Travel Blogs from Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

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The Gili Islands, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The Gili Islands

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... , unfortunately much of the coral is dead and it wasn't a patch on the Perhentian Islands. After two nights we moved on to Gili Trawangan, the "party island". It was quite sad to see this beautiful island trying to be Ko Phi Phi, at times it towed the ...

Time for the buddy check, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Time for the buddy check

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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... along the beach dead in their tracks. The whole night we talked about how lucky all of us are to be in the Gilis in Indonesia for this experience. Not sure what time we finally made it to bed. Travelers note: When picking a room on Gili be aware ...

Time to stuff the sausage please, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Time to stuff the sausage please

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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Slept in until the afternoon dive time, the gods were with us as the electricity stayed on so we had air con and the roosters were relatively quiet. We dove Meno Bounty, which is a sunken former floating restaurant. We called it tire point due to all the ...

Island fever, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Island fever

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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After another morning of banana pancakes we decide to spend another day in Gili doing a walking tour of the tiny island. We book our transport to our next destination, Ubud back in Bali. We than head north along the beach stopping to swim, snorkel, ...

Damn chickens! and dive pictures, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Damn chickens! and dive pictures

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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The entire trip we had been plagued by the sound of chickens. I thought those F'ing things started at sunrise but noooo, they like to get going around 3 a.m. We've had a bunch of them living near our bungalow and they've been keeping me up every night. ...

Bloody Mary? Bloody hell!, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Bloody Mary? Bloody hell!

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... Air compared to Trawangan but had it’s own quiet charm.  We decided that we were quite glad that we had just stayed on Gili Trawangan and not spent a couple of nights on each island (this was what we intended at first) as it was nice to have a ...

The best cinema in the world, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The best cinema in the world

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... we didn’t have to leave until 10.30am.  We had decided over dinner that we couldn’t leave without climbing Trawangan Hill in the morning before breakfast so wanted to give ourselves plenty of time in case it took longer than ...

Let’s get silly on the Gili’s, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Let’s get silly on the Gili’s

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... on our hit list as well. We then had about another 15 minutes past the other two Gili Islands before landing on Gili Trawangan. The island on arriving was another beautiful paradise island but after a few conversations we thought it may actually hit our ...

No better way to wake up a cock down your ear hole, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

No better way to wake up a cock down your ear hole

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... of Lombok just across the water from us.   We went for a late lunch at a warung across from our huts called Warung Indonesia and had a fried chicken and rice and a Nasi Goreng. The chicken was tiny, I think it was a chick and Andrew even thought he ...

The quest for a cheap beer, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The quest for a cheap beer

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We made an early start this morning after our relatively long sleep. Andrew had lost a few pairs of ear plugs in the night, god knows where, so hadn't had the greatest sleep added to by the ribs still hurting but I on the other hand (with my amazing ...

We Jump together, We swim together, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

We Jump together, We swim together

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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... up. Thank goodness Jason hooked us up with Dramamine or we would have been feeding the fish as well. We did make it to Gili Trawangan safely and were amazed with the little islands blue water. We were greeted by a couple touts with little pony and ...

Paradise Island, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Paradise Island

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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I caught the speedboat to the Island of Gili Trawangan for 2 days to escape the hassles of Kuta. This took 2 hours at high speed and I got completely soaked on route as the boat smashed through the waves! The boat broke down about halfway along and I ...

The Wonders of Soil and Water, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The Wonders of Soil and Water

A travel blog entry by mindmaker

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... it. Ingo was stressed trying to deal with the fish's minuscule bones. Before getting on board and along the way back to Trawangan, we took some photographs together. On Trawangan we departed our ways.            Germans, Italians, Indonesian ...

Gili Trawangan - Day 166-172, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Trawangan - Day 166-172

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... was pouring over the sides. After a few minutes of tension, the sea calmed down and the boat finally stuck sand Gili Trawangan! I was warned about the lack of affordable accommodation on the island, the warning turned out to be completely true. Walked ...

Did you see the monkey fish?, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Did you see the monkey fish?

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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A full day's journey brought us to be boating to little Gili Trawangan at sunset.  Off in the distance, Bali's volcano was looming out of the clouds, dark gray against a technicolor sky.  It was beautiful.  Thus began yet another island ...

Gili Trawangan - Day 176-179, Gili trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Trawangan - Day 176-179

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... to book something, wouldn't have left the island otherwise. Could have easily stayed here until my visa ran out. The Gili's and Indonesia in general have been invaded by the French. So many French travellers and holiday makers in the country at the ...

Not doing much at the moment, Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Not doing much at the moment

A travel blog entry by irax

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... he wears clothes i.e. you can see the outline of the body, but not actually see any of the person underneath. Between Lombok and Gili Trawangan we had to venture onto a small boat that perhaps only carried 12 people at a time. The boat was small and the ...

Sandals and strap marks, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Sandals and strap marks

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... a limp just to try to stop the toe post from coming out all of the time. We booked ourselves on to the 3 Islands snorkelling trip around Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno the next day and bargained the guy down by 15,000 Rupiah each to 120,000 Rupiah ...

Diving into the Night, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Diving into the Night

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... on Trawagnan.  And we wanted that license.  Then we hauled ourselves after our gear onto a tiny boat and shot over to Gili Meno and its sunken pier.  Thus, our first night dive would also be our first wreck dive, but the wreck wasn't quite ...

Blame it on the Touristas, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Blame it on the Touristas

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  Gili Trawangan is a small island off the coast of Lombok. It's a wannabe hippie-haven where travellers meet to smoke pot, get drunk and listen to 60s rock'n roll. The planet is becoming increasingly filled with these blast-from-the-past oases where ...

My First Encounter with an Earthly Paradise, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

My First Encounter with an Earthly Paradise

A travel blog entry by mindmaker

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... houses (Rumah Panggung). In less than an hour, with occasional stops to enjoy the view, I was back to where I had started. Gili Trawangan, the biggest among the three Gilis, and also the most crowded, is truly the ideal place to where you can retreat ...

Welcome to My Paradise - Quotes from Trawangan, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Welcome to My Paradise - Quotes from Trawangan

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... format, I've lost most of the best quotes to my horrible short term memory. Here are a few of my favorites that I wrote down from Gili Trawangan. Sandy: Now this is what I expected Bali to be like. (looking out over the beach) Ray: Too bad we're on an ...

Cycling the Island, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Cycling the Island

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... for a few years and now considering relocating to Gili T. to be with the boyfriend. I admire her adaptability although I don't think Gili T. is the place I would choose to raise kids for any length of time. Unable to locate a flight within Malaysia, I ...

A Walk Round the Island, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

A Walk Round the Island

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... she went off to do that, and Tom was out on a date, me and David decided to walk around the whole island of Gili Trawangan. Lonely planet suggests this take a couple of hours. It can't have factored in photographic and drinks stops because by the time we ...

Diving Diva, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Diving Diva

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... and Burcu and Umut from Turkey. A few are experienced divers while Carolyn and Cullum only just completed their open water with Gili Divers and Lauren earlier in the week. We were introduced to Jeremy our dive captain, a California native from Whittier. ...

Gili T., Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Gili T.

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... for the fast boat with time to spare. The Gili Islands are located on the northwestern tip of Lombok and are made up of Gili Trawangan aka the party island; Gili Meno, the high end resort, honeymoon island and Gili Air, which falls somewhere in between. ...

The Importance of Being Idle, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The Importance of Being Idle

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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Swimming, snorkelling, reading, eating cheap meals….and watching the sun go down towards Bali, and seeing it set behind Gunung ...

Teeny tiny islands, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Teeny tiny islands

A travel blog entry by beccadonohoe

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... now! I can't even imagine seeing snow and being cold because it is SO, SO hot here! I'm on a really tiny island called Gili Trawangan. The people who live here laugh at the tourists because none of us know how to say 'Trawangan' properly. The locals tell ...

Snorkelling...Enjoy the Many Photos, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Snorkelling...Enjoy the Many Photos

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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Today we went snorkelling round the 3 islands, which was lovely and we were able to swim with turtles and see lots of fish. I don't think that coral and marine life is actually as good as what I saw near Amed/Jemiluk but with having the underwater camera ...

Bali to Gili in a Bouncy Castle...er Boat, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Bali to Gili in a Bouncy Castle...er Boat

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... never leave the water.  Captain Tattoo brought us along side the Gili Isles and round to the beach of the  island of Gili Trawangan. WOW….the colour of the water and the beach was just….WOW.  The pure white sand on land, ...

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