Month: July 2016

Smoke Fest and a Dead Nail

After a year of backpacking around Asia I know for a fact that bus rides can be a nightmare and after once enduring a bone jarring and hair raising bus ride from Vietnam to Cambodia, I thought I’ve experienced it all.So when I decided to travel around Indonesia during Ramadan, I didn’t really worry too much. I was warned though by a local  surfer that I befriended and again by the Hotel staff  where we stayed at in Bali that it’s not a good idea because Ramadan is a big holiday in Indonesia and travelling around this time can get stressful specially if you don`t have a solid bus seat booking online. FYI in Indonesia(Cambodia, Vietnam and most south east Asian countries), bus seats can be booked ahead of time online and is highly recommended if you want to spare yourself the headache.Another thing to keep in mind is that bus rides can get pretty expensive around the holidays, they sometimes double their price during these times. I of course, taught knew better, decided to head to …