Selamat Tinggal Lombok

A couple of months ago, I had to leave the island of Lombok in Indonesia as my work there had come to an end. In the past one year, I have grown very fond of this beautiful island; there is something special about the place – the charm of the people and...

The land beneath the wind

I do have to apologise to anyone following this site for the lack of updates (and for not concluding the travelogue that I have started on my not-so-recent trip to Europe). My (enforced) absence was mainly due to my recent move from the island of Lombok in Indonesia...

The great gig in the sky

I had been flying to and fro Lombok several times in the last month. Very often, I would be able to spot Mt Agung (Bali) and Mt Rinjani (Lombok) as the plane is about to reach its destination (Lombok International Airport). These two landmarks are always a welcoming...

Public transport on Lombok, Indonesia

In most places, the public transport options available are more or less the same: buses, mini buses, taxis, trains, etc. However, in Lombok, there’s a really unique form of transport known as the cidomo – a small horse-drawn carriage found only in Lombok...