there are three islands between `Bali´ & `Lombok´ which are called the `Gili Islands´. we visited the biggest one of them named `Trawangan´ where we arrived by boat just before noon. as motorbikes & cars are not allowed on the island we had to find our way through all the small & dusty paths on our own. we finally had to ask a local for the way to our hostel & his respond was just the best one ever: `at the next mango tree turn left & then you`ll see it´ !! well at least he was right & we finally found our homestay `Jawa House´ where we would stay for three nights. even if the island is not big (1o min from one side to the other) we decided to stay two whole days here just to enjoy the (almost) last days of our journey. and this is what we did !! on our first day we relaxed at the beautiful beach, explored the promenades of the island, walked through deep jungle & ate lunch in the best restaurant of the whole island: `Pituq Waroeng´. this cowzy place offers delicious local food & the best iced coffees & teas .. but the MUST try is the `Gulai Curry´ with cloves, cardamom & nutmeg .. just amazing !! in the evening we joined the open air movie night at the beach on the west coast of the island. first we had a drink & watched the sunset & when it got dark the movie session started.. what a great evening!! it was quite funny that they played `Ted´ & `Ted 2´ on the two evenings we came there :)) on our second day we went snorkeling in the reef where we saw wild living sea turtles .. an amazing experience !! after spending too much time in the water & under the sun we went around the island by bike, ate pizza & watched another wonderful sunset at the beach. by the way .. do you remember the heavy earthquake on `Lombok´ about three weeks ago ? it is sad to see that even on `Trawangan´ there are still so many collapsed buildings & broken roads .. unbelievable what the power of our earth can do. nevertheless we really enjoyed our time on this small island .. no hurry, no duty, no MUST see tourist attractions .. just the sea & us !! so today we are already back to `Bali´ near the city `Ubud´ in the northern part of the island. we are going to spend our last days here before leaving to Germany again. so here come the last days .. but not the least !!