Lake Batur and Besakih Temple Bali July 31st 2011 Bargaining - In Tulamben we didn’t need to bargain much. Matahari Dive Resort had everything we needed at really good prices. When we left Tulamben for Kintamani I realized my bargaining skills were not up to par. This realization occurred when we stopped at a fruit market on the side of the road. I chose some purple mangosteens (most delicious fruit on the planet) and asked how much. 30,00 ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Kintamani 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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