Indonesia

Green Bowl beach sunset, Bali

And then he went back to Bali

“Geck…o” “Geck……o” “Geck……..o” The sound of my favourite reptile erupted from the bushes.  Crickets launched into their nightly chorus as...

Surfing Dave

A klutz learns to surf in Bali

I have a confession to make. I’m a bit of a klutz. Grace and agility are not words that people...

Canoeing on Lake Batur

A volcano, a canoe and a holy lake in Bali

“Seriously, rain again?” I was sensing a theme here. Just like our cycle tour through the rice paddies a week...

Teenage macaque just outside Monkey Forest

The inhabitants of Ubud’s Monkey Forest

Our cab inched slowly down the street, the driver well and truly lost. We had driven all the way from...

Mountain views in Bali

Rain and rice paddies: a cycle tour in Bali

I groaned as the alarm clock blasted into life.  It was far too early to get out of bed. Finally...