Paradise in a Artists Village May 11th 2006 I took the bus to Ubud the other day. As we drove through Denpasar, the island's "big City" there were young men with shovels standing along side the road waiting to be picked up for construction work. the roads are very narrow as are the vehicles. Lots of furniture and wood carving shops/warehouses along the road. we drove through this small village where they were repaving the road which cons ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Ubud The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
Well after talking about it for about about a year, I decided to do it - rent my house, take a leave of absence and go travel for a few months, 4 to be exact. It's not very often that the stars are aligned like this, so I just had to take advantage of it. I picked SE Asia since I've never been and have heard so many amazing things about it. Like the food!! you know how I love good food. I'm SOOOO excited about my trip, all the planning.....
I'll be posting stories, photos etc for you to follow and live vicariously OR if you want to join me you can do that too...:))
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