Bali has two active volcanos, Gunung Agung and Gunung Batur. This is Gunung Batur
it is a sacret place so you have to wear proper attire
the monkey depicts Varana
The famous kecak, or Apedance, was introduced by a German, Walter Spies around 1930
at the beach it is very quiet, it is crisis in Asia
on their way to the temple
this lady carries a large load
the women are wearing offer gifts
entrance to Goa Gajah, the Elephant Cave
In Februari 1998 we were a few days in Bali
, at the height of the Asian crisis.
Tourism was slow and the locals endured extra
hardship caused by the devaluation of the Rupiah.
We saw the terrassed ricefields and the active volcanoGunung Batur
and went to the Elephant Cave Goa Gajah
In the evening we witnessed a Kecak or Apedance.
In Ubud we saw
a Hindu procession.
And yes, we also enjoyed the beach at Sanur.
Bali is definitely a place to visit multiple times.
Bali has an old, well developed system of irrigating the layered rice paddies
a temple along the road
an irrigated ricefield
fishermen try to to catch a meal
we are lucky, a Hindu procession is about to begin