Category Archive: Bali

Mar
19

Motorbike Accidents and Monkey Bites

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We have had a bit of bad luck in the last week…. First we had a motorbike accident.  We were coming down a one way road when a car that was parked on the left hand side pulled out and didn’t see us.  Mike saw the car coming but didn’t have time to react, I …

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Mar
13

Falling In Love With Bali

Offerings left daily outside in and around our house.

Truth be told, Bali was not even on our radar when we started our six month jaunt in South East Asia. When we were researching where we would like to spend our last month of travels before we head home for the summer, our goal was to find somewhere where we could relax, slow down, …

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Mar
11

Oh My Ogoh Ogoh!

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There will be no planes flying into Bali today.  There are no stores open, no restaurants, no gas stations.  There are no people walking in the streets, no motorbikes, no cars. Today is Nyepi, the Balinese New Year, a day of silence.  All of Bali stops for this day of meditation and introspection.  The most …

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Mar
06

Our Bali Home

View from the top of the stairs.

I found our home on Bali using the Internet.  Before we came here I entered into negotiations with the owner but then we decided we would not commit to a house sight unseen.  Instead we booked a night at a cheap guest house in Ubud and then contacted the owner once we got here. I …

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