Rice paddies in Bali are thousands of years old, and they are watered by a democratic irrigation system that ensures an even distribution of water to all farmers from the uppermost source in the island's highlands to the sea.
The island of Bali will go silent and remain dark for 24 hours from 6 am 17 March until 6 am 18 March 2018.
A travel writer decides to stop by a Hindu temple in Nusa Dua to observe the Festival of Metal, one of the most important festivals on the Balinese calendar. He gets an unexpectedly friendly reception.
First hand account of a cremation in Bali. The Balinese are Hindus, and their cremations are elaborate affairs. They begin with lavish processions and often end at the beach, where many ceremonies take place.