I haven’t been sleeping very well so decided to go to bed really early, which of course meant I was awake really early too. I had breakfast of a really horrible pancake with chocolate spread in the middle and a dragon fruit. They are such an awesome colour, the best colour you can get in […]Read more "Surabaya"
One of the benefits of staying with people is the you get a great breakfast, I had scrambled egg on toast which set me up nicely for the day. I set off early at 8am. As I stopped early yesterday I had 80km to do instead of 50km and it was hot and humid already. I […]Read more "To Java"
I wanted to leave at 8am but it was pouring with rain so I ended up leaving at 10am. Not an ideal time because of the heat. Before I left I got breakfast at the Sunshine Hostel which was weird. I have no idea what it was! There was some rice and some strange green […]Read more "Back on the bike"
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"