Road to Bali

Everyone has their own image of Paradise – and let’s face it – palm trees, sunshine, beaches and lush forest would go a fair way towards most of our dreams. Bali has all this – but it has something more too. Bali has Soul. The gentle plonk-plonking of the gamelan, the shimmer of a metal…

A Daytrip to the Jungle

I’m sitting on a little powerboat in between a bloke with a chainsaw and a guy with a large cardboard box tied up with hairy string. I am not even hazarding a guess as to what kind of livestock it contains. Opposite me, two chaps in grubby T shirts toting well-stuffed carrier bags stare openly…