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Balinese Hindus carry Pratimas, or symbols of God, on the beach during Melasti, a purification ceremony, ahead of the holy day of Nyepi, in Gianyar on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, March 6, 2016. Nyepi is a day of silence to celebrate the Balinese new year, reserved for self-reflection, where people are not allowed to use lights, light fires, work, travel or enjoy entertainment. (Photo by Roni Bintang/Reuters)

Balinese Hindus carry Pratimas, or symbols of God, on the beach during Melasti, a purification ceremony, ahead of the holy day of Nyepi, in Gianyar on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, March 6, 2016. Nyepi is a day of silence to celebrate the Balinese new year, reserved for self-reflection, where people are not allowed to use lights, light fires, work, travel or enjoy entertainment. (Photo by Roni Bintang/Reuters)
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07 Mar 2016 11:19:00
A young Balinese man tries to kiss a woman during the Kissing Festival known as “Omed-Omedan” at Sesetan village on April 1, 2014 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

A young Balinese man tries to kiss a woman during the Kissing Festival known as “Omed-Omedan” at Sesetan village on April 1, 2014 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
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02 Apr 2014 10:32:00
Balinese men hold cock fighters during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, 28 December 2014. Traditional cockfighting or locally named “Tajen”, was once performed as a sacred ritual in Bali but now has become a source of gambling for many local Balinese men. Cockfighting is staged during the anniversary of a temple. The rituals are mainly aimed at preventing the evil spirits from harming people. (Photo by Made Nagi/EPA)

Balinese men hold cock fighters during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, 28 December 2014. Traditional cockfighting or locally named “Tajen”, was once performed as a sacred ritual in Bali but now has become a source of gambling for many local Balinese men. Cockfighting is staged during the anniversary of a temple. The rituals are mainly aimed at preventing the evil spirits from harming people. (Photo by Made Nagi/EPA)
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04 Jan 2015 12:38:00
A cricket breeder shows his two adult fighter crickets on a bamboo tubes called Bumbung. (Photo by A. A. Gde Agung/JG Photo)

Most of people who have visited Bali have seen the cockfighting popular among the locals. A little-known but no less ardent hobby among Bali’s farming community is cricket fighting, or mejangkrikang. The insects face off inside bamboo tubes known as bumbung, and bets are placed on the bouts, which typically last two minutes. Here: a cricket breeder shows his two adult fighter crickets on a bamboo tubes called Bumbung. (Photo by A. A. Gde Agung/JG Photo)
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07 Jan 2015 14:22:00
Royal Hindu Cremation Held In Bali

A black bull sarcophagus stands at Puri Ubud during the Hindu Royal cremation – also know as the Pengabenan – for the late Anak Agung Niang Rai, mother of Gianyar Regent, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati, at Puri Ubud in Gianyar Bali on August 17, 2011 in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Niang Rai died in a Denpasar hospital in May; her actual cremation will take place on August 18 and will involve a nine level, 24m high 'bade' or body carring tower, made by upto 100 volunteers from 14 local villages. It will be carried to the cremation by 4500 Ubud residents. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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19 Aug 2011 09:30:00
Mount Agung's eruption is seen next to a Balinese temple at Kubu sub-district in Karangasem Regency on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on November 26, 2017. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)

Mount Agung's eruption is seen next to a Balinese temple at Kubu sub-district in Karangasem Regency on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on November 26, 2017. Indonesia authorities raised the alert for the rumbling volcano to highest level on Monday and closed the international airport on tourist island of Bali stranding thousands of travelers. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)
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28 Nov 2017 08:37:00
Rabbit Island in Japan

Only after World War II did the secret spill: Ōkunoshima, located in the Inland Sea of Japan between Hiroshima and Shikoku, was the top-secret site for manufacturing chemical warfare. When the factories were closed down, a number of exotic wild rabbits were seen freely roaming the island. They were assumed to have been the test subjects for the chemical weapons, which the military failed to eradicate when the factory was demolished.
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17 Feb 2014 12:23:00
This picture taken on November 9, 2014 shows sharks for sale as a man removes the fins at a traditional market in Tanjung Luar in Lombok, West Nusa Teggara. Hundreds of sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)

This picture taken on November 9, 2014 shows sharks for sale as a man removes the fins at a traditional market in Tanjung Luar in Lombok, West Nusa Teggara. Hundreds of sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists. The fins are sold to other Asian nations, including Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, where shark-fin soup is considered a delicacy. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)
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23 Dec 2014 13:52:00