Tag Archives: Indonesia

First Dive Day

Wheeeeee! What a ride! Our first dive in the waters off Lembongan was in a ripping current. We flew over the coral and sponges and fish. The second dive of the morning was more pedestrian in a gentle current. Murray … Continue reading

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To Sanur then Nusa Lembongan

We have had a couple of travel days and a no WIFI evening. Yesterday, Made Sudarta, drove us to Sanur, a seaside beach town in southeast Bali. On the map, it looks to be a part of Denpasar’s metropolitan area. … Continue reading

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Off to the Countryside

Yesterday Murray arranged with Made Sudarta, a local taxi driver, to take us on a little adventure. Made (pronounced Mad-ee) picks us up at 9:30 and we are off! Our first stop is Pura Tasman Amun, a temple built in … Continue reading

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Debbie does Batik!

This summer, my friends and I really immersed ourselves into Shibori inspired tie dyeing. We tie dyed shirts and onesies and tea towels and bags and fabric. It was great fun, especially the part where we unwrapped our item and … Continue reading

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More Random Ubud

Back around 1990, Bali was on my bucket list. Time passed and Bali became a tourist mecca. Word was that it is crowded. Bali fell off the bottom of the list soon after. Precovid, after booking another dive trip to … Continue reading

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Ubud’s Magic Rice Fields

We venture away from tourist central today. The Lonely Planet had mentioned a couple of ‘walks’ that we thought we should take in. One was to the ‘magical rice fields’. The other followed two rivers north of the town. We … Continue reading

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“Admin” Morning, Exploring in the Afternoon

Yesterday, we found out one of our Lion Air fights had been cancelled. We tried to reschedule the flight and the connecting flights but their website wasn’t cooperating and, since it was Sunday, we couldn’t phone them. Thus, it was … Continue reading

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Singapore, Indonesia and Japan Photos

I have finally posted photos of our travels through Singapore, Indonesia and Japan in the fall of 2019. To view photos, hover over “Photos” until the drop down menu appears. All three destinations are are under the “Asia” subheading. Hover … Continue reading

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Froggies 2, Lembeh

It seems this time of the year is a bit of a down time around Indonesia. As the last post indicated we are living and diving with groups far below resort capacity. Also noticeable is the amount of construction and … Continue reading

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Unusual Critters

The other day, I mentioned in the post that I hoped to see unusual critters when we dive in Lembeh. Right now I am stunned by how many weird, creepy, surprising and unknown creatures we saw on our first two … Continue reading

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