Below page is a showcase of photographs Ida Bagus Sidemen took in 1979-1980 during his trip to Nusa Penida together with Wayan Tagel Edi, who was to write a thesis on the Muslim community in Toyapakeh later on.
Below bibliography presents works of interest with direct and indirect reference to Nusa Penida in alfabetical order (author). 'pdf' in brackets indicates that this title is available in full (researchable) pdf file.
The two things that triggered the author's interest in the island group of Nusa Penida, Lembongan & Ceningan are the fabled mascot of the Balinese fauna, the Bali Starling, and the island's special relationship with its past and mythological origins. But what exactly is the island's history?
Author & researcher Godi Dijkman has been living in and out of Indonesia for some thirteen years.
Successful tourism in Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia?
Case study by Veronica Long and Geoffrey Wall, Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, Ontario, N2L3GL, Canada (1996) Below paper, of which the most important parts are quoted, discusses the mutual benefits of tourism for the village of Jungutbatu on Lembongan for the tourism operators, the tourists and the local residents of the island, after tourism in the 1970s became a major source of income, more or less at the time of the introduction of seaweed cultivation in 1984. Author GD hopes he will be granted permission to publish the entire article soon.