West Bali Delights

May 29, 2010

Last week I wrote about my eastward Bali pilgrimage and just how much I loved it.  In a similar vein, I spent my final 2~3 days on the island travelling to and from, and staying in, West Bali and just as with the East, I highly recommend it as a place to visit if you […]

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The Bali experience – Kuta, Seminyak, and Ubud

April 24, 2010

In this article I’ve only covered 3 of the first places you’ll probably have heard of in Bali, namely Kuta, Seminyak and Ubud. I’ve also provided some general information/tips at the end regarding visas, transport, etc.

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Indonesia tourist visa extension

April 22, 2010

A quick how-to and information you need to know when you travel to Indonesia and want to extend your 30 day Indonesian visa-on-arrival tourist visa in Bali

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Tourism and the everyday Balinese

April 21, 2010

If only tourists could see this… could witness first hand the disparities that exist between the wealthy landowners of this country and the average working-class Indonesian eking out a living here. The paltry wages their bosses give them or the tiny margins they make on things like sunglasses and other merchandise they flog to the streaming tourism-mass barely affords them basic sanitary living conditions.

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Is this how you cut a watermelon?

April 19, 2010
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Approx. reading time: 10minutes. Sunday was an interesting day for several reasons and since I love the sound of my own voice I’m going to blab about it. Currently I’m hiding out somewhere in Bali, namely ‘Legian Beach Bungalows’ at a mere IDR:80,000 per night.  The cheapest accommodation I’ve found by far, and much better […]

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