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Family Vacation in Bali, Indonesia

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In this blog, I will do my best to provide some information about my travels, living experiences, and encounters in Southeast Asia and more specifically, Laos. Firstly, I had a wonderful time with my wife and son (Aaron) who just turned 16 months old on January 7 and is already in charge of things. He is such an amazing young man growing so fast with so much energy and a quick learner. At this point, my wife and I are very careful whatever we say or do while he’s around, because his big eyes can’t stop looking into our faces with a look of curiosity or like what are you guys up to? Everything to Aaron is water. Water and Aaron are inseparable. He loves water.

Puri Saron Resort-Bali

Puri Saron Resort-Bali

Thanks to his mother who was in the habit of swimming during her pregnancy (good healthy practice to do). Off-course, now Aaron wants it all. Each time he sees water it is all about swimming or playing. Cool! Which means we have to be ready to get wet. Off-course he doesn’t get all his wishes to play with water at times, which also means cry time and that also is cool.

Aaron and me

Aaron and me

During our family vacation to Jayapura and Bali, Aaron was in charge and he depicted all that we had to do. We visited the Bali Bird Park, which was great with lot of different parrots, a Komodo dragon, eagle, etc. The visit was a blast and we had a great time together!

Bali Bird Park

Bali Bird Park

Our next visit in Bali we took a family boat trip (very cheap) to navigate the coast line of the shallow and bluish waters, seed weeds, and fishes of all kind. We ended the boat trip with a visit to the Turtle Island, which hosts hundreds of Indonesian-Balinese sea turtles. Aaron had an opportunity to touch a sea turtle and almost squeezed the poor turtle face. Wrong idea little man. It is a cute animal Mr. (says Dada). So, please be nice to it. Aaron smiled in agreement. We later visited a pool on the same Island where the oldest sea turtle resided and he was 75 years old (picture of him to follow). Aaron also had the change to meet his new friend (Mr. Turtle), who was older than the ages of his mother and father combined.

Turtle Island-Bali

Turtle Island-Bali

Hard Rock Cafe'-Bali

Hard Rock Cafe’-Bali

What else would you do on the beach in Bali where the temperature is almost always 100 degree F (plus)? Well, I guess you know the answer to that question. Chill out, jetski, swim, massage, eat, play, and just relax! Sounds familiar? This is no Hollywood movie show. This was for real. The real stuff!

Play time on the beach

Play time at the beach

Good time at least for now

Good time at least for now

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