Theodora Sutcliffe has been exploring Indonesia for eight years and based in Bali for over four. She writes for BBC Travel, CNN Travel, the Guardian, the Telegraph, National Geographic Traveler and more, as well as her blog EscapeArtistes. Follow her on Twitter: @escapeartistes.
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