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Getting ready for 1946 on the Island of Gods

Little did I know when planning my trip that it would coincide with some very special days in Balinese culture. Upon returning to the Island of Gods, I visited my friend...

Yoga Who Doesn’t Do Yoga

“We can, but lot of step” — Yoga (yes, that’s a legitimate Indonesian name) warned, as I excitedly pointed at the waterfall sign. The stairs lay hidden under a thick...

Unpacking Yoga: A Journey Beyond the Stretch

  Yoga, a practice with roots dating back to 5000 B.C.E in the Indus Valley, has undergone a fascinating journey through the period of time. From its origins in the Vedas...

To the confused multilingual folks

Navigating a self-contradicting personality is a fun ride, to say the least. It’s a continuous attempt to manage an out-of-sync orchestra in your head. On top of that...

DYI Bathroom Supplies Art

Hoping for a ‘best for last’ scenario, I secured the final room in the yoga camp. My confirmation stated ‘standard room’ but there was no further information, no photos...

Are You Having Any Fun?

Are you having any fun? “No” — I burped abruptly, snugging into a warm blanket hiding from the frosty bites and enjoying a ride of ‘what else to complain about’ carrousel...

“Placet Experiri”

It’s high time I shed light on the cryptic line in my bio. I was fortunate enough to be handed in Thomas Mann’s book ‘The Magic Mountain’ at the time when I needed it the...

Eat, Pray, Love 2.0?

To provide some context: I departed for a brief exploration of Komodo island, anticipating it to be the highlight of my Indonesia trip (there is a separate story on...

Indecisive? Not sure

The existence of the book, which the famous movie was based on, eluded me until I spotted my yoga comrade engrossed in it during class breaks (thanks Sandy). Intrigued...