The Market in Kuta, Lombok is pretty extensive, and the people are welcoming to a stranger with a camera. It’s also just a couple hundred yards off the beach. Go in the morning for the best light, and the best deals.
(below) just picked coffee.
(above) mending the nets. (below) carrying the coconuts.
(below) This is one of my favorite images from Kuta. Even though it didn’t work out, I had a vision of just the girl in the middle posing against the fence behind them. I approached, made small talk, and then asked if I could take a picture. The answer was yes. Then, as I was setting up my light, she invited all the other girls to come in, and they lined up just so. I saw one thing, but when I joined with others it turned into something different. That may be the essence of traveling.