I Can Do This, But Do I Really Want to? Realizing Limits in Indonesia by Shelley Robinson

  Scared and Squeamish:  On a recent trip to Bali and Lombok Indonesia, whenever I would encounter situations that were challenging to me like a gecko scurrying up the wall beside me, or a Komodo Dragon (actually, the reptillic cousin of one, to be specific) strolling underneath our table while we were eating, I found … More I Can Do This, But Do I Really Want to? Realizing Limits in Indonesia by Shelley Robinson

Daily Offerings: Little Balinese Gifts by Shelley Robinson

Follow the Incense Trail:   I was intrigued on my trip to Ubud in Bali, Indonesia that every morning we would see little offerings.  Little tokens of generosity such as flower petals, rice, herbs, leaves and incense are carefully collected and beautifully placed in little three-inch woven palm or coconut leaf boxes known as “chanang”.  The … More Daily Offerings: Little Balinese Gifts by Shelley Robinson

A Life Changes In Fifty Minutes by Chris Crawford

  Life Changes In Fifty Minutes I recently had a life-changing experience.  Shelley and I travelled to Marrakech for ten days to experience a culture that was completely new to me.  Shelley had been to Egypt and Turkey in the past and had a feel for what we were to expect– myself–not a clue. Like other … More A Life Changes In Fifty Minutes by Chris Crawford