Travel Blogs from Gili Trawangan
... white tips sleeping under rocks during the day and even a white tip reef shark on the hunt during one of our night dives. We watched octopus chasing each other around and then rumbling around on the sea floor like you see young siblings doing. Too bad it was time to go up. They would've been hours of entertainment. Unfortunately no Mantas this time, guess I'll just have to come back again!
... wanted this delicious lemon
chicken from another restaurant. I ate, drank, and went back to my room to
pack. The door to the bathroom (which was outside) didn’t shut so I asked the
manager if he could fix it. One of the boys (not the one with the crush on me)
came up and tried to fix it. He asked if I had come alone. “Yes. Only me”.
“No, you came with your husband. I think you did” he said.
“I have ...
... diving). There is also an exam at the end of it all.
After finally having the opportunity to go diving, I just want to say that it is FRIGGIN INCREDIBLE! I am SO glad I decided to do it! Being able to breathe underwater is a whole different experience. Don't get me wrong, snorkeling is awesome and I love that, too (especially the price), but not being limited to views from above and quick, furtive free-dives from the surface allows for such a different and amazing view ...
... unlike many touristy areas in Bali the beaches are pretty much free from people hassling you to buy things (mainly pearl jewellery) from them. In fact you have to have a licence to street/beach sell and there is actually a limit to number of these sellers allowed each day. This means you can enjoy the white sand beaches, deck chairs, crystal blue waters and a spot of beach side snorkelling without being hassled all day. In fact if anyone does come up to you after ...
... and the boys tried to convince me to have laser eye surgery in Bangkok (Adam had some eye surgery there and said the hotels are excellent!) The irish bar was lots of fun and we chatted to another couple who had been diving all week with Trawangan Dive. It was perhaps not the cleverest thing to go out the night before having to get a 2 hour boat back to Bali! Anyway, we were talking to this couple and it turns out they own an owl and big cat sanctuary in South Africa (near ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet