Tag Archives: Bali

Karma or coincidence?

Have you ever had a great relationship with someone, only to see it end suddenly, without warning or explanation? Such a situation usually makes me hope to see the person again, to see that she/he is doing well, and to … Continue reading

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Some stuff from BatamExpat.com – Part 1

Much of my recent blogging has been for my new site, BatamExpat.com. I’m not doing much traveling for content for 2bagsandapack.com so there’s not much to write about but there are a number of interesting articles I’ve posted on BatamExpat.com … Continue reading

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Subak system ‘on the brink of collapse’

SUBAK, THE integrated Balinese rice-field irrigation system that has been awarded World Heritage Cultural Landscape status by UNESCO, is endangered, an ecological anthropologist has warned. The selling of productive rice fields to developers is threatening the existence of the subak … Continue reading

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