A couple of months ago, Wayan (my longtime masseuse) mentioned – in passing – that the people of her banjar … More
A Centennial Celebration (& Downpour)
It was a glorious, dazzling and typically hot morning in Ubud when we set out to Pejeng for the rarest … More
A Pura Pilgrimage
My friend Bagus (Balinese for good or nice) owns a warung a few minutes’ walk from where I live; he … More
Off Limits. Verboten. Period.
All across the island, Balinese are today celebrating Kuningan, the holiday that takes place ten days after Galungan. This last … More
Early this morning, shortly after breakfast, I set out on a pilgrimage. I was headed to a temple, but not … More