Monkeys, Surfing, and more! April 28th 2012 What a fabulous day! I was beginning to think that Bali wasn't all that great, since my hotel is located in a very touristy area. Tons of people walking around, which is kinda cool, but I prefer a more relaxed setting.
I started the day by hiring a driver to drive me to various places in Ubud. Ubud is a village located outside of Kuta, approximately an hour and a half drive. There, I saw w ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Kuta 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
I'm a native Angeleno, born and raised in Los Angeles (well, raised in the San Fernando Valley to be more specific). For as long as I could remember, I've always wanted to travel the world. I did a little of that in 2005 when I lived in London, but I still fell short of places I wanted to see and experience. It's one thing to travel, but it's another to actually circle the globe all in one go. Well, now that I'm in a point in my life where nothing and no one can persuade me to do otherwise, I will be doing just that: an around the world trip! I hope to keep in touch with old friends whilst on ... full info