Lombok and Gili Meno October 29th 2011 Our new adventure to Lombok and the Gili Islands started with a 2 hour speed boat ride from Bali to Lombok. On arrival at the ferry terminal, a basket of individually wrapped seasickness tablets (soon to become known as 'pink pills'😉 was offered around to all with a warning that they could make you sleepy and one was more than enough! I think my experiences in Oz on the racing yacht ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok 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
Ever since I spent a year exploring what Australia and New Zealand had to offer in 06/07, I've been thinking about the next big adventure. Finally (after a few false starts!), it's here... South East Asia, Fiji and the States, here I come :)
I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences along the way including the highs, the lows, the hilarious and the downright hideous (let's be honest, it's the juicy/embarassing/funny bits that people really want to know about!!) I also try to include plenty of pics, facilities permitting.
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