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The day started slowly. Very slowly. Breakfast was late because sleepins were had. Late breakfast was munched and we retreated to the air conditioned comfort of the palm room. Sunburn had taken its toll on our energy reserves. We lay down to watch episodes of Lost Girl on the surface, drink water and be vague. After 12 we went for a walk South to …
Draft Copy Early start. No coffee, just packed bags and a short wait at the lobby of the hotel for our connection to our ferry. The Gilli Cat is a fast connection boat that travels daily from Bali to Lombok and onto the 3 gilli Islands. The bus that picks you up takes about 2 hours to head part eat up the east cost to a port town, Padangbai. There …
... today and Ovan our dive master had to pause his training with us for 5 minutes
as he couldn’t be heard, due to the Muezzin cranking up again!
Yesterday was a public holiday for Lombok, and it was
obviously religious! There was the usual
speaker action going on during the day, which seemed normal. After our dinner we returned and the speakers
fired out the prayers and sermons. We
noticed this at ...
... next task. The generator was turned on, wrapped, and paid for. Our journey continued.
By this time, it was dark. We continued to speed along through city streets to our next destination: the harbor. First, we had to stop and get gas. Next, Obbie was craving some sort of banana fried in pancake mix. How did he not know the name if he had been here so long? How did Cheu not know what he was referring to? Every time the driver saw a cart that may have had the fried ...
... was nearly swamped by large swells- two times the engines had to be shut down- not cool at all...)
North to Gili T, where the majority of the passengers left our company. The usual "cheery" bunch of westerners who all seem afflicted with a sense of ennui and "too cool for you" vibe, no smiles here just a bemused detachment to their surroundings coupled with clutching of smart phones and iPads.
But I digress.
Only six of us remained ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSamba Villas Gili Trawangan
A perfect base with clinically polite staff.
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