Millie – You Can Help

Help Millie to be cancer free and find a forever home - Bali Street Photographer Donations

One late night in May 2019, I heard a dog in front of our home screaming. I ran outside. I saw a street dog viciously attacking this poor little pooch (Millie) that I've never seen before. I shooed the larger attacking dog away. The dog that was being attacked was small with a black coat [...]

Ini Bali / This is Bali

This is Bali by mark l chaves

In Search of the Real Bali Bali is a global tourist destination. So, it makes sense that Bali seems to be overdeveloped. People may complain about it--the overdevelopment. Most definitely there are less rice paddies (sawah) in Ubud than there was when I first arrived in 2010. But, if one is wanderer/adventurer, one doesn't have [...]

For Cat Lovers

Kitty cats greet me at a warung in Surabaya - Bali Street Photographer

My very first pet as an adult (on my own) was an adopted barn cat from Norfolk, England. Her name was Ally. Named after Ally Sheedy. That was back in 1985 when I lived in the UK. Since then, I've had a soft spot in my heart for felines. A friendly feline greets me at [...]

Bali Street People

Street People Ubud Bali - Bali Street Photographer

Street Life Life is in your face on the streets of Indonesia. Bali is no exception. Toy Bicycle Vendor Outside Naughty Nuri's - Bali Street Photographer Beggars, vendors, street food sellers, & taxi drivers are a big part of every day Bali. This is why street photography here is never a dull moment. Street People [...]

Books, Books, & More Books

Ganesha Bookshop Ubud Bali - Bali Street Photographer

Imagine climbing into that favourite cozy little cubby when you were a child--surrounded by your favourite books. Books that inspire you to dream and wonder in awe and imagination. Then Ganesha Bookstore in Ubud, Bali is a must visit for you while you are in town. Learn more and check out the newly posted photos. [...]