Tag: Indonesia

Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia: Round 2

Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia: Round 2

So, I’m back in Uluwatu, in Bali, Indonesia.  Here’s why.  After teaming up with Conservation International last year, our surfonomics paper showed that Uluwatu brings an estimated amount of 35 million US dollars.  For any place in the world, that … Continue reading

 

Surfing Pictures

Surfing Pictures

The blog was put on hold in order to fulfill some heavy leg work.  To be continued in May!  In the meantime, here’s some hedonistic surfing photos for public perusal!

 

To infinity and Bey..Ubud

To infinity and Bey..Ubud

The last week was Indonesia’s biggest holiday, where the last week of Ramadan made many Indonesian’s who live in Bali return home to Java, Sumatra, etc., to be with there families.  This past Saturday and Sunday, Ramadan coincided with two … Continue reading

 

Times with Project Clean Uluwatu

Times with Project Clean Uluwatu

The past week has been a busy one.  Curtis and I finalized the application for Uluwatu to become Indonesia’s first World Surfing Reserve; Tom Margules and Conservation International (CI) and I finalized the questionnaire that we will be distributing in … Continue reading

 

Singapore!

Singapore!

Having to refresh my 30-day Visa, I took a brief 36 hour trip to Singapore with a fellow traveler from Holland who is staying at Jacko’s Hostel with me in Uluwatu.  It was an impromptu journey, with no plans other … Continue reading

 

Surfing Non-Profits vs. Surf Companies

Surfing Non-Profits vs. Surf Companies

Saturday night at Uluwatu Surf Villas, Project Clean Uluwatu, the only active local non-profit West side of the Bukit peninsula had their second annual fundraiser for the ongoing conservation projects.  It was a wonderful night of live bands, movies, live … Continue reading

 

Uncle Bob in Bali

Uncle Bob in Bali

*Uncle Bob is a (semi)fictional character that does not believe in Climate Change or environmental initiatives. Dear Professor (who introduces MIIS IEP Students to Uncle Bob*), Being that it’s the 4th of July (actually the 5th now in Indonesia), I … Continue reading

 

To All My Fellow Surfers

To All My Fellow Surfers

Bali’s waves are pretty nuts.  The swell has been firing lately.  The very first day I arrived I got a two-second barrel and the next day caught one of the longer rides of my life. I’ve gotten worked pretty badly … Continue reading

 

The Introduction

The Introduction

Sorry for the delay in posts, the Internet is very slow everywhere I’ve been in Bali, so it is fairly difficult to get anything accomplished, except surfing, which is fairly easy to get accomplished. I am currently staying at a … Continue reading

 

Preparing for an Excellent Adventure in Bali, Indonesia

Preparing for an Excellent Adventure in Bali, Indonesia

My CBE fellowship has begun!  I have been lucky enough to become the World Surfing Reserve (WSR) Fellow for Save The Waves Coalition in Davenport, …

 
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