THE UMBRELLA PEOPLE OF THE BOROBUDUR TEMPLE

Reading Time: 3 minutesBorobudur. The world’s largest Buddhist temple, located in central Java. It took me 17 hours to reach it from Bali and I have to say it was worth the struggle… hadn’t there been the umbrella people. UMBRELLA PEOPLE  [Am’brela Pi:pl] Human beings of Chinese or Japanese origin holding up devices consisting of a circular canopy…

BUMPY ROADS TO BUTTERFLY COUNTRY

Reading Time: 3 minutes“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” Leaving Bali felt right. I started to get too comfortable and needed something new. But before heading to Java, there was something I needed to do. Full of the excitement that lies in heading to unknown places, I…