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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cat Poo Coffee Anyone?

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While this is primarily a trip about relaxing, we are rarely a couple to sit around and do nothing for too long and after a week or so we tend to find relaxing, not so relaxing. Not being our first trip to Bali, we’ve already seen many of the typical highlights – Tanah Lot, Uluwatu, Mt Batur, The Monkey Forest, ...

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Silence is Golden

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The sound of silence… No horns beeping… No bustle of the morning markets… No local shopkeepers shouting to each other as they open for the days tourist trade….. No men shouting “Taxi” or “Transport” to tourists wandering the streets. In fact no tourists. At least not on the streets of Bali. Not today. Today is Nyepi. Nyepi is arguably the ...

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Eat, Pray, Love…Really?

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The pre-holiday holiday is about letting go of work, our day to day lives and recharging, in preparation for the big adventure, which is what has led us to Ubud in the first place. Ubud seems to have become the mecca for Yoga acolytes and alternative health types from all over the world as well as those on a “journey ...

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The “Pre-Holiday” Holiday Philosophy

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Many people have laughed and given Scott and I grief about taking a pre-holiday holiday. There is however “method in the madness” as they say. Our big adventure (or endless summer – as we’ve nicknamed our five month sojourn around North Africa, Middle East and Europe) is not so much a time out as an opportunity to cram as many ...

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