Plans are made, adjusted and negotiated, and then finally the workers are called so that something real comes of the plans. In this case its a lovely walking trail and bridge that connects two beaches. The first of two bridge support runs are in place. The view across to Echo Beach. Up close and personal […]
The project to connect Pererenan Beach with Echo Beach continues daily. When I first reported on the development project there were a few dozen massive rocks moving into place. A couple of months later a walking trail was being formed: Now there’s red brick finish work underway, and across the large stream you can see […]
Finishes means applying or installing elements of the house that the guests will experience directly. Gone are the pipes and wires and unfinished surfaces. As the building continues to rise we are starting to see brick walls where air used to flow, and even concrete smooth finishes that cover up the brick. There’s even cutouts […]
While it’s not easy to forget you’re in the tropics each and every day, it’s something else to work hour after hour doing physical labor in the intense heat. The above photo shows happy workers sucking on ice pops. A well-deserved break. Photo of our first official staircase, in process.
It was a pleasant surprise to see a snack lady selling drinks and snacks to the workers. She has figured out a niche business for herself. It speaks to the resourcefulness of the Balinese. They are a proud, hard-working, artistic and spiritual people. I am honored to work with them.