Lianto Tjahjoputro, 47, born in Banyuwangi, is one of Bali’s best-known classical guitarists, and runs an academy on the island. He shared his day with Savitri Sastrawan. What time I get up depends on when I’m teaching but mostly I rise between 8am and 9. Usually I give lessons either in the morning at noon […]

  I Komang Arba Wirawan, 39, is a journalism lecturer and head of the Photography Course at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI) in Denpasar. He shared his day with Savitri Sastrawan. I wake up in the early morning and go to the kitchen straight away. I help my wife to make Hindu offerings […]

Veronika Blomgrem, 38, is an interior designer and architect from Moscow. She used to work as a TV presenter in Russia for a programme in which designers had to redecorate houses for people in three days. But after coming to Bali on holidays two years ago she decided not to leave. She shared her day […]

  Luh Ketut Suryani, 60, is a retired lecturer in Psychiatry at Udayana University’s medical school who helps those mentally imbalanced people who are chained around Bali. Although married to Tjokorda Alita Adjana, from Klungkung palace, she uses her own name because she doesn’t want the community to know her because of the palace, but […]

  I Made Adi Mantara, 28, from Denpasar, is the head of Yayasan Kesehatan (Health Foundation), an organisation that since 2000 has been helping people living with HIV and drug users in Bali. He shared his day with Carla Albertí de la Rosa. I wake up at 7 in the morning and I think how […]

  Kari Toft, 42, from Vancouver, Canada, is a mother of two who is a craniosacral practitioner and also does reiki and aqua pilates. She shared her day with Carla Albertí de la Rosa. The first thing I do when I wake up at 5:30 in the morning is meditate for about 45 minutes to […]

  Ni Nyoman Sani, 35, is an internationally renowned Balinese artist from Sanur who is a mother of two and combines fashion, art and photography in her work. She shared her day with Carla Albertí de la Rosa. When I wake up at 5:30 in the morning I lie in my bed for a few […]

  If you want to meet Bali’s Governor I Made Mangku Pastika, you’ll have to first convince I Putu Suardhika you’re worthy of his time. The 51-year-old governor’s spokesman shared his high-level day with Ashtra Effendy. I wake up at 5.30am thinking what about what’s in the news today.  If the newspapers have arrived I […]