Devdan: a glimpse of Indonesian culture in Bali

The lights dim and then burn the eyes, a man and woman appear on opposite ends of the stage. Staring longingly at each other. What transpires next is a mix of sensuality, passion and dancing that leaves the audience entranced. The couple merges together, holding onto thick ribbons hung from the top of the stage.Continue reading “Devdan: a glimpse of Indonesian culture in Bali”

Blissing out at Bali’s Grand Mirage Resort

It’s cool in the lounge where Daniel (my friend who has flown to Bali to meet me for the weekend) and I sit, awaiting our keys to our suite at the Grand Mirage Resort. “Would you like a drink?” Asks one of the hotel’s staff, clad in a skirt, button-up shirt and heels. “We haveContinue reading “Blissing out at Bali’s Grand Mirage Resort”