Perhentian Paradise Resort
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... our next destination, Georgetown, Penang, on the opposite (west) coast where we are headed tomorrow in an attempt to escape the monsoon. Liza even managed to score some aloe vera from a shop opposite one called "Ong Guan Poo" which sounds a bit like what Lee Perry might say if he was going to the toilet. The fact this shop was a few doors away from one with "Wee" in it's title and you begin to think Malaysia is a country that just enjoys taking the ****.
... especially in the ocean which is my snorkelling from the beach was a great option for me. I had been told by a few people this each was great to view fish and other animals and they were not wrong. Straight away I had fish everywhere around legs and in front of me, bright coloured ones along with ones which were white so they almost blended in with the sand. Then can the stingrays, about 4 of them swam right beside me it was amazing! Shortly after I saw a small shark ...
... to responsive and unresponsive divers we had to act out scenarios in which we had to save people. What made it even more fun was one of the guys who was assisting us called Floris was an actor by trade so he took his role very seriously as the unresponsive or injured diver, getting well In to character and really over selling everything. What made it funny was for a so called actor he was pretty terrible at acting! After a few ...
... every where we were going). We then brought some Tiger beers from the dive lady who was selling them on the beach from a cool box and we sat on the sand staring up at the stars. This was the start of me trying to train myself to drink beer!
We were going to have a lie in but got up early because we were stressing about getting a visa for Thailand. We had heard rumours at the dive shop that the rules changed about a month ago and that you ...
... More vodka and Orangutan later and we headed back after booking a full days snorkeling trip for the following day.
The snorkeling trip sounded like it would be a belter, with such spots as 'shark point', 'Turtle bay' and 'fish garden' and it lived up to all of those and more. Shark point was indeed a good place to snorkel with sharks. Just little ones I may add and certainly not ones that would cause you any harm. They were canny enough and there was a ...