On 15 July 2008, one of Bali's largest ever cremation ceremonies in the last three decades took place in the culturally vibrant “village” of Ubud. Three royal figures and 68 commoners were cremated. This photoblog is a record of that wonderful day.

The bade can be moved

However, the bade can be moved. The Balinese have constructed the giant wings in such a way that they are flexible and can bend significantly. This allows it to break free safely.