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... Rock of Ages, Eugene Simon from Game of Thrones, Nate Parker from The Secret Life of Bees, Ethen Peck from In Time and Jessica Lowndes who made her name in 90210, to name a few. Our favourite actor was Matt Testro who is just starting out, he has just finished filming an Ozzie drama called The Nowhere Boys and this is his first movie at just 17, we will be watching out for you Matt!! We snuck down to the set one night when they were shooting on our island and saw some ...
... all afternoon.
This was a sign of the week to come.
Everyone was so friendly and we ate at Tioman Cabana where there was plenty of beer and delicious food, along with a good chat.
On our second day we went snorkeling and, thinking we knew better, we ignored the warning of getting burned and came out of the sea incredibly pink and warm, t-shirts and shorts next time!
Unfortunately on the third day the weather was not so good, ...
... expecting a hoard of touts offering a ride to Juara. But no no one bothering us so we ended up asking for a lift. We got a driver eventually and off we went. It's not far to the other side of the island but it's a narrow road, very hilly and lots of pot holes. The fare is 35 Ringits per person.
On the journey we went through the forest, we were both excited as we had no idea what Juara would be like. You can't get a real feel from pictures. The trip took about 30 ...
... a nice shirtless man in a sarong, we had a little wander around town. Not much happening in Mersing, pretty quiet town except for a flock of birds that chirped insanely loud in the evening. So after dinner and a beer we had an early night.
The next morning we left the hostel at 6am, made our way to the port and queued up up for our ferry tickets. It was a bumpy 3 hour ride (where many singaporeans threw up) but we finally arrived at ...
... 3 hours, a book and several cups of tea later I was still there and it had just about stopped raining. Deciding there was not enough time for the jungle walk which would be about 3 hours each way I opted for a shorter walk the other direction to a place called monkey bay. I was 5 minutes into it when I realised the air was swarming with Mosquitos and I had 5 or 6 bites already. I promptly turned back and wasted the rest of the day in the dorm. I'd had enough at this point and decided ...