Typically only visible very early on clear mornings, I was able to capture this photo, which I hope conveys just how near to us, in fact, this volcano with the foreboding presence really is. 40 km is not so far away.
Bali: Ahead of its Time in the 2020 COVID19 Era? March 15th 2020 Bali’s New Year’s Eve day, as determined by the Balinese Saka calendar, is a Hindu holiday mainly celebrated in Bali, Indonesia. This year the celebration takes place on March 25th. It is also known as Nyepe Day, or the Day of Silence. On this day, the entire island of Bali turns off all power, stops all traffic, abandons all global activities, including the internet, and remains in silence. S ... 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
My soulmate husband Stan and I have always been captivated by foreign cultures, and what we can learn from them. This passion has fuelled our global travels, as well as my study of foreign languages - French, Spanish, Indonesian, Thai, and soon possibly Balinese. We continue to chase lifelong dreams, taking adventurous risks while learning and doing as much as possible.
Whether I am at home, or elsewhere in the world, my guitar is always with me, as I use music to connect with people of all cultures and am repeatedly convinced that music is indeed a universal language. I have been very ... full info