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First Wedding at Ohana Retreat Bali

Yes, in the middle of this crazy pandemic we were able to host a super lovely wedding. Under 25 people plus Zoom. On the roof, overlooking the Indian Ocean, and with a constant breeze. We all felt safe and happy to be able to make this event happen for Sammy and Rema. Sammy and Rema […]

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Jessi & Daniel

Jessi & Daniel joined us on March 15 and they are planning to stay with us throughout this very unprecedented situation of the coronavirus. Being German they have had the option of flying back to Germany on special outbound flights. But there’s one problem: its been almost 5 years since they left Germany. You see, […]

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What can traveling do for you?

“Travel is like love, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.” — Pico Iyer The above, excellent quote contains at least two important points: because so […]

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Six dogs, one scooter

Driving around Bali, one always encounters the unexpected. It becomes so commonplace that I rarely pull out my camera. But I had to get this shot, even though I delayed traffic for a bit.

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Construction News

Week #41 — A Balinese gate, a koi pond, and landscaping begins

It’s exciting to see work on areas outside of the building footprint. It’s a sign that the end is near when plants arrive and are set in their new home. This week we started on the Balinese-style gate: We also have a small team that specializes in pond decorations, among other things: We are also […]