Journal

Where I talk about this and this

The Blessing of the Scooters

OK – now I know that you all are going to think I have gone bonkers obsessing about the scooters, but I promise I am not the only one.  Today there was much activity at the Village temples.  Every temple I passed was filled with groups of men outside working with...

Teaching English in Bali

From my earlier post, you know that I have been working toward getting a job teaching English as a second language in Bali.  It is a difficult thing to come by here as it is a competitive market – lots of Australians and a beautiful island makes for countless people...

Virgin Scooter Solo Tour

Well, I can’t say that I have conquered the scooter, but today I came a long way in that direction.  Today I took my own scooter, alone, from one end of the beach area to the other in order to meet up with a friend.  It doesn’t sound like much, I know, but in order to...

The 23rd Psalm – For Scooters

Any of you who have read my posts from our last trip to Bali know my obsession/fascination/abomination with the scooters and traffic of Bali.  So today was particularly challenging as we headed to Denpasar, the major urban city, for my interview with English First....

Date Night Bali Style

Eating fish in Bali is not as easily done as one would think.  You can find fish at the warungs, usually cooked to death, or baked in its entirety smothered with some fishy sauce.  But to get a nice grilled fish, tourists usually go beach side and pay tourist prices. ...