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Stranded on Tioman Island, Malaysia

We arrived back in the coastal town of Mersing on Malaysia’s East Coast with absolutely the lowest of expectations and were not disappointed at all.  The town is a bore. We had six hours to wait for our ferry out of Mersing. We watched the cats roam around the bus…
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Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

canopy walk

It was quite a strange and bizarre feeling to stay in a hotel where you are, not only the only guests, but also there is also no staff there. Hence when we woke to tapping on the rooms’ only window we wondered if the hotel manager’s name may have been…
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Malaysia’s East Coast and Taman Negara National Park

There are two buses daily leaving Melaka for our next destination Mersing. The buses leave at 8am and 12.30pm and of course my sweet angel of a wife booked us on the 8am bus. We arrived at the bus company’s ticket window at the bus station at 7.10am to have…
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Highlights of Our First Year of Travel – 2016/2017

For the past twelve months Di and I, aka The Meandering Wanderers, have meandered and wandered our way around South East Asia and Asia. Our journey has not been the most direct of late and we have backtracked on our footsteps in a quest to leave no part of the…
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Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and, as such, it is a big city much like most other capital cities. We stayed at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel for three nights. Unbeknown to us, at the time of booking, our hotel room, we were dealing directly with a hotel…
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