Sibu Island Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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23rd April - We arrive at the port in Mersing around lunch time, so it is too late to catch the bus North. We check into the Riverside Inn and go for lunch. After which, we have an explore of Mersing. It doesn't take us long to realise that there is nothing here! One thing that shocked us is that apart from at the port, there are no backpackers ...
... bit surprised when we told him that we had decided to move on.
It was fun whilst it lasted, but another 3 weeks of standing around and drying glasses was definitely not going to do my sanity any good.
Fingers crossed our next helpx is more successful, bring on the SCUBA tanks we are off to count some sharks.
As with all our projects lately there is always some issues that follow us right up until the end, after arriving on the island on the ...
... 8217;re paying more don’t put up with less !!!!
After our too hasty check in we heaved our bags up 3 flights of stairs to the room,, no window,,no problem as this will mean less noise,, but the room was very small,,only one of us could walk around the room at a time the other had to sit out of the way on the bed.!! The bathroom had not been cleaned since it had been installed,,, sanitised hand wipes come in very handy,,, and Ughh!!! ...
... Crusoe. A handful of chalets on a white sandy beach, palm trees swaying gently in the breeze all set against the rugged backdrop of a tiny island in the middle of the ocean.
We were welcomed onto the island with fruit drinks and shown to our chalet which was literally on the beach and had 2 hammocks swinging between palm trees in front of the balcony. We were in heaven!
After trying out the water slide on the jetty which ...
... and head across the road to the large covered food market where we feast on sate and rice. Once back at the bus station we learn that our bus doesn't actually leave until 11pm.
Jertah bus station is typical of many in Malaysia - there are buses going everywhere. The country has a brilliant long distance bus system - cheap and clean. The only problem for us is that all the buses that pull into the station are going to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, or Malacca. There is only the ...