As you may have guessed by now I am not completely in love with cycling in Indonesia. There are a few reasons, including the pollution and the heat, and as a result I felt like I had lost my mojo, not just for cycling, but for anything. I had spent a few days back in […]Read more "Eat Pray Love "
Yoga After all the hiking and the biking I have done over the last couple of years I have been feeling increasingly broken physically. I felt like a good stretch and focus on posture may do me some good, so I decided to take some time out and do a week of Yoga in Ubud. […]Read more "Radiantly Alive. The Best Yoga Studio in Ubud?"
There are a bunch of guides out there on the internet but I found they made the process seem a lot more complicated that it turned out to be, so if you are looking to extend your Indonesian visa here are some facts that may be helpful to you… A free 30 day visa is […]Read more "Extending an Indonesian Visa"
I had to cycle back to Mataram and I really wasn’t looking forward to it. The hills were a bitch on the way there and they were going to be a bitch on the way back. It was so hot and when I had to push my bike up some of the hills I felt […]Read more "Bangsal to Bali, via Mataram"
I made friends with a German girl named Sofia and together we walked to Bangsal as it was only 6km. Walking is not a concept that is understood in Indonesia. We constantly got hassled by scooters and cars asking us for a ride. Just a random man on a scooter would curb crawl us thinking […]Read more "The Gili Islands, Indonesia"
Despite being so tired I didn’t sleep too well. I was so hot and in so much pain! I needed to move on but I wasn’t sure how I was going to ride my bike when I could barely get myself up off the floor! Og’s mum gave me tea and bananas for breakfast and […]Read more "Cycling Lombok and extending an Indonesian visa"
Day 1 I had to wake up at 4am so Og could take me to Mataram on his scooter. It was a great temperature, it was nice to be a bit cooler for a change, but Og is so small and skinny he was shivering uncontrollably. Hug me tight he says. Err, ok. We are […]Read more "Climbing Mount Rinjani. Is it worth it? "