The Gili Islands August 20th 2015 Senggigi
We arrived in Lombok and stayed a few days in Senggigi before taking a bus and boat to the beautiful Gili Islands. Senggigi is a small seaside tourist village, its ok for a quick stop over, but it does not appeal for a longer stay.
When you drive over the hills Senggigi offers stunning scenery, green hills, lush tropical trees, beautiful blue sparkling ocean and many beaches ... 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
We love backpacking around SE Asia. We blog to keep interested family and friends up to date with our travels, but also to give travelers an idea of local costs.
2007: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, India, Cambodia and Laos.
2012: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
2015: We are going to travel for 6months through Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia
Language was never a problem, we never felt unsafe and we never had anything stolen. We would do it again in a flash and definitely recommend it!
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