Off to Lombok

Next Stop: Lombok.

It was difficult saying goodbye to Jimbaran Bay, but we can’t wait for our next stop; Lombok and the Gili Isles.

We took a speed boat from Bali to Lombok that saved us a lot of time (got there in 4.5 hrs)! The view was absolutely beautiful, and we could not have asked for better weather 🙂

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A Balinese Spa Date

We must start this post with a full disclaimer – We are NOT morning people! And I’m talking cranky-and-mean without ample time to “wake-up” and savor our cup of coffee. But a combination of jet lag and vacation always gets us out of bed in a jiffy without the need for any type of caffeine – you know, we may have just found a permanent cure! (get the drift 😉 )

We had been waking up at 6am, well-rested and ready to eat!! Breakfast was exactly what comes to mind when I think of a vacation in Asia – lots of exotic fruits, flavorful local cuisine and some fresh coconut water to stay hydrated by the beach – ah!

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Pineapple, Jackfruit, Guava, Passion fruit, Rambutan and Papaya

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Indonesian local favorites – the drink is called Jamu (it is a blend of natural herbs, orange  and lemon juice)

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