Category Archives: Indonesia

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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More walking in Ubud

So, after our experience on the ridge walk, we were looking for something more our style.  And, we found it!  The Kajeng Rice Fields walk is a thing of beauty.  In fact, we’ve already done the walk twice and will … Continue reading

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Walking in Ubud

One of the allegedly top things to do in Ubud is the Campuhan Ridge Walk.  It is a nature walk that one can access right from the middle of town.

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Loving the Trash Cans in Nusa Dua

Things have been pretty quiet around here.  We have spent the last week basking in absolute luxury at the Sofitel Nusa Dua.  When this is your pool, why would you ever leave?

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A bad time to be a pig in Bali

After doing nothing but sitting on our butts sunbathing for the last week, we decided it was time to book a tour and actually do something.  So, we booked a driver to take us on a 10 hour tour of … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on Bali

So…things are likely going to be pretty quiet around here for the next few weeks.  We’ve made our way to Bali and are staying somewhere near Legion (which is between Kuta and Seminyak but it is not at all clear … Continue reading

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