Patty Arnold

Bali has a deeply spiritual culture and that is evident in the rice fields from planting to prayers. Little altars and offerings dot the fields. This shows a more high touch over high tech approach and a community oriented approach to farming.

  • Preparing the fields Preparing the fields Preparing the fields
  • Planting 1 Planting 1 Planting 1
  • Altars in the Fields Altars in the Fields Altars in the Fields
  • Field Altar Field Altar Field Altar
  • Field altar with offerings for a good crop Field altar with offerings for a good crop Field altar with offerings for a good crop
  • Offerings Offerings Offerings
  • Field Altar Field Altar Field Altar
  • Field Altar Field Altar Field Altar
  • Harvest Harvest Harvest
  • Ducks Work Ducks Work Ducks Work
  • Harvest Harvest Harvest
  • Threshing Threshing Threshing
  • Fanning the Rice Fanning the Rice Fanning the Rice
  • Fanning the Rice Fanning the Rice Fanning the Rice
  • Hauling the bags Hauling the bags Hauling the bags
  • Burning the Straw Burning the Straw Burning the Straw
  • Burning the Straw Burning the Straw Burning the Straw
  • Burning the Straw Burning the Straw Burning the Straw
  • Burning the Straw Burning the Straw Burning the Straw
  • The Canals The Canals The Canals
  • The Canals The Canals The Canals
  • Drying in the Fields Drying in the Fields Drying in the Fields
  • Spreading the Rice on Tarps Drying in the Fields Spreading the Rice on Tarps
  • Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads
  • Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads
  • Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads
  • Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads Drying on the Roads
  • The Richest Dog Sleeps on the Rice The Richest Dog Sleeps on the Rice The Richest Dog Sleeps on the Rice
  • Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields
  • Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields
  • Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields
  • Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields Carrying from the High fields
  • Weighing the Rice Weighing the Rice Weighing the Rice
  • Weighing the Rice Weighing the Rice Weighing the Rice
  • Off to Market Off to Market Off to Market