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Jun 1, 2006 - To Tioman Island

01 June 01 - To Tioman Island Young parents with a lovely baby had arrived yesterday in the chalet next to mine, and I had tried to have a conversation with her as she was sitting with the baby on her verandah. She didn't seem to know any English apart from 'my husband' (which I thought was interesting) as a man drove up in a car. Anyway, this morning they decided to get up at 0600 which was fine by me today as I also had to get up early, but had I not been wouldn't have been very impressed with the noise they were making. At 0650 my 0700...

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Jun 5, 2005 - Tioman Island

Tioman is outgrageously beautiful! If it had longer beaches, and got rid of the sandflies it might even be in contention with the Perenthian Islands which are farther north off the east coast of Malaysia. Tioman is a 1 1/2 hour boat ride from Mersing - a small fishing village on the mainland. Smartly, Mersing has a wonderful little guest house called East Coast Backkpackers which makes all travellers feel right as home as they travel to and from the island. Of course the objective is to get straight out to Tioman in one shot but often...

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