Tag Archive: Ubud

There is no end, only new beginnings

It’s been exactly one month since I left Ubud. Those last hours, before leaving, feels both like yesterday and a life time ago. It was late in the evening and I was alone… Continue reading

Top 10 things about Ubud

During these last days in Ubud, I am suddenly gifted with a new set of gratitude glasses. I am reminded how much I have begun to take for granted. It happens in the… Continue reading

Mission accomplished

And just like that, they were gone. My three girlfriends that whirled into this house 2,5 weeks ago and filled it with laughter, spontaneous yoga sessions, deep conversations, lots of raw chocolate and… Continue reading

The magic of Bali Spirit Festival

There is no doubt that Ubud has a spiritual energy. The smell of incense offered outside temples and altars. The face of devotion, dignity and dedication, in the eyes of the Balinese. The… Continue reading

The Alchemy of Dreams

Alchemy: any magical power or process of transmuting a common substance, usually of little value, into a substance of great value It was two days before my 30th birthday. I had finally found… Continue reading

Mind Conditions

I’m staring at a blank page but my mind is buzzing. Thoughts and feelings, insights and confusion, pleasure and pain, all seem to battle for my attention. I’m left without words to pin-point… Continue reading

It’s a wild one

Inspired by the rain that is pouring down, I too sit down to pour my soul. No one here to catch me but myself. I try to capture the essence of what is… Continue reading

Passion bearing fruit

I am back in Ubud. Ubud is back in me. This time is different though. This time I am staying. At least long enough to know, where to go from here. And so… Continue reading

The Ubud effect

The Ubud effect started already on the flight from Colombo. I ended up next to a Sri Lankan-Australian woman who was on her way to Bali for the first time. She had no… Continue reading

Trading rice fields for the sea

As much as I love Ubud’s lush landscape and big green rice fields, I’m really missing the sea. Not to mention a tan… So I booked a trip to Gili Islands. I leave… Continue reading