Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

Mar 20, 2018, 08:30 IST
  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    The Mebuug-buugan is a mud bath ritual that is popular mainly in the rural areas of Bali, Indonesia. All pics/AFP

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    Mebuug-buugan is held a day after Nyepi aimed at neutralizing bad traits

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    A Balinese boy puts mud on his body during a traditional mud baths known as Mebuug-buugan, in Kedonganan village, near Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on March 18, 2018

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    People walk between mangroves to put mud on their body during Mebuug-buugan

     

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    Balinese people prepare to go to the mangrove to put mud on their body during the traditional mud baths in Kedonganan village, near Denpasar, Bali

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    Both men and women bathe themselves in mud as a part of the ritual

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    Balinese girls put mud on their body during the traditional mud baths known as Mebuug-buugan, in Bali's Kedonganan village

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    The ritual is held a day after Nyepi aimed at neutralizing bad traits

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    A boy poses for the camera during Mebuug-buugan in Bali's Kedonganan village

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  • Offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, traditional mud baths in Bali

    Balinese people walk between mangroves to put mud on their body during the traditional mud baths.

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Here's a look at some offbeat photos of Mebuug-buugan, a mud bath ritual, mainly held in the rural areas of Bali, Indonesia.

 

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