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Happy Travel Anniversary to me!

Three years ago, I left Vancouver for South Africa via London, with plans and planes booked to spend time in Asia and Australia, and anywhere else in between.  We all know how that one turned out: I started diving in … Continue reading

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Bali: Expat Ubud, Cuban Style

After 3 hectic days of sightseeing, and driving seemingly endless hours on Bali’s not so great roads, it was time for some serious ‘me’ time.  On my last Saturday in Ubud, I slept in, ate a fantastic local lunch, and spent … Continue reading

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Bali: ‘Archaeology’ and more temples

I arrived back in Ubud from Sanur to the same place I had left: Shanti Homestay.  They welcomed me back like I was family and I was given the same room that Alexandra and I had shared nearly two weeks before.  I needed … Continue reading

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Bali: Trance and Temples

Sunday was an incredibly long day.  Since I now had my lovely new sarong, I made the most of it and went to visit some temples – and discovered they were closed!!  Apparently, even in the correct dress it still … Continue reading

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Bali: Expat Ubud

After the insanity of Kuta, Ubud was an oasis in the desert, except maybe for the Starbucks, but I’ll get to that later. For the mere price of Rp 50,000 (Rp = Rupiah, the local currency, $1 CDN = Rp … Continue reading

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