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Children of Jimbaran …

Some shots of children playing along the beach of Jimbaran …. And a mother holding her child …. Another shot of this little one eager to be photographed once more … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Seaweed Farming in Bali …

Traditional seaweed farming can still be found in some areas in Bali, Nusa Penida, Lembongan and in Kutuh village in the South. Major usage of this type of Carrageenan tropical … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · 17 Comments

Monkey Craze …

Bare breasted men sit in a circle around the flickering light of torch, raising their hands while reciting rhythmically “cak, cak, cak”. This is an ancient Balinese Sang Hyang trance … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Barong Magic …

Anyone visiting Bali must have seen the Barong and trance dances performed mostly around Ubud area. The Barong is a mythical lion creature, and is considered to have a magical … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Sacred Temple …

So sacred that even tourists are not allowed to enter the inner sanctum of this holy mountain sanctuary unless they are given that special permission by the Mangku (temple priest). … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 8 Comments

At the flower market …

For those who have been to Bali are most likely to be familiar with these fragrant flowers placed in woven coconut leaves “canang” platter seen as daily offerings to the … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 14 Comments

Ngaben, Death the Balinese way …

The island of Bali is not only home to the gods but also where their dead are ritually cremated (ngaben) For the Balinese the Atma or soul can only be … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Divine gifts … Aesthetics in the art of Balinese offerings

As I was strolling leisurely along the shores enjoying the sun setting behind the horizon leaving a glow of spectacular colours, I saw a small crowd of people dressed in … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

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