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Local life News Repair

Bali’s Rainy Season and its Costs

There are immeasurable benefits to a significant rainy season, as it first and foremost eliminates the threat of drought. Rain not only replenishes the water table, it feeds the rice fields, which gives sustenance to the Bali people. But it comes at a cost, and that is in the form of structural leaks. Mold can […]

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Design News Repair

More Upgrades and Tweaks

While it is true that we currently do not have any guests, and also true that we are deep into this crazy pandemic, you may ask yourself, “Why we are investing more money into Ohana?” The answer is simple. We love Ohana and we also believe that you, dear guests, will continue to travel and […]

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News Repair

Maintenance Items

During this pandemic downtime, it is a good idea to repair and upgrade whatever you can, since there are zero guests to disturb. Repair small leaks, install a few solar lights, plant a few new plants. Etc It is not the most exciting things to do, but they’re necessary. Bali opened up to local tourists […]

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Local life News Profiles Repair

Jojo & little Jojo

I asked Jojo to come to Ohana for two jobs: to install a CCD-TV camera and to swap out a broken showerhead near the swimming pool and replace it with bamboo. This time Jojo brought his son, also called Jojo. Since we hired a Balinese artist to create a faux rocky wall in order to […]

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Local life News Repair

MacGyver-ing the pool lights

The word MacGyver has entered the Oxford dictionary: make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way, making use of whatever items are at hand. Origin 1990s: from Angus MacGyver, the lead character in the television series MacGyver (1985–1992), who often made or repaired objects in an improvised way.More here I wrote about the MacGyver […]