Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Foreign Tourists Still Visit Kuta Despite Mount Agung Eruption


Mount AgungMount Agung -  Tourism activities in the area of Kuta Beach is still running as usual, remain crowded. Tourists feel safe there, despite recent eruption of Mount Agung.

Kuta Beach and Nusa Dua Bali are still the dominant tourist attraction in Bali. Even after the closure of I GustiNgurahRai International Airport Bali impact of Mount Agung eruption, these two places never deserted. The tourists who are still in Bali are not afraid despite the news of Mount Agung erupted.

Monitoring by detikTravel on Kuta Beach, Saturday (2/12/2017), it is not too many Caucasians from Europe who pass by here. But domestic tourists and Asian tourists look crowded along the coast. They were busy bathing and occasionally enjoying drinks on the beach. Many also take advantage of the moment to selfie, or see the sunset at Kuta Beach.

"I have been in Bali for a couple of weeks, and I have been here for the last two weeks since Mount Agung will erupt and Bali safe," said Tibo, one of the tourists from France, to detiktravel, when met at Kuta Beach.

Several times, said Tibo, his side asked the condition of Mount Agung to the citizens of Bali. They say Bali is safe from the highest mountain eruption on the island of Bali. "They say far from the location of Mount Agung, and I also check on the map is also very far, so I dare to stay here," he added.

Meanwhile, Janice (34), Caucasians from Australia claimed happy to be in Nusa Dua, Bali. Conditions around her holiday location not found volcanic ash. Janice claimed to have been in Bali for the end of the year.

"Why should I be restless, Mount Agung is more than 60 kilo from Nusa Dua, there is no eruption here, the tour guides have handled my holiday away from GunungAgung," she said.*



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