Day 30 – Ubud, Indonesia This wonderful group of men and women make some great wood bowls and serving pieces for us. Starting with chunks of trees and dried cinnamon sticks they split, form, sand and finish these functional and beautiful works of art. <Attaching cinnamon to the outside of a wood bowl> <Making wood … More Amazing cinnamon bowls and wood serving pieces.
Day 27- Ubud, Indonesia After a long day of walking and searching for great products, we came across a place that offers a fish massage. Seeing the glass tank with hundreds of small fish, we decided to give it a try. The small fish nibbled at our feet with such a frenzy that it felt … More A fish massage in Indonesia
Day 24 – Ubud, Indonesia Working with a well organized group of artisans outside of Ubud. They have a strong sense of community and work together to produce some great home decor products for us. Some of the workers live in the community and some commute via motorcycle. At the end of every work week, … More Mark dancing and bonding with Artisans in Ubud, Indonesia
We are lucky enough that while we are in Nusa Dua, Indonesia we have gotten to attend the United Nations Global Compact meetings. Great to see so many leaders working together to eliminate poverty. Ultimately, the consumer has to be informed about the total cultural and environmental cost of products and be willing to purchase … More United Nations Global Impact Meeting
I wonder if they have got to see any beautiful architecture like this yet!