Gili Island. . . A Slice of Paradise March 30th 2014 We arrived from Bali on the speed boat safe and sound to the island of Gili Trawangan last Tuesday. The Gilis Islands actually consists of three small islands of which we are on the largest and most developed.
Gili Trawangan is a very cool little island. Only a few kilometres long there are no cars or motorbikes. The only modes of transportation are foot, bike and horse & buggy! There is only o ... 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
Since retiring in 2004 Warren and I have been travelling over the winter months. Our goal is to visit and exprience as many places and cultures in the world as we can. So far we have been to many spots in Mexico, Hawaii, Jamaica, Belize, Venezuela, Cuba, St. Marten, St. Thomas, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Roatan (Honduras) and Costa Rica. In 2014 we travelled to Singapore, Malaysia, Koh Lanta (Thailand), Bali, Lombok and the Gili Islands. In 2015 we went to Cuba and back to Isla Mujeres, Mexioc and then on to Tobago. In 2016 we ventured to Cambodia, Laos and back to Thailand and Bali. You ... full info