If one thing that traveling has taught me, its how different cultures are all over the world. You learn new ones and most times you arrive at the realization that what you grew up knowing is different from whats it's actually out there. Especially if you grew up somewhere in a tiny west African country … Continue reading DIFFERENT CULTURES, DIFFERENT PEOPLE
Yeah right. I know what you thinking. Possibly you might be wondering how a grown up adventurous lady like me can't swim. Hell kids know how to now. Well thing is I just don't know to swim. I wasn't taught, I never had the opportunity to learn and yes its coming in my way of … Continue reading HELP!!! I DON’T KNOW HOW TO SWIM.
As continued from the part one. If you haven't read yet. You could find it here..... I booked my train ticket at the convenience store and headed to the train station bidding goodbye to my new-found friends at the hostel. My plan was to head straight to Bawuwangi Baru where the Ijen carter volcano was but … Continue reading GETTING TO BALI OFF THE BEATEN PATH (2)
Indonesia is known for is it tropical island Bali. When it popped up in my south-east Asia itinerary, i looked forward to seeing this famous island with its paradise images . Being a wanderer I wanted to get there off the beaten path by traveling through Java, the locals way . I flew in from … Continue reading Getting to Bali off the beaten Path (1)
I got to experience Bali’s Nyepi festival (also known as the day of silence) on 17 March. Frankly, in the days leading up to this significant observance for Hindu’s in Bali, I didn't know why signs kept shooting up about it, and wondered if it was some kind of carnival or festival. It was not … Continue reading The Balinese Nyepi Festival ( Day Of Silence)