We have a
staff of two women and four men, and all speak a little English, with
varieties in vocabulary and grammar. Niluh has
been with us since the house was built and is the eldest daughter of the farm
next door. She has been to cooking school and handled foreign guests and
household for years already.
She has an equally charming colleague, Kadek who is an experienced house wife. The “girls” clean and
make up the rooms, but may serve breakfast and do laundry – even shop – or
prepare a party for you - by appointment.
Our four men share security responsibilities, but have otherwise individual
is driver and the incarnated security and helpfulness: big, strong and
polite, He is born in Denpassar & known by
“half of Bali”. He is the perfect escort on missions outside the village. He
will also fix anything that gets broken or malfunctions. Yoga works harder
in the garden than anybody else, is warmhearted and friendly and faithful
security. He also lives next door with his wife, and when he is not busy in our
house you will find him around in the village tending to his free-ranging
cattle. Nyoman II is a young man in charge of guarding the house from the afternoon till
late evening when
Made the night guard comes on duty. Made lives with his wife
and small children in Denpasar. He and Nyoman will happily join you in a game of Bridge if you
lack partners one night. But watch out, they are really good players!