The Glorious Gili Islands

Ahhhhhhh, the Gili Islands. Just the name puts me in a relaxed mood. The Gilis are three islands in the northwest corner of Lombok, with each possessing its own personality. Gili Air, closest to the mainland, has the richest local culture of the three and is known for it’s laid back beach style (think Bob […]

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West Java, We Meet Again

Two mountains and a week of lounging at the beach later and I am back in the beautiful city of Jakarta *heavy sarcasm on the word beautiful.* It’s strange to think that just a few mornings ago I was waking up in a bungalow, walking barefoot along the island and lazily sipping on coconuts for […]

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