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Breakfast $13 Accommodation $20 Lunch $8 Towels $10.50 Snacks $5 Dinner $16.50 Dessert $3.50 =$76.50
... extra busy. We saw A LOT of burnt people, which made me a little worried. There are a lot of lizards that live on the island, even big monitor lizards which lived behind our hotel (eeekk). As soon as we'd checked in we went to find the dive school I'd booked us with (Quiver) for our open water PADI course. I thought it was on Long Beach but it was actually on Coral Bay which is over the opposite side of the island (I think the website was a little misleading). We were ...
... the Small Island.
There are three main dive sites around the Perhentian Islands: Sugar Wreck, Three Brothers and Temple of the Sea. From the very beginning we were interested in doing the Sugar Wreck because it is said to be one of a few wreck dives suitable even for complete beginners. Nonetheless, in most of the dive shops they required us to take a special course that would prepare us for a wreck dive which is supposed to be an adventure dive (itīs recognized as 1 out of ...
... asking we realised we still had another three hours to go! It was very dull and the bus was extremely uncomfortable. When we eventually arrived on the Malaysian East Coast we had an exciting boat journey to the Island. The boat was just a glorified speed boat. With 12 people and all our bags it didn't feel safe at all. The boat proceeded to blast through the choppy ocean soaking and scaring everyone. I loved it and laughed the whole ...
... more species of colourful fish to photograph.
-Power and internet issues... they must be using dial-up services from a pre-2000 server, as it's next to impossible to remain online for more than a few minutes. Then again, my little Acer is struggling, struggling, poor fella. As I mentioned, the power availability in the "shacks" (love that word) is less than stellar.
-Foot piercing anchors... Canadian lawyers would have ...