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Exploring a volcanic island by motorbike

INDONESIA | Saturday, 1 Aug 2009 | Views [1900] | Comments [1] | Video

In our younger days one of the great joys of travel was to just wander, to have no real plan except to get lost and see what eventuated. Sometimes it really didn't work and we'd end up in some tricky situations, more often than not it was a pleasing ... Read more >

Tags: bali, beauty, island, volcano


Three little ducks went far away (the Dyslexic version)

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | Views [2734] | Comments [1]

At pre-school our four year old has been learning all sorts of rhymes and songs in both English and Japanese, and he has the wonderful habit of singing loudly to himself from about 7am or particularly when he is tired. Not being Dyslexic he has no trouble ... Read more >

Tags: bali, ducks, dyslexia, perspective boys, songs, travel with children


Violent vomiting across the Wallace line

INDONESIA | Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [1967] | Comments [2]

"Is that it?" Yuki looked decidedly dubious.  The GiliCat was described as the fastest way to get from Bali to the Gili Islands off the northern coast of Lombok, but the boat before us looked tiny. Divided by the Wallace Line , Bali ... Read more >

Tags: bali, disaster, ferry, lombok, more vomit, travel with children, vomit


Outrageously scenic

INDONESIA | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [4457]

The day starts with a flash of blue slicing past the coconut palms outside our veranda that overhangs the stream. A distinct ccreeeee-ccreee of the Balinese kingfisher heralds its presence each morning but we only catch glimpses of blue, orange and ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, bali, ceremony, culture, death, family, festival


Tranquility

INDONESIA | Thursday, 4 Jan 2007 | Views [2352]

The cool afternoon breeze floats across the rice paddies, the sounds of ducks, frogs and crickets drifting into our room with it. The atmosphere is tranquil and exquisite. Perched on the far corner of a back lane-way a short distance from Ubud, the ... Read more >

Tags: bali, children, culture, decoration, family, festival, people, places to stay, temple


The other Bali

INDONESIA | Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [1737]

Ah, Bali. Tropical, friendly, easy, stunningly beautiful, lush, and interesting, somehow even the crass commercialism of Kuta doesn't dirty the experience. The Balinese know only too well how to alter their environment to best effect, turning the smallest ... Read more >

Tags: bali, culture, fear, gods, island, magic, terrorism, travel with children



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