Mesilau Nature Resort
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... high standard, lucky there was an open spot in the marina among others. We were lucky. We learned. We lived. As the Aussies say, ‘**** happens, life goes on mate!’ For now we are grateful to be alongside in the protected marina. We will take a couple days to chill out and let this very unsettled weather pass (another storm just passed through as I’m writing this). Then we will straighten up and carry on. Life is short and there is much to see and do.
Ginette and ...
... of the jungle next to us.
During our stay here we took part in different activities:
- a night trip through the mangroves in a little boat to watch fireflies.
- a visit to the Orang-utan sanctuary right next to the resort and managed by the resort. There were 2 young Orang-utans staying there which we got to see and a lot of Long-tailed Macaques running wild. They nurse young Orang-utans until they're ready for transfer to ...
... day up our sleeve we will come back here. Back to KK, time for a shower and to find dinner. The share shower is in the toilet, it is the smallest area I have had to shower in, nowhere to put your towel to keep dry, it is a tight squeeze. Although it is a squeeze the water is plentiful and I feel refreshed. I find a new market we have not been to before in the south of the city. After wandering around we finally find another seafood market that actually sells beer, Bevan ...
... for today that I'm mostly excited about was learning how to use a dive chart (RDP - recreational dive planner). I got to learn how to figure out how long I can stay at a particular depth and how to figure that out for multiple dives in a row. It was pretty fun! We finished around 3 pm and I headed back to the hostel. On the way I picked up some sunglasses for 10 rm, because the pair I originally brought broke a long time ago and I had to throw them out. I don't usually ...
... so my dives on the Lermontov which is a fantastical experience ... deep, cold water, with poor visibility, and a long way from home so you have quite a long, often rough boat journey there and back. Anyway, diving in the tropics has about as much in common with the Lermontov as parliament and common sense.
We had three dives planned for today is various parts of the bays a short boat ride from Jesselton ...