Archive for Category: "Indonesia"
“Yes!” was the immediate answer that I gave with a smile and a nod, when I learned that I would be spending my first overnight night stay in a remote village near Sintang, West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). I would be volunteering with women weavers in the area, helping to promote their handicrafts, for the next year
Bali may at first seem a generic vacation island with only miles of beaches to offer, but it actually bursts with a unique culture stemming from its Hindu roots and indigenous beliefs carried over from South and Southeast Asia. The eclectic religious beliefs in Bali color its fascinating culture. Religion is an integral part of Balinese life, so much so that Bali is known as the “Island of the Gods.”