The Gili Islands October 9th 2012 THE GILI ISLANDS
The next stage of our journey was one I’d been looking forward to. The Gili Islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno & Gili Air – are just north-west of Lombok, a 1.5 hour speedboat journey from Bali. These three small islands (Gili literally means “small island”) are where people go to get a taste of the Robinson Crusoe experience.
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Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gili Meno 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
Our first big trip was between April 2010 and March 2011. We visited China, then Hong Kong, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, OZ, New Zealand and finally the USA.
We're now preparing for another 6 month jolly to SE Asia - leaving in September.
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