The Orient Star Resort Lumut
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... Today was also my checking out day, leaving KL to head up the coast by bus to Lumut, from where you then get the ferry over to Pangkor Island. I'd done my home work and knew the journey took around 4 hours, and that there were scam artists at Puduraya station in KL that try to sell you a ticket to Ipoh for transfer to Pangkor, which can take twice as long! Not this silly looking tourist, thank you trip advisor! I eventually found the proper ticket office as opposed to one of ...
... There we also met a guy from Manchester who told us all about his various travels, including a couple stories about the bed bugs he had encountered. This left both Norma and I suddenly quite paranoid and will probably be reacting badly now to any bug that enters our room. In reality, Norma has always reacted badly to all the bugs that enter, hang around or even just look to be considering heading to our hotel.
That evening we went for another swim at ...
Got up at 9.15am and went had some breakfast... bit hungover (was the only one in the bar last night and there was a live band of Phillipino girls... and they gave me plenty of attention being their only audience) and couldnt touch the curries they had on the spread, but I kept the chef busy cooking up a few omlettes for me. (I'll be back there each morning)
Today is all about relaxing so spent 1hr swimming and went to ...
... sunbathing. There wasn't a cloud in the sky and the sun was scorching so the weather forecast certainly got it right. The sea looked inviting but it was a little murky so I was apprehensive about going for a dip and as usual Andrew wanted nothing to do with the sea! We really have been spoiled and can't help but compare every beach to a perfect Thai beach and so no beach is ever quite good enough anymore! We watched as the local people swam fully clothed and went ...
... exceeded their hours and so could not fly before 1.00 in the morning. Exasperated, we again left our passports with the immigration officer and returned to our apartment for a few hours of rest before departure time.
The flight did eventually take off at just after 1.00 a.m., more than sixteen hours late. During that time we were offered no drink or food, and even obtaining information about progress was a painful progress with a seeming reluctance on the part of the Air Asia staff ...