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Passing through... We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves--Pico Iyer---Passing through from Europe to Africa to Asia to Oceania etc.& back again! 9 mos. of dreaming and exploring!

Trip: Indonesia

There are [5] stories from my trip: Indonesia

Quirks related to a year abroad…

FRANCE | Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | Views [306]

If you don't like spicy I don't think you will like southeast Asian cuisine, the 'watered down' version just isn't the same. Street food causing trouble? First GI issues whole trip, let my guard down..in Myanmar.! Should know better. Familiarity is ... Read more >

Indonesia- Ubud, and more...

INDONESIA | Friday, 10 May 2013 | Views [438]

I had heard this was the 'artsy' capital of Bali before I also read about it in 'Eat,Pray,Love'. After reading about it in the book, part of me wanted to see it but another part of me was afraid to see it--who knows how much worse and commercialized ... Read more >

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | Views [1332]

The plan for the next day was to take a boat to Gili Trawangan. The Gilis are a set of 3 tiny islands northeast of Bali. By speedboat you can get there in about an hour from Bali. We had heard about the Gilis from many different travellers over the past ... Read more >


INDONESIA | Monday, 6 May 2013 | Views [415]

We arrived into Bali late at night coming from Ho Chi Minh city via Singapore. The airport in Singapore was really nice, except for the nasty carpeting --apparently it is voted the best airport in the world?! --it was very clean, very efficient, and ... Read more >

The Heat Waves in Oz

FRANCE | Saturday, 19 Jan 2013 | Views [143]

1.       HEAT WAVE Information about our weather has proved to us that global warming is a real and true phenomenon. It is hard for me to grasp it while I sit near the fireplace with a cup of tea and a massive ... Read more >