Pondok Santi Estate
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... e thing we ran into here that we have not found anywhere else in SE Asia is the free rip open ticket, you may win a prize scam. The one that inevitably leads to a time share presentation. At least the sellers don't seem as aggressive as I remember them. Last time they would actually follow our tour bus on motorcycles from stop to stop. It reminded me of the horseflies and bulldogs that follow you in your boat by drafting in your ...
... come back... The north of the island is very sandy -so much more difficult to run over but I managed it with a sprint finish!
On Sunday we decided to book a private glass bottom boat between the 5 of us to go snorkelling out in between the islands, stopping on Gili Air for lunch. I was a little nervous, with my fear of boats and water, but with a bit of coaxing from Hannah I eased myself into the water and instantly loved it! It was so so pretty, swimming over coral ...
We haven't blogged in a while, because quite honestly there is only so much to say when your days are filled the same way each day. Relaxing on a white sand beach and cooling off in the clear blue sea! We started our Gili adventure on the busiest of the three islands, Gili Trawangan. Our boat ride from Padang Bai was about 2 hours and we sat up on top deck with a few others and two Indonesian boat crewmen who were armed with a cool box full ...
... of the second day. Before my hypnotherapy even being in the water in those conditions would have freaked me out.
7. 2 hours in the water repeatedly trying to get deeper and deeper feels like an eternity. Especially when there's no sign of anybody else or a boat anywhere near, and you can't see the bottom of the ocean.
And what can I tell you about me?
1. I did it!!! Against all the odds I actually managed to overcome my fear, and do ...
... enough or deep enough to see any turtles! Great first snorkelling experience though! The only downside to our Gili Air experience was our choice of accommodation. We found ourselves in the middle of a farm with a room full of missive Mosquitos and even a couple of cockroaches :-/ Not so scenic! Overall all Gili Air was one big chill: beach days, snorkelling, coconut drinking and peaceful evenings. ...