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Dec 5, 2007 - Tasik Chini, Malaysia

When I got off the ferry in Mersing, I called up James on his cell, expecting him to be 5 hours up the coast, waiting for me so we could head inland to a chain of 12 lakes. Fooled again. When he picked up the phone he kinda sheepishly giggled and said he was just walking into the bus station. See me in 2 minutes. It turns out it was a school holiday in Malaysia and all the express buses were booked solid. He'd been hangin in Mersing, makin different plans and laughing at the way it all works, or doesn't work out. As a result of the delay he...

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Nov 6, 2005 - Tasik Chini

We thought we'd give this place a go cos it seemed quite nice and we really couldnt be bothered to go anywhere else. Although going to Tasik Chini was probably the hardest option out of the lot in terms of difficulty in reaching the place! After a few bus journeys and a private taxi ride, we arrived at Rajan Jones Guesthouse which was empty. Not a single person/tourist around! PEACE AND QUIET. It was a beautiful area, next to an Orang-Asli Village (an ethnic minority group). The lake was massive but as it was nearing on dark when we got...

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