Gills for the Gili's November 15th 2010 The speedboat roared away from Padanbai harbour, leaving Bali behind as the guttural roar of our four engines left a long trail of white foamy water in its wake. The lower, internal compartment of the small speedboat was full and so I had to endure the top, outer level for the journey.
The outer level was nothing more than the boats roof which was open to the blazing morning sunshine. My backpa ... 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