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Survivors: You are not a victim; you were perfectly placed in an imperfect position so that the strength you have been given would be the prescription. You are the Cure. – Sean Goode
I was gone for 3 weeks – 18 days in Bali, Indonesia (+ outside islands) and another 3 days of travel there and back.
While I was away, I felt as if time had stood still.
I chose Bali for it’s tranquility, peace, spiritualism and beauty. Not realizing that although I craved some solitude in order to dive further inward and put the past behind me in an effort to move gracefully into my future, the truth is – chaos calls to me in a way that makes me feel alive.
It’s funny how we think we want something different, only to experience it and realize that in fact, ‘something different’ is not necessarily what we want after all… however, it may be just what we need.
She will continue, she will endure and grow. And the way she will see the world will be nothing more, but a reflection of herself. And all at once, the search will be beautiful. The birth of a flower is one to remember, the moment we all pay attention to her bloom. – R.M. Drake
Ohhhhh, Legian. You certainly are VERY different from Ubud… in more ways than one!
It’s Christmas Eve here (16 hours ahead of my peeps at home). I woke up and did some work as I enjoyed my favorite juice from The Yoga Barn (brought one with me for the road) – turmeric, pineapple, ginger and lime.
After breakfast, I went for a walk in hopes of finishing up a little Christmas shopping…
While everywhere I have been in Bali is heavy on the “Taxi (although they spell it Taksi)… motorbike?” thing… Legian is on another level. Every 5 steps, “taxi, motorbike?” I can only say “no thank you” so many more times… LOL. But this side of the island seems to attract another type of tourist.
It was a rough night with disrupted sleep, but I bounced out of bed ready to move my body!
I headed to The Yoga Barn for a Yoga + Weights class then grabbed a delicious grilled veggie scramble for breakfast.
I didn’t have time to finish up my gift shopping since I was expecting my driver and still had some last minute packing to do. So I grabbed a turmeric tonic to go and headed to my villa to freshen up and check out.