Sibu Island Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsSibu Island Resort Mersing
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... a couple of hours at each dinner service.
You know that saying 'if something seems too good to be true it probably is' well that pretty much sums up our first experience of helpx. Things didn’t really start too well, we turned up in Mersing where we had been told to go on our first day of work and turned up at the office to find it closed. We phoned our boss Jasbeer who told us we were meant to have phoned as the boat had already left so we sat ...
... 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!!! ...
I'd been warned Mersing wasn't a particularly nice area so wanted to find somewhere to stop ASAP. After about 20 minutes I managed to find somewhere fairly cheap although it was a dive with a shared bucket shower and squat toilet but I just needed it for the bed as I was ready to crash.
I woke up feeling good and walked down to the jetty to find out the times of the ferry to Tioman island as I knew they left several times a day. Unfortunately due to the low ...
... were closed. I said to him that I was told yesterday they closed at 5.30pm (it was only 2.30) and he said not today. Puzzled, I asked why to which he replied "I have something else important I need to do". Really?!!
Armed with a scrap of paper with directions to the main bus station, we walked for 15 minutes in to the main part of the town,feeling a little uneasy as we walked past ramshackle shops, filthy gutters, feral, ...
... bus except us. I follow and realise that they have all gone into a shadowy mosque on the side of the road, to pray. The prayers work and at 8am we pull into Mersing in the state of Johor in southern Malaysia.
Mersing is a small port town. There's not much here except for the jetty where we will catch a ferry to our next island adventure. We decide not to make the boat journey today, we want to arrive on the island fresh and alert. While having an eye ...