A couple more character-revealing glimpses of Bali. In the middle of Monkey Forest Road, at the center of the cultural/tourist capital, Ubud, Balinese women display their strength in hauling massive weight on their heads:
A short walk out of Ubud on Jl. Kajeng brings verdant rice fields and, on a clear day, a distant view of towering Mt. Agung:
Jakarta greeted me with the following warning:
DRUGS! Is a bad decision to have such satisfaction.
Indeed. And that's the feature sign in baggage claim of the nation's capital's airport.