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... all realised that we were totally sunburned - cue soothing aloe vera gel. Dan and I have decided to invest in some higher factor sun cream for when we go to Perhentian and Redang Islands in a couple of weeks time, there is nothing like sunburn for spoiling a tropical island holiday!
Tuesday came far too quickly and we packed our cases and caught the bus to Kuala Lumpur. Here we had a spicy tom yum lunch before saying goodbye to Kah Peng and hello to ...
... 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! ...
... which made for great exploring and we even saw some wild Dusky leaf monkeys which were great to see. The beach also had a turtle conservation area where we got to see some baby turtles which are being looked after until they are old enough to be released. After a long day hiking we headed back into town to try out some of the famous Hawker streets. This is really cheap, really good food. We had Clay Pot Chicken, Laksa Curry and Satay Chicken, sat among the locals ...
... decided to call the person. The person was actually the priest of the temple and he informed Sheelan that due to no devotees tonight, he decided to close early. So, that leaves us but no choice to spend a night in Melaka and head to the temple the next morning. Sheelan requested the priest to be available at 10.30AM tomorrow in order for us to visit the temple and he agreed that he will wait for us.
The biggest task in ...
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