What is it about surfers from the Commonwealth countries and Bali? Well, it’s pretty obvious when it comes to Australia: a big surfing country that is pretty close to a small, relatively inexpensive tropical island paradise known for having some of the best waves in the world. But where did a Canadian surfing enthusiast (from … Read More
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Swedish university students study via distance while surfing in Bali
In recent years distance-based learning has taken off at Sweden’s universities. I say ‘at’, but you don’t need to be ‘at’ anywhere to study a course or program at a Swedish university. As long as you have an internet connection you can be anywhere you like… a beach in Bali, for example. I’ve personally studied … Read More
The value of surfing
I recently posted a bit about a California surfer/eco-warrior coming to Bali to help protect the environment of Uluwatu beach, one of the world’s top surfing spots. Pro surfer and environmentalist James Pribram visited Bali’s Uluwatu beach and is working with local organization Eco Surf Rescue, which is trying to get Uluwatu recognized as a … Read More
What’s Bali like, anyway?
I admit it: I haven’t seen ‘Eat Pray Love’ and I may never see it. Not unless it happens to be playing on a long flight and the battery on my laptop has run down. Even then I’ll see what else is on, perhaps another, less irritatingly popular tear-jerker, an action packed science fiction adventure … Read More