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Bali

We spent a week in Bali in late October, 2008, stopping in Singapore on the way there for a couple of days and concluding with a week in Bombay. Rahil's maternal grandparents accompanied us on the trip.
Which airplane we go?
"Which airplane we go?"
The airline's kids' meal was cake, chips, grape juice, and cookies.  Rahil grew attached to the bag of chips.
The airline's kids' meal was cake, chips, grape juice, and cookies. Rahil grew attached to the bag of chips.
Outside Singapore's Asian Civilisations Museum.
Outside Singapore's Asian Civilisations Museum.
The Cavanagh Bridge in Singapore.  Leave your cattle at home.
The Cavanagh Bridge in Singapore. Leave your cattle at home.
With Nani at Singapore's incredible Jurong Bird Park.
With Nani at Singapore's incredible Jurong Bird Park.
Penguin exhibit at Jurong Bird Park.
Penguin exhibit at Jurong Bird Park.
Up close and personal at the Bird Park.
Up close and personal at the Bird Park.
Feeding the parakeets at the Bird Park.
Feeding the parakeets at the Bird Park.
Bird Park wire bridge.
Bird Park wire bridge.
More bird feeding.
More bird feeding.
With Nanu at a waterfall in a Bird Park aviary.
With Nanu at a waterfall in a Bird Park aviary.
Modelling his ladybug raingear.
Modelling his ladybug raingear.
Candy aisle of a Singapore grocery store.
Candy aisle of a Singapore grocery store.
With friends who live in Singapore.
With friends who live in Singapore.
Maraschino cherry!
Maraschino cherry!
Scoping the Singapore Eye.
Scoping the Singapore Eye.
Favorite pasttime:  riding escalators.   Here, at the Singapore Airport on the way to Bali.
Favorite pasttime: riding escalators. Here, at the Singapore Airport on the way to Bali.
At Ubud's Monkey Forest, in Bali, where the male macaques terrorize visitors.
At Ubud's Monkey Forest, in Bali, where the male macaques terrorize visitors.
In the Monkey Forest, with its 115 species of trees.
In the Monkey Forest, with its 115 species of trees.
Rahil at an ice-cream parlor in Ubud.
Rahil at an ice-cream parlor in Ubud.
14th-century Monkey Forest statuary.  Daddy, what is the monkey holding?
14th-century Monkey Forest statuary. Daddy, what is the monkey holding?
A view of our room at Komaneka.
A view of our room at Komaneka.
Breakfast at our Komaneka Resort room.  Great hotel.
Breakfast at our Komaneka Resort room. Great hotel.
Lots of fish at the Komaneka Resort.
Lots of fish at the Komaneka Resort.
View of rice paddies from our Komaneka Resort room
View of rice paddies from our Komaneka Resort room
Rahil taking a post-breakfast dip.
Rahil taking a post-breakfast dip.
Doorway inside Ubud palace courtyard.
Doorway inside Ubud palace courtyard.
Awaiting the beginning of Balinese cremation ceremony.JPG
Awaiting the beginning of Balinese cremation ceremony.JPG
Kids watching the cremation ceremony begin.
Kids watching the cremation ceremony begin.
This fire truck followed the procession, spraying the participants with water to cool them.
This fire truck followed the procession, spraying the participants with water to cool them.
Just before the cremation procession began.
Just before the cremation procession began.
The deceased.
The deceased.
Struggling to lift the massive tower.
Struggling to lift the massive tower.
Tipping the tower over.
Tipping the tower over.
Relaxing after completing the journey to the cremation site.
Relaxing after completing the journey to the cremation site.
At an Ubud temple.
At an Ubud temple.
Dad, Rahil, Ravina, Nani, and Nanu at an Ubud Temple.
Dad, Rahil, Ravina, Nani, and Nanu at an Ubud Temple.
Rahil examining temple statuary.
Rahil examining temple statuary.
Rahil being suitably contemplative at the temple.  Probably thinking about cookies.
Rahil being suitably contemplative at the temple. Probably thinking about cookies.
Rahil at a temple entrance.
Rahil at a temple entrance.
With temple relics.
With temple relics.
Don't ask.  I don't know.  In Ubud.
Don't ask. I don't know. In Ubud.
Rahil jamming on the Rindik, a traditional Balinese instrument.
Rahil jamming on the Rindik, a traditional Balinese instrument.
Hindu cemetary in Ubud.
Hindu cemetary in Ubud.
With Nanu and Ravina at an Ubud rice terrace.
With Nanu and Ravina at an Ubud rice terrace.
Expansive view of Ubud rice terraces.
Expansive view of Ubud rice terraces.
The Batur volcano, in the northeast of the island.
The Batur volcano, in the northeast of the island.
Panoramic view of Batur.
Panoramic view of Batur.
Checking out the chickens.
Checking out the chickens.
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Fresh orange juice at Batur.
Fresh orange juice at Batur.
Resting at the Water Temple outside of Ubud.
Resting at the Water Temple outside of Ubud.
Feeding the fish at the Water Temple.
Feeding the fish at the Water Temple.
On to Seminyak!  Here's a view of the Bali Dream Villas there.
On to Seminyak! Here's a view of the Bali Dream Villas there.
Rahil and flag at Seminyak beach
Rahil and flag at Seminyak beach
Rahil and Nanu at Seminyak beach
Rahil and Nanu at Seminyak beach
At Kuta beach.
At Kuta beach.
Whoa ... current!
Whoa ... current!
At Kuta sunset.
At Kuta sunset.
With Nanu at Seminyak.
With Nanu at Seminyak.
Seminyak splashing.
Seminyak splashing.
Rahil and Nanu at Seminyak beach.
Rahil and Nanu at Seminyak beach.
Running with balloons in Bombay.
Running with balloons in Bombay.