Indonesia is formed by more than 17,000 islands — Bali is one of them, but different from the rest. This is a Hindu island in a Muslim country. Its culture and way of life are unique, with seemingly every action marked by a series of ceremonies and offerings to the divine.
Popular impressions of crowded beaches full of bintang-drinking tourists can be accurate in places, but are easily forgotten away from the coast. Here, the green fullness of rice paddies takes over. The central town of Ubud is where many artists and woodcarvers live, and where I shot most of the following images.