Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after Mount Barujari on Lombok island spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere and have evacuated more than 1,100 others, the country’s disaster agency said Wednesday.
Volcanic ash of Mount Barujari, a sub-volcano of Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is again forcing the cancellation of flights to and from Ngurah Rai, Bali’s Airport.
A classic clip from one of the best left handed waves in Indonesia. The Grower crew paddled out to what can only be described as one of the best sessions ever caught on film. Perfect wave after perfect wave.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off Lombok on Thursday, June 9, 2016, the United States Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
You can’t walk the streets or relax at the beaches here without noticing them: our Kuta Lombok Dogs. They can look so peaceful and relaxing and some of them look really nice and are so sweet and friendly! But after spending more time here, you also notice the skinny dogs, the sick and wounded ones, […]
Indonesia is an archipelago with over 17 thousands islands within it. Surf travelers sure knows what makes Indonesia so special when it comes to surfing. Nice weather, friendly locals, good foods, and exotic beaches is just a few of its features.
Rip Curl’s Gromsearch lived up to its name by not only searching for the best young surfers in Indonesia but also searching for the best waves for them to surf in. After a last minute decision to move the contest from Senggigi Beach all the way across the island to Kuta Lombok’s famed Seger Beach, the Senggigi Boardriders jumped into action with transport and support and coordinated with the West side boys to make it all happen. Sure enough, the predicted swell moved in and gave the competitors a perfect field of 3-4 foot rights with light winds and yet another great, fair GromSearch was underway.
The number of foreign tourists who take direct flight to Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) without stopping first in Bali, continues to soar. In August alone, there were 8,089 tourists from 11 countries visited Lombok.
Three foreign tourists attacked by road bandits with machetes in Lombok, in two separate locations. They are identified as Barbara Klar (German), Gina Schillings (German), and Brian John (USA).
Earlier November we reports the news about “Two Germans Kidnapped After Yacht Was Hijacked in Indonesia”, told of how a German passenger on the ship was sending frantic SMS messages to friends ashore telling a forced boarding by violent pirates somewhere between Lombok and Bali. Indonesian police and German Embassy officials were contacted, triggering a search for the vessel and its imperiled crew of two.