In the weeks leading up to Nyepi in Bali, Indonesia, the boys of Bali start preparing for the ogoh ogoh processions, building elaborate monsters to scare away the demons. There was one boy in particular who I became a little infatuated with. He lives in our village, although I am not sure whose he is. […]
I rarely take photos around town. It is not like I am a tourist, snapping shots to commemorate a trip. I often think about bringing my camera out with me, to drive around the villages for a day taking photos. But, then, my regular schedule kicks in, and I just live my life as an […]
I was happy we experienced the ogoh ogoh procession in Kutuh Kaja the night before Nyepi, the day of silence in Bali. I felt as though we were part of the community, and experiencing something special.
It was not our first Nyepi spent in Bali, Indonesia, but this one was certainly different. The first time we heard of Nyepi was back in 2010, when we spent the last month of our round the world trip in Bali. We attempted to see a parade of ogoh ogoh, but failed as we […]