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Lombok

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Sumbawa Besar

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Bima

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Mataram

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Pulau Lombok

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Pulau Sumbawa

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Gili Meno

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Pulau Sangeang

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Taliwang

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Pulau Kera

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Pulau Meno

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Lombok

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  • Sade Traditional Village, South Lombok

    Lombok Tourist Traps

    The of Sade and Rembitan on the Praya-Kuta Road in south Lombok both have 'traditional villages'. While there are people who live in the villages, they really have become 'made for tourist' locations. You are asked to make a 'donation' at the entrance to the village. A guide will then offer to show you around - later the guide will ask you to pay...

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  • Qunci Villas

    Lombok Hotels

    I stayed in Qunci Villas for 5 nights in January 2011 - it was a beautiful stay for a number of...

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  • Traditional weaving in Lombok

    Lombok Shopping

    Bahri weaving group is more than a shop, it is a collective. Women living in Sukarara Village weave using traditional looms. They then give their work to the shop which shares proceeds throughout the families in the village. It is a very friendly place to visit - while they would like you to buy some of their goods, there is very little pressure to...

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Sumbawa Besar

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  • Water Buffalo Race / Barapan Kebo

    Sumbawa Besar Things to Do

    If you happen to be at the right time you can watch traditional games of barapan kebo (water buffalo race)It's usually held during at the beginning of planting paddy season, the paddy field are soaked with water the night before as high as adults knee.The buffalo are measured by high and age, certain ages n high goes into certain classeswhat makes...

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  • Most Famous Soto Kambing

    Sumbawa Besar Restaurants

    Soto Kambing [goat soup] is a common breakfast / lunch for sumbawa people, you can choose either with rice or lontong [steamed rice wrapped in leaf]it made usually from young or even goatlingif you come early you can get bone marrow, cheek, head or even testiclesWarung Soto are scatter all over the city, even in one street you can find 2 or 3...

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  • Try The Mix Fried Noddles

    Sumbawa Besar Restaurants

    dare yourself to eat where the locals eat, small warung at the street with only maybe 8 seatsit can get crowded on busy hours, so you have to wait more than 30 minutes.the cook is from the java island, i think he moved to sumbawa about 8 - 10 years agowhat i like in here are the Mix Fried Noddle [yellow egg noddle n white noddle] and "Nasi Mawut"...

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Bima

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  • From one side of Bima Bay to the other

    Bima Transportation

    I hired an ojek driver to take me to the Donggo area on the west side of Bima bay. We decided that rather than ride all the way around, we would take a boat across....We headed to the port, which at 9am was fairly devoid of traffic, where my driver negotiated for a boat to take us across. This was done successfully, but then I saw the boat - an old...

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  • Buses to and from Bima - Terminal Dara

    Bima Transportation

    Buses coming from and travelling to the east of Sumbawa - to Dompu, Sumbawa Besar, and further to Lombok - leave from Terminal Dara. The terminal is on Jalan Sultan Kaharuddin - a few minutes walk from central Bima hotels. Most of the inter-island buses leave in the evening but there are plenty of public buses travelling to Dompu (approx 15,000...

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  • A children's game for the whole family

    Bima Favorites

    One of my fondest Bima memories was when I went to see traditional cloth being made in Kampung Raba Dompu. In the swept-dirt yard of the house where the weaving was taking place, a large crowd of children and several adults were playing the simplest of games - throwing a mass of rubber bands from one side of the yard to the other and hoping one...

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Mataram

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  • Taman Mayura.

    Mataram Things to Do

    The Mayura Park is what remains of the once existing Karang Asem kingdom of Bali. The park was built in 1744, and has a man-made lake with a floating pavillion (the Bale Kambang) used as a judicial court and a meeting place.

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  • The Lombok Lodge

    Mataram Hotels

    Jl. Oberoi, Mataram, 83001, Indonesia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Pura Meru Temple.

    Mataram Things to Do

    It´s the largest hinduist temple in Mataram and is a relic of the Karam Asam Kingdom, It was built in 1720 as a place of worship for Lombok's Hindu followers. It has three Meru´s (towers with straw roofs) wich symbolizes the presence of Shiva, Visnu and Brahma deities.

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Pulau Lombok

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  • Authentic Mexican Food

    Pulau Lombok Restaurants

    On beach side, MexiGo and trawangan dive combine a good atmosphere, surrounding by tropical garden and beach on the other side of the road can make people easy to choose which table they like, or even a sun-bed that provided by the restaurant.Mexigo is an authentic mexican restaurant by a mexican Chef. Found in september 2009, MexiGo is now one of...

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  • Joining fisherman!

    Pulau Lombok Things to Do

    Its not just fishing, but its more deeper in contact with some local fisherman. Specially after spending of sometime just laying on the beach relax. Meeting several fisherman passing by, its not impossible to have a talk and further to join them fishing. Easier as a backpacker, I mean, not in a big group. What you have to do is asking when and how...

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  • Pantai Batu Bolong

    Pulau Lombok Things to Do

    Sailing to the Batu Bolong, or just swimming around is cool! Some might like to read by the beach ... relaxin!

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Pulau Sumbawa

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  • FERRY from LOMBOK to SUMBAWA

    Pulau Sumbawa Transportation

    A trip by Bus or by minivan from Lombok island to Sumbawa island vise verse now is a convenience one, the bus and minivan were air conditioned and the trip would crossing Sumbawa straits from Kayangan seaport on Lombok island by a ferry to Pototano seaport on Sumbawa island vise verse. The bus and minivan fare is including a ferry ride ticket, if...

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  • Land Trip by Minivan

    Pulau Sumbawa Transportation

    There are many travel agent which manage a land trip from MATARAM downtown at Lombok island to SUMBAWA BESAR at Sumbawa island, on this occassion I took an air conditioned and full of music minivan "SUMBAWA UTAMA" at Jalan Pejanggik, Mataram and it took two hours to reach Kayangan seaport at Eastern end of Lombok island and took a Ferry, sailing...

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  • The ferry from Lombok to Sumbawa

    Pulau Sumbawa Transportation

    Crossing by ferry from Lombok to Sumbawa is easy. There is an around the clock service from Labuan Lombok harbour to Poto Tano harbour on Sumbawa, leaving roughly every hour. Labuan Lombok is located in a bay enclosed by a sandy peninsula, Tanjung Kayangan. Poto Tano too lies sheltered by a peninsula and a couple of islands.On arrival at Labuan...

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Tetebatu

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  • Football - anytime, anywhere

    Tetebatu Favorites

    Nothing stops young ones from a good game of football. When I was walking around Tetebatu, I stopped to watch a group of young men playing football on a dirt pitch - no clear boundary lines; it was out when the ball went into an irrigation ditch on one side and a fenced paddock on the other.It was a beautiful scene with the formidable Gunung...

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  • Just walking around town...

    Tetebatu Things to Do

    Tetebatu is spread out along two main roads, the north-south road and the east or waterfall road. The north-south road houses several accommodation places north of the junction with most village houses south of the junction. There is also accommodation between 200 and 500 metres up the east road from the junction. The roads did not seem terribly...

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  • Swimming in irrigation channels

    Tetebatu Favorites

    During our walk through the ricefields near Tetebatu we came to a track that ran adjacent to the fields. This track was a major pathway for children walking to and from school. We were sitting on the side of the track when school was dismissed. The young children casually approached us, singing and chatting as they walked, but when they saw me -...

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Gili Meno

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  • Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary

    Gili Meno Favorites

    One of my fondest memories of Gili Meno is the attempt of one of the locals to ensure a sustainable population of turtles. On the south east coast of Meno is a group of four small 'swimming pools' containing infant turtles that are being looked after through volunteer work and donations made by tourists. It is an admirable endeavour that should...

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  • Public Boat from Bangsal to Gili Meno

    Gili Meno Transportation

    Bangsal, about 15 minutes north of Senggigi, is the departure point for public boats to the Gilis. If you want the cheapest option, there are many public boats throughout the day to Gili Air and Gili Trawangan, but only a few, especially in low season, to Gili Meno. Price is 8,000 rupiah. If you do arrive between boats and you don't want to wait...

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  • Friendly people selling local...

    Gili Meno Shopping

    You don't go to Gili Meno to shop, but situated right on the beach in the south-east corner is a quaint 'shack' selling a range of craft made from wood and bamboo. Most is from Lombok, some looks like it has been sitting there for years, but it is certainly worth a browse - if for no other reason than a chat with the friendly owners. They are great...

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Pantai Lakey

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  • Early morning visitors to Pantai Lakey...

    Pantai Lakey Favorites

    Each morning when I got up and headed across the garden to the restaurant at Pantai Lakey Inn, I would come across the early morning visitors - large monitor lizards stealthily moving through the garden. Where were they headed out in the open in full view? Seeking out a duck egg I suspect - a small coop was a fixture on the other side of the...

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  • Fishing at Sore Ado

    Pantai Lakey Off The Beaten Path

    Sore Ado is an old harbour about 10kms from Hu'u where large vessels used to dock to drop off supplies and pick up produce. Now, most produce is transported by road.The harbour is quite picturesque, even on an overcast day. The locals come to relax and fish. You can easily appreciate why - it is a calm, well sheltered inlet, with little traffic...

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  • Along the back roads from Hu'u to Dompu

    Pantai Lakey Off The Beaten Path

    If you have your own motor bike, or if you hire an ojek driver for the day, it is well worth exploring the back roads between Hu'u and Dompu.There are some great views as you climb the hills and some quaint little villages where the locals wouild love to meet you.The roads are in fair condition. I really enjoyed passing along the tree lined streets...

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Taliwang

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  • Road trip from Sekongkang to Lunyuk

    Taliwang Off The Beaten Path

    Previous to our island-hopping trip we had done some research on the internet and found this report by Mauricio on the Thorn Tree travel forum: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/thread.jspa?threadID=1690205.Mauricio drove from Sekongkang to Lunyuk in 2008 by 4WD. As he opined that a 4WD as not really necessary, we tried the trip in 2011 with...

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  • Secluded Lawar beach

    Taliwang Things to Do

    There are many good beaches south of Maluk. Not being surfers, we preferred secluded Pantai Lawar. Protected by outcrops of rock the beach is good for a quiet swim followed by a picnic in the shade of trees.However, we were not alone there, two men were roasting their catch of fish. After a while a group of divers came ashore, brought by outrigger...

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  • Best in Maluk

    Taliwang Restaurants

    Not much choice in Maluk, but fortunately we found Lesehan Bu Diah. Nice buildings and garden, which have seen better days. The upper floor of the restaurant is not being used any more. But the food is still good.

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Top West Nusa Tenggara Province Hotels

Mataram Hotels
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Pulau Meno Hotels
1 Hotel
Pulau Kera Hotels
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Bangsal Hotels
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Pulau Burung Hotels
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Taliwang Hotels
4 Reviews - 29 Photos
Sumbawa Besar Hotels
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Pulau Sumbawa Hotels
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Selong Hotels
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Pulau Lombok Hotels
49 Reviews - 85 Photos
Lombok Hotels
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Bima Hotels
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