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  • Topeng Sida Karya

    Topeng dance (topeng is Indonesian for "mask") is a dramatic form of Balinese dance in which one or more mask-wearing, ornately-costumed performers interpret traditional narratives concerning fabled kings, heroes and myths, accompanied by gamelan music. T…

  • The beach from Amed Goast Bay

    Amed Ghost Bay is a variable site both in terms of topography and what you are likely to see.

  • A memory for an US freighter

    The U.S.A.T. LIBERTY, a 120 meter long shipwreck, is the remains of a US World War II freighter, torpedoed on January 11,1942 by a Japanese submarine while crossing the Lombok Strait carrying material (rubber and railway parts) from Australia to the Phili…


  • Asian palm weevil destroys many trees on Bali

    The infestation of the pest results in yellowing and wilting of palms, that may lead to the death of the affected plant. The crown wilts first, and lower leaves will follow, due to damage to vascular tissue. Major symptoms such as crown loss or leaf wilt…

  • Balinese ceremony at the Seseh beach

    Just a few kilometers south of the famous water temple Pura Tanah Lot was an odalan celebration on the beach until sunrise. The locals pray to the hindu god of water and ocean called Warun (or Varuna).

  • On the Khlong in Lat Krabang

    Khlongs outside Bangkok are the cleanest ones. No stinking foul wastwater, no swimming plastic garbage and friendly people every where. Lat Krabang and its surrounding area in nearby Bangkok its a secret tip for individual travellers who like to visit hea…


  • Stork on a very small twig

    Beside a khlong in Minburi outside Bangkok. The heavy stork bird finds its placre on the smallest bough. Its rearl, not edited or fixed with computer technic. It seems that the bird likes shaking in the tree.

  • The man inside the water hyacinth

    The khlongs arount Bangkok often are covered with plants and hyacinths which makes a go on drive through the cannel very difficult or sometimes impossible. The man tries to clean the surface of a part the khlong without getting any success.

  • Preparing offerings to spend to hindu gods

    Offering appeases the spirits and brings prosperity and good health to the family. It is a duty and an honour at the same time, and in Balinese perspective a very natural and almost logical thing to maintain a good relationship between people and spirits.


  • Worshippers praying to Hindu gods

    As many Balinese believe, the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu are all manifestations of one and the same supreme spirit Sanghyang Widhi. It is a common misconception that Balinese Hinduism subscribes to a multitude of Gods, that all have to be w…

  • Nyepi parade goes on

    The parade goes on, a short but heavy rainfall does not make an interruption of the festival, just umbrellas help to prevent from getting soaking wet.

  • An Ogoh Ogoh carrier team

    The boy first line at the left side gives commandos like "go to the left, go to the right, turn, go back and stop!" Every Ogoh Ogoh carrier team is dancing in its own performance.


  • Audience join the Ogoh-Ogoh pageant

    The onlookers do not only onlook, they join the festival with playing own instruments brought along.

  • Ogoh-Ogoh statue walking on the audience

    It seemed that this statue was walking over shoulders of the onlooking spectators. After carrying the last figures from the procession the people brought the demons to an place to destoy them.

  • Barong statue from Eka Dharma

    Eka Dharma is a famous shipping company in Indonesia. Companies spend Ogoh Ogoh figures to make promotion.


  • Ein Gutes Neues Jahr 2013

    Fülle mir den Becher, Schenke, denn der Morgen taget hell, Aber eile und bedenke, daß der Himmel kreiset schnell. Laß, eh’ wir die Stunde sehen, da die Welt in Trümmer stürzt, Lieber uns zugrunde gehen beim Pokal, den Freude würzt! Flieh die Trä…

  • Happy New Year 2013

    Wild Deer (from the Persian poet Hafiz 1315–1389) Where are you O Wild Deer? I have known you for a while, here. Both loners, both lost, both forsaken The wild beast, for ambush, have all waken Let us inquire of each other's state If we can, each other's…

  • Ban Huai Pho temple

    On the way 42 km to Ban Mae Sam Laeb we passed this archaic temple on the hill which mostly is unnoticed by the by traveling tourists. Our stopover was worth for a brief sightseeing at this beautiful temple building construction.


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