Bali October 22nd 2011 As with everywhere you go, I arrived at Denpasar Airport in Bali with plenty of preconceptions about what was ahead of me and nearly all of them were proved wrong...but in a good way.
The first thing that hit me when I got out the airport was the crazy moped drivers (although, thankfully, metaphorically rather than literally!!); they were everywhere, fearlessly darting through all the traffic. ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali 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
Ever since I spent a year exploring what Australia and New Zealand had to offer in 06/07, I've been thinking about the next big adventure. Finally (after a few false starts!), it's here... South East Asia, Fiji and the States, here I come :)
I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences along the way including the highs, the lows, the hilarious and the downright hideous (let's be honest, it's the juicy/embarassing/funny bits that people really want to know about!!) I also try to include plenty of pics, facilities permitting.
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