Tag Archives: Life


Life is an Offering

Always when I come across a little offering tray here in Bali, it feels to me like the whole cosmos is in these little baskets, called ‘canang sari ‘. The more special it feels, to find them in front of my door and around the house, when coming home this afternoon. The ritual of Offering… Read More


A Plea for HELP!

This is a damn hard one to write… It’s not a usual blog entry; it’s a call for help. And asking for help has always been one of the most difficult things for me. “Don’t be so proud, it’s your only option!!” my friends have said. So here I am… Typing. Deleting. Re-typing. Deleting. Drafting… Read More


Buddhist Temple Bali

Indescribable Moments

So far I have been trying to share as much as possible of my journey with you, yet had I come to realise that some of the best moments of my quest are the ones that I can’t tell anyone about. These moments that are so special that words cant capture them; they are so… Read More


Assalamualaikum

After spending three days with only myself and pretty much in absolute silence, I found myself on a scooter in Praya with four people. Two adults and two kids; absolutely no biggie here in Indonesia! I met Hidayat from “Trawangan Riders Community Lombok” and his family through a motorcycle friend from Java and I promised I would pop… Read More


Batur view from Kintamani

’til we meet again

The last few days in Bali had been somehow different… Something changed. My body gave me all alarm signals that I really need to calm down and relax; “sabar” as my Indonesian friend would say. The hassles with the bike were creating a lot of tension and doubts for me. I started thinking that all… Read More