Ubud Oddities

There are no old people walking around the city perhaps because they live in the villages and only the young go into town to work or perhaps because it is not very safe to walk around. Continue reading

The Underground Town of Coober Pedy

While I was doing some online research on Australia I came across Coober Pedy and thought it sounded intriguing. A mining town established in 1915 when opal was first found there and that still supplies most of the quality opal in the world market today. What intrigued me though, was that due to the high summer temperatures most of the houses were built underground. So I knew I would have to see this for myself. Continue reading