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White Cow

White Cow

Bali cremation ceremony The big white cow was being made for the cremation of a holy man that had died in Ubud at the old age of 104 years. The fourth son, Ketut was in charge of organizing the production and invited me down to take a few photos. They had been working on it […]

Shopping for Export in Tegallalang

Shopping for Export in Tegallalang

Ubud – Tegallalang – shopping If you want to have some fun and see some really neat stuff for sale go to the shops in Tegallalang north of Ubud. The Balinese people have an artistic knack for making the most unusual pieces. The painters in particular come up with some outlandish stuff that really catches […]

Ubud – Monkey Forest

Ubud – Monkey Forest

Ubud – Monkey Forest Hindu ceremonies are often held at the temple to the monkey god, tucked away in a small forest of banyon trees and vines in Ubud. The monkeys attract a lot of tourists so caretakers in green clothes keep order between them because the monkeys can be aggressive about finding food. The […]