The Gili Air Witch Project February 10th 2011 After three days and night on Gili Trawangan we decided to move on to somewhere quieter. We jumped on an island hopping boat (all of 23,000 IDR for a half hour trip) to Gili Air, the nearest island to Lombok.
This island proved to be much more like what we were expecting. Really quiet and peaceful but still with a few bars and restaurants to keep us stocked with Bintang beer. The snorkelling a ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gili Air The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
It started in November 2006, when we quit our jobs, rented out our house, sold our belongings and set off in search of adventure in South East Asia.
Backpacking around SE Asia followed, along with working with elephants in Pattaya, a TEFL course in Thailand, teaching in Bangkok, Madrid, Bournemouth....
"Where next?" you might ask.
Well, the pull of the East was too great, so we hot-footed back to Thailand, and then onto Vietnam.
We spent a year teaching in a language centre in Haiphong in the North of Vietnam. Then we went searching for the bright lights o... full info