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On paper, Mt Batur looked like it was a good place to visit. There was a lake and an active volcano, and far enough to cruise with my scooter. What can go wrong? A lot Continue reading Know Why Downhill Scares Me? Ask Mt. Batur
After Rantepao I had no idea where I will go next. Rantepao was supposed to be the highlight of my Indonesia trip. And with 5 days left until I need to get my ass out of Indonesia, all the other interesting places were too expensive to get to and time consuming. So what’s a tourist with no idea where to go to next going to do? Yep, go to Bali. Continue reading Un-Eat, Pray, Love-ing in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
“you’re lucky because there’s a burial of someone high-born this week,” erwin said to me. and everyone in town knows about this event, so i thought “damn i am lucky!” but yeah, i wasn’t really prepared for what i experienced. Continue reading my “lucky” day: experiencing the torajan burial celebrations
in the 16 months that i’ve been traveling, i got ask this question a lot (and variations of it): where are you from? your english is very good, how did you learn it? no, i did not roll my eyes at them because frankly, i also don’t know. i’ve studied a 3rd language before, and i for one can say that studying it in a classroom definitely does not translate to having a good command of it.
I say this because day 1 was with Alex: a nice turned creepy guy who offered to show me around. It was exciting at first—I’ve never seen so many human bones in one concentrated area! But at some point I wanted some stories, but of course I didn’t get any Continue reading hunting for graves: what the hell is happening?
Due to arriving too early, huddled within myself through the cold as I waited for Pia’s Poppies to open, I was pretty much disoriented by then time I emerged from my slumber from my room.