Sustainable holidays – Earthship in West Sumbawa

  SUSTAINABLE HOLIDAYS – EARTHSHIP IN WEST SUMBAWA   Published on Bali&Beyond Photos by NabilGandhi.com and Fakeye It is 11pm and the light goes off. The electricity supply for the

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Reef life

REEF LIFE   Published on Gili Life Connections and Relations in the Coral Reef Coral reefs are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world, supporting an

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The Moon

THE MOON Published on Gili Life Time and tide wait for no man – Geoffrey Chaucer STRUCK BY THE MOON The transition from the brightness of a full moon to

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Freediving

  FREEDIVING Published on Gili Life Freediving is about silence…the silence that comes from within..” Jacques Mayol Exploring the depths of the Big Blue on a single breath is an

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RAMADAN MUBARAK

RAMADAN MUBARAK Published on Gili Life Ramadan is the month whose beginning is mercy, whose middle is forgiveness and whose end is freedom from fire.” ~ Prophet Mohammad Once a

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6 Major Events in Indonesian History

Published on Gili Life 1. Eruption of Mount Toba Occurred between 66,000 and 77,000 years ago, this is the Earth’s largest known eruption, which almost totally wiped out the human

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INDONESIA’S FIRST EARTHSHIP

We’re always after another challenge, because the challenge makes us better at what we do. — Mike Reynolds   The sun is high in the sky at Gili Kenawa, West

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Vivere off the grid – Earthship by Mike Reynolds

Sono oltre 40 anni che l’architetto americano Mike Reynolds costruisce “Earthships“. Diversi modelli di quest’edificio completamente ecosostenibile sono stati realizzati in tutto il mondo, alcuni sono diventati residenze private, altri

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6 Traditional Indonesian Houses

LUMBUNG – SASAK – LOMBOK Meaning “rice barn”, the Lumbung is traditionally used to store rice. It has bamboo walls (bedek), a wooden floor and a thatched roof and can

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A data trove to support a hoped-for shark sanctuary in Indonesia

The sun is rising behind Mount Rinjani as a group of divers boards a boat to Shark Point, a spot popular among sea turtles and reef sharks on the north side of this small island in the Gili Matra marine preserve. They are going on a survey dive to record sightings of the sea creatures, with the hope this data will support the effort to establish Indonesia’s first shark sanctuary — a fully protected marine area where all commercial fishing, possession and trade of shark species and their products are prohibited.

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