Travel Blogs from Lombok, Indonesia

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Finding Gili Meno, Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Finding Gili Meno

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... setting over the impressive volcanic peaks of Bali as the mass of Gunung Rinjani (3700m) on Lombok loomed ever closer. We were forever beseiged with Indonesia's favorite question, "Hello, where are you going?". Unfortunately most Indonesians don't speak ...

Walking on Air, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Walking on Air

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... after our journey. We couldn't help ourselves and stayed here 6 nights. Our holiday in our travels! One other thing, every hotel in Indonesia be it in touristy Bali or a homestay in Flores seems to have its resident chicken. Great if you want an omelet at ...

Day1-2 on Terawangan, Pulau Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Day1-2 on Terawangan

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... was OK, then we got onto a boat and it turned out the trip was quicker than they told us which was nice. After getting to Lombok we took a nice bus (one of the nicest transfers so far) to get a smaller boat which would take us to Trawangan. The whole ...

update of last couple days, Pulau Terawangan, Indonesia travel blog

update of last couple days

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Day 3/4- On the first day of our diving we did our navigation test and it went pretty good, even though we were supposed to dive again at 2:30 we canceled because Jackie was having trouble with her ears and it's not a good idea to dive if your ears are ...

Paradise found, Gili Islands, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Paradise found, Gili Islands

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... of the trip.    We are now in Denpasar for only one night after spending all of our time on the Gili air and Lombok, Bali looks amazing and we will surely have to return as we feel we need to see Bali and a few other Indo islands. You know what ...

Gunung Rinjani National Park - Day 173-175, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Rinjani National Park - Day 173-175

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... Gunung Rinjani completely dominates Lombok, the active volcano covers half the island and is one of the largest active volcano's in Indonesia. I'm hoping to climb this angry 3730 metre peak over the next few days. Caught the boat from Gili Trawangan to ...

Gili Islands, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Islands

A travel blog entry by faff

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... Gili Islands. There are 3 of them in total. Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. They all lying close together north west of Lombok. We started with Gili Air as this is the closest one to Lombok and takes only 20 mins with the local ferry. Gili Air is ...

Rinjani the beast, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Rinjani the beast

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... which is awesome.  So, we signed up for the Mount Rinjani 3 day summit trek. Mount Rinjani is an active volcano in Indonesia rising 3,726 metres above sea level, making it the second highest volcano in Indonesia. The top of the volcano has a 6 km by ...

Sekongkang, Indonesia: Jungle Bike, West Sumbawa, Indonesia travel blog

Sekongkang, Indonesia: Jungle Bike

A travel blog entry by samber

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It is apparent the four of us suffer from short term memory loss as having vowed to never EVER travel in the back of a pickup not 24 hrs before, by lunch time the next day we found ourselves doing exactly that. At least this driver appeared to have half ...

Senggigi, The Warm Ghost Town, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Senggigi, The Warm Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by mindmaker

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... sand. This particular region, Meninting, has shy waves beating constantly on its rockless shores.        Lombok Bay, seen from a cliff When evening came my uncle and I traveled to the small towns of Lombok. The 'city' ...

Lombok, Indonesia: Bargain Bed Bugs, West Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Lombok, Indonesia: Bargain Bed Bugs

A travel blog entry by samber

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... , splurge time in Bali come to an end it was time to retighten the money belt and step back into backpacker mode. Next destination - Lombok. Departure time - 6am. Urgh. So it was up at 0530, in reception at 0600 only to wait and wait and wait until the ...

Maluk, Indonesia: Madman with a Pickup Truck, West Sumbawa, Indonesia travel blog

Maluk, Indonesia: Madman with a Pickup Truck

A travel blog entry by samber

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... Wait - But at least we're on the boat (little did we know a ferry on the same route sunk a week earlier). 1520 Boat - Labuhan, Lombok to Poto Tano, Sumbawa. Time to figure out where we're going to go (1) Down the coast with Marc and Maaike for a couple ...

More Bali..., Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia travel blog

More Bali...

A travel blog entry by sarah

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We left the easy life of Padangbai for the set of 'Point Break'...not really, but Nusa Lembongan, one of a collection of three islands off the southern coast of Bali, is definitely a surfer hangout. We took a chartered "traditional" boat -- basically, a ...

Gunung Ringani, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Ringani

A travel blog entry by faff

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... , 2 girls from London, a hardy Scotsman and an interesting American. We were a very good group as it turned out. Ringani is Indonesia's 2nd highest volcano standing 3726m above sea level. Day 1, we trekked for 6 hrs to the crater rim where we set up camp ...

Swimming with the sharks, Seneggigi, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Swimming with the sharks

A travel blog entry by martin

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... to the comforts of Seneggigi. So, tomorrow I fly from Lombok to Brisbane via Singapore. My time in South East Asia that has taken in Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Indonesia will be over. Hello Australasia, or should I say ...

Preparing to embark, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Preparing to embark

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... Our dinner was delicious.  We spent a bit more than usual, but where can you buy a four dollar grilled fish?  Indonesia.  And the cocktails and dessert were simple concoctions not too expensive, so it really ended up being more of a ...

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia: Turtle Haven, West Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia: Turtle Haven

A travel blog entry by samber

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... entertained. Waking to a new dawn brought with it sunshine, calm seas and a hangover. At least the stories were right - Lombok's mountainous terrane captures all the crap whilst the flatness of the Gili's means, more often than not, it blows straight ...

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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... man whenever 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 ...

Flores to Lombok, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Flores to Lombok

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... ? Guess which competing country is the only one not to have bought any of the TV rights, not even a 1/2 hour highlights slot. Indonesia. So not even a sniff of the Olympics at this end. Once again we have the monopoly of the poolside loungers and spend ...

Another overnight in Sengigi, Gunungsari,  Indonesia travel blog

Another overnight in Sengigi

A travel blog entry by faff

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Just stayed the night and organized Perama to take us back to Kuta, Bali the next day. ...

All right hard sellers, let's sell hard!, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

All right hard sellers, let's sell hard!

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... I didn't end up with another nasty travel affliction to tell you about, so my constitution must be hardening. The one major problem with Lombok is the hawkers. Unlike Bali, Lombok has not bounced back from the bombings of two years ago so there's a lot of ...

Gilli Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Gilli Trawangan

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... took a 30 second stroll down to the water front there before us was the beautiful azure sea, blue sky and fantastic view over to Lombok.....yes we had finally found what we were looking for.  Our words were 'we're gonna love it here.' Next task ...

Gunung Rinjani, Sengiggi and Senaru, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Rinjani

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Climbing Mt. Rinjani, the second highest mountain in Indonesia. The Lead-up: On 08 May I finished did an early morning dive at the USS Liberty wreck in Tulamben, Bali and then spent the entire day getting to Sengiggi, Lombok. Many sweaty bemo ...

Bob's Wedding, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bob's Wedding

A travel blog entry by rcys

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Hey, I thought since I have unlimited space to post pictures on this new site, I'd post some for Bob and Denise's wedding back in June. Their wedding is the whole reason I'm here in Asia instead of speaking Spanish somewhere in South America right now. ...

Out from the Garden of the Sun, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Out from the Garden of the Sun

A travel blog entry by mindmaker

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... the eastern side, I found Seafood 99 and there I heartily eat my lunch, with full blown appetite: water spinach ('kangkung' in Indonesia), sweet-sauced little squids, and rice, one small portion each. Then I traveled to Narmada.       ...

Learning to surf in Lombok!, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Learning to surf in Lombok!

A travel blog entry by beccadonohoe

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Hello everyone from Kuta, on the island of Lombok! I am in a place so small I can't even find it on the map of Lombok! It's a little town called Kuta which is just one street running alongside a beautiful beach. We came here because the ferries back to ...

Liveaboard Komodo Cruise, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Liveaboard Komodo Cruise

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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The daily routine on the live aboard didn't deviate too much. Each morning we woke to a beautiful sunrise and depending on location we either dove first thing or started the morning with a delicious meal cooked by Nassir. Nassir couldn’t have been ...

Perama Island, Perama Island, Indonesia travel blog

Perama Island

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... and shuttles and boats to everywhere.  They also have more upmarket cruises.  The boat they are building for the Bali-Lombok cruise is a trimaran, made with traditional methods and materials.  They gave us a tour of the boat-in-progress, ...

From Bali to Lombock, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

From Bali to Lombock

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... the air like birds and take in the scenery from above. I think this was the best scenery I have seen on my trip to Indonesia. The next day I left for Gilli Island. I stayed a couple of days on quite Gili Air, which is the nearest Gili to Lombok. It ...

Stuck, Bima, Indonesia travel blog

Stuck

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Up the following  morning, after a quick bite for breakfast, three cabs made their way out to the airport. Fifteen minutes later, we waved goodbye to our bags, and then settled down to wait for the plane, which was late. Kind of expected it. We are ...

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