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    Indonesia,  We12inspire

    Swinging your way around Bali – the best swings in Ubud

    The best swings in Ubud, Bali I didn’t do it for many years, but during my recent trip in Bali I found myself on a swing again. High above a gorge, right in the middle of the Balinese jungle. For just a few moments I forgot all my worries and felt five years old again. I closed my eyes and was pulled back in time, to the long summers where I used to swing in my parents’ back yard all day long. Careless and free, not even realizing what the world had to offer me. Now, some thirty years later, I went swinging again.   You have probably seen them…

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    The Bali Swing: a playground for adults in Bali

    Before I jumped on a plane to Bali I’d already seen pictures of the Bali Swing on Instagram. However when I asked about it while in Ubud, it turned out that The Bali Swing was not known by everyone. You can use a swing in Bali on various spots, yet my aim was to swing above the gorge as seen on pictures, not just somewhere in the middle of the rice fields. And so I jumped into a taxi that took me to The Bali Swing, located just about a 30 minute drive from Ubud. Upon arrival I found out that it had only been opened a few months earlier,…

  • The Bali Swing
    Indonesia,  We12inspire

    Bali week 1 – Ubud and around

    And so my first week in Bali has come to an end. Even though I’ve been here for a good week, it feels like the heat has taken over my body much longer than that. Some of you are curious about what life is like being here and so I figured it would be nice writing a blog about my time in Bali up until now.   The flight to Bali My journey started on the stormy day that hurricane Maria passed by The Netherlands. As I planned on traveling to the airport by public transport, I decided to leave home early in order to avoid missing my plane. Miraculously…

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