Leaving Bali: In which we run for our lives

February 7, 2013 in Asia, Australia, Indonesia, Oceania, Travelogue

Let me open by saying, “It was all my fault.” All of it. Even the parts that were not my fault and out of my control. Those were my fault […]

Bali In The Dark

February 6, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Travelogue

Our last memories of Bali are in the dark. The warm sultry dark of evening to a latin beat, not as incongruous as one might think for an island bridging […]

Kopi Luwak: This Coffee Tastes Like Crap

February 5, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Travelogue

Do I get some sort of exemption from kissing anyone goodnight who has ingested fecal matter in a given 24 hours? I have reviewed the fine print of my marriage […]

The Golden Fleece: Not a Greek tale after all. Turns out it’s Hindu.

February 3, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia

You know, sometimes it’s the little things that really just annoy me to no end. It’s not the mama with her intentionally dirty baby who’s following us around hoping for […]

Green School Bali

February 1, 2013 in Asia, Education, Indonesia, Inspiration, Travelogue

If you’ve been reading along for any length of time you’ve probably noticed that we’re not too tethered to the idea of “school” in the traditional sense. It’s not that […]

Bali-A homecoming of sorts

January 31, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia

  Bali has never been on my list of places I wanted to visit. It’s got a nice deep footprint on the tourist track, and the idea of beaches bodies […]

Visiting Sulawesi? Be sure to connect with our friend Dodo Mursalim

January 30, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Inspiration, Travelogue

We spent a couple of weeks researching Sulawesi and found very little information for independent travel on the island. Then, I lucked into Dodo Mursalim’s contact details on a TripAdvisor […]

What My Mama Taught Me

January 29, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia

We’ve had a tough few weeks. We’ve really enjoyed the outlying areas of Sulawesi, Tana Toraja and Bira. The road trip was just our speed. We enjoy being captains of […]

Guide Recommendation: Tana Toraja

January 28, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Inspiration

If you visit Rantepao, in the highlands of South Sulawesi, in Tana Toraja, you will want to hire a local guide for at least a day or two.  There are […]

Bara Beach Bungalows: Hotel Review

January 28, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Travelogue

Bara Beach Bungalows is located solidly outside the tourist district in Bira, South Sulawesi. In fact, without Stefan coming into town on his motorbike to guide us out, we’d have […]