Travel Blogs from Gili Air
Although our plan for Indonesia was basically just to "vacation", ie find a spot or two in Bali where Jason and I could spend our remaining few days together enjoying the beach and each other's company (we each plan to return someday and properly travel it), we’ve found ourselves bouncing from place to place because we haven’t quite …
... dinner and jumped into our tents for only a few hours of sleep on the rocky volcanic bottom.
2am in the night we had to get up again. After a quick cup of tea we crawled up all the way to the top. A long, crazy walk over slippery loose stones in the middle of the night. We had to use torch lights, hands, knees and used every bush to pull us up. Luckily we had taken enough water to help us adjust to the height. When you climb to over 3700 meters in 2 ...
... of these cats and the lapping of waves serenaded Jo on her birthday, which we spent relaxing in bamboo gazebos and lazing in hammocks. The epitome of tranquility.
With the large number of feline predators, we were confused by the number of what looked like burrows for large rats near our thatched beach bungalow. The reason for the lack of harassment was given when we spied massive heavily armoured and clawed crabs emerge from the holes. Watch where ...
... Not one motorbike in sight - after 6 weeks so far of motorbikes (and another 6 weeks impending!) it is a welcome break. The locals get around by horse and cart.
For the first 3 nights, I stayed in a little bungalow just on the beach front. The name of it escapes me, but there are many little places similar dotted about the place.
When I asked if there was air con and hot water - I received a quizzical look. 'This is an island' was the reply I got. I was certain I was on ...
... with an R&B singers warbling. You see men dressed in their church-going garb making their way to and from the mosque at various times during the day. I asked one guy working at a restaurant what the folks working did at prayer time. He said that they could pray later, after work or when it wasn't busy. The lack of internet has been interestingly nice as well. A real place to just unwind. I didn't realize it but the entire duration of this trip has, ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking