It all began with a family holiday in Bali in 1975. I was instantly smitten with the culture, the food, the place, with the rustic charm and that infectious Balinese warmth. Our lodging, the Hotel Tjampuhan, was a shadow of its former self. Peacocks roamed the garden, the swimming pool was filled with spring water, there was no electricity and the entire island seemed like an overgrown jungle.
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