The nightlife scene in Bali is a worked of its own. To fully have a handle on it you’d need a fulltime staff, that’s why I asked the Beat Magazine to let me post their bi-weekly Update.
On my first trip to Bali in 1993 I ran into and American friend who had been coming to Bali for a few years. Jumping on his motorbike I got to see a bit of the expat scene back then, not just the Kuta bar scene.
About to head out to the Jaya Pub, close to the junction of Jl. Seminyak and Jl. Double Six, I checked out what other websites said about the place.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be in Bali later tonight. At the moment he is in Jakarta and will attend Friday prayers at the Grand Mosque in Jakarta, before flying out. President Ahmadinejad told Indonesian Muslim leaders, that Iran wants to live in peace, and will use nuclear power for […]
Back on this day in 2003, I talked to a young lady named Made, who worked as a waitress at Taman Legian, a shack along Jl. Double Six. Made told me her parents were rice farmers, and back then in 2003 business was slow. Made told me she might have […]
Friday morning I walked down Jl. Seminyak and saw the street was busy with locals and tourists. Cafe Seminyak and Bintang supermarket were doing a roaring trade and its feels like just the other night everything was closing up. The weather here has been cloudy and blustery. I know Nyepi […]
Wednesday night around 8pm I got a message from Ika who was out on Jl. Seminyak with Jevon and her sister Ningrum. ‘Ogoh ogoh about to move’ was the message, and it meant the giant monsters set upon bamboo supports were about to be carried up and down the street. […]
Wednesday afternoon I rode down to Blue Ocean beach at the end of Jl. Double Six for my last workout before being house bound for 24 hours. Blue Ocean beach was only partially busy due to the weather which was bright and cloudy, not exactly beach weather. In late afternoon […]
Those people who love fresh fruits have a handy place on Jl. Legian. Close to the junction of Jl. Double Six is a small locally owned fruit and veg shop. They sell papaya, pineapple, melon, oranges, apple, watermelon and bananas.
Here’s how my schedule worked today. Like a man on methamphetamines, I had a lot of stuff going through my mind and not enough time to do them all. What’s new? Finishing at the spa we rode home as safety as possible while still making good time. I wanted to […]