Bali: Deep Play Notes revisited

Revisiting and reliving Clifford Geertz' observation of Balinese culture through the Balinese Cock Fight at the Gale Gale Temple in Benculuk village near Denpasar, Bali.
 
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A fighter cock waits in it ratan container

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A fighter cock waits in it ratan container

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The owner waits with the challenger
The owner waits with the challenger
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Owner with his fighter
Owner with his fighter
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Deals are made
Deals are made
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Fighter is introduced to the crowd
Fighter is introduced to the crowd
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Weighed and studied
Weighed and studied
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Bets are placed
Bets are placed
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Introduced to the ring
Introduced to the ring
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Prepping the fighters
Prepping the fighters
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Blades are attached
Blades are attached
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Fight 1
Fight 1
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Fight 2
Fight 2
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Fight 3
Fight 3
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Fight 4
Fight 4
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Fight 5
Fight 5
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Fight 6
Fight 6
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Fight 7
Fight 7
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Waiting
Waiting
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Fight 8
Fight 8
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The loser
The loser
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The blades are extracted
The blades are extracted
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Discarded
Discarded
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Outside the ring
Outside the ring
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