Tag: Indonesia

The Magic of Borobudur

As a kid, I dreamed of being a travelling explorer, yesteryear style. The thought of stumbling through a jungle in search of a long-forgotten temple appealed to my young brain. The notion of doing a Grand Tour of Europe, or arriving in Istanbul on a rickety steam train, […]

A Birthday in Bali

Bali is about six hour’s direct flight from Sydney and Melbourne, making it one of the closest places to Australia in Asia. It is also a relatively small island, blessed with wonderful weather, miles of beaches, and a uniquely welcoming and friendly culture. Plus it is a very […]

The Siberut Bonfire

As the old saying goes: “seek, and ye shall find”. At least that seems to be the case for me with Jewish encounters when I travel. Maybe it is because I am psychically open to it, but I find myself unexpectedly bumping into things of Jewish interest wherever […]