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Rich Experiences
July 15, 2014
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Rich Experiences

What made my experience on Gili Meno so rich is my relationship with the people of the island. They let me in to their lives and I saw the many personal things that most tourists don’t get to see. They let down their their bar and treated me like their sister, inviting me to eat […]

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things…..
July 15, 2014
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These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things…..

There are many things that I will miss about Gili Meno but three in particular stand out amongst all others and they happened at completely different parts of the day. It may sound strange but I loved listening the roosters on Gili Meno. They roamed the streets freely and would hide in the brush so […]

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words!
July 12, 2014
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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words!

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. While my camera was unable to totally capture the natural beauty of Gili Meno, it came pretty darn close! **ALL PICTURES ARE MINE AND MAY NOT BE USED BY AN OUTSIDE SOURCE**

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 […]