Bali!!! At Last!!!

Wow, what a crazy thirty six hours of my life. I am currently writing this from an amazing hotel in Bali, Indonesia! It is the middle of the night and I’m still hotter than I have ever been in my life. Aside from the heat and a little jet lag, things are going all right here.

After a weird night in Singapore, we left on our third and final flight to Denpasar. The flight went by in a flash and we found ourselves rubbing sleep out of our eyes outside the airport in Denpassar. Then we spent an hour in what Gaylon described to me as, “The most interesting car ride of your lives,” which was 100% accurate. My neck began to hurt from trying to look 5 places at once. The culture shock, jet lag, and mild starvation combined into a complete exhaustion, but the excitement kept us awake. We swam in the pool for awhile and got settled in. We met the amazing staff at the hotel who I want to be best friends with, as well as two of our teachers Anom and Nonik. After a great meal we all passed out, which was needed.

Our first day started with an early walk through the rice paddies which was very magical. In this landscape I felt like an alien on a different planet. We returned and began to explore Ubud some more, which is one of my favorite things to do. That about brings me to where I am now, writing this, deliriously tired, but very happy. It’s only been a day and a half but it’s felt more like 3 months. Hope everyone back home is having a good time too.

Jean Frauenglass

6 Comments on “Bali!!! At Last!!!

  1. YOU MADE IT!!! Wonderful!! The real adventure begins. Take in all the beauty and embrace the serene environment. You are missing nothing here in the states, but the same ol’ hustle and bustle of living in the fast lane. Have fun!!

  2. Hi Jean and all, Loving your posts. After that long trip half-way around the world, I’m imagining you finally swept up in Ubud and learning to tie your sarong. We miss you and wish you all the fun.

  3. Great pics! We are beyond happy you’ve all made it safe and sound and the adventures have begun!

  4. Great post! Beautiful descriptive writing… I’m very impressed. Thanks so much for sharing with us. Pictures are great too!

    • Wendy, that’s funny…as I read Jean’s post, I was thinking the exact same thing as you: that I liked his descriptive language!
      Take care everyone. Remember, make every moment count. It’ll go by fast, so be present and enjoy the process of immersion! Love from D’s mom, Loretta…Love you, D!!!

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