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... the back of the truck. The kids were loving the bumpy, windy, hilly roads, acting as though they were on a rollercoaster as they waved their arms around and screamed with joy. Eventually they arrived at their destination and all waved us on as we passed by.
We made a brief stop at a hilltop to take some pictures of the beaches covered with dazzling white fishing boats. However, we soon attracted some unwanted attention from some local teenagers, who seemed as though ...
... Within minutes we spotted a turtle, and soon after saw another two. They were not afraid for us to swim close by and take some video on the GoPro, allowing us to take some awesome footage. We noticed there were two different types of turtles swimming around, the hawksbill turtle and the green turtle. The hawksbill turtle is known for its ‘typical tortoise shell’, and has a distinguishing face which funnily enough looks similar to a hawksbill. For me, green turtles are ...
... boat, we had a glass bottom boat, a little worried the glass wasn't going to hold up though because it didn't look too secure with just silicon and rotting wood around it. We had three stops, the first was up the beach from where we got on the boat, not much coral here. We were looking for turtles but we weren't so lucky to spot them up close, we seen one or two sleeping on the floor but it was about 15 metres deep. The ocean wall was incredible steep, and deep! There were a ...
... at the
rock face and the shadow of other islands just within our sight, hiding in the
The marine life here is renowned and there are dive sites, shipwrecks
and all kinds of tropical fish and coral reefs to be explored. We not taken the
trip up to the shipwreck yet, which is just 500m away, but we intend to take snorkels
up there and have a good peek around at what lies there in the deep blue sea.
To test out the snorkelling, Eug and I ...
... br> We learned later that this was the worst tropical storm these islands had seen in years, and the aftermath of the damage was evident both here and later on Gilli Trawangan - as was the frequent power outages and lack of internet for days afterward. It was our first such experience, and in retrospect we feel fortunate to have neither witnessed nor experienced any injuries. Island cleanup began immediately after, ...