Travel Blogs from Bintan
Not much happened today.
Early breakfast and down to beach. At breakfast we looked down to the pool and saw all the staff that had been put on this weeks rota for lifeguard duty, being put through a really thorough resuscitation training programme with back boards, oxygen breathing equipment and a defibrillator. It was really nice to see.
Swim and sunbath although we did manage to find a rather secluded part of ...
Hope you are all well. We had a great time in Hong Kong and our two ports in Vietnam. I am working on getting my blog and pictures updated.
We are currently about 150 miles off the coast of Singapore. We have a problem with the propulsion system that is causing the ship to travel slower than desired. The problem is being worked on diligently, but may cause us to arrive later tomorrow into Singapore later than scheduled. We'll know ...
... is Owen? Well, I don't know David the last I saw of him he was with three adults, you being one of them. To which he turned and ran back into the terminal. Ten minutes later he returned with a sobbing Owen, who had been walking round with another officer trying to locate his parents. As we are waiting in line out comes the officer again and says, excuse me ma'am can you come with me. All I can think is oh my goodness they know that Hannah took a shell from the ...
... our rescheduled date and Bintan Lagoon looked attractive with their long white beaches. However, it is on the other side of Bintan Island and was more expensive so we just decided to go to Nirwana Resort. Our goal was simple, go explore the beach and get massages. So we paid S$10 to get a round trip ride to the resort and had to pay another $10 to use the grounds. (S$10 was the magic number that day!) You could get a lunch package with access to the pool or an activity ...
... to the ocean. The water was calm and clear, allowing you to see the tiny fish, crabs, starfish and even jelly fish that you are swimming with. During the low tide you can physically walk for hours in the shallow waters and sand bars and if you are really energetic you can reach an island not too far away from the resort. There is a restaurant there cooking up some great local ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service