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... too many ceremonies. I thought it was because they already live in paradise. Lol There's also a cremation happening this weekend, which is a huge event. It's for a priest, which is the highest caste, and the preparations have been going on since I arrived back from Lovina. His family home, which is on the way to the shala, has been decorated to look a little like a Las Vegas nightclub. They also just unveiled a giant ...
... is a wee bit problematic...clothes that I would be willing to spend $100 for in Canada, only cost $50 here.. and something similar, but maybe not quite as nice, costs $30, and something adequate could be had for $10...but who really needs 10 muu muu style dresses!? You can buy those wonderful batik sarongs (that can be worn a dozen different ways) for $5 each! And don't get me started on the ...
... s pretty standard, according to the locals we met at the airport. We booked this flight almost a year ago with our travel agent before their fateful crash in late December off the coast of Java. But we landed safely at about midnight.
The humidity hit us like a brick when we got off the plane. We went through immigration and customs easily enough. But we had to run the gamut of taxi drivers and touts to get a ride to our ...
... Lovina, hopefully to see some dolphins.
And we did, but both of us soon got pretty uncomfortable with the way the increasing number of boats (eventually 12) seemed to be harassing the large pod of dolphins. We'd had enough pretty soon and indicated to the skipper to take us back to the hotel. Even he seemed glad to do it.
... Happy to talk to this little white haired woman older than their grandmas and not worried much by the queues "Oh yeh man, it's OK. Just think of those waves.' Yes they actually talked like that.
At the end of 2 hours I emerged to the usual sea of taxi drivers holding the names of their customers aloft. And by then I was so grateful to see my young taxi man holding my name aloft I swooned.
Only another hour in a taxi and then I arrived ...