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The Bali Balance – A Lesson in Instant Karma

The Bali Balance – A Lesson in Instant Karma

 

The sense of balance that many people feel in Bali is one of the reasons that I would put above almost all others as a reason to be here. Despite the problems that affect Bali from all angles, the island is able to pull off an impressive balancing act that needs to be viewed from a few steps back to be truly appreciated.

I have found that in Bali things just have a way of working themselves out in the end, and just about all of the bad experiences are counteracted by the good ones. Continue Reading

Masuk Angin – The Wind That Infected an Entire Nation

After several years in Bali learning about the language and culture several of my friends like to joke that I’ve “gone native”. Everyone has a different definition of going native and whether it is a positive or negative thing but that’s all relative. Sure, I eat rice with my hand (right hand only) most of… Continue Reading

The Quest for the Best Babi Guling in Bali

The Quest for the Best Babi Guling in Bali

  Babi Guling is easily the most widely known Balinese dish and tourists have even been known to come to Bali just to sample it. The most famous place for Babi Guling would be none other than Ibu Oka in Ubud but it is it really the best? So far I have never known a… Continue Reading

How to Get around in Bali