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The harsh Indonesian penalties for drug use (including compulsory death sentence for trafficking) don't seem to apply on Gili Trawangan  
   

The harsh Indonesian penalties for drug use (including compulsory death sentence for trafficking) don't seem to apply on Gili Trawangan

Drift-snorkeling with giant turtles (Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia)

October 18th 2009
(Day 562 on the road)I have done my fair share of diving all over Southeast Asia in the last year or so, but nothing comes even close to how amazing the underwater life is here in the Gili Islands off Lombok's north coast. Apparently, the fishermen are paid by the local dive operators NOT to fish, and it more than shows in the marine life to be found just a few metres from the beach. Visibi ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gilli Trawangan

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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