Pangkor Island

Trip Start Mar 29, 2010
Trip End Jun 22, 2010

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Flag of Malaysia  , Perak,
Monday, April 12, 2010

We spent most of the five days here horizontal sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and of course sleeping. We stayed in a place called Budget Beach Resort in Teluk Nipah. This aircon, immaculate bungalow is less than 50 metres from the beach and has been a peaceful retreat after Kuala Lumpur.

Pangkor island is beautiful, only 8 square kms with a lush jungle interior and white sandy beaches scattered all around the fringes. We have seen eagles, hornbills, monkeys and iguanas. Marja even claims to have seen a whale while on a very early morning beach walk (which is now getting the locals talking as no-one has ever seen a whale in these parts before). I reckon she has had a little too much sun.

All in all the time in Malaysia has been wonderful and although we only travelled round a couple hundred kms, we've been so surprised at how green and beautiful Malaysia is. The time here has deffinately been like a holiday before the serious travelling starts in China.

Unfortunately we haven't managed to upload any photos yet, but will do asap.
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ragga muffin on

nice one kidda! sounds great where you are.
i checked on the internet news and it's true about the whales in that area,they seem to have got lost on their migration route,apparently there's a family of about twenty.see you soon.

virpi hyson on

sounds lovely,hope it all goes well for you lol xx

Minna on

Happy to hear that you are enjoying-malesia is a beautiful place to be. And is only seven hours from us-next time you can. Continue to another continent!love m and rest

lisa on

hi both, hope you are well. looks lovely, i'm jealous, wish i was with you, see you soon for the world cup love you both x x

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