Perhentian Paradise Resort
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... to the east coast.
We got off the plane, grabbed our bags (mine was first up on the conveyor!) and made our way to find somewhere to find tickets for a boat to the Perhentian Islands.
An old guy with a bad squint was at the counter, speaking to the assistant about getting to the Perhentian Islands. He turned to me and asked me how many people I was traveling with, then shook his head and turned back to the assistant. He then went to draw money and I was ...
... set up camp under an umbrella on the beach!
We lazily spent the day reading on the beach, playing in the sea, playing beach tennis and snorkelling off the beach. We topped it off with a lovely bbq meal (barracuda again for me whilst Gra opted for chicken) to complete an amazing week in Kecil.
Tomorrow we reluctantly leave this beautiful place behind as without diving there really isn't anything else going on here so we're leaving before we run out of things to do!
... learn to dive, seen me become a DiveMaster and work almost a dream job, seen Emma work a not so dream job filling tanks, seen us lounge on pristine beaches and seen us get pretty attached to kittens. But it's most definitely the people we have met that have made these 3 months so great, from our bungalow owner Ewan and his family, to some of the cool people I have lead on dives, to Ana and the kittens and especially all of ...
... leaving London village. The top of my head, like everything except for my bum and my genitals, is burnt to ****. And so I walk around transformed into Diked Slang, Pol Pot escapee, too afraid to return to Cambodia lest the war not be over. Or maybe I might pick up a smack habit. Or even get spiked and raped.
Stay in your homes. Do not leave for fear.
Perhentian Kecil is my prison now. Here I remain, tortured by the sun, the dark ...
The never ending possibilities of where we could go next were starting to weigh us down, when its hard enough choosing which exotic meal you will have, the endless possibilities and no structure can drive you crazy, we really wanted to embrace a sense of adventure and we were really trying hard to let go and choose destinations naturally. KL was becoming very comfortable, we knew the lay of the land, we loved the organised chaos, we had our favourite hawkers and we could navigate ...