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"very offensive - shoe soles and bottom of feet" Bali Local Custom Tip by corsakti

Bali Local Customs: 251 reviews and 398 photos

In Bali and many other eastern societies, it is considered a great insult to point the bottom of your feet at someone. This deserves special consideration because you are often in situations where you are sitting on the floor. Take care to point your feet back out of the social circle and away from others. Also, you commonly remove your shoes when entering places. make sure you do not lay them down face-up.

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  • Written Jul 26, 2004
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