A young man carefully tended a small campfire on which scores of candlenuts were being grilled. Their aromatic fragrance wafted into the adjacent hall, where dozens of youths were busy cleaning old 'lontar' (palm leaf manuscripts).
It was a scorching day in Bulian, a village some 82km north of Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia. Yet, the hall’s high ceiling and the light breeze coming down the nearby hills provided some relief from the heat.
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