Two Sides of Venice Beach

Starla sings jazz at Venice Beach most Mondays to Thursday. Her voice, her phrasing are fabulous.

It’s not only developing countries that leave a traveler conflicted. My day at Venice Beach provided a wide view of America from gentrified communities to homeless ones.

More Behind the Scenes in Java and Bali

After being dried the crackers are cooked in oil.

This is the second in a two part series on some the wonderful people I met in Java and Bali. This one is about the spontaneous meetings. There is also a link to the first post which includes the meetings that were part of the planned itinerary.