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Food and Song in Blitar, East Java

October 29, 2011


i spent a few days with grandpa before i went to Singapore, and now i am back for what i thought would be another few days. Unfortunately, grandpa is in the hospital. I stay in Blitar until he returns home… While he rests, I hang out with a new friend, Nidya, who knows all cool […]

Amed/Jemeluk, Bali

September 24, 2011


Salt is the native commodity here. The villagers rake, cultivate, dry and scoop their salt farm every morning and all day. This shot is a view of mt agung at the break of dawn as the orange sun dips the top of the mountain. I spend a few days here- snorkeling, operating a motorbike for […]

return to Ubud

September 21, 2011


After one day in the south, i decide to head back to Ubud. This time my hosts take me to a few places beyond the usual tourist agenda, including this rice field just north of the center.¬†after the people’s rice field we visit an ashram… later that night we meet with friends for a nice […]

I need to see the water… but Kuta is a hot mess!

September 18, 2011


After a few days, I feel this urge to see the water. I am in Bali and haven’t gone to the beach yet. And, although I know Kuta is a disaster area (overflowing broken streets of buzzing motorbikes, drunkard euros, terrible tourists, and vendors attempting to make a living off of it all), it’s a […]

Arrival in Bali

September 14, 2011


Upon arrival in Bali, i went straight for the inland city of Ubud. In the past, all of my trips to Ubud have been touristic day trips, but this time i plan to spend a couple days there. and i am so excited to have my first international CS (couch surfing) experience! My hosts have […]