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Feb 28, 2010 - LOMBOK with Dolphines

Lombok … Lombok … Lombok! Meine Reise hierher war wieder besonders aufregend. Erst war der Fahrer zum Hafen (Sanur Beach) zu spaet und es schuettete in Sturzbaechen. Der Hafen kam naeher und es hoerte auf zu plaetschern, die Sonne kam heraus. Ocean Star Express sollte mich also in knapp 3 Stunden nach Lombok bringen. Wir bekamen ein kleines Fruehstueck, Wasser und Tee und dann ging’s auch schon los. Es war garnicht voll. 4 Spanier oder Argentinier, 3 Franzoesinnen, 2 Deutsche und wie soll es anders sein 4 Russen. Was machen diese Menschen...

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Jan 13, 2008 - Surfing Kuta Lombok

When we reach mainland Lombok from Gili we hop on a small bus and head south for Kuta. It breaks down on the main road halfway there. We get out and push to get it going. The rest of the trip is like Indonesian "Little Miss Sunshine." Every time we stop we cross our fingers that we'll get it started again. Kuta is much more primitive than Gili, just two restaurants, a few thatched huts for shops and some bungalows for tourists. We hop on the motorbike to explore. After ending up lost in some guy's backyard on a random, beach-side farm, we...

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Jul 31, 2006 - Straight off to Lombok

We woke up surprisingly early seeing as Vic & Rich had had a monster trip the day before from London and we'd had a late night before. After breakfast we walked around Kuta to suss out how we were going to get to Lombok. We decided as we had to go to the airport to pick up the delayed baggage we may as well fly for complexity vs. cost! A quick walk around Kuta showed that it was surfers heaven.....surf shops and bars everywhere (and the ubiquitous Starbucks!) and huge waves down on the beach. We happened to be staying right next to the Bali...

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