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Paradise found, briefly.

There’s a boat service from the harbour in Penang that runs out to Langkawi Island. Langkawi is just south of the border with Thailand and is Malaysia’s version of  sun-kissed tropical party islands such as Kho Samui, not far away in Thailand. The Thai islands are about lazing on the beach by day, and partying [...]

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Relaxing at the beach in Nha Trang

We had a very scenic journey back across the verdant hills and arrived in the resort town of Nha Trang. It’s the Marbella of Vietnam, a fishing village that’s transformed itself into a beachfront strip of big hotels with a network of small streets behind that have dozens of café’s and small hotels. On paper [...]

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Sunsets and seaweed in Lembongan

This post was written before the previous one about the bus journey… We got ourselves on the early morning public boat to Lembongan Island. You board this traditional wooden boat by wading through the waves and heaving yourself on board. The boat was crowded, probably overloaded, and we sat up on the roof with nothing [...]

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