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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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11 practical souvenirs from India. Guide for minimalists.

11 practical souvenirs from India. Guide for minimalists.

It is easy to get some souvenirs while traveling. They stand at each stall and say: buy me, I am beautiful, local and I will remind you of this fascinating journey! I was sensitive to these questions, so I used to always buy some. Wooden Buddha, jade Ganesha, brass elephant, each of these things was indeed beautiful, but after a while, the figurines stopped to fit on the mantelpiece. So soon after retuning from the emergency room, after three marble…

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Death Under The Sun

Death Under The Sun

I am on Nusa Lembongan, the island neighboring Bali. When biking across the island, I see a small and humble graveyard from the road and I have to stop by. You wouldn’t find any fancy and expensive graves, only crooked headstones amid the trees. But at the same time, this peaceful cemetery does not seem abandoned. The graves are covered by all kind of goods. There are bottles of water or other drinks, bowls of rice, some sweets and biscuits…

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