The island of Bali is the most well known of any in Indonesia. Maybe because of its rolling rice fields, or beautiful beaches, or tropical jungles, or vibrant culture. One whole lifetime wouldn’t be enough time to experience everything Bali has to offer.
Alcoholic Monkey Forest, Bali
Prior to even stepping foot into the Alcoholic Monkey Forest, an aggressive alpha male threw himself onto my back, and swung from one arm to the next in a desperate, alcohol induced attempt to steal my Bali Hai Lager for himself. Little did he know that I too am an […]
Not Your Father’s Shadow Puppets…
During my years as an undergraduate at University of Guelph, I enrolled in a course entitled Theatre Cultures (THST 3540). In it we examined a really fascinating form of shadow puppet theatre called Wayang Kulit (translated literally as: puppets made from [buffalo] skin). This form of ancient puppetry originated in […]