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Ubud – part 2

November 24, 2014


The plane journey was interesting. The world’s smallest aircraft. The propellers looked like they weren’t spinning fast enough. It feels good to be back in Ubud. I didn’t get ripped off by the cab driver when i exited the airport and to top it off, I actually managed to direct him straight to where I […]

Bali – fat Russians and a pink wig

November 19, 2014


The Northerner described Kuta to me as “Satan’s armpit”. I’m here with Scrat and it really isn’t that bad. Probably because it is off season. We’ve spent two days enjoying the sun, scoffing great grub, street food from the night market as well as visiting a spit-and-saw-dust joint with some of the best seafood I’ve […]

Macau – Day 2

November 5, 2014


The ferry over the Pearl River delta to Macau takes 55 minutes. It is part of two artificially fused islands jutting off the Chinese mainland. Unless you gamble, smoke and know how to shop, you are not Chinese according to my friend. In Macau gambling is big, we’re talking vegas style. There are in fact […]

The Cultural Triangle – Anuradhapura – Day 2

May 7, 2014


Anuradhapura is one of three points of an imaginary triangle that lies in three Sinhalese capitals and where I stayed over night. The other places are Kandy in the south and Polonnaruwa in the east. The sun broke through the curtains of my room early and I awoke to sit in the garden of my […]