The Balinese crew went back to their two villages to celebrate Galungan: The spirits of deceased relatives who have died and been cremated return to visit their former homes, and the current inhabitants have a responsibility to be hospitable through prayers and offerings. Read more here The crew from Java is staying on the property, […]
Week #27 – major milestone
We were able to complete the entire external structure this week. All of us felt a strong sense of relief, as this is the rainy season and it could have been a muddy and delayed effort. Now the rain will not impact the majority of the finishing work, which is already well underway.
The art of the unfinished
There’s an artistic side to an unfinished building. As much as I want to finish this project and share this amazing location with a guest such as yourself, there is something to be said for taking a moment to appreciate the awesome achievements taking place each and every day. One day a staircase starts, another a […]
Week #26 — multi-tasking mania
Photos tell one type of story but by the time the photo is taken there could have been a whole series of decisions leading up to it that were not photographed. For example this photo: shows electric wiring, but in the wrong location. Part of the problem resulted from language barriers. Other parts from relying […]