A map of Bali, Indonesia, from the 1930s. Photo: Handout A map of Bali, Indonesia, from the 1930s. Photo: Handout
A map of Bali, Indonesia, from the 1930s. Photo: Handout
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

The Indonesian island of Bali made quite an impression on early Western visitors

When English anthropologist Geoffrey Gorer set eyes on the Indonesian island he was ‘convinced that I had seen the nearest approach to Utopia that I am ever likely to see’

A map of Bali, Indonesia, from the 1930s. Photo: Handout A map of Bali, Indonesia, from the 1930s. Photo: Handout
A map of Bali, Indonesia, from the 1930s. Photo: Handout
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