Getting a Little Separation

Posted by Steve Baskin

Dec 4, 2016 7:22:03 AM

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Many people talk about the virtues of Bali, including the food, the beaches, the temples and the people. It has been great for us, but for different reasons than most other travelers.

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Rain and Fun in Ubud

Posted by Steve Baskin

Dec 3, 2016 8:37:47 AM

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I should start by saying that we have really terrible internet tonight. We find this confusing given the fact that we are staying in the best place we have experienced on this entire trip. Also, it seems great at some functions (using FaceTime) and hopeless in others (uploading photos). The second point is relevant to your humble narrator, so we may just have the one photo and will add more later.

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Becoming a Golden Oldie

Posted by Ben Chinisci

Dec 2, 2016 2:19:31 PM

What is a Golden Oldie?

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Topics: Campers, golden oldie

A Fun Reunion in an Odd Place

Posted by Steve Baskin

Dec 2, 2016 1:30:47 AM

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We had a delightful reunion in Ubud on Thursday. We spent time with Mathew Welch and his brilliant wife Patricia. Mathew was a classmate of mine at Harvard Business School, but we have not seen each other since we graduated in 1993.

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Rafting Without Warnings

Posted by Steve Baskin

Dec 1, 2016 9:55:00 AM

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Notes on the First Days in Bali

Posted by Steve Baskin

Nov 30, 2016 3:47:00 AM

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There are several aspects of our first few days in Bali that I want to document. Last time we traveled, Susie and I converted the blogs into several photo books. We plan to do the same this time around. As a result, there are a few items that we will want to have in the books that might not be as interesting to our readers. This is one of those blogs.

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Our Balinese Family (Without Elizabeth Gilbert)

Posted by Steve Baskin

Nov 29, 2016 7:12:40 AM

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People in Bali are strikingly nice, especially for a tourist community. As a general rule of thumb, the kindness of natives drops as the density of tourists increase. The novelty of seeing someone from a different culture becomes replaced with a tsunami of souvenirs. 

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Visiting Another Inspiring Orphanage

Posted by Susie Baskin

Nov 28, 2016 7:51:06 AM

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Today we have a special treat - Susie Ma'am is our guest blogger!

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Camp is a Gift to Our Children

Posted by Steve Baskin

Nov 27, 2016 7:43:18 AM

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I want to take a brief hiatus from travel reporting to share something that brought me joy, something for the Thanksgiving season.

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The Singapore Garden

Posted by Steve Baskin

Nov 26, 2016 8:08:58 AM

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Susie mentioned that I should share a few pictures from the Singapore Botanical Garden. So if you are looking for a blog with action and thrills, this might be one to miss.

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