Portrait of Man selling hats. His smile is contagious.
I was standing at one of the peaks of Mt Agung and caught this man in prayer overlooking the crater.
I was a bit sceptical of what Bali had to offer. Having heard from friends and reading forums that"Kuta" was the bogan state of Australia was discomforting to say the least. Then you read books like eat pray love by Elizabeth Gilbert, you conjure wonderful scenes in your head of rice paddies and herbal healers that made me question....can the real Bali please stand up!
From the verdant rice paddies of Ubud, rocky cool Ayung river, treacherous climb to Gunung Agung, Arty vibe of Sanur, luxuries of Nusa Dua, Surplus of seafood and smoke in Jimbaran....Bali is what you make of it. Yes Kuta can be an experience too.
My photo journal...more to come....