Travel Blogs from Lombok, Indonesia

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Upscale Ubud and Sleepy Senggigi, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Upscale Ubud and Sleepy Senggigi

A travel blog entry by triss68

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... silly acts at Sea World.  Spectacular! After arriving in Lombok, we drove a few more hours to Senggigi, a sleepy coastal town on Lombok's west coast.  After checking out a few hotels, we "settled" on a beach front resort that has a total of 27 ...

Kuta: Watch this space, Kute, Indonesia travel blog

Kuta: Watch this space

A travel blog entry by tamsinandmatt

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Kuta, the polar opposite from it's Balinese counterpart, is on the south coast of Lombok. It's a surfer's paradise, with good breaks all along the coast (so I'm told, what do I know!?), chilled bars and cheap accommodation. We went because I wanted to see ...

Ldging Review-Lina Cottages, reflection on Sengigg, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Ldging Review-Lina Cottages, reflection on Sengigg

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... staying one night as a transit stop to the Gilis. Sengiggi has the best Internet outside of Mataram, and is the only place on Lombok that WM has found with massage.  Wandering_Woman  got a hair spa day yesterday and her hair is very soft to the ...

As Close as it Gets to Paradise, Teluknarat (Gili Islands), Indonesia travel blog

As Close as it Gets to Paradise

A travel blog entry by seasiabound

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Monday morning I took a boat from Lombok to Gili Trawangan, the largest and most popular of the three Gili islands.After jumping off the front of the small boat, flip flops in hand as I made my way through the shallow water and up the beach, I made my way ...

Our favourite of all the Gillis, Gilli Meno, Indonesia travel blog

Our favourite of all the Gillis

A travel blog entry by richyallum

Gilli Meno is nice.  Our favorite of the 3 Gillis.  Lovely deep white sand beaches that stretch all the way round, nice breaks to the south and not too much more expensive than the other islands we were able to live just as cheaply without ...

Loving it in Lombok, Kuta Beach, Lombok Island, Indonesia travel blog

Loving it in Lombok

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... 300 bananas, 20 coconuts, and five old women. I flew into Mataram on Sunday, February 8 and headed straight for Kuta Beach, Lombok, the antithesis of Kuta, Bali.  It is a gentle town of mostly Sasak people with few bules.  Sasak food it out ...

Note to automobile companies, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Note to automobile companies

A travel blog entry by crashdot

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... , of course, there is the more customary warning honk, really more of a heads-up to others, which Thailand shares with Indonesia (and a lot of other cultures). This form is a slightly longer, and sometimes repeated, beep. It is necessary because drivers ...

Bali Culture, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali Culture

A travel blog entry by donclow

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A taste of Bali from a cultural perspective.... including some examples of the Hindu celebration of Galungan which is the celebration of good over ...

Tropical paradise on Gili Air, Sira Selatan, Indonesia travel blog

Tropical paradise on Gili Air

A travel blog entry by chipstix

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... - party island), Gili Meno (the smallest - the chillout island), and Gili Air (the happy medium between the two, and the closest to Lombok). And what an island it is. We arrived at Gili Air about 90 minutes later, and it felt like paradise. The island is ...

Short stop in Senggigi, Gunungsari, Indonesia travel blog

Short stop in Senggigi

A travel blog entry by grainofsand

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After an hour or so journey we arrived in Senggigi at 9am so had plenty of time to get out and enjoy the beach. As we were only staying for one day we headed straight down to the main beach, another very pretty bay beach, however after being spoilt by ...

Jul 18, 2009, Senaru, Indonesia travel blog

Jul 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by germain

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Jul 21, 2009, Jambianom, Indonesia travel blog

Jul 21, 2009

A travel blog entry by germain

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Being as it was such a nice clear day i ..., Gili Trawanagan, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Being as it was such a nice clear day i ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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Being as it was such a nice clear day i decided to go out with a dive company (Dive Indonesia) to the surrounding reefs of the Gili Islands. Taking my underwater camera we were taken to Shark point. (the reef surrounding the Southern part of ...

Central Lombok, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

Central Lombok

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

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This is a nice hotel in the 'city' used by locals on business & tourists from Bali with nice gardens &  a very welcome pool. We had an excellent meal here, although discovering that 'butter nut' is in fact buttered nuts & not butter ...

Day 10 - Lombok - up, up, up, and more bloody up!, Mt Rinjani, Indonesia travel blog

Day 10 - Lombok - up, up, up, and more bloody up!

A travel blog entry by dru_tim

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... so we set off in cushy 4WD at 5am from the hotel for a 2 hour drive or so to Senaru [up the North end of Lombok]. With a few small naps along the way, we travelled the same route we took to Sengiggi over the mountains and hit the beautiful beachside road ...

Equipamiento basico, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Equipamiento basico

A travel blog entry by nettuareg

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Si vas por libre tienes q tener en cuenta a ser precavido yllevar todo lo q necesites. Y una cosa basica es el botiquin, como veis en la foto llevo de casi todo. Eso si me pesa un huevo.  Llevo para casi todo lo q me pueda surgir: resfriados, dolor ...

Snorkelling...with jelly fish!, Gili Islands, Indonesia travel blog

Snorkelling...with jelly fish!

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... fish once again drove me to my dry seat aboard our boat! Lunch was spent on Gili Air, the small Gili Island closest to Lombok! We even managed to fit in a little stroll round the sandy shore before getting back on the boat for an afternoon of lazing ...

O'goh O'goh!, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

O'goh O'goh!

A travel blog entry by dunkersandbish

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... right time for O'goh o'goh in Mataram.  This time a Hindu festival celebrating the end of the Balinese Hindu year.  Lombok has about 90% Sasak population which is virtually all Muslim with the final 10% being mostly Balinese Hindu's. The end of ...

On the open seas, Lombok to Flores, Indonesia travel blog

On the open seas

A travel blog entry by richard.zito

Day 1 After a very cramped, long and slow, yet still white-knuckle, ride across Lombok, our minibus eventually pulled in to Labuhan Lombok port on the east coast of Lombok. Our home for the next four days was a 15 metre long wooden boat, with an old ...

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Day 5 - Lombok - "On a Three Hour Cruise"

A travel blog entry by dru_tim

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Wow! What a day. What we thought was a 3-4 hour easy boat trip to our hotel at Sengiggi Beach, Lombok turned out to be a mammoth 9 hour journey with multiple small, crammed boat journeys, storms and rain at sea, a short stop as someone dove in to cut off ...

[literally] A Pain in the butt travel & A Pool, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

[literally] A Pain in the butt travel & A Pool

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 252 ; Won't bore you with too much, but it went a bit like this, ferry from flores to sumbawa, local bus from sape to bima. From there a coach, took us right the way across sumbawa.... Day 253 ; Six o click this morning onto another ferry, ...

Day 7 - Lombok - Gentlemen, start your engines, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Day 7 - Lombok - Gentlemen, start your engines

A travel blog entry by dru_tim

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Still at Sengiggi Beach Hotel for our 3rd night. It wil be a week tomorrow since we left! So much and so little has happened. We are both so tired at the moment - maybe its the heat plus still recovering from the hectic month before we left?!? Today we ...

Bali, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali

A travel blog entry by donclow

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Bali the Beautiful... John Stuart told us "Bali is the most beautiful place on the planet" and we are now believers... Our travel agent, Tommy Stephens at Goway Travel, recommended we take a chance on this new resort in Ubud called the Royal Pita Maha ...

Gilli Meno, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Gilli Meno

A travel blog entry by joanna.means

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... with a small modern newly built beach hut with windows all around. One window overlooked the jungle, the other overlooked the volcano on Lombok where the sun rose over in the morning and the other over looked the sea.  We work up to a beautiful sun ...

Ferry to Lombok, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Ferry to Lombok

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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... and went outside for breakfast. When the guesthouse owner arrived, we discovered it was 7:15am, not 6:15am as we'd thought (Indonesia spans multiple time zones, and we'd been unaware of the hour difference between Java and Bali).  This meant that ...

Teaching in Praya, Kuta Beach, Indonesia travel blog

Teaching in Praya

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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I taught English in Praya today and WW assisted. Afterwards we went to Mrs. Maemonouh's house and ate rambutan and duku, a fruit the size of a date where you peel the skin and the small wedges inside taste kinda like sweet grapefruit. Headmaster Mr. Amir ...

gezond en wel, Gili trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

gezond en wel

A travel blog entry by tochtjedoorazie

dik in orde, hier zo en alleman is gezond en ...

Relaxation on a Small Island, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Relaxation on a Small Island

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

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Gili Air is a smaller, quieter Trawangan. The beach and the water are beautiful, and we did some awesome snorkeling here too. It wasn't like looking down at a bunch of fish – instead they were all around me at all levels as if I was inside an ...

Saturday News, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Saturday News

A travel blog entry by crashdot

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... been eating large amounts of food, all local, and am losing weight. In fact, the rate of obesity is so small in Thailand and Indonesia that you really notice someone who is overweight. At least in my case, no parasites or Typhoid to blame it on. I mention ...

Snorkelen met schildpadden, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Snorkelen met schildpadden

A travel blog entry by mendekie

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... wel indrukwekkend.   Voldaan en vol indrukken gingen we terug aan land en fietsten naar Island View. De volgende dag zouden we naar Lombok gaan en Max en Nanouk achter laten op Gili Air. Ik hoopte nog samen even wat te gaan eten, maar ze waren ...

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