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Scared Silent in Bali

This post is an interview with Arlo Rocket Curry. Age 8 1/2 onĀ  March 12, 2013.

Me: Hi Arlo, how are you?

Arlo: Good.

Me: Should we tell everyone we are doing this interview in silence?

Arlo: No….

Me: hmm, well but we are… so, lets tell everyone why…

Arlo: Because it’s Nyepi….

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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

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