"The Balinese and their religion" Bali Local Custom Tip by JanPeter74

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  Balinese women
by JanPeter74

Religion plays a very important role in the life of the Bali people. You will regularly come across processions like the one in the picture. Women on their way or coming from a temple, wearing baskets with flowers or fruit on their heads.

Furthermore you will find small altars everywhere, even in restaurants. Don't be surprised if your waitress changes clothes, lights a sacrifice on an altar a few metres from your table, changes clothes again and is ready again to wait your table.

You will also find lots of small sacrifices by the roadside and on the sidewalk. Try not to step on them.

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  • Written Jun 30, 2004
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