Monthly Archives: February 2012

Party Crashing ~ Laotian Style

While staying in Luang Prabang, Laos, we hired a river guide to take us up the Mekong in his long boat to visit a small Buddhist monastery. Our arrangement was for him to pick us up in an hour at … Continue reading

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A Room with a View ~ Sawah Sunrise in Bali

Sawah Sunrise is a four room Bed & Breakfast in Ubud, Bali, set among rice fields, accessible only by footpath. Perfect name. Sawah is an Indonesian word that means “individual rice field” and also refers to the wet-rice method of … Continue reading

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Finding Your Destination: Sawah Sunrise ~ Bali

Travel is about choices. Accommodations. Rates. Location. Number of days. This requires much planning well ahead of the travel date. Destination: Ubud, Bali  Indonesia  October, 2011 Wanting a true cultural experience, we chose for three nights the Sawah Sunrise Bed … Continue reading

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Hello World!

As a child, I first discovered you through writing book reports and looking at the pictures in my dad’s National Geographic Magazine. I discovered you through teaching World Literature to high school sophomores who weren’t ready to see the world. … Continue reading

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