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Travel Indonesia - Bali Cremation Ceremony

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 28 November 2012 | Views [1619] | Comments [2]

Hanna Butler, the winner of World Nomads 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship, travelled to Southeast Asia to immerse herself in the local culture and write about her experiences. 

In Bali, Indonesia, a simple afternoon drive took an interesting turn when Hanna came across a traditional Balinese cremation ceremony for a local priest in the middle of a sports oval. After assurance from her local guide, Hanna got up close and personal to see a raw, open ritual for the departed that was every part a celebration.

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Tags: bali, cremation, indonesia, scholarship, travel, writing

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Bali, Indonesia is quite a best place to visit but let me know what is the best time to visit there.

  travel2 Jun 5, 2013 5:57 PM

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Bali, Indonesia is quite a best place to visit but let me know what is the best time to visit there.

  MKOV Jun 14, 2013 2:27 AM

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