Balinese Offerings

The Balinese leave offerings like these just about everywhere in order to help ward off evil spirits. They usually contain some kind of food – rice or crackers – laying on a bed of flowers. Too often we’d be walking down the street and find ourselves inadvertently stepping on the offerings or tripping over them – we would then look around to see if anyone saw us, and if so we’d just smile and awkwardly apologize. Fortunately, we saw many locals do the same so we felt a little less guilty – seriously, these offerings are everywhere, you can’t help but stomp on a few here and there…