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Gili Selang is a little rock attached to the eastern-most tip of Bali’s north-east coast. It is responsible for the amazingly varied coral reef that has formed north of it, where the nutrient-rich waters of the Pacific have been slowed…
Thinking back to a dive holiday there’s usually one thing that stays in your mind it might be Palau’s mantas, Fiji’s shark feeding, and for Indonesia’s Gili Islands it was the diving with turtles.
To most of us Bali is a place of sun and surf with just a hint of the exotic and wonderful spicy (but not too spicy) food like nasi goreng thrown in for good measure. But what about the diving?
I’d like to think our arrival at Karma Reef Resort in the Gili Islands was a bit James Bond. We emerged from the water in wetsuits carrying our luggage over our heads and headed, dripping, to reception to check in.