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... down we were quite glad to take the opportunity to slip away and get an early night!
Monday was beach day! We were up bright and early to hit the road to Kuantan with Kah Peng, Kah Fong (Peng's older sister) and my cousin May. Fong bravely allowed Dan to drive her BMW, and I was very happy to trundle along behind in Peng's little blue 'baby' and catch up with May a bit on the way to the beach. We had yummy hand made noodles for breakfast before heading ...
... get some rice and food, but I am the only customer in the rather large outdoor eatery. On the way back to the hostel (nothing going on tonight to see), I pass the boy. He is cleaning up. "No rice," I say, and he laughs.
The next morning the hostel owner takes me in his minivan on a 30 minute ride through the hills to the Kuala Tembling Jetty. I will catch the slow-boat to the small village of Kuala Tahan.
But, first I have to get a permit for the park. ...
... to be up early! We stayed in the little village across the river from the park entrance so after a breakfast of cold beans on toast (straight from the tin is normal in Malaysia!) we took a taxi boat and set off into the jungle. A girl we met in Bali told us a horror story about finding leeches on her belly button (it's rainy season) when she visited the park so we were paranoid and literally walked under a cloud of bug spray, we used a full bottle! ...
... walk around the corner from our hostel!!! We took an 8 hour bus from KL to Penang and with the help of a very friendly bus driver we found our hostel without any trouble, Hooray!
Penang was not on our original plan to visit but we were getting a bit fed up with the big, hot Asian cities so we thought we'd change it up a bit. We stayed in a place called George Town which is a UNESCO World Heritage sight. Our hostel was in the Little India district which ...
... infested room and slept on the beach before starting my diving training once more. That afternoon Mel and I looked in shop after shop for snorkelling gear, eventually finding one set of goggles and flippers in a rickety old shack. Annie and Phoebe watched on from a cafe that looked over the beach, and we joined them eventually to read books and relax out of the sun. As it was Mel's birthday on the 3rd of September, we decided to celebrate while we were all still together. So ...
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Lot 1284, PO Box 14, Jalan Benta, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $19
Tun Razak Agricultural Research Centre, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $75
46 Jalan Besar, Bandar Laman, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $10
1st & 2nd Floor, Lot 1755 | Jalan Diwangsa, Bandar Baru, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $10