Lombok 6D5N Itinerary

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Thanks to our travel expert Mr. Bryan Lee organized the trip with the help of tour planner Daphne Lee. Below are the itinerary for our 6 Days 5 Nights at Lombok,

Day 1: Flight to Lombok, transport to Bangsal Port for 1 hour 40 minutes, 15 minutes boat trip to Gili Trawangan
Day 2: Snorkeling at 3 points and Island hopping to Gili Air
Day 3: Afternoon back to Lombok main island, Senggigi. Walk at Senggigi Beach for sunset and visit Hindu Temple, Pura Batu Bolong
Day 4: South Lombok tour, Sukarara (Weaving Village) -> Penujak (Pottery Village) -> Selong Balanak Beach (Laut Biru / Blue Beach) -> Tanjung Ann Beach (Sun Set)
Day 5: North East Lombok tour, Villa Hantu -> Bukit Malimbu -> Malaka -> Sendang Gile Waterfall (20 minutes) and Tiu Kelep Waterfall at Senaru (35 minutes) -> Senaru Traditional Village
Day 6: Checkout and back

The whole trip included Transportation (flight, airport transfer), 2 days tour with admission fees, accommodation, meals and 3 days massage were around RM 1800 per person, consider very good price compare to Bali.

IMO, if your group are energetic, itinerary can be arranged as below to minimize traveling time and enjoy longer stay at certain nice location.

Day 1: Earliest flight to Lombok, South Lombok tour, Sukarara (Weaving Village) -> Penujak (Pottery Village) -> check-in at Sempiak Villa at Selong Balanak Beach or cheaper option at guesthouse nearby -> Tanjung Ann Beach (Sun Set)
Day 2: Morning swim and surfing at Laut Biru, Selong Balanak -> check-out on afternoon -> Ampenan local market and Cakranegara Market at Mataram (Capital of Lommbok) -> Walk at Senggigi Beach for sunset and visit Hindu Temple, Pura Batu Bolong -> Stay at Sengigi
Day 3: Suggest start on 7:30am for the tour to North East Lombok, Villa Hantu -> Bukit Malimbu -> Malaka -> Sendang Gile Waterfall (20 minutes) and Tiu Kelep Waterfall at Senaru (35 minutes) -> Senaru Traditional Village -> Pantai Tebing
Day 4: Afternoon, Sengigi to Bangsal Port boat transport to Gili Trawangan. Cycling around Gili Trawangan Island.
Day 5: Snorkeling at 3 points and Island hopping to Gili Air
Day 6: Back to Lombok main island. Transport to Lombok airport and late evening (19:15) flight back to KLIA2.

Chris: +6281381108861 and Daphne: +6281381108861, strongly recommend Mr. Adi as your tour guide as he is young, energetic and a talented photographer.

Zipp 303 Firecrest Carbon Clincher on Charge Skewer Ti

Few months after crashed the Zipp 60, finally got a year 2015 Zipp 303 Firecrest Carbon Clincher as replacement for everyday ride. Bought it second hand from buddy of mine with a reasonable price and the condition is like new.

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Detail of Zipp 303 Firecrest Carbon Clincher as below,

Set Weight: 1625g
Rim Depth: 45mm
Nipples: Sapim
Hub: 77/177 hubset
Front Wheel: 725g 18 spokes
Rear Wheel: 900 24 spokes
Max Tire Pressure: 125psi
Official site: WITHOUT LIMITS 303 Firecrest® Carbon Clincher

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Windows 10: Auto Power-On and Auto Launch Programs

Methods below will help to ease the slow start-up of computer and saved waiting time for Windows loading. Set-up the computer to start on time before you want, log-in and let it auto launch programs (ex: Firefox, Google Chrome, Affinity Photo, Adobe Lightroom).

i) Auto Power On

1) on or restart PC, press F2 to get in BIOS settings
2) switch to “Power” tab, locate “Wake system from S5” and Enable it.
3) at Wake up date, choose [0] for daily startup
4) at Wake up hour, choose time you want the pc to wakeup, time depend on computer setting, can be GMT+8 or GMT
5) at Wake up minute, choose time you want
6) Exit and save the settings

ii) Auto Launch Programs

1) click start (windows icon), type in Task Scheduler in “Search programs and files” and launch it
2) at Task Scheduler user interface, search for “Create Task…” in the right column
3) create Task will be prompt, under “General” tab, type in “Auto Start Program” for the name
4) switch to “Triggers” tab, click “New”, at “Begin the Task” choose At log on from drop-down menu, choose “Daily” under Settings
5) switch to “Actions” tab, click “New”, at “Action”, choose Start a program from drop-down menu. Browse program you wanted for “Program/script”
6) repeat steps from Step 3 to 5 to add more programs wanted to launch after logged in

iii) Auto Shut Down

since the Auto Power On function was set to daily, Auto Shut Down function will help power saving during off-duty days

1) click start (windows icon), type in Task Scheduler in “Search programs and files” and launch it
2) at Task Scheduler user interface, search for “Create Task…” in the right column
3) create Task will be prompt, under “General” tab, type in “Auto Shutdown” for the name
4) under Security options, tick “Run whether user is logged on or not”
5) switch to “Triggers” tab, click “New”, at “Begin the Task” choose On a schedule from drop-down menu, choose “Daily” under Settings
6) make sure the date started from the current date and time of your duty start, set Recur every: ” ” days as 1
7) switch to “Actions” tab, click “New”, at “Action”, choose Start a program from drop-down menu, type shutdown under Prgoram/script. For Add arguments (optional):, type in /S
8) switch to “Conditions” tab, tick “Start the task only if the computer is idle for:”, choose 15 minutes from drop-down menu, at “Wait for idle for:”, choose 1 hour, tick on both “Stop if the computer ceases to be idle” and “Restart if the idle state resumes”

Sky Mirror (天空之镜) @ Sasaran

Thanks to Nick Lim for organizing a half day trip to Sasaran, the location for recent most discussed tourist spot: Sky Mirror.

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A chance for Malaysian to get an experience that similar to Bolivia’s salt flats, with much lower budget of course.

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The usual team mates, our gathering point at Wave Rest House & Cafe (海。浪滔滔民宿) where they provide tour package to Sky Mirror (Sasaran Beach) and Pulau Angsa (天鹅岛), to 25 February 2017, tour package per person is RM 75, included boat transport to two location mentioned above, light breakfast (fried meehun), oyster knocking and tasting activities.