Our Ten-Ten Holiday

Each year Taiwan celebrates national day on October 10th.  Hmmm…  That’s quite convenient for someone who happens to have a birthday on October 10th.  We get a four day weekend for the holiday, just enough time to get out of town for a while.  Bali is a 5 hour flight from Taipei so our time…

Back from Paradise

Surya, the manager of Komaneka Resort at Tanggayuda. One of the dozens of cafes and restaurants in Ubud. Laura picking up some new salt and pepper dishes. Ubud was a worthwhile excursion from Seminyak. It has a lot of the same attraction that Seminyak has except that it is in the mountains instead of on…

From Seminyak to Ubud

Walking down the street in Seminyak. Ramp leading up to small temple in Seminyak. This temple is near La Luciola. Every time we come to Bali we end up staying at the same hotel in the same small town, Seminyak.  It’s comfortable, we know the restaurants, we like the beach there and it’s easy to…

Back in Bali

Feels great to be back. Hello Bali! School is out and there’s only one place to go to relax, Bali.  Bali’s casual, laid back atmosphere is perfect for lounging around by the pool, taking a walk on the beach at sunset (gag, how cliche–but it really was nice), and taking long naps.  We decided to…

Bali Vacation

While Steve and the three kitties stayed home in the cold and rain, Shalini and I were off to Bali for four days. Our days were filled with lounging by the pool, reading books, walking on the beach, and napping during the afternoon rain. We did take some time out of our busy days to…