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Interview with I Wayan, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with I Wayan, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

What makes a good local guide? I Wayan says that he loves the old tradition of Bali and admires the beautiful nature of the island. To share it with visitors is a dream. I Wayan, how long have you been working as a Bali tour guide? I join two jobs. I work as a driver and a private tour guide, so I’m quite flexible. I’m in the business for ten years. Bali is an amazing place. What is most interesting here…

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Interview with Hery, the Tripamigos guide from Bali

Interview with Hery, the Tripamigos guide from Bali

When you mail Hery, he always answers immediately. Everything is clear, with an immediate solution and without fuss. Something about him: he’s a nice and energetic person, professional and caring. Isn’t it the definition of a perfect guide? Hery, how long have you been working as a Bali tour guide? Is it your first job? I’ve been working for 4 years as a tour guide, now. This isn’t my first job. I wanted to grow, to progress, so I started…

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Interview with Jero, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with Jero, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Jero works in Bali as a tour guide. As you see in the photos he likes people, gathers them around himself. It is one of the most important things about a tour guide. To be with people, always smiling and willing to help. That’s Jero! We were talking to Jero about his work, his views on a tour guide job and about his home, Bali. Bali is not only about beaches and temples. Bali is a beautiful, rich tradition, spiritual…

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Interview with Mardika, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with Mardika, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

A tour guide knows the place we came to as it’s his world. We are new there, often lost and unsure. We need someone whom we can trust, depend on, and who will get rid of our uncertainty. Guide’s job is often thought to be fascinating, but also demanding. It requires both knowledge and kindness. The guide is our host and he welcomes us into his world. Let’s get to know it! Today we talk to Mardika, the tour guide from Bali….

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To hire a driver or not to hire? In India this is not the question.

To hire a driver or not to hire? In India this is not the question.

  To hire a driver or not to hire? Don’t ask yourself anymore – hire a driver! It’s quite common practice in India, even in very long routes. Like for example tour around Rajasthan. Why?   Roads conditions Driving on your own in India can be exhausting. Believe me! I write about it in the article “10 reasons why tourists in India do not rent cars”. Chaos on Indian roads can be understood only by those who have local experience….

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