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Senggigi festival afternoon stick fight

Senggigi festival afternoon stick fight

By on Sep 27, 2014 in Daily Video, Photo Opportunity | 0 comments

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The locals really enjoy their stick fighting. Looks like it hurts like hell when you get hit but they show no pain. One of those combat situations where a small fast opponent can dominate. So I’m not getting into the ring any time soon. All part of the Senggigi Festival and annual event in Senggigi Lombok. The stick fighting starts at about 4:00pm each day of the...

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INDONESIA!

INDONESIA!

By on Sep 25, 2014 in Travel with kids | 1 comment

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Hey guys, OH MY GOSH WE ARENT IN AUSTRALIA ANYMORE, WHAT IS THIS!? HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE!? That’s right guys, we have finally left good old Aussie. We are in Indonesia now, we are staying on a little island called Lombok. It’s a very cute little island with beautiful beaches, lovely people and even a volcano! So for the last week we have mostly been...

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The Senggigi Festival Parade

The Senggigi Festival Parade

By on Sep 24, 2014 in Travel experiences, Travel with kids | 4 comments

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The Senggigi Festival parade was very interesting – it is only held once a year and we were lucky enough to be here for it!  The festival lasts for four days. The parade was a bit like a Christmas parade back home but bigger.  They had people in costumes from all over Lombok. We also met up with one of mums online friends and had a drink while we watched more...

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Being a traveller and not just a tourist

Being a traveller and not just a tourist

By on Sep 24, 2014 in Accommodation, Self Contained Accommodation, Travel and food, Travel experiences | 2 comments

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Finally we’ve left Australia! We’re in Lombok, Indonesia which is an island to the east of Bali. We’ve had a full week here now and starting to settle in.  The house we’ve rented for the month is in a gated community with a guard on duty all the time, however just outside the gate the Senggigi society awaits us everyday! When we first arrived...

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Indonesia Lombok

Indonesia Lombok

By on Sep 24, 2014 in Travel with kids, Work and travel | 2 comments

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We’re in Lombok, Indonesia now – Lombok is a lot different to Australia.  Lombok is a lot more relaxed so everything is not as strict, for example you can ride in the back of a ute on the road and you don’t have to where a seatbelt, jay walking is ok and there appears to be no speed limit. There is also a lot more people here which makes it...

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