Lorin Hotel & Resort
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A very good morning to all of you! Here is a shot of the sunrise from our hotel room.
So, today is Island Hopping day. And our first stop was Pulau Pasir or the Island of Sand. It is called so because there is only sand dune on the island. And starfishes if you are lucky. My album cover picture shows you the starfishes from this island, but we were unlucky that we could not find one today. This island appears only ...
Now; what happens when you just had a good strong coffee? Caffeine strike!! And so, feeling adventurous, we decided to go off-the-beaten-track (completely ignoring our driver advice that the place is SO FAR AWAY) and visit the southeastern part of Belitung; Punai Beach.
It was more than 2 hours drive on a very small and winding road down to Punai. The driver took us the wrong way; which on the bright side, gave us a glimpse of ...
... back by train to Chinatown. Reckon I'd walked a good few miles! I decided to move over to the east coast to check it out. So decided upon Cherating.....off to the bus terminal I trotted one evening.The place is RIDICULOUSLY massive, 4 floors and eventually found the ticket counters on the top floor but when I walked in I just stood there like a lemon, taking in all that was going on! It was like walking into the London Stock Exchange! Everyone ...
... for a run, so we signed up for a mangrove tour. We went out in a small motorboat with a guide for about an hour and a half, during which time we saw several black and yellow poisonous mangrove snakes coiled above us in the trees, a lazy monitor lizard stretched out on a branch, a monkey fishing in the shallows for mussels, a large python in a tree, and best of all a group of huge otters swimming. When they saw us they looked quite annoyed and got out of ...
... on food each day as we don't want to get any more out (That and there aren't ATMs in cherating) were allowed 15ringgit for breakfast, lunch and dinner, easily accomplished when breakfast is about 3 and dinners are around 5. 15 ringgit is £3 btw. Totes amaze.
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