Mana Mana Beach Club
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... the only nurse and he was also on call 24 hours. He seemed very young to us and a bit homesick. He asked if he could sit with us tonight when we had our evening meal.
After lunch we booked in for snorkelling, our third boat trip. The young crew now call us Mama and Pappa as we are such regular customers. Tony filled his shorts with pieces of French Loaf, and was regularly releasing a handful of bread, which meant that ...
... the worst part of travelling) we found ourselves in the island of Batam... it was terrible. Before we took the ferry, we booked a hotel online for the first 2 nights, and decided the 3rd night we would spend in Bintan, another island with better beaches. It took us one night to realize that we needed to get out of there as quick as possible. It had a population of about 200,000 but I promise we ...
... and are often more surprising to those you are visiting. Killing the remainder of our time at an internet cafe that only sort of worked we headed back to the bus station and got on our bus to Lake Toba.
Our bus journey was *********e that I would call comfortable. Essentially a local bus it was an overnight journey that was supposed to take 13 hours arriving at Lake Toba at 7am. Devoid of all comforts I had become accustomed to in Malaysia it ...
... leaves at 7.30pm - that means a seven hour wait for us. Tomasz and Amelia, going to Danau Toba, only have to wait until 5pm for their bus.
We leave all our gear in the bus office and are directed to a Chinese Temple just down the road, behind which there is supposed to be a place to get food. Walking down the street, we are hooted and waved at by almost every passing car, bike or truck, such a rare sight we are. There is indeed a restaurant ...
... I wasn't but the air conditioning was pouring water on me. It started with a drop of water then became a stream! So I moved to the other side of the bus and the same thing happened. Acting like we were on a roller coaster helped distract me from the unknown water coming from the ceiling (it was dark so I had no idea if it was nasty water or not).
The rest of the weekend we soaked up the sun and waded in the shallow water. The water was shallow quite a ways ...
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