Tag Archive: Yoga

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

Beautiful days at H20 Yoga Centre

I volunteered 2,5 weeks at H20 Yoga & Meditation Centre and helped around the Centre a few hours a day in exchange for accommodation, all yoga and meditation classes, food, water and a… Continue reading

Too much of a good thing

Today is a beautiful day. Like most days, here on Gili Islands, it is sunny and about 30 degrees, the ocean is crystal blue and there is a steady flow of dive boats,… Continue reading

Meditating on my next move

It’s the first of December and I have been traveling for exactly one month. But what I’ve learnt over the years is that it isn’t about the places you go that matters but… 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

Perfection in a day

I woke up in your bed, with a kiss You went to work, I went home I made coffee and called a friend Opened the windows, let the light in Took the bike to… Continue reading

Losing some luggage, catching a flight

I am back in Ubud for my last day in Bali. I have spent too much of the day at this internet café, answering e-mails, messages, uploading photos, connecting with friends, catching up… Continue reading

Finding the flow between water and air

As funny as it sounds, air means water in the Indonesian language. And so, water became the theme during my stay at Gili Air. I had an intention to get over my fear… Continue reading

Ubud – the heart of Bali

Ubud – the artistic heart of Bali. A Mecca for spiritual Westerners. Artists have been coming here for centuries. Tourists for decades. Me, I’ve only been here five days but I’m not leaving… Continue reading

Piloxing, Pilates, Parties and People

I just came back from Ashtanga yoga class, held by an Indian, quite attractive, young man. Relax your body and surrender to your breath, he repeated with a soothing and set voice. I… Continue reading