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... two chronic blisters underneath his two big toes. He did not complain, just kept going, but I could see he was hurting. With three hours to go, I felt real jubilation. We had done it and it was nearly over. However, as was so often the case with this trek, the jubilation quickly faded as solid rain set in. We were saturated on the inside of our coats from sweat and drenched on the outside from the rain.The track became slippery and it felt like it would never ...
... we are required to wear a rather different kind of temple fashion. A long length of yellow cloth tied around our waists as a mark of respect.
The first thing we see however as we enter are the sacred swan peddle boats, which unfortunately for our little minion are all on dry land. But we can see the water temple in the distance. On a more serious note, this was the site of a major battle between the inhabitants and the Dutch, and a cannon remains ...
... a taxi to our guesthouse and then set off into town for a burger and a drink. Afterwards I met up with Phoebe and Emma from Laos for a good few drinks more and a late night out. The next day was spent just chilling out, hiring a moped to zip about the following day and a few casual beers down by the river. The final day was spent on the moped visiting the different attractions in the area. First was the Big Buddha and the temple Wat Phra That Mae Yen. Not quite as impressive as ...
After the gillis and rinjani I desired it was time to chill out... We'll chill out a bit more?! I spent lots of time in kuta lombok, not to be confused with kuta Bali. The small town was a perfect place to stay with lots of small restaurants and a really chilled out vibe. One other minor plus (this is sarcasm for anybody who isn't English and reading this) was the ...
... sandy bottom, perfect for beginners. Charlotte's instructor, Dika, insisted on holding onto the tail of her board while screaming "peddle, peddle, peddle, peddle" at her which seemed to infuriate her a little as she would remain stationary. He would then give her an almighty push just before the wave and shout "STAND". She was much better when left to her own devices and the experience from surfing Gower's beaches soon showed. I stood up a few times which ...
Other places to stay in Mataram
Medana Beach, Tanjung, Mataram | 5 star hotelfrom $310
- Ein guter Preis für den Luxus
- Wonderful honeymoon
- Missing the boat
Jln. Sriwijaya 81 , Mataram | Hotelfrom $55
Jl. Raya Mangsit Senggigi, Mataram | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Jl. Bung Karno No. 7, Mataram | Hotelfrom $39
Jl. Pejanggik 127, Mataram | Hotelfrom $23
Jl. Ismail Marzuk No. 5, Mataram | Hotelfrom $25
Jalan Pejanggik No. 8, Mataram | Hotelfrom $45