Category Archives: Indonesia

Final thoughts on Bali (2018)

OK, OK, this really should be called final thoughts on Indonesia.  But, since we only visited Bali and Flores, that didn’t really seem fair.  So, here goes. We didn’t initially fall in love with Bali.  Honestly, for the first month … Continue reading

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Amed and a road trip

We have made our way to Amed, which isn’t really a town per se but a collection of seven different villages, mini-marts, dive shops, hotels, and restaurants stretching along several kilometers of coast line.  Amed is drop-dead gorgeous. There are … Continue reading

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The bad boy of Bali

Meet Mount Agung, the bad boy of Bali.  Lately, Mount Agung likes to smoke.  Not sure if his favorite brand is Marlboro or Camels or Lucky Strikes or maybe even Gitanes (there are quite a few French people here after … Continue reading

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Look at the pretty fish!

I’ve spent the last few days relaxing poolside, while Robert has been out diving.  He has seen quite a few cool things, including sharks and a pod of about 30 dolphins.  (I’m pretty annoyed I didn’t get to see those … Continue reading

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A little bit of Jurassic world

Robert and I have made our way to the island of Flores and the town of Labuan Bajo.  The town is pretty sleepy — one main road lined with dive shops and a few restaurants.  We came here with two … Continue reading

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My kind of biking….

Lots of tour operators offer downhill bike rides of the countryside around Ubud.  We booked one such tour early in our stay.  We both liked it so much, we booked another at the end of our stay!  (Robert was happily … Continue reading

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I ate tempeh!!

And, I liked it.  I really, really liked it.  I’m a little bit afraid….  (For those of you that don’t know, tempeh is made from fermented soybeans.  The fermentation process binds the soybeans into a cake-like form.  Robert tells me … Continue reading

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