My day started yesterday at 9am - split from Rhys at about 11:30am or so. I just got settled into a place. But it's almost 30 hours later, you may be saying. Yep. I'm going to write this blog as I wrote it in my moleskine notebook, which if you must know is the only … Continue reading As for me…
Part of my personal improvement plan includes being more assertive. I got to put that into action quickly. Yesterday, the gentleman that drove me around on his scooter to find a place to stay (Sudu, I believe) also advised me he runs a boat service to see dolphins and go snorkeling at nearby Menhangan Island. … Continue reading Change of Venue
*Note: for an easy way to contact us, just reply to this if you're getting it via e-mail. Your reply only goes to Indi and myself. Neat, eh?* Well, it's done. At about thirty minutes before noon, I gave Indi a kiss and we went our separate ways for the next 2.5 weeks. After that, … Continue reading The Split
As most of you know, Rhys and I usually throw a bang-up party for the 4th - obviously we will not be able to do that this year. But! My mother, Lorrie, wanted me to share that they are throwing the same type of neighborhood gala for the fourth that we had last year - … Continue reading 4th of July & Congratulations!
Most that know me know I'm a child of the 80's. I love 80's memorabilia and especially music. When news broke that Michael Jackson was dead, I was as shocked as everyone else. Seeing it on Indonesian TV was a little surreal. I'm not going to talk about "omg he was innocent" or "he molested … Continue reading Michael Jackson Memory
Well, we are now settled in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. We took the bus from Kuta, which took roughly an hour to get here. Only cost us $5 a person! When we arrived, we walked around for a little bit before finding a nice little place near the Monkey Forest to room for the weekend. After … Continue reading Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud.
Today we're heading to Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. It should be good times as there is a monkey forest there, among other interesting places. But this post isn't about that. It's about a decision Indi and I talked about before we even had our estate sale that we're finally going to put into action. We're going … Continue reading The Next Step
...I think I can only truly appreciate a max of two temples a day. Today we met back up with Julia and Maeva (the sisters from France with whom Rhys traveled to Ubud on Sunday). Barb had recommended renting a car and driver (the driver is necessary - traffic here is a snarling tiger) and … Continue reading Truism…
Below are recipes for our dinner last night - they're not exact, I'll bring the exact ones home when I come. But they're close! Nasi Goreng - Indonesian Fried Rice * 3/4 pint basmati rice * 1 1/2 pints boiling water * salt * 3 onions, chopped small * 2 cloves garlic, crushed * 1 … Continue reading Travel Along with Us – Culinarily! Balinese Edition
Today was pretty awesome. It didn't start out that way, though. We'll get to that shortly. Last night, we went to The Bounty; it's a dance club nearby that contains an indoor pirate ship with a two-story dance floor inside it. It doesn't just SOUND amazing, it IS amazing! A hilarious Californian named Ricky bought … Continue reading Visiting Ubud