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... of kids so
we kept away from the pool and thankfully, apart from 1 night, it wasn’t that
We came out on
Saturday a real experience as it was the sea lift, no strops or taking teh back
stay off so easy just drive up & your on.
They do all the rest by remote!!!
Once we were all settled Joes
boys started on cleaning the antifoul off the hull, very slow but a hard job
... brigade were called, 5 firemen rocked up and, I kid you not, they all went bowling in there thinking 'this is an easy call out' and then all hurriedly took a step back when they saw the thing! Hilarious. Took them a good half hour to discuss how they would deal with it and then capture it. Again, it was the biggest they'd ever seen. Funny. And no, I did not stand on a table!! Obviously had to partake in a water-sport activity and jet skiing ...
... made the final stop at the main jetty. We took a (pink) taxi to Teluk Nipah; a small collection of fish restaurants, clothes stalls, warungs and low rise guesthouses just back from the beach and against the back drop of the unspoilt forest. A large black and white hornbill was the first resident to greet us, squawking from a nearby tree and the monkeys were next in line in the jungle walkway to the next beach, Coral Bay just moments after we checked ...
... of mind when pummeled.
Feeling amazing, we went back to the villas to get ready for dinner. We ate at Uncle Lim's, the restaurant on the resort that serves typical Malay and Nyonya (a fusion of Chinese and Malay) cuisine. As per usual, we shared a few dishes. Everything was amazing, but in particular the duck spring rolls (oh my god the duck spring rolls...) and the kalimansi chicken were particularly mind-blowing.
The next morning some of us were ...
... a sad goodbye to Joyce the following morning, she produces a surprise breakfast of steamed blue rice buns for us to try which we have to peel first (!). They have a really light doughy consistency and can filled with any thing from meats and gravy to fish.
Not wanting to neglect the tourist side of the island or our developing tans we move west to investigate the beaches. Trip advisor rates the Nipah Guesthouse as the best place to stay and we're ...