Images of Bali is filled with stunning photographs of the beguiling island of the Gods, capturing its distinctive ethic heritage, its people and their lifestyles.
- Over 200 specially commissioned photographs of iconic Balinese traditions and spiritual, historical attractions and lush tropical scenery.
- Features stunning snapshots of locals from surf paradise Kuta to the bustling beach town of Jimbaran and Ubud, the island’s cultural center.
The Indonesian island of Bali is known for its unique blend of Hinduism and ancient mysticism. The most popular tourist destination in the country, visitors come for its beautiful beaches, rugged mountains and also for its highly developed arts and culture which include dance, sculpture, painting, music and handicrafts. This book is filled with stunning photographs of Bali, capturing its distinctive ethnic, its people and their lifestyles. This book is the perfect introduction for those keen on a visit to Bali, Island of the Gods, and an excellent keepsake for tourists, locals and anyone with an eye for culture brought to life through the lens.
Swiss-born Heinz von Holzen has lived in Bali for over 26 years. An entrepreneur, restaurateur and hotelier, he developed a passion for photography at an early age. In the 1980s, while working as a chef in Singapore, he discovered the art of food photography.He relocated to Bali in 1990 to be the Executive Chef at the Grand Hyatt and later at the Ritz Carlton. In Bali, he met Puji, his Balinese wife and developed a serious passion for Balinese and Indonesian cuisine. Over the years, he has written and photographed nine cookbooks. Today, Heinz and Puji run an award-winning restaurant as well as a charming resort in Bali.
Heinz has travelled extensively into very remote parts of Indonesia as well as to the top of numerous mountains and volcanoes across Bali and Indonesia. This has resulted in thousands of stunning images of people, villages, scenery and every day life that he now shares with you in this and various other publication.