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Bali Holiday: Chapter 5, The Final Adventure

On our last day in Bali, we took a chance and booked a paragliding trip. We’d seen the island via land and water. Now it was time to explore it from the air. We were picked up in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Bali Holiday Chapter 4: Writers, monkeys and a trek into the wild

The next few days were spent basking in intellectual fervor at the annual Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, a week-long event of writers, readers, and everyone involved in the sphere of writing-reading, sitting in a cafes, restaurants and balconies surrounded … Continue reading

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Bali Holiday Chapter 3: Ubud and the Culture Tour

After a few days relaxing and sorting out plans for the week, we hopped on a culture tour of the island. Like in Thailand, the way to get around is to meet and connect with people. So it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Bali Holiday Chapter 1: Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Our two-week school break began with a fascinating, disturbing, gory, and sometimes overwhelming entree into the world of Chinese Buddhist Vegetarian Festival. Think fewer vegetables, more self-impalement. The nine-day festival is held every year in the 9th lunar month of … Continue reading

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