Archive for the ‘Indonesia’ Category

Eat Pray Love – Are you a lover or a hater?

Eat Pray Love – Are you a lover or a hater?

Eat Pray Love … the three little words that can inspire and infuriate. You love or you hate. The movie based on the best-selling memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert recently aired on the big screen. I have always like Julia Roberts but don’t think she was not best choice for the part and felt the movie […]

Going Rouge: Sarah Palin An American Nightmare

Going Rouge: Sarah Palin An American Nightmare

If I were to buy a book about Sarah Palin it would be Going Rouge: Sarah Palin An American Nightmare, as the title reflects my sentiment toward the vice presidential candidate. A parody of Palin’s memoir, the book is comprised of essays from various publications and bloggers that take a harsh look at Palin’s verbal […]

Kuta Beach, Bali

Kuta Beach, Bali

We all headed back to Kuta, Bali, where I spent my last three days in Southeast Asia. Most people have heard of Kuta as a result of the terrorist bombings that occurred here in 2003 & 2005. It was eerie being in Bali on the anniversary of the bombings. And at this very moment, as […]

The Gilis

The Gilis

From Ubud, Sara and I took a shuttle bus east to Padangbai, Bali, where we boarded the Perama boat the only boat that offers service directly to the Gilis from Bali. The five hour boat ride was less than luxurious but we were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery as we went up the west […]

Ubud, Bali

Ubud, Bali

After a few days at the beach, Sara and I headed to the city of Ubud, located about an hour north of Kuta. Tourist come to Ubud for the arts as it is considered the cultural center of Bali. Late in the 19th century, Cokorda Gede Sukawati established a branch of the Sukawati royal family […]

Sara meets me in Seminyak, Bali

Sara meets me in Seminyak, Bali

I arrived in Bali, Indonesia a few days before my friend Sara was due to arrive from San Francisco. I spent those first days doing absolutely nothing as I feared that my two weeks with Sara would be jam packed and exhausting. I have come to expect friends that visit me during my travels are […]

Map of Indonesia

Map of Indonesia
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