Balinese offerings, canang sari, usually contain a small treat for the gods: a cracker, some rice, a cigarette or a cup of coffee. Once the incense goes out, the offering has been made and canang goes back to being an earthy object.
A few very green postcards from Bali and Lombok. Both islands benefit from extremely fertile volcanic soil. Jungle, rice paddies, exotic flowers, plantations of coffee, vanilla, cloves - this is a place where the grass really is always greener.
Cornwall is beautiful, still wild and full of picturesque walks. It's famous for its dramatic views, charming fishing villages, abundant plants and mild climate (they even have palm trees!) - which makes it a perfect place for autumn or spring getaway.
I' a big fan of the whole dinner with a view thing (who isn't?) and the west coast of Portugal seems to be perfect for that. Just pick a random spot (that's excatly what we did, no planning ahead) and you're likely to find a restaurant with the freshest seafood and an ocean view.