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By Patrick R. Booz

ISBN-10: 079460403X

ISBN-13: 9780794604035

The tropical Indonesian paradise of Bali has terribly brilliant good looks. Terraced rice paddies doubtless get up to the sky, whereas silhouetted arms, nonetheless lively volcanoes and volcanic lakes distinction with attractive seashores and lagoons. Bali's temples, carved statues, and colourful paintings are proof of a thriving tradition that keeps its freshness and ease in a latest age. Bali: A trip Adventure is an unforgettable visible list of the island and its humans.

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The girls are called “divine nymphs” and act the roles of highly refined courtiers. Above: A group of women make temple offerings. Stripped palm fronds will be folded and pinned to create lamaks, pretty, perishable decorations (right) that usually last one or two days before becoming wilted and spent. Left and far right: Sometimes detailed, other times stylized and made of simple palm leaves, the cili is representative of a beautiful goddess with a slender body and large headdress. She is the goddess of Life and Fertility, associated with the rice plant.

Left: A Balinese woman returns to her village at dusk. Opposite: Women wash clothes in the morning light of Lake Bratan, one of three lakes lying within a huge volcanic basin. Bali boasts four great volcanoes that stretch in a jumble from west to east, culminating in Mount Agung, the island’s tallest and holiest. 28 Bali: A Travel Adventure (WK) Text Job:04-79487 Title:Bali A Travel Adventure #175 DTP:174 Page:28 nture ge:28 0ii-113 text_79487 22/5/05 4:35 PM Page 29 B303DJH (WK) Job:04-79487 Title:Bali A Travel Adventure #175 DTP:174 Page:29 0ii-113 text_79487 22/5/05 4:35 PM Page 30 B303DJH Above: Balinese children help their parents in the fields, as in all other activities, from a very early age.

Above: A group of women make temple offerings. Stripped palm fronds will be folded and pinned to create lamaks, pretty, perishable decorations (right) that usually last one or two days before becoming wilted and spent. Left and far right: Sometimes detailed, other times stylized and made of simple palm leaves, the cili is representative of a beautiful goddess with a slender body and large headdress. She is the goddess of Life and Fertility, associated with the rice plant. Bali: A Travel Adventure (WK) Text 41 Job:04-79487 Title:Bali A Travel Adventure #175 DTP:174 Page:41 0ii-113 text_79487 22/5/05 4:35 PM Page 42 B303DJH Above: A temple festival in Bangli.

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