Travel Blogs from Gili Trawangan
... It was neither a good feeling nor did I come up with any brilliant ideas.
After what was probably only a minute, the motor cooperated and again we were on our way. Closer and closer we were to the island. The lights became brighter and the shapes of the structures came into view. The sea was even more choppy here. Once they finally got the boat near shore, I tried to get up making sure I had all my belongings. I put my purse with all my electronics down for one ...
... facing east to majestic volcano Rinjani at nearby Lombok, being served cheap, delicious food and drinks, supplemented by reading, writing and contemplation- a wonderful gift, this chance to be still. Photo opportunities abound, the island a colourful mix of sea, sun and sand, the friendly locals often overwhelmed by the mixed blessings of tourism foisted upon their once simple lives.
In the evening, we strolled down to the main beach (and later wisely ...
... reason that Gili T was so busy as Bali mainland and Nusa Lembongan shut down completely.
However we were lucky that our two dives were still not overly busy despite the island being full. We jumped into a boat with a group of other divers and a handful of dive guides who would be taking us all in separate groups of 4/5 people.
Our first dive site was Shark Point. This is one of the most popular dive sites because of its variety of wildlife. ...
... at Gilli T we headed straight to Trawangan Dive shop as they had dorm rooms availiable for 5pounds each per night per person, including breakfast!!! we walked into the shop and were greeted by Adam, who I don't think has changed that much as I recognized him immediately. Not only is Adam still living here but he is also the manager, which I didn't realize! We arranged to have a proper catchup over a beer later and booked in with them to do our discovery scuba dive. I was ...
Having arrived in Bali, we spent a couple of days in Kuta, backpacker haven, decided we didn't like it, as it was all a little too touristy and if i'm honest the lower end of tourism - with lots of t-shirts with slogans that just can't be repeated here, as they are too offensive, and I can't beleive anyone would acually buy one to wear, but then I am getting old! Kuta has a nice enough beach, but unfortunately due to the rainy ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service