Sibu Island Resort
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... ask the guests how they are we were told to shush or given a black look. We subsequently found out that the helpxers that were there before we all arrived had been sacked for being too friendly with the guests??!!
Thankfully during our time at the hotel it was busy and pretty much full as there was a movie being shot on one of the surrounding island and all the cast and crew were staying at the hotel. It was pretty cool having Hollywood types hanging around and ...
... to 30 degrees before it was comfortable,,,,never happy !!!!
Up early the next day for the Jungle train,,this train travels through the centre of Malaysia, takes about 9 hours and we thought it would be good way to see the countryside. Malaysian trains are very comfortable, clean and cheap , also you don’t have the problem with as I mentioned in my first entry,, which way round to sit????,,facing forward looking back and all ...
... to have our passports stamped again and baggage put through security.
Rather than risk getting on the wrong bus and ending up back in Malaysia (we had trouble finding anyone who spoke good enough English to give us confidence we knew which one to choose!), we took the easy option and climbed in to the reassuring comfort of a local Singapore taxi, arriving home in time for dinner having had a fantastic adventure!
Our journey started from the Mersing passenger's jetty. We(me n my brother) booked a ferry ticket for 9:30am and we waited at the jetty since 9:00am I can really felt that I’m back in Malaysia when we don’t board the ferry until 10:30am. 'Malay promise’ *sigh* It took me almost complete 2 hours before I arrived at my ...
... we retreat to the 18 degrees of our room and read.
The final leg of this journey begins early in the morning. Sheila elects not to have breakfast as there is still at least one more boat journey to challenge her digestive system, but I duck down to the big Indian cafe next door and down two coffees and a breakfast-sized Roti Canai. At 8am our taxi driver Amah returns as arranged, loads us up and drives us down to the sweaty jetty where we sit and wait patiently. That's ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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