Travel Blogs from Gili Trawangan
Do you get seasick? If so, I recommend you don't take the speed boat from Bali. While not big waves by any stretch I liken our boat captain to a Japanese kamikaze pilot taking the waves head on. Best to sit in the back of the boat to lessen the blows. If you want the stomach dropping roller coaster experience I highly recommend the front seats.
Safely on land again we take to the task ...
... There weren’t many.
Eventually I found a small patch of beach to sit and tan.
A few people were around me. A girl that clearly identified
with a subset of travelers that annoy me was the nearest. She had her music blasting
and smoked a few joints during the day.
Seldom am I labeled “easy going”. I have an aversion to many
things that most travelers enjoy. I do not like dancing, getting wasted,
getting high, doing ...
... surfing and most motorbikes have surf board holders attached to them. We decided to have a surf lesson. We were taken out on a boat to a small beach where we had some basic instruction, then we headed out in a boat to the break. Jim was excellent and was able to stand up. The instructor was screaming out to him ' YES PAPA, GO' as he caught a wave. I think we were quite a bit older than his usual clientele!! We both had board gravel rashes on our knees and ...
Travelling brings many surprises and my four days visiting the Gili Trawangan Island did not leave me disappointed at all! I will try and do the Gili Islands justice with my words and some pictures but my advice is to add a trip to the Gilis to your travel bucket list but act soon as I am not sure how long this small paradise will remain practically undiscovered by many travellers!
There are three Gili Islands - Gili Trawangan, Gili Memo and Gili Air. Gili T is ...
... great thing about diving, is that it is really good excercise but unless you are swimming into a current, you don't notice it too much, especially as one of the aims is to take everything at a slow and steady pace to take in the surroundings and also to not over excert yourself. In addition all the excess Nitrogen in your body causses your metabolism to speed up :). Oh and did I mention they have a bar in the pool so after you have finished diving(or whatever) you can just ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool