About the author

Rachel Bergsma

Rachel Bergsma is the writer of the Facebook blog Ibu Chronicles, a blog about living in Bali with her Dutch husband and working in a traditional village in North Bali. <br><br>​​​​​​​Rachel (Rach) and her husband had been living and running a tour and travel business located in a Balinese owned hotel at Lake Batur Kintamani for twelve years.&nbsp; Closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19.<br>​​​​​​​<br>Twenty years after she vowed never return to Bali, she now follows the Balinese faith. She lives a simple life in Bali, Indonesia, with her husband, her rescue dogs, and her extended Balinese family.