Balinese People, Life & Dance Photos

From the Barong dance, to temple processions, to artists at work, to the simple street life in the island capital of Denpasar, the Balinese are an attractive photogenic people.

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Barong dance character. Bali, Indonesia.Barong dancer in typical Balinese pose. Bali, Indonesia.Barong dance tells story of good versus evil. Bali, Indonesia.Barong dancer in colorful sacred costume. Bali, Indonesia.
Barong dance character. Bali, Indonesia.Barong dancer in typical Balinese pose. Bali, Indonesia.Barong dance tells story of good versus evil. Bali, Indonesia.Barong dancer in colorful sacred costume. Bali, Indonesia.
Character in Barong performance. Bali, Indonesia.Evil tries to overcome innocent youth in Barong dance. Bali, Indonesia.Gamelan orchestra. Bali, Indonesia.Young girl sitting at temple with offering on head. Bali, Indonesia.
Character in Barong performance. Bali, Indonesia.Evil tries to overcome innocent youth in Barong dance. Bali, Indonesia.Gamelan orchestra. Bali, Indonesia.Young girl sitting at temple with offering on head. Bali, Indonesia.
Woman working on a wood carving. Bali, Indonesia.Artist finishing a wood carving. Bali, Indonesia.Master carver works on art for which island is famous. Bali, Indonesia.Making Batik by drawing in wax. Bali, Indonesia.
Woman working on a wood carving. Bali, Indonesia.Artist finishing a wood carving. Bali, Indonesia.Master carver works on art for which island is famous. Bali, Indonesia.Making Batik by drawing in wax. Bali, Indonesia.
Bangli temple keeper with cock in basket. Bali, Indonesia.Fowl kept in baskets. Bali, Indonesia.Funeral decorations. Bali, Indonesia.Roadside offerings in the island capital of Denpasar. Bali, Indonesia.
Bangli temple keeper with cock in basket. Bali, Indonesia.Fowl kept in baskets. Bali, Indonesia.Funeral decorations. Bali, Indonesia.Roadside offerings in the island capital of Denpasar. Bali, Indonesia.
Liberation monument of fighter with gun & kris. Bali, Indonesia.Town council meeting under open roof at Bangli. Bali, Indonesia.Woman carries fish on head on street in Denpasar. Bali, Indonesia.Horse cart creates traffic jam in Denpasar. Bali, Indonesia.
Liberation monument of fighter with gun & kris (ethnic knife). Bali, Indonesia.Town council meeting under open roof at Bangli. Bali, Indonesia.Woman carries fish on head on street in Denpasar. Bali, Indonesia.Horse cart creates traffic jam in Denpasar. Bali, Indonesia.
Street vendor grills skewers at Denpasar night market. Bali, Indonesia.Horse-drawn cart moves past houses. Bali, Indonesia.Dammed river used for bathing Klung Kung. Bali, Indonesia.Children wading in sea. Bali, Indonesia.
Street vendor grills skewers at Denpasar night market. Bali, Indonesia.Horse-drawn cart moves past houses. Bali, Indonesia.Dammed river used for bathing Klung Kung. Bali, Indonesia.Children wading in sea. Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese family portrait. Bali, Indonesia.Outdoor sitting area at art gallery. Bali, Indonesia.Vendors rally around tourist vans. Bali, Indonesia.Women carrying goods on their heads in traditional manner. Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese family portrait. Bali, Indonesia.Outdoor sitting area at art gallery. Bali, Indonesia.Vendors rally around tourist vans. Bali, Indonesia.Women carrying goods on their heads in traditional manner. Bali, Indonesia.
Sarong wearing people carry parcels on head. Bali, Indonesia.Religious procession with flags. Bali, Indonesia.Religious procession with gongs. Bali, Indonesia.People in religious processing. Bali, Indonesia.
Sarong wearing people carry parcels on head. Bali, Indonesia.Religious procession with flags. Bali, Indonesia.Religious procession with gongs. Bali, Indonesia.People in religious processing. Bali, Indonesia.
Woman with basket on temple day. Bali, Indonesia.Women with children at temple. Bali, Indonesia.Young boys sit on temple steps. Bali, Indonesia.Children eating on temple day. Bali, Indonesia.
Woman with basket on temple day. Bali, Indonesia.Women with children at temple. Bali, Indonesia.Young boys sit on temple steps. Bali, Indonesia.Children eating on temple day. Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese children. Bali, Indonesia.Carrying offerings up to temple. Bali, Indonesia.Vendors overlook Lake Batur. Bali, Indonesia.Two Balinese women talking. Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese children. Bali, Indonesia.Carrying offerings up to temple. Bali, Indonesia.Vendors overlook Lake Batur. Bali, Indonesia.Two Balinese women talking. Bali, Indonesia.
Boatmen work on boat painted with eye to ward off evil. Bali, Indonesia.


Boatmen work on boat painted with eye to ward off evil. Bali, Indonesia.



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