BUMPY ROADS TO BUTTERFLY COUNTRY

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” Leaving Bali to head to Java 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…

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ROAD TRIP TO LOVINA

YAY! A road trip! I LOVE those! Though this one was a bit fancier than normal: We had a driver. His name was Agung, he lived close to us in Ubud and didn’t talk much, but he nodded. So every time he did that, I pictured him saying “Yes great! Awesome” and this is how…

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TREE TREE MONKEY MONKEY

Studying Indonesian. This burning heat- it’s killing me! You get up in the morning and more or less force yourself into the shower to quickly wake up under annoying droplets of low water pressure that are coming down way too cold. But it’s good. It wakes you up, you feel refreshed and ready to start…

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THE TOILET PAPER DILEMMA

Using bathrooms in Indonesia is quite an experience I have to admit. Especially without toilet paper. And here we go… After 10 hours of sitting in the plane, eating too much weird food and watching series …and my failed attempts to beat that damn chess computer, I finally made it to Kuala Lumpur. My first stop before Denpasar.…

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