Russian tourist to be deported from Bali for bare pic on sacred mountain

A Russian man is to be deported from Indonesia after posting a photograph of himself on social media standing on a sacred mountain in Bali with his pants round his ankles.
Bonanza – an active volcano – is the highest point in Bali and is very sacred to Hindus, who consider it to be a duplicate of Mount Meru, the central axis of the universe. The mountain is home to Bali’s most necessary temple, Pura Besakih.
After the photo of Yuri’s backside went viral on social media, he was swiftly apprehended by Balinese authorities. Once he is deported, he’s banned from getting into Indonesia for six months.
Yuri apologised to the people of Bali and stated his motion had “no excuse.” He stated it occurred via “personal ignorance.”
The Russian joined the locals in a “cleansing ceremony” for the mountain, which they carry out each time a international tourist does something disrespectful.
Russia’s honorary consul basic in Bali called Yuri “crazy” and agreed that he should be swiftly deported. Locals additionally expressed their support for his deportation on social media.
Sadly, vacationers disrespecting Balinese people is nothing new. Last year, Canadian actor Jeffrey Cragen was deported from Bali after posting a video of himself dancing bare on Mount Batur, one other sacred volcano. The actor’s naked dance price him access to the whole Indonesian archipelago. He is now blacklisted for all times.
In May last yr, an Estonian mannequin fled Bali when she was told by locals she can be deported for criticising the “corrupt” police on social media. She was disqualified from a beauty pageant when she returned home.
Last month, the Governor of Bali, I Wayan Koster, said that foreigners might be banned from renting motorbikes and scooters on the island.
He said he’ll request all motorbike rental retailers to ban foreigners from utilizing their companies. The governor has had enough of foreign vacationers violating visitors rules…

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