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... we decided to hire a place, Phil was keen on
the large 3 story Pink bordello but thankfully Rose came up with an apartment a
good rate swimming pool & all. To
take us from place to place not far but in this heat too far to walk we have a
scooter. Phil reckons he is going for
his patch in the 100cc club!!! This weekend was a 4 day national holiday so the
hotel (where our apart is) was overflowing with ...
... island, the gangplank had been raised, but we managed to jump on just before they left.
Pulau Pangkor is a small island which is not very developed. There is jungle at the heart and small villages. Apparently at the weekends it gets extremely busy with Malaysian tourists, but we were there for four nights during the week and it was lovely and peaceful. There were some Western tourists, but not very many. We stayed in a ...
... one near the departure ferry point that we would need to take the next day. We hadn’t eaten a proper meal that day and knew that if we didn’t eat we would not sleep, so after checking in really quickly we back tracked to the bus station where the food stalls seemed to be staying open all night…
Up bright and early the next day ready for the 9;00 am ferry to Pangkor, ,,,,
Actually it was not ...
... the bus, we had to walk five minutes to the ferry terminal and purchase our ticket. Oddly, there were two ticket counters ran by different companies, both selling the exact same tickets at the exact same prices. Unsure which one I should buy from, and trying to ignore the wiggling hands sticking out from under both windows (the ticket ladies clearly were in fierce competition and vying for my attention), I defaulted to being lazy and went to the nearest. The ...
Today was a very similar day to yesterday just much, much hotter. Annabelle was sweating so much at one point she looked at Chris in disbelief as sweat dripped all over her face … she even had a build up on her eye brows which when she moved would gush into her eyes and blind her!
We battled on with the blazing hot sun for a while but gave up after around 5 hours on the beach. At this rate we're hoping to leave Pangkor at least ...