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Gili Trawangan - on dry land

October 10th 2011
Monday morning marked our departure from Gili Trawangan, one of the three Gili Islands. Gili Island a tautological travesty of a name - Gili means (small) island in the Bahasa Indonesian language. So Island Islands it is, it seems. Anyway, pedantry aside, 'the Gilis' are the sort of place where one can easily spend far more time than originally intended. Gili Trawangan is the largest ... read more
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Indonesian Flag 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
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