I had to act like a chicken to be sure that's what this was - the photo in the menu was ambiguous. So I really did fold up my "wings" and say "bluck bluck bluck" and the waitress agreed this was "tsicken." (The restaurant guest on the other si... Read more
I know, it was a short break. But, well, while I'm still a bit down, I'm feeling better.
And I posted a new blog, so here it is. Complete with a Balinese Santa, he makes me laugh.
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So, I flew back from the States, and enjoyed New Year's Eve with DH in Bali. Had a lovely and slightly crazy time, which I will blog about at a later date.
Because the next morning we got the call that my dad passed away.
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My dad is ill, my brothers need a break, and this might be good-bye.
So I'm heading to Washington (state) and will be there 10 days. Don't know what will happen or how this will work out, but I'll be in touch.... Read more
There I was, walking to breakfast at our "resort" in Seminyak, Bali (resort in quotation marks - is it a resort when you pay all of $40 a night??) - wearing a black cotton swingy tank top, a little black pencil skirt (to just above the knee), an... Read more
I read a book the other day, just a free murder mystery on my kindle (we do a lot of reading during rainy season). Anyway, the quick plot outline - two sisters, retired, travel to the hotel their grandparents owned, to investigate a supposed in... Read more
Our credit card bank contacted us because there was suspicious activity on our credit card. They know we're travelling. And we rarely use the card. So when they had three online charges in one day, they were suspicious.
I bought a book o... Read more
No, NOT those gooey weird candy things. REAL turtles!!!
Today we dove at a site called Turtle Heaven - I saw two turtles, DH saw three, and I managed to pet one of them. (He wasn't freaked out, just maybe a little annoyed.)
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Okay, we went scuba diving today. One young woman was just getting her certification, finishing the open water dives today.
The other woman and I kept on our wetsuits at lunch, proclaiming that we are TOUGH! Diver chicks rock!
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Would you try civet coffee? Well, technically, civet dung coffee.
We did, kind of inadvertently. Without quite realizing where the coffee had been.
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We went to the Sacred Monkey Forest - it was incredible! Monkeys EVERYWHERE! Playing, fighting, eating, sleeping, looking like little furry people with mohawks and moustaches.
It was SO EXCITING!
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Because despite the rain, people decorate statues with flowers. And make their offerings. And paint furniture.
And besides, I have a pretty umbrella, LOL!
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