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... 1 - 0 lead with another black tipped shark. It was far too curious for my liking as it turned and headed towards me until I raised my hand and it headed off. The fact that I was wearing a red t - shirt and may have appeared ripe and ready to eat didn't help ---- t - shirt off straight away.
Other highlights was a small school of squid and a barracuda but what I saw for the ...
... of the island was slippery and rocky and, in all honesty, far more fun and interesting. At the end of our adventure we grabbed some dubious food and then got the boat back to shore. We enjoyed a shower and then went in search of some Malaysian food. At a seafood food court nearby I stuck to chicken whilst Mark feasted on some rather spectacular fish (I tried some and it was amazing). Then he told me that the fish had been swimming just minutes ago. It ...
... in the evening humidity with looks of horror on their faces. In reflection later in the trip, Kevin recounted how all they could think about at that point was what on Earth were they doing there and that the jungle was the last place they ever wanted to be.
After dinner, the group assembled for a night walk. Horatio was nowhere to be seen. As we called his name, the undergrowth rustled in the distance and out popped Horatio, sporting no shoes and a pair ...
... to have homes there. Our guide was great and it was just Ginette and I on the boat. He first took us up the river to see some crocodiles in the wild (3 or 4 were seen – all about 4 feet long) then to view the big mosque and the sultans palace lit up by night. This was followed by a high speed ride through the stilt village and around the town – and he seemed very proud of the more than 10 schools in the village, pointing out each one. I think ‘school’ may ...
... and managed to stumble straight into a bar run by a northern English bloke (with an eccentric English mate who rambled on to us about life in Borneo...). The owner offered to serve us whatever food we wanted within reason and that he'd just taken delivery of a cracking batch of Cumberland style sausages. Amazing, cheap and one less craving to have to contend with.
After a good feed and sleep, we headed to Bako National Park the next day and met Catherine and Mark at the ...
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