Friday, September 3, 2010

Map of Gili Trawangan

History of Gili TrawanganFormerly the island was once used as landfills inmates. At that time, because all the prisons are full, the king who was ruling throwing 350 rebels Sasak people to this island. New Around the 1970s this island of Sulawesi, visited residents who later settled here.
Profile Gili TrawanganGili Trawangan is the largest of three islands or dyke (Gili Islands) located in the northwest of Lombok. Trawangan is also the only dyke which height above sea level is significant. With a length of 3 km and width of 2 km, Trawangan population of approximately 800 inhabitants. Among the three dyke, Trawangan has facilities for tourists of the most diverse; tavern Tir na Nôg claims that Trawangan is the smallest island in the world that there are Irish bars. Is the most densely populated parts of the east island.

Trawangan has shades of "party" more than Gili Meno and Gili Air, because of the many parties all night every night of the show rotated by some places the crowd. A popular activity for tourists in Trawangan done is scuba diving (PADI certified), snorkeling (northeast coast), kayaking, and surfing. There are also several places where the tourists can learn to ride around the island.
On Gili Trawangan (as well as in two other earthen), there were no motor vehicles. The usual means of transportation are bicycles (rented by local people for the tourists) and Cidomo, simple horse-drawn carriage which are common in Lombok. To travel to and from third-dyke, the residents usually use motorized boats and speedboats.

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