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Photo Essay: Bau Nyale in Lombok, Indonesia

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Once a year in Kuta, Lombok, Indonesia, the palolo worms that live in the reef come out to spawn, and locals celebrate with the Bau Nyale festival.Child jockeys come from Sumbawa and East Lombok to race horses on the strand.Like Firman, 7, from Bima in Sumbawa.Who fell, horrifically, yet cried not from the pain but because he hadn’t won. Continue Reading

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