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Kuta Lombok
July 10, 2014
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Kuta Lombok

After 3 weeks on Gili Meno, I decided it was time to get away for a few days and see some more of Lombok. On a whim I planned to go to Kuta Lombok and 2 hours later I was on the next local boat out. Once I arrived in Lombok, I hired a driver […]

Photo Shoot!
July 10, 2014
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Photo Shoot!

The past 6 months have taken me to more beaches than I can count. However, whatever beach you are on there are some things that will never change; and that is people trying to capture the perfect picture. I ended up taking up a secret vice of pretending to be asleep on the beach while […]

My Gili Meno Family (continued)
July 4, 2014
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My Gili Meno Family (continued)

MAL (JAMAL): Mal is Barone’s cousin and one of 11 children. His father is the one that owns the warung that Barone works at. I didn’t meet Mal the first time I was on Meno because he was in Lombok visiting his wife and 7 year old son at the time. Although he was a […]

“Kakak”
July 4, 2014
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“Kakak”

As I mentioned in a previous post, Indonesians aren’t too keen on sharing their personal business. It doesn’t mean they won’t but it takes time, they have to get to know you, and they will reveal bits and pieces over a long period of time and not all at once. During my month on Gili […]

My Gili Meno Family
July 4, 2014
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My Gili Meno Family

Everyone that I met and became friends with on Gili Meno made such an impression on me and I will never ever forget them for as long as I live. BARONE: Barone was my first friend that I met on the island back in April and probably one of my favorites. Every time I think of […]

World Cup
July 4, 2014
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World Cup

Watching the World Cup isn’t as fun when the games are televised at midnight, 2AM and 5AM. Everynight I had the best intentions of staying up but I only ended up watching on a few occasions. Being on a small island there was just one spot for the public to watch the game and that […]