June 5-11, 2009


Healing Sands: Along the mid-west coast of Bali, the scenery is rugged and dramatic, and the sands that layer the beaches black with minerals. On full moons known here as purnama, Hindu faithful cleanse themselves in the ocean and bury themselves leg- or chest-deep in the sands to rid themselves of any ailments, aided by a dukun, or healer.

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