Tourism Still Rising, 10 Years Bali Bombing Memorial

"10 years we witnessed the presence of courage with others. Courage comes from the survivors and families of victims," said Gillard.

That is the sound of speech excerpts quoted from a media as Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, who was present at the time the 10th anniversary of Bali bombings in the Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Bali, beginning Friday, October 12, 2012 yesterday.

Then followed the next day in the Bali Bombings Monument, at Ground Zero Legian, is the area around the monument to the bombing tragedy in 2002 in Legian Street, Kuta, Bali.

Bombing was happened on Saturday evening, December 12, 2002, at the Sari Club and Paddy's Pub, Kuta, which resulted in 202 people were victims, of which 88 people from Australia, and other countries such as Britain, United States, Germany, Japan, Indonesia and others.

Many sobs of the family, relatives, and friends of the victims who were present at the ceremony recalled the incident, they were laying jepun flowers to the pool in the region.

Gillard called on the spirit of life for all the victims and families to be more powerful. Stronger brotherhood among the victims fight back. Twenty-one pieces of candle lights representing the number of states of victims continue to burn. It is the same spirit against terrorism.

Bali tourism which is well known had collapsed after the bombing, the world of tourism mourned. Time proved that togetherness was able to recover and strengthen.

(Source Antara, travelKompas, R Riyanti - Sanur /Images wikipedia)


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