Travel Blogs from Lombok, Indonesia

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Rinjani trek pospuesto, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Rinjani trek pospuesto

A travel blog entry by nettuareg

... hotel nos quedaremos una noche. Después volveremos a senggigi donde hemos conocido a una catalana Elena q esta montando un bed and breakfast con su pareja Indonesia. Muy bien la verdad, cuándo tenga nombre y lo haya acabado ya Id diremos el ...

Diving in tropical seas, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Diving in tropical seas

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint

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Gili Air is one of three islands off of the north west of Lombok. Gili Air is a beautiful island with white sand beaches and gorgeous, warm, blue water and it has just the right mix of peace and tranquility of a desert island and enough restaurants and ...

Lombok and roll, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Lombok and roll

A travel blog entry by sophiam

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... have come at once) who took it upon himself to lecture us for twenty minutes about his take on corruption in indonesia. His enthusiasm often overtook his english, but I think he said that you had to pay to get government jobs in ...

Sengiggi, Malaria, and Vitamin D, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Sengiggi, Malaria, and Vitamin D

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... taking Vitamin D. That finding may have been a little Euro centric.  There are many things in short supply in Indonesia--breakfast meat, Jews, whiskey, and natural blondes immediately spring to mind-- but the one thing there is here in ...

Kuta (Lombok) - the quiet Kuta!, Pujut, Indonesia travel blog

Kuta (Lombok) - the quiet Kuta!

A travel blog entry by grainofsand

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... in a box! We then had a one hour drive to Padang Bai and a short wait for the slow ferry which would take us across to Lombok in four and a half hours. We were almost the only Westerners on the ferry and it was great to see the groups of young boys ...

What's the Mataram, Don't You Understand Me ?, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

What's the Mataram, Don't You Understand Me ?

A travel blog entry by travelbuggie

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... a few kilometers away and I said “near mall” and he said “nothing” So again, I tried to ask in Bahasa Indonesia where the hotels near the mall were, since I had read in my guide that it was the area where some were located, and ...

Conquering Mount Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Conquering Mount Rinjani

A travel blog entry by jennifertice

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... like the perfect place to check this off the list.  With three days of on and off rain in Ubud, Bali, climbing Mount Agung Indonesia’s highest peak is out of the question.  That leaves us Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok, with a 3 day ...

Taking it Indon'easy'a (Bali, Lombok, Gili), Indonesia, Indonesia travel blog

Taking it Indon'easy'a (Bali, Lombok, Gili)

A travel blog entry by ppworldtour

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... feel a little 'citied out'. Some beach action was needed and, with the rest of South East Asia in monsoon season, we headed to Indonesia where the weather was best. Things didn’t exactly get off to a good start in Bali where the first night we got ...

just a gentle trek!, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

just a gentle trek!

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... very clean. The main differences seem to be whether you have airconditioning or TV. We took ourselves off to the Lombok Museum, which was very interesting. Some good displays of the volcanic actions around the islands with very good English explanations ...

Giving the Gili's a 2nd chance!, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Giving the Gili's a 2nd chance!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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As i had an 'extra' couple of days to kill until i could get my passport & visa back decided that rather than stay in Senggigi i’d head over to Gili Air to see how it compared to Gili Trawangan. It was much nicer. There are far fewer people ...

Perama Boot Tag 1, labuhan lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Perama Boot Tag 1

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

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als di letste vo eusere truppe simer vom perama bus in mataram ufgablet worde. en mix us jung und alt, ca 16 luet, isch bereits schwitzend dringsaesse. nachere churze fahrt isch de ersti teil vom programm cho: en halt ime doerfli wo bekannt isch ...

Over and Under Water, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Over and Under Water

A travel blog entry by elrigster

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... lack of western influence, both things pleased me. Another thing to note was the amount of mosques that where scattered everywhere, Indonesia has one of the highest Muslim populations in the world and in Lombok they outnumber the Hindus 4 to 1 at least. ...

Indescribable, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Indescribable

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue

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3/14/2007 Ah Bali... So many images that are never captured on film. A woman carrying a folded umbrella on her head. A little girl with her arm around her brother, both under a small bright pink umbrella to match their mother's big one. Shrines and ...

Bali Scenery, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali Scenery

A travel blog entry by donclow

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The scenery was stunning... here is a ...

Surfing Kuta, Kuta, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Surfing Kuta

A travel blog entry by rebecca.jacob

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... was a pretty cool day, although nothing had really worked out as planned, but we had met nice people and seen a lot of the "real" Lombok. Saying goodbye to Kuta wasn't easy, we had had such a great time there. From Kuta, we went back to the capital, ...

Indonesia: The Tropical Triangle, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia: The Tropical Triangle

A travel blog entry by joandluke

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... the area to provide the feedstock for the clove-scented, tar-laden kreteks smoked here.   Our final destination in Lombok and Indonesia was Kuta. Kuta on Lombok is fortunately nothing like Kuta on Bali with no big resorts or "naughty karaoke" bars ...

Gili Air, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Air

A travel blog entry by bel_und_pesce

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Kleine Insel zum Relaxen...   Mit Minibus, Fähre und kleinem Motorboottransfer erreichten wir schliesslich die Insel Gili Air, die sich im Nordwesten Lomboks befindet. Diese kleine Insel lässt sich zu Fuss in einer guten Stunde umrunden. Während ...

Gilli Good Times, Gilli Islands, Indonesia travel blog

Gilli Good Times

A travel blog entry by appleandparsnip

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... . Jamie went on a run around the island and nearly died. We ate a lovely breakfast of jaffle (toastie) and pineapple pancake with lombok coffee in a little hut on the beach. I had to prepare for my skype interview with Cardrona ski resort at 12pm so we ...

Travels, travels, travels and school event, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

Travels, travels, travels and school event

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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This is the overland journey from Labuan Bajo to Mataram and then to Gili T (always buy tickets at the boat or bus your just jumping on - more expensive does not really mean better quality...): 8   hours ferry to Sumbawe (Sape) 1   ...

What a constructive day!, Mataram, Indonesia travel blog

What a constructive day!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... ' visa extension. I did indeed have to have my photo taken as well as all my fingerprints but it now means that i can stay in Indonesia for another four months if i so wish (unfortunately i can’t though as i have a work commitment in Vietnam & ...

Diving, diving and more diving, Gili Trawagan, Indonesia travel blog

Diving, diving and more diving

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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This is a tiny little island off the east coast of Lombok (the next big island east of Bali). When I was in Belize my friend Max said if I liked Caye Caulker, I had to come to this island, so here I am. It was a 6 hour ferry ride to Lombok, hour or so ...

Ancient Wooden Mosque, Bayan, Indonesia travel blog

Ancient Wooden Mosque

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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I am on the island of Lombok where the majority of the population are muslim. I am told that there are over 1000 mosques here. In the mornings the call to prayer starts at about 530 then  other voices join in and after a while there may be 5 or ...

Man vs Weather, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Man vs Weather

A travel blog entry by elrigster

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... , we ended up in a home stay just outside of town. This is probably the best place that we have stayed so far. The owner was a Lombok local called Made, pronounced "MAD – EY" he was just 24 and invested all the money his father had given him in the ...

Despues de 30 horas, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Despues de 30 horas

A travel blog entry by nettuareg

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... la 13.00 de casa y hemos pillado la cama al dia siguiente a las 20.00 al hotel. Curiosa la llegada al aeropuerto de lombok. Un monton de gente esperando en plan llegada expedicion del barça. Además a falta de parque las familias de van a hacer el ...

Lombok, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Lombok

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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... to walk another hour to the second camp so we could see the waterfall in the morning.  That night Azima told us a ancient Lombok story of two brothers and a scary ape half man who stole a princess.  The two brothers fought and won but the ...

Exploring the town, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Exploring the town

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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... there was an article which stated that on 14th May 2010, a boat similar to the one we travelled on (between Gili Trawangan and Lombok) managed to turn over when the wind increased. Three people drowned as they were trapped under the boat. The Captain was ...

Crossing Straits between Islands, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Crossing Straits between Islands

A travel blog entry by ihf

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Today I have been traveling all day long 9 Hours straight from Bromo, then a Train, then a Bus, Ferry, Bus, Taxi, Finally, Denpasar, a quick scroll trhough the Night Market, Exhausted, Gone to ...

grau wie...?, North Lombok, Indonesien travel blog

grau wie...?

A travel blog entry by sibyllejuerg

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...der Himmel während des Regenfalls? ...der Meeresgrund? ...der Hai, welcher uns umkreist? Der Tag beginnt wolkenverhangen, jedoch lassen uns die wenigen blauen "Löcher" am Himmel hoffen, dass es bald sonniger wird. Unser letzter Tauchgang in ...

Paradise Found, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Paradise Found

A travel blog entry by tamsinandmatt

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... have little tables on raised platforms sheltered by weaved roofs, all overlooking the sea. We would have had a perfect view of Lombok"s Gunung Rinjani volcano if the clouds ever lifted... Today we went on a snorkel tour of the three islands, joined by a ...

Giddy about the Gilis, Gili Islands, Indonesia travel blog

Giddy about the Gilis

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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In true South East Asia style, our promised 7-hour journey to the Gili islands turned out to be a 12-hour trip, involving two ferries and three buses - one of which we had to give a push start to as it was so clapped out. But what's five hours between ...

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