The Aryani Terengganu
Travel Blogs from Marang
... ushered him out onto the floor to try again.
Luckily I slept for most of the bus journey from the west to
the east coast before boarding a tiny speedboat which raced me an hour
out into the South China Sea to the closest thing to paradise I had ever
seen - the Perhentian Islands. The next six days were to form the
highlight of my time in Southeast Asia.
I had chosen the smaller and livelier of the two Perhentians,
... about 45 minutes we had arrived at the resort jetty.
Our first impression was that the beach looked amazing but that there were a lot of Asian people, especially Chinese, in fact Nick said it seemed like half of China was on Redang Island. Our room looked ok with a good view so we dropped off our gear and went for a swim.
We got the low down on our snorkelling package and collected our snorkelling gear. The kids headed off to ...
... greater value. There is also a log book to record that you made it. If you are the first to find it there is a monetary prize. It started to get dark pretty fast so despite finding where the location was it was too dark to see where the container was. After this we decided to go for a walk along the beach, as we were walking along Ben saw something in the water. He was unsure if it was a big rock ...
Well, I've clocked up a fair few miles and seen a lot since last writing from Kathmandu, so thought I would give you a bit of a update.
After negotiating the rediculously bureaucratic Napalese airport departure procedure, which was worse than on entry (they always seem to have 5 people doing a 1 person job) not to mention still nursing a bout of the old 'Sherpa Trek Two Step' that had manifested in my intestinal track, I ...
... some delicious Malay food. The next day we went to the southern part of the island via the lighthouse (a rickety metal ladder with a platform and light at the top), we got some amazing views of the isolated bays from the top. We got chatting to a Canadian couple about Perhentians which is our next destination and got some info. A guy called Zar who worked at the guesthouse taught us some card tricks and before we called it a night ...