Week 35 Bali - Ubud and Seminyak May 20th 2010
I forgot to mention that we are back to being multi-millionaires again as the local currency has a ridiculous amount of zeros on the notes. One of our last meals in Sanur had been in the town centre where we were plagued with a well-meaning but over zealous waiter. He hovered behind us and popped up at the table every two minutes to pour another inch of drink or to move a plate around and becam ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Seminyak 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
Whether this is actually the start of my (very) early retirement or it just turns out to be a glorious long career break, is in the hands of the gods. I am travelling around the World on a 13 month tour and will enjoy every minute. For the next year or so I will be living a life that requires sunglasses. Happy Days !
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