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Jun 15, 2010 - tioman

hey, it's been a while. To cut a long story short i went to tioman for a few dys to recuperate from the ankle problem and ended up staying there for 10 nights! I travelled there with joe and steph who i'd met in the cameron highlands and we went to the small village of juara on the west side of the island. Don't think i can really do the place justice in words, probably the most beautiful place i've been to with beautiful mountains and jungle on the interior and the most stunning coastline. added to that its really quiet and mostly...

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Oct 27, 2009 - Pulau Tioman

Ahhh the Tiomans. As luck would have it I've timed my arrival well, the monsoon season is due any time and that means few visitors. I headed for Salang Beach and booked myself into the excellent Ella's Place and proceeded to do exactly what you're supposed to do on a near deserted island with crystal clear waters, chill out, read and snorkel. OK the weather was a bit hit and miss but that was a small price to pay. Once again the islanders are a very hospitable lot, much more approachable than their Thai cousins to the north. One day 2 I...

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Where's Malcolm?

Dec 2, 2007 - Pulau Tioman, Malaysia

Finally. That's all I feel I need to say. Finally. But, just for you guys who actually read this, and give a damn, (mom and dad), I will write a bit more. Like I've said a hundred times, Malaysia is where it's at. I love it. Happy, friendly people, warm weather, and beautiful beaches. Unfortunatley, the diving was not so good due to the monsoons, but it'll improve, and I'll come back. Tioman is an island off the east coast of Malaysia, close to Singapore on the map, but worlds away. As soon as I got there I knew it was the right place...

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