Monthly Archives: March 2008

Bali is a magnet for the flotsam and jetsam of Western society. The perception (often accurate) that white people can get away with almost anything is immensely attractive to an array of substance abusers, shysters and assorted emotionally, morally and psychologically-challenged weirdos. (There are some nice, normal Westerners in Bali as well.) The Jazz Cafe, […]

Holidays! This is our third full day in Ubud, staying at the Puri Sarasawati, at the Royal Palace. It’s clearly and Indonesian hotel, and expensive, compared to hotels elsewhere in Bali, but very nice. I’m able to type this on my balcony, overlooking the pool and gardens, courtesy of Indosat 3G. We’ve done a lot […]