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Gili islands, Lombok, Indonesia.

THE NEW YORK TIMES – TRAVEL ARTICLE – A paradise lost? Part 1.

THE NEW YORK TIMES – TRAVEL ARTICLE A paradise lost? Part 1…………………………………………. THE blaze of white sand licked by the surf was dotted one recent sunlit afternoon with fishing boats and their local owners, a pack of bored men in flip-flops who each kept one eye on their hand of cards and the other on.. read more


New Years on The Gili Islands

With another globally eventful year coming to an end and the hope of the coming year bright with possibilities, Lombok and the Gili islands is a great place to welcome the beginning of 2016. In this “whats news” we give you the scoop on the best parties and the best places to celebrate the New.. read more


The Gili islands, Lombok, Indonesia

Just a short 2 hour boat trip from Bali, on the northwest corner of Lombok, the Gili islands are three idyllic atolls where the beaches are still powdery white, the water a beautiful clear blue.


Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia

The island lies directly in line in the middle of the other Gilis of Trawangan and Air, both only separated by 1 Km or so of water, it is by far the quietest most undeveloped natural island of the three. The only Gili island with a salt water lake, a bird park with a Beatles.. read more


Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia

Gili meaning a small island in Bahasa Indonesia, and Air meaning water, therefore; a small island surrounded by water. Some would say the original backpacker Gili destination , even now still relatively untouched, a few new bar shacks have appeared on the beach, with the least accommodation compared with the other Gili islands of Trawangan and Meno