Bali

Andrew's next stop is the Indonesian island of Bali, where he participates in a cricket-fighting match, learns the art of Mepantigan, witnesses a tooth-filing ceremony for adolescents and eats a ceremonial ...

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Sate Bali

Authentic, bold and spicy Balinese dishes. Try the tum bebek (minced duck cooked in a banana leaf).

Jalan Laksmana 22A in Katuy, Bali, Indonesia

 
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Mepantigan

Andrew learns the art of Mepantigan, a ceremony combining elements of Balinese dance, music and mixed martial arts. He does something he never thought possible: He walks on fire!

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

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Istana Rja Kobra

Andrew visits a restaurant that serves all parts of the snake to improve health. Andrew drinks a medicinal cobra cocktail made with cobra blood, gallbladder, bone marrow and penis to enhance his energy and stamina.

Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai no.24x, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

 
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Traditional Meal

Andrew joins hundreds of chefs making lawar, a traditional meal made by slaughtering a pig and using all of its parts: raw pig's blood, organs, entrails, skin, fat and meat. It's enough to feed hundreds at a coming-of-age ceremony.

Nyuh Kuning, Bali, Indonesia

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Tooth Filing Ceremony

Andrew observes a sacred Hindu right of passage where villagers participate in a tooth-filing ritual to ward off lust, jealousy, anger and other animalistic qualities.

Nyuh Kuning, Bali, Indonesia

 
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Bull Race

Andrew joins thousands of spectators at an annual bull race. Hundreds of farmers race their prized water buffaloes. Jockeys steer as the buffalo pull carts.

Negara, Bali, Indonesia

 
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Cremation Ceremony

Andrew joins an entire village to celebrate the passing of a local priestess in a traditional Hindu ceremony. The corpse is placed in a tower and cremated as a symbolic act to free the soul for reincarnation.

Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

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