Wolfgang's photos

  • Penjor decoration beside the mainroad

    At Galungan time, Balinese Hindus erect a Penjor in front of their houses to symbolise the dominance of good (dharma) over evil (adharma), as well as offering thanks to God for the fruits of the Earth. About halfway down the pole they attach a small cage…

  • Mask of Celuluk

    My Balinese friend Anom showing me the mask of Celeluk which was created by the great master I Made Tonggu in Gianyar. A Celeluk is an assistant to Rangda, the witch and the demon queen of the leyaks in Bali, according to traditional Balinese mythology. T…

  • My hosts for more than a decade

    I Made Kardit and his youngest son Purnaysa Ega. The father is my hosts since 2001. The Balinese family let me to join the daily life in their house, in the village and in temples where I learned much about Balinese livingstyle and their souverain Hinduis…

  • Paddyfield in Ceking

    Ceking nearby Ubud is one of the most important destinations for an amazing landscape view. The rice terrace is designed very beautiful with exquisite hollowing rice field and precisely located on the hill bank. In this place, we saw the Balinese farmer d…

  • Paddyfield terraces in Ceking-Teglalang

    Bali is famouse for the beautiful and majestic rice terraces. One of them is Ceking-Tegalalang nearby Ubud. The farmers burn the rice straw making new soil for better crop yields.

  • Anjeli and Chandra

    Two smart and cute young girls got photographed after selling postcards. In Bali child labor its common to increase income of their family, the girls were selling postcards to me. The work is ok as long as children go to school and parents care for their…

  • Roasting most expensive coffee in the world

    Kopi luwak or civet coffee is a coffee made from the beans of coffee berries which have been eaten by the Asian Palm Civet and other related civets, then passed through its digestive tract. A civet eats the berries for their fleshy pulp. In its stomach, p…

  • Luwak in the cage eating coffee berries

    Meanwhile its a common business on Bali to produce the Kopi Luwak and for this reasons people are holding the Luwak animal encosed in cages. Most people keep the meaning the expensive coffee is the product of cats but this is absolute an hooey. Cats never…

  • Warm greetings to all my photo friends

  • Liebe Grüße an alle Fotofreunde

  • Along the side way in Camagüey

    It is always nice to stroll around in the streets of Camagüey. Look at the colors - look at the architecture - so simpel, but so warm. Typical colonial houses, the facade of many houses in Cuba has a large central door, cut in for easy access and one or t…

  • Musicans in a sideway in Santiago de Cuba

    At many places in Santiago de Cuba people making Cuban music to enjoy the public and to earn some CUC from go by pedestrians.

  • Landscape beside the highway to Santiago de Cuba

    On the way to Santiago de Cuba we enjoyed this beautiful late afternoon for a short stopover. Some cows were grazing on the field. Beef meet is controlled by the state, and therefore illegal to sell outside of state owned shops and restaurants.

  • The Hershey Cuban Railway

    In 1916 the Hershey Chocolate Corporation of Pennsylvania purchased large tracts of land and built a sugar mill 45 km east of Havana, about halfway between the capital and Matanzas a smal village of Havana province. To transport its produce to nearby port…

  • Horse carriage in Habana Vieja

    In front of Palacio Del Marques De San Felipe Y Santiago de Bejucal. A round tour with a carriage is an unforgetable experience which ever traveller should not miss in Habana Vieja (Havana Old City).

  • An alleyway in Camagüey

    The old city layout resembles a real maze, with narrow, short streets always turning in a direction or another. A stranger visiting the city downtown Camagüey soon gets problems to orientate in the maze of many small city lanes.

  • Schoolgirls discusion in Trinidad

    Outside the elementary school downtown Trinidad Cuba.

  • Cuba national flag over an alley in Trinidad

    High overneath a side way in Trinidad the national flag of Cuba was fluttering in the wind. The national banner, the image of Che and Fidel is present everywhere on Cuba island.

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