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Hari Merdekaan dan Hari Bulan Pernama (Independence day and full moon)

A very special convergence….celebrating independence under the full moon.A holiday after the flag ceremony and a special ceremony for some in Bali.

This temple is tucked away deep in a valley high in the mountains surrounded by forest….

Underneath the umbrella of an old and wise tree

We walked around the side ofthe mountain from the temple along a steep narrow track.

The views were spectacular, the smells of the surrounding forest rich and fresh.

Back at the temple the ceremony continues…

Thank you to Pak Agus and his extended family for making me feel so welcome…

Weekly photo challenge – shadowed

There is so much to see in shadows…..they seem to add depth, mystery. Evocative is a word that comes to mind…


In indonesian shadows are bayangan and here the shadows of the coconut palm fringe the sea in Lombok.


Myself and siblings…..high in the the southern alps of new zealand : ))


Tucked away in the shadows  ……kucing kecil (indonesian for kitten) : ))