Bali Hai (See Jane Honeymoon)

take me back

Bali is a magical place.  The postcard-like landscape is made up of beaches, volcanoes and rice paddies; it’s like every moment is an opportunity for another perfect picture.  The food is spicy, colorful and (of course) delicious.  Seafood is in abundance and a special chili sauce that awakes the taste-buds (with a jackhammer) is accompanied with fried noodles and rice.  Most of all, the people are kind, gracious and geniunely friendly.  The Balinese are extremely family-oriented and religion is at the forefront of their lives.  Throughout their days, they make offerings, work, spend time with their families all while with a great, big grin on their faces.  I found that the Balinese love to chat with tourists and as one, I found that very refreshing.  I’m so glad and grateful that we were able to spend our honeymoon there and it was a trip that won’t be forgotten.  Here’s to hoping that I’ll be able to return someday.

my eric (his sunglasses were my wedding gift to him)

mt batur – an active volcano
beautiful rice paddies
three stages of coffee beans
an offering sits upon a temple statue
nusa dua sunrise with an island in the background


  1. Looks like such a wonderful, perfect honeymoon! You and your husband are so cute together.

    I've always wanted to go to Bali. Glad to hear it lives up to my expectations.


  2. I live in East Borneo, Indonesia now. So I'm very familiar with those pictures. But your wonderful photos make ​​me more realize and grateful to live in this beautiful country.

  3. thank you for your lovely words about Bali πŸ™‚ we hope for your next visit sooner than later!! <3 PS: i just found your blog today and i love it! sending you lots of sunny thoughts from this paradise island πŸ™‚

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