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Your moment of Zen #1

Dogs, dogs, dogs. Bali is a dog paradise, although some dogs do better than others. At the beach the dogs get a chance to play and eat leftovers from sloppy humans. What more could you ask for?

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Here comes the neighborhood. Pererenan to get 200+ room resort

Situated next to super popular Canggu, Pererenan is the next hot spot in Bali. And while many of us are concerned about overdevelopment, the folks at JHL Group do not seem to be worried about getting too ambitious with their plans. Fortunately the plans incorporate underground parking, and so our little two-lane road should not […]

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Nyepi – Silent Day for Bali

The Balinese do an amazing job of shutting down the island for one of their most important days of the year, Nyepi: Observed from 6 a.m. until 6 a.m. the next morning, Nyepi is a day reserved forĀ self-reflection, and as such, anything that might interfere with that purpose is restricted. The main restrictions are no […]

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My Pererenan Story

2018 to 2020 in Southern Bali, Indonesia The following is a photo essay of this unique and wonderful part of Bali. Click the button above for a full screen experience in a new window (best viewed on a computer or tablet). Or scroll below.

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Bali Kite Festival 2020

Known locally as layang-layang (kite) festival, Bali villages compete to see who can fly their kites the best. Unfortunately I don’t know the kite-winning criteria. I’m just an enthusiastic admirer of the festivities. I was always a fan of kite flying, although I’ve only done it a handful of times. Why? Maybe because as an […]