The Gorgeous Gili Islands May 1st 2011 We left Ubud after a great few days for the Gili islands, 3 small islands which were supposed to have amazing beaches. We were picked up early and driven to the port in the town of Padangbai about an hour away, where you get the boats to the Gili's from. This town is pretty small and people mainly only go through it to get the boats to/from the Gili's. After a bit of messing about (swappin ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gilli Trawangan 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
Victoria & Scott are off...
September 2010...We work hard and play hard and love our holidays! So much so that six a year just wasn't enough so we left our jobs, friends, family and home behind and took off for nearly 5 months to travel around the world!
South America- Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Chile (September-Mid Oct)
New Zealand- the North & South island in a camper van (Mid Oct-early Nov)
Australia- the East coast from Melbourne-Cairns (Nov)
South East Asia- Singapore, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia (December & January)
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