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By Patrick R. Booz

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

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It sits on the shores of Serangan Island, better known as Turtle Island for its huge sea turtles. These are especially prized as food for village feasts. Pages 54–55: Tall banners stand before the temple of Tanah Lot on Bali’s western shore. This small, beautifully located temple was founded in the 16th century by Sang Hyang Nirartha, the last important priest to come to Bali from Java. He arrived to strengthen the island’s Hindu faith and Tanah Lot, one of the most holy sites on Bali, is a memorial to his efforts.

It sits on the shores of Serangan Island, better known as Turtle Island for its huge sea turtles. These are especially prized as food for village feasts. Pages 54–55: Tall banners stand before the temple of Tanah Lot on Bali’s western shore. This small, beautifully located temple was founded in the 16th century by Sang Hyang Nirartha, the last important priest to come to Bali from Java. He arrived to strengthen the island’s Hindu faith and Tanah Lot, one of the most holy sites on Bali, is a memorial to his efforts.

Known as wayang kulit, stage performances of these shadow puppets are the main medium for the transmission of communal values and a sense of shared, epic history, all important in the spiritual education of the Balinese.

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