Volunteer work in Bali November 27th 2011 Landing in Bali on November 13th was like "landing" in paradise after 4 weeks in Vietnam. We love Vietnam, but the dust, noise and traffic was getting to us. For our first few nights in Bali, we treated ourselves and stayed in a luxury villa with a peaceful garden, waterfall and swimming pool. It was a 5 min. walk to the beach in Sanur. I think it was the best sleep I've had since leaving home ... read more
Asia » Indonesia 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
In 2003-05 my family and I went to Vietnam where we worked and lived for 2 years. We fell in love with Asia and now 6 years later we're embarking on a one year adventure. We're leaving Canada in September 2011. This blog contains our travel stories, photos and some advice on budget travel with teenagers.
We're going to start our adventure in Borneo, then onto Peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia. We don't have a fixed itinerary and we are totally open to following adventures and experiences that come our way.
Our family consists of one traveling mom (Kevi), one advent... full info