Category: Malaysia

Honeymoon Day 12 – More Relaxing

Honeymoon Day 12 – More Relaxing

Our last full day proper so guess what? Yep, we spent it all by the pool trying to catch some rays and top up our tans. At 5.40pm precisely we walked along the low-tide sand bank to get out to the rock islands, along with...

Honeymoon Day 11 – Rushing Around Again

Honeymoon Day 11 – Rushing Around Again

Still not feeling great but the drugs we picked up appear to be working so it looks as though our acting yesterday worked! We went out early to get our last few hours worth of car hire time. Visited the black sand beach (not ALL...

Honeymoon Day 9 – Tanjung Rhu

Honeymoon Day 9 – Tanjung Rhu

Our first full day at the Tanjung Rhu and after a busy couple of days we spent it by the pool. We would have prefered to spend it on the beach and in the sea but we can’t go in the sea because it’s jellyfish...

Honeymoon Day 8 – To Langkawi

Honeymoon Day 8 – To Langkawi

A bit of a boring day today. Up early to check out of the Rasa Ria by 8.30am and get a car to the airport to catch our flight to Kuala Lumpur and then a change for the plane to Langkawi. We didn’t arrive at...

Honeymoon Day 7 – Rasa Ria Still

Honeymoon Day 7 – Rasa Ria Still

Up early today for a trek through the jungle once again, and another chance for Leslie to entertain us. This time it was the two of us so it felt like a personalised tour. We made our way through the jungle climbing up to the...

Honeymoon Day 6 – Orangutans

Honeymoon Day 6 – Orangutans

This has been just the best day ever! The first of three excursions into the nature reserve was to view the orangutans at feeding time. There are four orang-utans in the reserve but it is only Katie and Reg, the two younger ones, who come...

Honeymoon Day 5 – Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort

Honeymoon Day 5 – Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort

Having arrived at the Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort late last night we didn’t get to do much and so we just had a wander around the grounds to familiarise ourselves with this beautiful hotel. This morning we arranged all of our nature trips for tomorrow...

Honeymoon Day 4 – Gomantong & Sandakan

Honeymoon Day 4 – Gomantong & Sandakan

We left Borneo Nature Lodge at 9am this morning with a boat trip down to where we’d left the minibus the previous day. Some parts of the riverbank looked as though they’d been trampled on overnight which meant that the elephants had been around. First...