Bella organised a snorkelling trip for all the home schooling families – we got to go out in a glass-bottom boat!
We did delay the trip because a tropical storm moved in and the weather was rough for a few days, but the day we set out was so clear and calm, we even had a rare view of the usually cloud-shrouded volcano on Lombok
And then as we came around to the other side of our little island, Gili Air, we got a clear view all the way to to the volcano on Bali, far in the distance!
The glass-bottom boat was pretty cool – I didn’t manage to get good photos through it, but we were treated to a little window down into the underwater world, which was pretty special
The guide took us out to a place called The Coral Gardens, just off the north-west side of our island. Oh, it was AMAZING! I’ve never been snorkelling before, but even the others said this place was extra-special.
Such an incredible array of tropical fish, huge ones of all the colours of the rainbow, glowing neon amidst the beautiful coral and anemones. Wow!
I even saw a manta ray, and we got to see turtles! It was absolutely incredible!