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Back to school….

Its always a bit of a shock to be back in school and this is a school i have been visiting and spending time at for some years. This time i have noticed a number of innovations and a few new garden sculptures.

An attractive handwashing basin set into the edge of the garden.

A colourful and useful waste disposal system.

Ganesh, a well respected hindu god has found a niche in one of the garden beds.

And on the wall a colourful reminder of how to be in the world.Translated its something like….smile, acknowledge others, be respectful, patient and kind.

Life in and around a senior highschool Singaraja

I have tried to capture a sense of life going on ….The school isĀ  very large over a thousand students. This is the entrance to the school which is a senior high school.

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Most students and teachers ride their motorbikes to school.

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Students working hard in an english class…..

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Teachers working hardĀ  too…..

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Students give thanks to the gods and goddesses of the Hindu faith….

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Relaxing in between classes….

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Students can head for the canteen during break times….there is always something to eat! Tasty snacks both sweet and savoury are available , often made by the mothers of students as a way of supplementing their income. There is always nasi bungkis….wrapped in brown paper – a serve of rice, some vegetables, some sambal (spices with chillie), maybe some chicken or tempe. Guaranteed to surprise you and delicious.

The school is located in downtown Singaraja…..

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