Rex looking at a quick trip to Gili Islands off the beaten pathTravel | Rex | July 28, 2011 at 19:55
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75″ />On a side note, I may be traveling over to one of the Gili islands near Bali with someone from the hostel. Going to do some research today, but the main island, Trawangan, largest of the three, is supposed to be full of backpackers, bars and just a really friendly fun atmosphere. Lots going on. It’s both
a romantic getaway location and a party destination for backpackers.
Most people don’t even go there who come to Bali, which is why it doesn’t have the same heavy tourist vibe and is restricted to hardy backpacker type travelers. But I think thats what Im looking for… getting very tired of the middle-aged families and young couples that seem to dominate this place.
Getting over there is kinda hard, but there are several options… not sure about internet once I arrive on the island, so might have to wait until I get viagra 50mg back to send news. I’m not even sure if there is vacancy over there yet.
Most of Bali seems to be booked up at the moment; I tried to find a room in Ubud (town
in the mountains with lots of art etc) to go stay for a night and it’s completely booked over the weekend.
The girl I’m going with has a camera as well, so that’s always a plus. I bought a phone the other day too that has a camera phone on it. I’m not sure how to get the photos off the phone yet, but at least I can take some shots and deal with it later.