Wearing no shoes makes climbing the ropes up to the roof section much easier for these Indonesian workers

Nick Dean spotted this building site in Kuta, Indonesia, on the way to the Sacred Monkey Forest. He offers a quick and dirty health and safety assessment: “The guys didn't even have shoes on, never mind high-vis and hats! Climbing vertical ropes was the method of getting up to the top roof section. The external scaffolding comprised thin steel stackables with no supports, wedged in the mud, with three 6in-wide timber planks tied together with wire and resting on the frames. Their balance was admirable, though, carrying huge soffit boards and bricks without looking where they were going. They weren't even watching out for the monkeys!”

Indonesian construction site in the forest