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Spiritual Surfing ~ Bali

The white waves of the ocean used to take Hannahs breath away. “They sucked power out of every vein. I never imagined that surfing your waves could set me free. Bali, that beautiful island where my wanderlust started, where I found deep peace in your wild waters. Immersed in your white and cloudy storm, I was finally able to let go. How did you overcome your fears? That powerless feeling, triggering all your instincts?” Read about her surf adventure in Bali!

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How to Avoid Bali Belly Like a Pro

And this my friends is why you might want to be aware of the possibility of Bali belly. We’ve all had it at one time or another; my first experience with it was in my very first week as a volunteer in Bali. I’d traveled and I’d been sick before, but I’d never be hit so hard, so quickly as …

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Mount Batur – Seeing the sunrise at the Top of the World

Our trip began at 2am, which I must tell you was not pleasant by any stretch of the imagination, getting up at that hour took some serious effort. We met our friends at Ubud Yoga Centre to get on the arranged bus ride to the Volcano. The bus was another annoyance as it was not comfortable at all with no …

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The horses Of Gili – a video about the vehicles of Gili Trawangang

This video of Marko doesn’t show you the fun, parties and relaxed holidays the tourists are having on the small Indonesian island of Gili Trawangan. It shows you the other side of the story of an island where motor vehicles are banned. It’s up to the many workhorses to keep the infrastructure running – ferrying around hundreds of tourists a day, collecting the rubbish and supplying the many bars and restaurants. This film takes a look at the conditions these horses are forced to live in and shows the positive steps been made by those on the island who seek a brighter future for the horses of Gili..

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A glimpse into Bali after dark

If, like most of the Western world, you imagined Bali to be all pushbikes, healers, special tonics, meditation, and Brazilian-themed beach parties, you can’t be blamed! Eat Pray Love is the culprit my friend, we all wanted to be Julia Roberts taking a dip in the calm waters of Padang Padang with a sexy older gent didn’t we? The real …

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Learning to Love Ubud Again – a guide through the health scene of Ubud by a local

Hannah has been living in and around Ubud for already ten years. Where it first was a bustling small town it grew out to a spiritual destination. Ubud is well-known for its healthy food scene and arguably the hottest yoga scene in whole Asia. For Hannah this was not something she immediately loved but over the years she started to fall again for the charms of Ubud. Let this story from a local, an expat and a yoga lover guide you through the health scene of vibrant Ubud..

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