Travel Blogs from Gili Air
Talk about going out with a bang! I'm in my final hours here in Indonesia, and said goodbye to my mom yesterday after an incredible 2 weeks together. I don't think either of us stopped smiling from the moment she walked out of the airport! As many of you know, she is one of the most awesome women in the world and traveling with her is just the …
... for drinks at various places.
Lunch and dinner were at the same warung (I was with a low budget traveller after all), the sate and gado gado was something of a gamble as an overdose of peanut sauce is probably not good for your bowels. Thankfully, there were no repercussions for having an excessive amount of the stuff.
So the two days had been uneventful but relaxing.
*Ed's note - being on tropical islands is good for the soul.
... again but until then….. more adventures await!
Restaurant tips in Senggigi
- Bumbu – Great food and service, reasonable prices. Excellent Thai dishes!
- The Square- Good quality but at a price, perfect for western fare if you are missing home.
- Paradiso Warung- Great value, wonderful family place, very tasty food.
- Sunset House Resort- tasty food, good service, a little more pricey than local restaurants. ...
... to do so) and took off for a ride. Our journey took us past rustic villages and and mangrove swamps punctuated only by potholes and the whiff of drying seaweed that is farmed for the cosmetics industry. On the far side of the island we crossed a dubious bridge made of bamboo and miscellaneous planks of wood, with occasional parts missing, to take us to the even more undeveloped island of Nusa Ceningan. After lunch looking out over the gorgeous channel ...
... other midnight and then find a bench to sleep on.
After about an hour, we were offered a good hotel deal for the six of us. We headed over and after a very fast meal, which was good, we all went for a swim and had a drink to unwind. We met some other stranded tourists from Australia and a great Singaporean who became our negotiator. Three males shared a room, and the three other shared the second. That night we chilled out in the restaurant and went to sleep early, we ...