Bali: salt making in Kusamba

In the fishing village of Kusamba there are small salt-making huts lined up in rows along the beach. Sand that has been saturated with seawater is collected from the beach, dried out and then taken into a hut, where more seawater strained through it to wash out the salt. This very salty water is then poured into a shallow trough, made of palm tree trunks split in half. These troughs are lined up in rows along the beaches during the salt-making season. As the hot sun evaporates the water, the most-dry salt is scraped out and put in baskets.