• Bali

    Prologue to Bali and Lombok

    When I was scouting locations for a trip to South East Asia, my only criteria was picturesque waters and clean beaches. The allure of an idyllic beach with all those hues of turquoise, blue and green waters in the background felt like the perfect long getaway I had been yearning for. For some reason though, Thailand seemed like a place I would have gone to, in my early-mid 20s or probably in my late 50s. (Yes, I know it sounds stupid, but lets leave it at that.) Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Laos also fit the bill. But one day, while going through numerous blog reports of people who had been to these countries, I glanced…