Lade in Bali

Lade is a junior President’s Scholar majoring in mechanical engineering in the Lyle School of Engineering and mathematics in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, with a minor in art in Meadows School of the Arts. During summer 2013, she is participating in SMU-in-Bali.

The joy of discovery in Bali

My photography exhibit at Bali Arts Day on the final day of the program. My last two weeks here in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia were very exciting. Bali upped the ante as it continued to show me things about its culture, resulting in the addition of a new layer to my global perspective. Bali showed me its heart, its core, and opened itself up to me through its kind people and especially through the classroom of its city streets. At the beginning of my stay here in Bali, I wondered why Bali was so famous. I attempted to discover why so many people travel to Bali and what it is that can supposedly be found here. So, after three [...]

2013-06-14T22:16:44+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Lade in Bali|

Continuous learning in Bali

Lade in Temple Danur Batur in Ubud, Bali. My first week here on the Indonesian island of Bali has been packed with culture. From informative recounts of my teacher’s personal visits to Shamans during culture class to visits to multiple traditional temples, I have been exposed to much of Bali’s culture, history and language in these past few days. The photography class I am taking has become just as, if even more, informative on Balinese culture, as it takes us on field trips to traditional events like village cock fights and gives us an avenue to boldly explore the traditional monuments and events we visit on our regular excursions. In the same way that one is technically always [...]

2013-05-28T22:25:56+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Lade in Bali|

This time is different …

Lade is a junior President's Scholar majoring in mechanical engineering in the Lyle School of Engineering and mathematics in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, with a minor in art in Meadows School of the Arts. During summer 2013, she is participating in SMU-in-Bali.

2013-05-28T19:33:39+00:00 May 21st, 2013|Lade in Bali|