms of ritual activity. On the beach is often
done in a series of activities nganyut cremation ceremony. As well as around the
coast there are also a fish market and fish pemindangan activities. Tourists who
visit here probably can see the fish market activity and pemindangan which
usually lasts between 10 am and 4 pm.

Strait between Bali and Nusa Penida is heavily populated fish and when the sea
was calm, then the white screen adorned sea fishing boats scattered around the
coast Kusamba. On the west coast, especially beaches Banjar Batur and its
environs, was found about 40 families of traditional fishermen in the manufacture
of salt. If the weather is good, more or less in a single day of the coastal
residents can make as much as 30-45 kg of salt which is then sold kesekitar
Kusamba, among others Klungkung. According to one of the makers of salt, salt
with the best quality can also be exported to foreign countries such as Japan.

Tourists can reach Kusamba from Denpasar in travel time of approximately one
half hour.

				
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Description: Kusamba is a village famous for its salt that is making traditional salt-making.