Monthly archives of “July 2011

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This is the end

After six nights in Ubud, we headed across the island to Canggu Beach, a quiet surf beach about one hour’s drive north of Kuta.  We stayed in the only hotel, and ate most of the time at the only local restaurant about five minutes walk… Read More

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Eat, Pray, Whatever

It’s not difficult to see why Bali is a very popular tourist destination: the landscapes are often very beautiful with rice fields and terraces everywhere, traditional Balinese compounds and temples lining the streets, and beaches that stretch endlessly along the coastline.  It also feels like… Read More

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Bangkok, the rest

After two nights in our birthday hotel in Bangkok, we relocated to the impressive “White Palace Hotel” in the heart of Bangkok’s shopping district.  During our travels we had assiduously avoided purchasing anything that wasn’t absolutely essential, saving ourselves (and the little room in our… Read More