Life in Ubud January 14th 2012 Hi everyone and happy new year,
We arrived in Ubud, Bali on a rainy evening on December 23rd after almost a month on Lombok Island. We moved into a small vacation cottage for a week (I had pre-booked it on the internet). We had a great week exploring Ubud's art scene, temples, great restaurants, the monkey forest, yoga studios, shops, masseurs, and just resting. Christmas morning was spent ... 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
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