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Scuba Diving in the Gili Islands Posted by on Dec 12, 2017

Scuba Diving in the Gili Islands

The Gili Islands are a very popular destination in Indonesia, and for good reason. These little idyllic islands off the northwest coast of Lombok feature white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. They’re also a top diving destination, whether you’re a beginner or a pro. Let’s see what it’s like scuba diving in the Gili…

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Traveling Around Lombok Posted by on Dec 6, 2017

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While Bali gets all the attention when it comes to tourism in Indonesia, its neighbor to the east has a lot to offer as well. Lombok is a fascinating island with so much to see and do. From trekking the 2nd highest volcano in the country, to diving off of idyllic tiny islands, to riding…

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Highlights of Flores Posted by on Dec 6, 2016

Rugged and beautiful, the island of Flores is a place that should be high atop your list if visiting Indonesia. The name – “flowers” in Portuguese – wasn’t the only thing left behind by the colonists, as a vast majority of the people here are Christians. The island is also very culturally diverse, with at…

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Kanawa Island & Pink Beach Video Posted by on Oct 20, 2016

After sorting out a boat in the town of Labuan Bajo, it’s time to head out on a 2-day adventure to explore Komodo National Park. Enjoy the beautiful views all around, snorkel with giant manta rays, and kick back on the stunning Pink Beach. See all this and more in Part One of our video…

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Komodo Trip (Part One) Posted by on Oct 18, 2016

There are lots of amazing experiences to be had traveling across Flores. Snorkeling and visiting remote islands near Maumere. Hiking up to see sunrise over the three colored lakes of Mt. Kelimutu. Taking in the unique villages and local culture in the villages around Bajawa. These are all great, but the real star of Flores…

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Labuan Bajo Video Tour Posted by on Oct 10, 2016

After an awesome 2-week journey across Flores, we reach our final destination – Labuan Bajo. This fishing town at the western end of the island is a popular spot for diving and taking boat trips to see the Komodo dragons. Before heading out on a boat trip, spend a night or two in the town…

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A Few Days in Labuan Bajo Posted by on Oct 5, 2016

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Located on the western end of Flores, Labuan Bajo is the logical place to either start or finish your trip across the island. Once a tiny fishing village, it has developed into a bustling tourist center – at least as far as Flores is concerned – thanks to its excellent diving and proximity to┬áislands that…

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