Jornalista australiana desvenda o submundo de Bali, na Indonésia, em dois livros que trazem entrevistas com brasileiros executados por pelotões de fuzilamento Conheci o trabalho da jornalista australiana Kathryn Bonella completamente por acaso. Logo quando cheguei à Melbourne, capital cultural da Austrália e terra natal da autora, em julho de 2015, fui ao cinema assistir […]
The siren song of Balinese surf has seen many surfers bend the rules to get there. Photo: Borghi Originally published in our May issue. In 2003, a South American surfer attempted to smuggle two and a half kilos of cocaine from Peru to the surfing Mecca of Bali in his surfboards. The payoff from the […]
2.8 MILLION TOURISTS TRAVELLED TO BALI LAST YEAR, HOW MANY OF THEM WERE SMUGGLING DRUGS? SNOWING IN BALI by Kathryn Bonella is a graphic insight into the hidden world of Bali’s top western cocaine bosses many who first went to Bali to surf.
HOTEL K – British singer/songwriter Kev Scott read Hotel K and was inspired to write this song about Bali’s most notorious prison. KEV: “I love reading but I could probably count on one hand the books I have read from start to finish without hardly stopping. Hotel K is one of them. I found myself […]
A escritora australiana conheceu Rodrigo Gularte (à esquerda) e Marco Archer no ‘corredor da morte’ na Indonésia (Foto: BBC) Nevando em Bali, livro que expõe em detalhes o submundo das drogas na mais famosa ilha do arquipélago que forma a Indonésia, chama a atenção não apenas pela descrição da mistura de crime e hedonismo […]
BRAZILIAN SURFER Marco Archer Moreira – nicknamed Curumin – and well known to many people in Bali and Rio for his extrovert nature and crazy sense of humour – is expected to be executed on Sunday – the first westerner ever to be shot by the 12-sniper-firing squad in Indonesia. (UPDATE:Marco was shot dead in […]
By Kathryn Bonella; Author of Hotel K and Snowing in Bali. When 27-year-old French chef Michael Blanc was busted at Bali airport with 4 kilos of hashish in his dive tanks, he quickly told police they belonged to his friend Phillip in Bangkok. Unfortunately, his friend was unreachable and Michael was sentenced to life in […]