Another Adventure(s) in Lombok Island

If you love travelling, going somewhere to find life in the world, you must know about a beautiful country. It is Indonesia country which located in South-Asia. Or maybe if you don’t know where it is, you must know about Bali Island. Yeah, the Bali Island is belonged to Indonesia country. But, do you know other islands in Indonesia which as beautiful as Bali?

It is Lombok Island. Many people called it as the “relative” of Bali Island. It is because Lombok is as exotic as Bali, but you will still find some differences. Most of Lombok’s people are Moslem, so you will find many mosques there besides temples in Bali. Though there still some temples in Lombok, so it can be said that Lombok has many religions.

The beaches are also beautiful, too. The blue sea with beautiful white sand will make you feel in heaven whenever you arrived there. One of many popular beaches in Lombok called Gili Trawangan. Some people even called it as “Party Island” for some reasons. Interesting, isn’t it?

To get this beach, you must ride a boat. The waves are big but don’t worry, just enjoy it. This beach is framed by trees and you will find many boats in Gili Trawangan. Green trees, blue sky, white sand, and the beautiful sea framed by trees and boats. Hmm, such a pretty beach to be pictured.

You can do any interesting activities in Gili Trawangan, such as biking, snorkeling, and swimming beause the wave is good, but still you must be careful. If you don’t like it, you can just walking along the street and enjoying foods, seeing the turtles, and you can also get your skin tattooed here. You can also just relax at beach enjoying the sun. But it is better to use sun-screen and black glasses if you don’t want being burned because the weather here is hot enough. And don’t forget to take pictures to make moments how beautiful the beach is.

Another beach which is also beautiful is Kuta. Yeah, the name is similar with the one in Bali. One which makes Lombok’s Kuta popular is the sand, which is very soft as like as pepper, many people said it. The sea is also beautiful that looks like blue crystal. You can also book any available hotels here, so it is a beautiful place to honey moon.

Lombok is also quiet because not much tourists come here. So if you want to find beautiful place but not much people come, but still you can get good service, just come to Lombok. Go by plane is also good because to get plane is easy. Just buy the plane tickets by online, and then pack your bags now. Have fun!

Posted by: Dina. Updated at: 6:09 PM

Adventure in Lombok Island

Traveling is one of the most exciting activities in human life. There are many reasons why people loved to travel, and one of them is to refresh their mind and body. Well, as an individual we all agreed that we have to work hard and smart to get a better life, but nowadays many people become too busy and sometimes it make them stressed or even depressed. In this case, travelling is the best solution to forget about all routine activities for a while and enjoy your life. As an Indonesia citizen, I always thanks to the God because Indonesia is a rich country with many beautiful places, unique cultures and friendly people. As the biggest Southeast Asia country, Indonesia has many beautiful places that the world should know. The most well-known place is Bali, which is always called “Gods Island”. Yeah, Bali is located in the center of Indonesia between Java and Nusa Tenggara Island. But, if we dig further, you will get many beautiful places in Indonesia but less exposed compared to Bali. In this article I will explain more about Lombok, a beautiful island in Indonesia that will be perfect for your holiday.

Lombok used to call as the “relative” of Bali Island. Well, this is because Lombok has many beautiful/exotic places just like Bali. However, I prefer Lombok since this place isn’t too crowded as Bali, so it will be perfect for refreshing. You will also feel that Lombok is more cultural, since it has many religions. Majority of people are Moslems, and some of them are Hindu, and this differences made Lombok a multi-cultural island that worth to visit.

Talk about Lombok, I became remember about my trip to this place last year. It was a memorable trip where I felt free in the nature and loved the hospitality of local citizen. Actually, I was planned to Bali, but in the middle of trip my cousins asked me to visit Lombok, so, I welcomed their offer. This trip was actually planned incorrectly, but thanks God it was still a lovely vacation. Started from the plan, at the first we actually want to visit my aunt in Bali. Well, because it was a sudden plan, then I had to search for the last minute ticket hahaha. I felt confused a bit, because I had to go to the several travel agents to get the best prices. I also, asked my friends, and thankfully Andy (one of y best friends) told me that I had to check Traveloka.com. Since I never used an online service, so I felt doubt back then. However, Andy tried to convince me, because he had book the flight ticket several times from Traveloka.

I became more curious about Traveloka, so I tried to search more info about them in the internet. Apparently in this research, I got information about them. Many people talked about them in the websites, blogs, forums and also social media, and most of them felt impressed about how Traveloka served them. In conclusion, I finally tried their service for the first time. Thankfully, the site is so informative, there are helpful information everywhere, so I didn’t get any difficulties to search, compare and book a flight to Bali. Oh ya, they have a very good system, as the first customer I felt impressed about their fast service. The booking procedures was very simple, no complex forms and various payment methods available. I prefer to pay with transfer method, since I didn’t have credit card. However, we have to pay them as soon as possible, accordance with the time limits (3 hours), and this method only able to used before 8 PM. So, if you want to choose this method, make sure to book flight in the morning or afternoon.

After I got an E-ticket in my email, I felt happy and satisfied with their service, and finally we can go to Bali. Yeaaayy…my adrenaline was pumped fast, because we felt excited. At last we can go holiday for almost a year busy with routine activities. In Bali, we spent two days and go to popular places like Ubud, and Kuta beach. In the third days, my cousins asked me to visit Lombok, and as I said earlier I decided to agreed and follow them to Lombok. It takes around 50 minutes until we get to Senggigi beach. All I can say is “awesome”, the beach is so beautiful. The mixture of white sand, blue sea and beautiful sky become a great picture in Senggigi beach. However, this place is still less beautiful a bit compared to GIli Trawangan.

Gili Trawangan is the most famous beach in Lombok, many people called it as “Party Island” for some reasons. I’ve heard that this place always held party every night, Interesting, isn’t it? To get into this beach, you have to ride a boat, and it takes almost 50 minutes. While in the boat, I felt enthusiast because the sea was so blue, clean, friendly citizen, and many more. The waves are quite big but this is one of the most interesting parts, and we really enjoy it. Until we arrived in Gili Trawangan, I saw many tress and I think this place surrounded with them. At the first sight, Gili Trawangan is indeed beautiful, far more beautiful than Senggigi beach. This place also has many facilities, such as biking, snorkeling or swimming. If you don’t want all of these activities, then you might try walking along the street, enjoying foods, and seeing some turtles or maybe you just want relax at beach enjoying the sun. However, you better to use sun-block cream and black eye-glass to avoid being burned by sun.

Overall, we have a great holiday last year, many beautiful places and lovely memories that we’ll always remember. Before we went back to Jakarta, we decide to buy some souvenirs for my family. Fortunately, the Sriwijaya Air that serve Jakarta route provides 15kgs baggage, so we can use this facility without have to pay extra charge. So, if you love traveling, then I suggest you to visit Lombok Island. This is a perfect place to enjoy your holiday, because it has everything you need to refresh all you mental and physic. Thanks
Posted by: Dina. Updated at: 10:30 PM

The Gateways Of Lombok

Before traveling to Island of bali, many travelers may would prefer to begin their adventure in the country’s capital, Jakarta as well as take an overland sightseeing tour by bus along the Java Island. In case you have enough time also wish to enjoy the awesome heritage and scenery of the island. There are numerous locations to discover, as an example historical Borobudur and also Prambanan Historic temples, magical crater of Bromo and so numerous others. And then go across the Bali strait by ferryboat at Ketapang ( East Java ) to Gilimanuk ( West Island of bali ).

Another options are to take a luxury cruise. Bali is often selected as a stopover for vacation cruise lines. Before continuing to the next desired destination, travellers spend some time to have a sight seeing on this island. Padangbay and Benoa harbor are two main harbors for that. Padangbai is situated in the Karangasem regency, Eastern Bali. It links the island to Lembar in Lombok Island. Whilst Benoa harbor is positioned on the southern Bali tip ( inter island and international gateway ). Other than used as tourism port, Benoa harbor is also designed for anchorage of fishing vessels.

Ngurah Rai International airport is the airport terminal situated in south Bali, in Tuban precisely. Known as after I Gusti Ngurah Rai, a hero of Bali that led the troops against the Dutch in 1946. It gets to be the main multinational gateway for visitors that explore Bali. In past times couple of years the number of visitors arrival through the airport tended to increase, after the bomb blast at Kuta it reduced in a great way, now restoring once again.

The airport becomes an essential base for the next locations beyond Bali. It links air flights to Jogjakarta for the desired destination of one of the seven worlds’ wonder of Borobudur and its nearby Prambanan picturesque temples. Guests can purchase 1 day trips exactly where they already return to Bali in the afternoon. Or they might take one night stay in Jogja and go back to Bali on the following day. The airport also links a number of towns in East Indonesia such as Mataram in Lombok Small island, Kupang in East Nusa Tenggara as well as Makassar in Southern Celebes.

Guests who desire to take pleasure in and discover the jewels of eastern locations might select the next island of Lombok by airplane or sea, choosing a speed jetfoil motorboat on the route Benoa to Lembar. Lombok Island is well known for it is spectacular coastal mountain scenes, a lot of pristine nature, Taliwang meals ( crispy roasted chicken ) and pottery. One of the numerous tours it is possible to schedule while having Bali as your primary vacation spot that has air connections to almost all major Asian and also international airports.
Posted by: Dina. Updated at: 12:08 AM

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