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Sun Searching for Shadows

May 25th 2016
The old woman with her fingers in my hair is wearing an orange shirt, matching the garish walls and gold spandex leggings, looking like something from a figure skater's wardrobe. Her fashion sense is almost as questionable as the green sloppy goop she slaps into my hair and scrapes across my scalp, making it oily and shine. It could be anything from guacamole to bat guano and I wouldn't know the d ... read more
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Indonesian Flag 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
27th May 2016

The inner and outer journeys
Beautiful photos and fine descriptions of your outer journey of adventures in Bali. How great that you could escape the tourist madness of Ubud and enter serene nature in the rice paddies! This also sounds like our inner journey of observing and letting go of our mind chatter, the ego's wanting to know and have the answers to the big questions, and entering our still, centered nature that just allows and accepts all. Enjoy following that inner voice!

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