Bora-Bora. The Pearl of The Pacific

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The name alone is dream like. World famous for it’s lagoon of many blues and picture perfect scenery, Bora-Bora deserves it’s nickname “Pearl of the Pacific”. It’s not a place that regularly appears on backpacker travel lists as the cost of staying on the island is so expensive, yet it is on this small island […]

You dive me crazy !

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Following our stay in Brunei, we chose to spend a few days on the island of Labuan, the paradise duty free island (see previous article) to relax after the trek, and celebrate Anne-Marie’s birthday. We were in one of the few affordable accommodations on the island, Jack’s Guesthouse. Jack is an extremely generous host: we […]

New year, new friends, new adventures…

Balinese offerings

Here’s a little recap of the last few days. When we first arrived on Gili Air, I honestly I wondered what I would do for 8 more days on this tiny island, I suppose after 10 years in a corporate job, it can be hard to relax. Well as you already know it, diving took […]

Diving, diving and more diving

Sunset on Gili Air

It’s been five days since we’ve arrived on Gili Air, a small strip of sand located off the coast of Lombok (an island almost as big as Bali, about an hour away by fastboat). Picture three minuscule islands, fringed by white-sand beaches and coconut palms, sitting on a turquoise sea: the Gilis are a vision […]