Sometimes we have been very lucky in our travels. Many times we end up in a place just in time for a festival or celebration that we had no idea was even going on. We don’t normally plan our travels around these events. They just seem to work out that way.
We had heard of their famous cremation ceremonies in the past and seen them on T.V. but we never thought that we would actually witness one. The cremation ceremony is a sacred right of passage in Bali. It is a time for celebration and a time for the deceased’s body to be burned and set free from its worldly ties. It is the most important and celebrated stage in a persons life in Bali and no expense is spared.
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