Archive for Month: December 2014

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We Make Our Boats The Old Fashioned Way

(Bali, Indonesia) While taking an excursion up a mountain road, we happened upon a boat maker. The primary source of income for the coastal villages of Bali is fishing and the fishermen use only outrigger sailing canoes. Nearly all these fishing boats are hand made dugout canoes. (Times change. Most […]

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Bali – Bangle Village

Perceptions of Bali. A mountain village on the eastern shore. (Click picture for larger version.)      

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Every Country Has Its Hooch

Hooch. Moonshine. Bootleg liquor. It means any illegally distilled alcohol produced outside the blessings and taxation of the government. Legitimate versions of moonshine are well-known spirits — single malt Scotch whiskey, cachaça from Brazil or rum from the Caribbean. Whatever it is, it’s based on the local flora, like Mexican […]

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