Taman Ujung Floating Palace, is an enchanting water palace built in Karangasem Regency in 1901, and features a network of pools and ponds that were used for everything from entertainment to executions. The King’s resting palace is one of the most picturesque areas of the grounds, with a blend of eastern and western architecture, colorful glass windows and lotus flower gardens. With its shimmering vistas and lush flora, the palace is one of the most popular destinations for engagement photo shoots — and has earned a reputation as one of Bali’s most romantic spots.
Thousands of religious pilgrims, visitors and photographers crowd the area of the legendary Tanah Lot, the Hindu temple which floats over the sea, built on a rocky island which can only be reached at low tide.
The Melasti Ceremony is the largest Hindu purification ritual.
Stephan Kotas is a Czechoslovakian photographer who chose Bali as a home where he could do what he loves - help the past live again in vintage portraits using the old-fashioned photographic developing technique of "tintype".