A World Undone: Life in Lombok’s evacuation camps (PHOTO ESSAY)

Whether or not there will be another earthquake today, dinner isn’t going to cook itself, and the washing still needs to get done. Daily chores and obligations still persist as life goes in Lombok in the wake of several deadly earthquakes this month that have left at least 555 dead and nearly half a million homeless, ...

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Volcano dog: A refugee puppy’s homecoming (PHOTOS)

Volcano dog: A refugee puppy’s homecoming (PHOTOS)

Up until a couple weeks ago, all Putih, a Bali puppy, had ever known was life as a refugee. The tiny female was handed over to a refuge center for dogs left ownerless as tens of...

Ogoh-ogoh in photos: ‘Demons’ paraded through Bali streets on eve of Hindu New Year

Ogoh-ogoh in photos: ‘Demons’ paraded through Bali streets on eve of Hindu New Year

Bali powered down for 24 hours this past weekend for Nyepi, the new year on the Balinese Hindu calendar, but things got loud and colorful with the Ngrupuk parade, before they fell...

Animal rescuers risk going into Bali volcano danger zone to take care of abandoned pets

Animal rescuers risk going into Bali volcano danger zone to take care of abandoned pets

Animal rescuers have been entering Mount Agung’s danger zone daily to care for the thousands of abandoned pets, mainly dogs, left behind by evacuees who have fled their homes in...


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Coconuts Bali Photo essays

Some of the best storytelling on Coconuts Bali comes in visual form. Our photo essays are collections of photographs on a given topic that will give you insight or a new perspective on a subject that you likely otherwise wouldn’t have access to in Bali. Feel like you are really there, as you see things through our lens. Our photo essays are on a range of topics, from news coverage, to food stories, to culture. They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so imagine how much we convey with a handful of selected images. Feel the emotion, see the scene, and prepare to be moved.