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Video Of Expat Dancing On Mount Batur In Bali Goes Viral

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A video of a foreign national dancing on Mount Batur without wearing any clothes has gone viral on social media.

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A foreign national identified as Jeff Craigen uploaded a video of himself dancing naked on top of Mount Batur on his Instagram account, causing an uproar on social media. Many people condemned his behavior, and some even made fun of him, saying he was on drugs.

In a follow up video, Craigen explained that it was a traditional dance from Maori, New Zealand.

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He also claimed that someone could achieve the highest level of happiness and courage by doing such a thing.

“When you strip naked without shame and the fear of being seen, you become a fearless child of God,” Craigen said in his video.


The Denpasar Immigration Office immediately began an investigation and attempted to locate the expat.

“We have been observing this case. Our team is currently collecting more information to begin the investigation,” said the Head of Denpasar Immigration Office Class I, Tedy Riyandi, on Sunday (24/4).

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Na Kolohe

Tuesday 26th of April 2022

Forced him to pay a fine or jail time, then deported and blocked from future entry for unacceptable behavior. Total disrespect for a country's culture and values.


Monday 25th of April 2022

Haha doesn't go nowhere. And for sure doesn't go viral. Don't exaggerate. You won't drag tourists back to Bali anyway :D


Monday 25th of April 2022

Time to move on! If this is what some soul needs for immunity then so be it! I'm sure th authorities could spend their time on something far more out of th ordinary.....

J West

Monday 25th of April 2022

90 day psych evaluation is called for.


Monday 25th of April 2022

OMG We are borne without clothes . Some of the most beautiful and famous painting ever painted are of nude bodies. Time to get over your fears of the human body. This is not porn only an expression of freedom and the love for his god. It was a very stupid act on his part for uploading the video. Should be penalized with public service not jail or deportation. This is just my opinion. It mite not be your opinion and I am not saying my opinion is right or wrong.


Tuesday 26th of April 2022

@JR, finally, someone not just attacking with hate