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... t choke, unfortunately however this was enough to tip her nerves over the edge and she swiftly made her way back to the boat. After some comforting from Dave, it was time for the second snorkeling spot, off the southern coast of Gili Air. Dave was wonderful and encouraged Jacqui to try again with another snorkel. With his support she got over her fear and found she could enjoy looking at the coral and fish, as they had done before ...
We decided to do a 3-day, 2-night trekking trip up the volcano Mt. Rinjani on Lombok, Indonesia. The peak is over 2 miles high, sitting at roughly 12,000 feet above sea level. We booked the trip on Gili Air, and the guy said "take the boat to Lombok and Arwan will be waiting for you." Needless to say, we were a bit skeptical to begin with. Sure enough, though, Arwan was waiting for us! We picked up a group of four Europeans who, except for two of them, had all met each other only ...
As soon as we mentioned to other travellers that we were heading to Bali, the one main place that came up as a must see was the Gili Islands! This group of islands are Lombok's most popular tourist destination. The islands are very relaxed and laid-back, with countless little beachside cafes, restaurants and bars serving a variety of tastes in local and international cuisine. Best of all, there are no cars or ...
With our chill time, splurge time in Bali come to an end it was time to retighten the money belt and step back into backpacker mode. Next destination - Lombok. Departure time - 6am. Urgh. So it was up at 0530, in reception at 0600 only to wait and wait and wait until the bus finally arrived in the pouring rain at 0700. A two hour trip across the island we were dumped at a cafe, told to exchange our ticket for another piece of paper and ordered to wait. With everyone ...
... and a few backpackers.
Next day I rode westward along the heavily indented coast, where there is surf beach after surf beach, with beautiful white sand. I would have loved to continue exploring the coast and be a beach bum for a few days, but I had little time, so I took my scooter back, and then had to work out how to get to the Gili Air (Water Island) in the north-west corner of Lombok.
I went to the bus station but it was late afternoon and the public ...
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