Lovin' Lombok December 25th 2011 Merry Christmas to all our friends and family. We hope your holidays are safe, peaceful and a time to be with loved ones.
We spent the last 3 weeks on Lombok Island in Indonesia. We really loved our time there. We took the slow boat over from Bali (5 hours on a large public ferry), but made it to Gili Air by dinner time (a small island off of Lombok). We rented a house for 12 days in the villag ... 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
In 2003-05 my family and I went to Vietnam where we worked and lived for 2 years. We fell in love with Asia and now 6 years later we're embarking on a one year adventure. We're leaving Canada in September 2011. This blog contains our travel stories, photos and some advice on budget travel with teenagers.
We're going to start our adventure in Borneo, then onto Peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia. We don't have a fixed itinerary and we are totally open to following adventures and experiences that come our way.
Our family consists of one traveling mom (Kevi), one advent... full info