Travel Blogs from Gili Trawangan
... on with everyone else, thankful that the tarps have been deployed on our side of the boat as the wind is strong and as a consequence is whipping up some big waves for us to batter through! Fortunately the journey isn’t long, and once at Bangsal we jump in a taxi and head south. The road hugs the coastline, which climbs and drops steeply, the beautiful blue ocean to our right and lush tropical jungle to our left. We continue for 45 minutes or so ...
... a personal favourite) back to Senaru. The tour was very well organised so a car was waiting for us at the arrival to take us back to our hotel and en route to our next destination. We are desperately in need of a good shower (and some sleep come to think of it, oh and also something else than rice and cucumber) but we have to wait until we reach Mataram (our next destination) to indulge in a regenerating cold bucket of water.
By Bruce the Backpacker
For those that don’t know most of Indonesia follows the
Muslim religion. In Bali, mostly Hindu
so completely different. Muslims have
Mosques everywhere for prayer sessions, I think so that nobody has a chance to
miss out praying to Mohammed. Mosques here
are as common as Coca Cola advertisements.
There is no escape from the faith.
For those that try and ...
... I tried calling. They didn’t answer.
The second option was a more expensive airline. After a few debates with myself, I went ahead with the purchase.
Skip past the day and a half in Dubai (cause that’s book only material) and the flight from Dubai to Malaysia as those were quite normal and uneventful. I met a girl on the flight from Malaysia to Bali. She was Canadian, just graduated from Law School and was going on this trip with her friend ...
... can dance the night away on the beach to old school dance music. Lots of fun!
Delicious gelato made on the island for $1.50 per scoop! A yummy treat or hangover cure ;-)
Snorkelling! Swimming! In fact any water activity. The water is crystal clear and not cold at all.
The extremely friendly locals and staff...always helpful and not wanting anything in return for it just a smile and a thank you. Why wouldn't they be happy when they live in paradise ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool