Tag Archive: Indonesia


Welcome to the world…..


It’s the middle of the night, the moon is almost full. An hour ago I could see it – Round and heavy like a woman’s belly in her last days of pregnancy but now it is slipping to the other side. Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

One afternoon  Arlo and I head to Ace Hardware in Kuta to buy some silly string and a terrarium planter but what to are wondering eye should appear? No, not a miniature sleigh and 8 tiny reindeer…. The “Show” ( as all good roustabouts would call it) had arrived! The circus had come to town. Continue reading

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123 quiet and still is a great game on long car rides. I was always amazed when a group of kids could be quiet and still for more than two minutes but an island of 2 million for 24 hours….impossible…right? Not if you’re in Bali on the day after the dark moon of the spring equinox. The Hindu new year- Neypi- begins with a day of silence. Continue reading

Christmas break seemed to never end. 25 days of  “vacation”  didn’t feel so “vacationy” by the third week . Time for a road trip around the island. We loaded up the van and headed east.  Continue reading

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