Asia/Indonesia, Jatiluwih, rice, rice fields, Ubud, Bali, Unesco protected rice fields

Bali and Appreciating Rice

We recently discovered that RICE, does not mean RICE. It is not just food, nutrition, health, white, brown, red or black. In Bali, and now to Bev and me, RICE means a whole lot more. Even before arriving in Bali we had read about the terraced rice fields at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and… Continue reading Bali and Appreciating Rice

Animals, Asia/Indonesia, Food and Drink, food diplomacy, Health and Wellness, Local Cuisine, Luwak, Meditation, Monkeys, Ubud, Bali

Monkeys & Luwaks: Two Joys of Ubud, Bali

There are so many things to see, do, marvel at and about, and ponder in Ubud, Bali that it is difficult to know where to begin to write about the experience. A mentor used to advise me to "just begin, my friend, one word at a time!" Monkeys Here is what we know , or… Continue reading Monkeys & Luwaks: Two Joys of Ubud, Bali

Airbnb Experiences, Asia/Indonesia, Food and Drink, Health and Wellness, house/pet sitting, Ubud, Bali

Hello Ubud, Let the Yoga Begin!

This is John. It is 7:09 PM in Ubud, Bali, quickly nearing the end of day two. Thus far, we are having loads of fun. By the way, it is Saturday evening, not Friday as it is where most of you live. Being this far east is like living in the future. We dedicated this… Continue reading Hello Ubud, Let the Yoga Begin!