Bali

The Balinese water system I previously wrote about in Balinese Water Temples: Modern Agriculture Run Amuck have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The listing officially is: Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy. I am so thankful that the people benefitting from […]

Continue reading about Balinese water system makes UNESCO World Heritage List

Virgil on September 4, 2011

The story of the Balinese water temples and their priesthood used to be (probably still is) a staple of Anthropology 101 classes. It is the story of how the Balinese culture evolved a very elaborate and complicated water management system that worked wonderfully for centuries managing irrigation of terraced rice paddies on extremely mountainous terrain. […]

Continue reading about Balinese Water Temples: Modern Agriculture Run Amuck