Tulamben Bali and Water Palaces July 26th 2011 I arrived at Denpasar airport worrying. My parents and I had planned to meet on the 25th but their plane landed on the 24th. I knew that they had arrived early but wasn’t able to communicate with them to find out where they were going to stay. When I stepped out of customs they were there waiting. PHew...after a celebratory group hug, we looked for my name in the sea of drivers holding up si ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Tulamben 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
Traveling for me is the opportunity to make up the rules and boundaries of life as I go. To know my own privilege, to know my own disadvantage, to know myself and to uncover some of the mysteries of the world. When I return from a long trip I find that I feel a little bit different, because I am. I love the transformation that comes from travel.
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