No Brakes! March 10th 2012 It is said that there is never a day in Bali without a ceremony of some kind. My friend and I recently attended one of the ceremonies at an ashram nearby called Ashram Munivara. The temple was dressed up in colorful golden clothes and all the members were wearing white. The offerings consisting of fruit, cakes and flowers were carried to the temple on women’s heads and placed at strategic points ... 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
In 2003-05 my family and I went to Vietnam where we worked and lived for 2 years. We fell in love with Asia and now 6 years later we're embarking on a one year adventure. We're leaving Canada in September 2011. This blog contains our travel stories, photos and some advice on budget travel with teenagers.
We're going to start our adventure in Borneo, then onto Peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia. We don't have a fixed itinerary and we are totally open to following adventures and experiences that come our way.
Our family consists of one traveling mom (Kevi), one advent... full info