A series that puts these two notions side by side, the mostly undefined vision of paradise that we have when looking at images of small untouched tropical islands, surrounded by calm azure seas and the actual lives of the actual people that live in these often remote places.
Bali is a lot of people’s idea of a perfect tropical island, great landscapes, magnificent beaches, lush jungles, an intricate and truly exotic culture with a unique belief system and an elaborate set of rituals. The first lines in a Lonely Planet article on Bali’s top 25 experiences reads: The mere mention of ‘Bali‘ evokes thoughts of a paradise. It’s more than a place: it’s a mood, an aspiration a tropical state of mind.
A 20 minute observational documentary film and over 100 photos of the island and its inhabitants.
Immerse yourself into this paradise through beautiful photography and an intriguing short film shot and edited to give you the sense of actually witnessing the most significant and particular part of the island’s inhabitants lives.
Each photo also features a distinct caption which offers more detailed information and observations about the lives of the local people and the island they inhabit.
A detailed, beautifully hand-drawn, interactive map.
Better visualize the island and locate the people and places you’ll be discovering through the film and the photos.
View the exact location of some of the best photos by turning on the map pins.
A map styled to make you feel like an explorer of old.
Take A Look
This short video walks you through all the major features of the app.
The adult children’s book.
A sci-fi tale about how a being from another world sees humans and humanity.
An illustrated interactive book.