The Balinese practice spiritual traditions in their daily life. One obvious example of this is the offerings, such as this one on a busy street in Ubud, that you will see all over Bali.
Extraordinary beauty from the remarkable landscaped grounds of the Ulun Danu Beratan, Temple of the Lake in Bali. This Huge Twin Dragon Sculpture is breathtaking.
Little Creatures restaurant and brewery in Fremantle, Western Australia is a local legend, for their tasty beer, creative appetizers and the view over the ocean from the upper floor.
Want to watch an amazing Australian dog dribble a ball? Chienne can dribble a large ball on both sides, like a professional soccer (futbol) player! She talks while she dribbles too.
The weather in Bali in January is hot and humid during the day. There are frequent rain showers. At night however it cools off and once the breeze picks up, is quite comfortable for sleeping.
The town of Denmark in Western Australia appeals with it’s wooden boardwalks and cute shops and art galleries. There are amazing beaches and natural wonders nearby.
We came upon a large crow pecking at a tree. We soon realized that the crow was in fact attacking this large tree frog that was camouflaged on the side of the tree.
The beautifully colored Australian Ringneck is considered a pest by farmers in Western Australia because they decimate orchards and gardens. They call them 28’s due to their call.
When we heard that Bali was a short, inexpensive flight from Western Australia, we were intrigued. And not deterred by the statement that it was full of Aussie tourists getting drunk on cheap beer.
Welcome to the Joyful Journeying Photo Journal
This year will mark our fourth year of almost continuous travel. We have traveled across the United States and Canada, in Asia, Oceana and Central America.
Our travels lead us to discover so many wonderful places and we have so many great adventures. Along the way, we have learned how to travel extensively on our meager budget. We write about our adventures and assist others in realizing their travel dreams on our blog JoyfulJourneying.com.
The Joyful Journeying Photo Journal is our place to inspire you to have your own travel adventures. We share photographs and stories of the many sights that have made our lives richer and lots more fun.
We hope these images encourage you to see more of what this amazing planet has to offer!
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Our tuk-tuk driver calmly squeezes into the impossibly narrow space, avoids the dog sleeping in the lane, then jogs hard left, missing by millimeters the old women walking two abreast with baskets on their heads.read more
The Petroglyph Complex near Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico is a unique and humbling experience. See amazing stone carvings from ancient times, a hike through natural beauty and an unbelievable waterfall among immense boulders.read more
The central coast of Maine is known for it’s many picturesque beaches. Many of these beaches border the long necks that jut out into the ocean and are very rocky.read more
Near Portland, OR, the Columbia River flows though the Columbia River Gorge, a canyonread more
Although ghost crabs are considered nocturnal, the entire dry section of the beach at Marino Ballena was covered by the holes to their burrows.read more
The lush areas of Costa Rica are home to many waterfalls. This one, on the south pacific coast is in a remote area and is know only to locals.read more