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"
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"
I was promised breakfast at 6am because I wanted to get an early ferry over to Lombok. But when 6am came I was glad when I couldn’t hear or smell anything and I happily turned off my alarm and reset it for 6:30. Then again for 7am. Because I had a room for two people […]Read more "A birthday to remember"
I picked up my western union transfer. It is great to have money but I am so nervous about carrying around so much cash! I Ieft Seminyak for the second time and I cycled along some really busy roads. The traffic is gross. There were pretty much no quiet moments. The cars, and especially the […]Read more "Seminyak to Padang Bai"