Gnung Agung July 6th 2006 Slowly being lulled into sleep by the rhythmic chugging of the ferry's engines. I'm 3 hours into my 10hour journey to Gilli Trawangan, (I'd decided to take the slow option to save some rupiah), one of three little islands off the North East coast of neighbouring Lombok.
Feeling a bit daft because I'd already decided a week ago to spend my time in the Gillis at the end of my trip, rather than in t ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Padangbai 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
A novice traveller, boldly going somewhere, with no plan and absolutely no bloody idea why he's going - I'm terrified! AAAARRRRRRGGGGGGHHHHHH!
I'm keeping a diary as I go and writing it up on-line when I get chance, but I'm no Bridget Jones, so you'll just have to cope with bad grammar, appauling spelling and a lack of wet-T-shirted Mr Darcys....unless I get really lucky.
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