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... heaven. We have an oyster omelette as first course and then slat and pepper cuttlefish. Once again cheap and very tasty. I could get used to eating all this yummy seafood. We head back to our accomodation for an early start tomorrow. Our room is quite basic, with only a blanket, no top sheet so I use my sarong as a sheet then the blanket. The other guests are very noisy and keep my awake most of the night. This is the first time we have had this problem. Not much sleep ...
... waterfall and relaxed on sun beds with ice cold beers. The day had started badly but as the five of us relaxed by the pool it soon became coined as 'the best day ever' instead. This was probably not completely true as the next morning things got even better as we started the day with a morning trip to the orangutan rehabilitation centre which works to help orangutans back into the wild. We saw some of the orangutans needing lots of care in an enclosed nursery area where they are ...
... colonial town of Beaufort we cut through the Bornean jungle, enjoying the excellent scenery. After an hour or so it was a change of train and then onwards, further upriver and deeper into the jungle. A good four hours after setting off, we arrived at Rayoh, a small station in the middle of nowhere. It was here that we suited and booted for our upcoming rafting. With Ari, our Malaysian 'captain' directing us, the seven of us began ...
... in hearts!
We were very sad to leave Borneo, as it has been such an incredible and different place.
We took two flights over to Mali (the Maldives), the weather was torrential rain, and luckily it was only a short ride to our island (we did not want another Heron Island episode!)
The weather so far has been rain, but we have 6 days here, and hopefully it will clear up very soon!
See you soon,
... a walk along Tanjung Aru Beach to watch the sunset. The clouds were out so the sunset wasn't fully visible but the beautiful red skies were amazing. Stacey and Gemma decided to collect beach crabs which turned into a real game. In the evening we ventured back to the night markets where we again dined on the freshest of seafood cooked in front of eyes in the most delicious ...