Notes by Nectar

Your destiny lies in your own hands

On Saturday, we decided we’d go to Turtle Island. We took a glass-bottomed boat from Tanjung Benoa which took about 20 minutes – although I’m pretty sure we could have gone by car too. We couldn’t see many fish when the boat stopped as the water w…

It feels like all I’ve done this week is eat and drink! Sunday and Monday were quiet during the day. My sister and her family arrived on Saturday evening so we spent Sunday relaxing at home. My brother and his wife arrived late Sunday night/early …

On Monday night we decided we’d go to Bali Zoo the following day. We left home in two cars at around noon (we had planned on leaving at 11am but by the time we were all organised it was closer to 12). We all went, except Dad – I think he just want…

In the summer of 2010, my parents decided that they wanted to move to Bali. They even went so far as to get their retirement visas when we were here for my brother’s wedding. They asked me if I wanted to move with them. I told them I’d think about…

I have been to Bali many times in the last few years but I have never seen the airport as crowded as it was on Sunday morning. The queues to pay for visa on arrival were long, and the queues at immigration were even longer (because they weren’t mo…