Excerpts

Island of the Sex Gods

From: Snowing in Bali

As the two Australian models sashayed into one of Bali’s trendy restaurants, past a table of cut-bodied surfers, they gave flirtatious looks to one guy in particular. His six-pack abs, dazzling smile and beautiful face gave him a shiny allure. Tonight the models were out for some fun, and they’d hit the jackpot – the […]

Sniff, drink, live

From: Snowing in Bali

Like Rafael, Alberto had been lured to Bali by the lifestyle. He’d first arrived for a surfing holiday, met an Australian girl and stayed a year, racking up huge debts and visa-overstay fines. So when Peruvian Poca, who he’d met on the night scene, offered him a fast way to wipe his debts by a […]

Marco – lemon juice king

From: Snowing in Bali

I’ve been playing narcotics in Brazil for a long time. My friend Beto put me in this business when I was a little boy. He pushed me to get cocaine, not for business – he’s a user. He would bring me to the bottom of the favela, stop the car far away, and say, ‘Go.’ […]

Bali – Dark Paradise

From: Snowing in Bali

Bali can be heaven one minute and hell in the next. You live the fantasy, you live the dream, but one day you wake up. And that day you wake up, you don’t know where you will wake up, what sort of hell. – Alberto, drug dealer People come here and think it’s a paradise […]