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Coming across an off-the-grid community in Belize

Coming across an off-the-grid community in Belize

I have always enjoyed traveling without much planning and seeing where the proverbial journey takes me. Belize is a very small country, so I wanted to get out of the tourist trail and go somewhere off the grid. While exploring the map of Belize,  this place called Little Belize caught my fancy. Couple of reasons: the name itself, and its setting by a lagoon. An unpaved road from the town of Orange Walk seemed to lead right to little Belize….

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A pleasant Balinese village of White Herons

A pleasant Balinese village of White Herons

About 20 kms odd from the wellness hub of Ubud in Bali lies the small village of Petulu. Ubud makes a great base for exploring the beautiful countryside set in the central foothills of Bali – the ever smiling people, the relaxed lifestyle, the spirituality which lingers in most parts of Bali. I hired a scooter from Ubud to escape from the scores of people who arrive in Ubud and never seem to leave. That is when I chanced upon…

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