Wolfgang's photos

  • Procession in Pandai Pandawa

    Throughout the year, each of Bali's temples celebrates its odalan, or anniversary. That adds up to a lot of festivals for spirited travelers to choose from, considering that the island has tens of thousands of temples. The procession is moving to the holy…

  • Galungan on beach side

    One of Bali’s major festivals celebrates the return of Balinese gods and ancestors to Bali. For ten days, Balinese families will entertain and welcome with prayers and offerings, along with ceremonies to cleanse and balance the inner and outer energy of t…

  • Procession to the holy beach

    Pantai Pandawa is an holy beach on Nusa Dua where hundreds of local people and visitors from outside bali cam to celebrate an Odalan festival on the beach and the temple nearby. An Odalan is the anniversary or birthday of a Hindu-Balinese temple. A festiv…

  • Young ladies worship to the celebration

    A gentle group of young ladies ask me for this photoshoot and send by LINE to their addresses.

  • Beach restaurants on poles in Kampong Bugis

    West of the town of Singaraja there is an area that is called Kampung Bugis. The area is on the beach. Some Seafood restaurants are built on a footbridge. Bugis people are Muslim people, but this part of Singaraja is a mix of Hindus and Muslims shich hav…

  • Chinese temple in Singaraja

    A beautiful Chinese temple named Ling Gwan Kion I visited just off the Jalan Erlangga, close to the ocean in the harbor district of Singaraja. This temple is one of the few Chinese temples on Bali. I accessed it via a bridge over a lotus pond. The temple…

  • Young Balinese enjoy in Air Sanih

    There are many places on Bali supplied by the fresh water but only 2 places offer the fresh water with swimming pools one of those is Air Sanih. A paradies place for kids. All Balinese adore kids very much.

  • Girl taught by her father learns to swim

    Captured in Air Sanih nearby Singaraja in the northern part of Bali. Bali is known to have happiest children, happy because of love and care all time. Material happieness is insignificant.

  • Cute water lovers look out

    Two girls get snapshooted in the pool of Air Sanih in northern Bali. The public bath with natural water, not far from Singaraja, is liked very much by local Balinese people and a paradies for small kids.

  • Balinese among themselves

    This happy group of youngsters I captured in a pool in Air Sanih. A person in Bali cannot exist in solitude. Balinese society is very community oriented. In modern Bali these customs are normally not strictly observed, so I could see Balinese youngstern…

  • Inside the Pura Ponjok Batu

    Locals honored the priest by turning all his hermitages into sacred temples.

  • Inside the holy yard of Pura Ponjok Batu

    The external and middle parts of the temple was accessible tme after a Balinese guide let me the necessary clothes to enter the hoy center. The madya mandala (middle part) has a bale pegat (open air pavilion) surrounded by a beautiful pool. The hall is re…

  • Worshiper woman enters the temple complex

    Balinese woman in her traditionel dress steps into the holy complex of Pura Ponjak Batu a temple in the village Desa Pacung 60 km east of Singaraja in northern Bali.

  • Young worshipers come to Pura Ponjok Batu

    Before entering the holy compound of the temple I photographed this three young ladies carring the small boy in one girls hip. The girls wear the necessary yellow scarf (Selendang) around their hips and are dressed in traditionel clothes. A Pedanda priest…

  • At the beach in Pemuteran

    The beaches are especially nice in this area and consist of a particularly fine grained black sand. The small village Pemuteran was my startingpoint for four divetours to the underwater templegarden and to the corallwall in Menjangan.

  • Taman Budaya Denpasar

    Taman Budaya means the park of art. Its the culture building complex with the best style of Balinese traditional architecture. Here inside the exibition hall where many manufactors display their art products in small boots.

  • In the Art Center Taman Budaya

    The park is the culture building complex with the best style of Balinese traditional architecture. We visited the park during evening hours when many thousands of Balinese and other national visitors came for the performance during the art festival in Jul…

  • Legong performance at the Art Festival

    Legong is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions. Legong probably originated in the 19th century as royal entertainment. Legend has it that a prince of Sukawa…

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