Tag Archives: Dance

Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple

November 23rd, 2020 After yesterday’s arrival at Uluwatu Temple, tonight we’re watching the Kecak Dance. The dance has an interesting origin as an adaptation of sanghyang, a repertoire of sacred dances in Bali — some of which are trance dances, during which a supernatural force enters the body of the performer(s). In the 1930s, German artist Walter Spies (visiting Bali

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Repost of the Day: Gathering of Nations 2016

Repost of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos from my archives, shared with you while staying close to home. July 22nd, 2020 Today, I’m sharing my post from 2016 about North America’s largest powwow. The Gathering of Nations takes place annually in Albuquerque, New

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