Bali

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...

Travel shirt in Halong Bay

Ode to a shirt

Dearly beloved, We are gathered here today outside this crappy guesthouse in Kuta to say farewell to a dear and...

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...

Misty rice fields, Bali

The Friday Photo #101 – As the mist clears, Bali

En-route to a cycling trip an hour out of Ubud we stopped for breakfast at an open-air restaurant with amazing...

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...