Dupa all around on the city and intersections, sculpture of gods, early morning pray, fruits stall arrangement, and crafts.
Yess, those things were captured my eyes during my trip on Bali Island, Indonesia (saying this as if I’m not an Indonesia, kekekeke). As my first time there, I couldn’t resist those sights and my mind as usual started to think random thing about it (that’s why I call it scattered mind of mind).
What first thing that caught me was dupa all around on the city and each intersection, I even found it was laying on the beach. I know that Hindu is a majority belief in Bali Island, but I’d never thought to find something like this easily before; in front of each house, in every corner, in each intersection; whether it an intersection of narrow streets or big one, we could easily found it.
Good friends of dupa were sculptures. Most of it I saw at intersection. From all of it, I like most these two sculptures. From my driver at my first day trip, those dupa and sculptures were put on each intersection especially the big one because those where the centre of their ‘perayaan’ (religious celebration or feast). That’s all (I hope I had more explanation about it T_T). I like these sculptures.
While I was walking in early morning, they already came back from ‘pura’ or some of them were praying. Could you imagine how diligent are they? And what a grateful heart they have. They pray first in every morning and doing their business after it, whatever business they have. I was slapped seeing that. When did the last time, I woke up at early morning and gave thanks to my God for everything He has done in my life, precisely everything good in my life or bad things that let me grown up than being weary about everything that I couldn’t do well yesterday or worry about unpredictable tomorrow? Owh, that slap casted deep on my cheeks 0_0.
On another day, I was attracted by how they arrange the fruit for selling. I’d never seen a street fruit stall like this before. Usually they will put it on a basket than put it on display, but here, in Bali. I found it always like this. I don’t know if it was a meaning behind it or not. I just thought they are really diligent and neat. They always keep the display like this. it need patience to keep things as this order.
Last thing were crafts. Yes, I wonder how detail they made it. Those were I found everywhere. There, in Bali.
Oh yeah, we won’t miss street clothes stalls like these. it is a common sight at ‘tourist destination area’ all over Bali.
So, do you think you’ll be attracted by those things too? Those simple small things.