Mel grew up in east Java. Anni grew up in western Massachusetts. We met when Anni was teaching ESL as a volunteer at an Academy of Foreign Languages in Jember, east Java, and Mel was her student! Anni was 24 and Mel was 21. We have lived together in Boston, Bali and now the Berkshires in western MA. We have two boys, Zephyr and Kaylo. We make our living selling silver jewelry that Anni designs, all made in Bali.
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This tropical Bali dream house, located in Padanggalak, 3 miles north of Sanur, is what my husband Mel and I like to call our 'third child' (we also have 2 boys). Building on our cross-cultural marriage, we chose to blend the open-air feel and tropical materials of Mel's native Indonesia with the exposed wood, open floor…
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100% of guests would stay again
Left on Jul 22, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
We've stayed in places all over the world and this was by far the nicest place we've ever rented. The pics, descriptions and other reviews say it well. And you're close enough to all the sights and attractions of Bali but removed from some of the craziness. And you get at least a little taste of life outside the tourist zone by roaming the residential streets where the villa is.
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David L, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA