Ryan’s Bali Pic of the Day


Bali Pic of the Day: July-August 2012

Bali was beautiful as always while I researched the next editions of my guidebooks to Bali & Lombok and Indonesia. Highlights included a huge cremation ceremony in Ubud.

14 July: Sunset, flying to Balixx

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15 July: Planting new rice outside my Ubud windowxx

16 July: Sunset from my Ubud windowxx

17 July: Not a mirror; evening ablutions bring out a fanxx

18 July: View from the rice fields back to my flatxx

19 July: The daily storm clouds over Ubud xx

20 July: Green upon green, my distant Ubud view xx

21 July: Picking up dinner at a Bali drive-through xx

22 July: Bird that’s always outside my Ubud window xx

23 July: Bali’s favorite souvenir: penis bottle openers xx

24 July: Mannequins looking stiff in Gianyar xx

25 July: Golden dreams reflected in a rice field    

26 July: Ubud means friends, here Cat and Patti

29 July: Nabbing stray flowers at the cremation

27 July: Ubud cremation, the body’s in the flaming bull

28 July: Arranging cremation offerings

30 July: Hot ass at the cremation (body inside papier-mâché bull)

31 July: Ubud cremation, full fire

1 August: The smart tourist reads my guidebook section on cremations

2 August: A cremation in season draws a crowd of tourists

3 August: Ribbon of gold at sunset

4 August: Students practicing marching for Indonesia’s Independence Day

5 August: It’s kite-flying season in South Bali, many the size of small trucks

6 August: Your best shopping in Padangbai