I let myself marvel over our bungalow at Puri Wisnu this morning. It really was a lovely layout, with lots of exotic plants growing everywhere around the courtyard. I took a picture of Heliconia rostrata, known as "lobster claw" or "false bird of paradise." It's very striking from a distance, but when I got up close … Continue reading Goa Gajah and Yeh Puluh
Those weeks and months we went to school in Indonesia, then toured it regular-like.
We Arrive in Bali
We took some time to fill out the Customs forms for entering Indonesia and boarded the final two-hour flight to Denpasar. We were seated beside a rather twitchy guy with leathery skin, prominent cheekbones, and salt-and-pepper stubble over his scalp, dressed in a wrinkled sharkskin suit. My overactive imagination made up all sorts of stories … Continue reading We Arrive in Bali