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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Tawun Jetty at south Lombok island, Indonesia

Our second day in Lombok island.

The first stop in our itinerary was snorkeling at Gili Nanggu (Gili means island in Indonesia language). Tawun jetty (S8.74473 E116.01998) seems to be the only jetty ferrying visitors to the Nanggu island.

The jetty area is only a small hut with the snorkeling gears...

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The small hut at the jetty...

One poster was spotted next to the public toilet...

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Everyone was busy selecting their snorkeling mask, foot fins, life jacket and other gears...

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Busy looking for their sizes...

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After settled with the snorkeling gears, don't forget to bring some breads to feed the lovely fish at the island...

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Breads for the fish

I was searching around for the name of the tour agency who provide all this snorkeling facility...couldn't find until I saw this...

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The life jacket with the tour agency name on it - Maju Jaya Tour

Alright, let's move on!

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The boat which ferrying our group to the island...

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There was a little boat 'boy' waiting for us on the boat, with the age around 3-4 years old...it was a surprised!

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Our little boat 'boy'

Are we ready to go?
She said : "Yes!"

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It was not a sunny day, fortunately only cloudy without rain...otherwise, our trip to the island will be cancel...

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We reached Gili Nanggu after 20 minutes later, everyone was happy and enjoyed the boat ride...

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The island is clean and well maintain, can't spotted any rubbish around the beach area and of course with the super clear water...

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The Gili Sudak is just stone throw away, we will having our lunch later at the only restaurant in the island...

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Gili Sudak, next to Gili Nanggu of Lombok

Our activities on the island will be continue in the next post...

Related post for Lombok island trip :-
Airasia media FAM trip to Lombok Island - Indonesia on July 2014

Location map of Tawun Jetty in Lombok


Sunday, January 18, 2015

Unique grilled fish stall spotted at Tawun Jetty, Lombok Island.

After we had our breakfast in the resort on the second day morning, we travel from Kila Senggigi Beach Resort to Tawun jetty for the island hopping trip...the journey took about 2 hours by ground transport.
When our 'party van' almost reach the jetty, I noticed there were many BBQ fish stall (S8.74473 E116.01998) along the road. Because of the curiosity, me and one of the team mate walked the stall immediately after the van stop.

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BBQ fish

The lady owner of the stall was friendly, we politely told her that we want to take some photos of her BBQ fishes, she agree instantly.

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The lady owner of the BBQ fish stall showed the big fish on her hand

I like the fragrant of the BBQ fish, too bad we just had our breakfast and really can't have this big fish anymore...otherwise, I'll definitely try it!

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The BBQ fish were ready to customer

I couldn't understand when the lady owner tried to explain on the ingredients and the herbs they use to marinate the fish...too bad that we only communicate in the hand language...
But I can smell the delicious of the fish...

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She was showing the big fish...

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I was too tempted by the fish and keep taking photos even without having it and also forgot to ask for the price of the fish. But I believe it won't be expansive...

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I promise myself that, I will definitely go back to Lombok island again and I won't miss this BBQ big fish on my next visit! I'm very sure! Haha!

Related post for Lombok island trip :-
Airasia media FAM trip to Lombok Island - Indonesia on July 2014

Location map of BBQ fish stall around Tawun Jetty, Lombok island.



Sunday, January 11, 2015

The evening photography session in Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort - Tioman island

Supposed to a cup of coffee and enjoy the surround scenery...but the sunlight remind me of the sunset! Quickly finish my coffee,  grab the tripod and camera, run towards the jetty! Just hope to capture a nice sunset of Tioman island...

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The outdoor area of the restaurant, Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort

There were 2 gentlemen already at the jetty waiting to capture the sunset too...

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The jetty of Tunamaya Resort

Once the tripod setting up, I tried to captured the surrounding and waited for the right timing...

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The jetty...

But...it was a disappointed sunset of that evening because of the weather...can't blame the mother nature even....

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The dusk of the South China sea

Waited for 20 minutes, the sky didn't turn orange or gold, only be able to captured the blue moment...haiz...

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The sunset without the glow...

Too bad, I had to turn around and snap whatever I can during the blue moment...

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The jetty (5 sec exposure)

The photos turn out to be quite satisfied. This was unexpected!

By walking back to the restaurant of the resort, I tried another long exposure for 10 sec to capture the resort included the mythical Twin Peak as a backdrop. Well, I like the photo!

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Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort during the evening

By looking at the Twin Peak that moment, I felt some mysteries behind and understand the reason peoples in the island call - Mythical Twin Peak.

I joined the party at the restaurant after the above photo taken...

Related post :-
3 days 2 nights exclusive trip to Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort in Tioman Island.

Location map of Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort in Tioman island