A day in the life on Gili Gede by Andrew Bishop. 15/09/2016
With an early sunrise it’s tempting to get up and make the most of the days here on Gili Gede, a remote island off the coast of Lombok. Jogging around the island as dawn breaks the island is coming to life; the sun rises very quickly here so it’s not long before the sun is shining and the temperature rising. The coastal path around the island brings me first to a small village where already the children are making their way to along boat to cross to the main island to school, whilst others walk to the west side of the island to their junior school. All smartly turned out in their uniforms, today two – who seemed to be brother and sister – decided to run with me for a while. Lacking any local Indonesian language we were at least able to exchange names, but little else.The chickens are... Click here for more info..