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  • Day76

    Langkawi, Malaysia

    March 20, 2014 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    27C and expected to rise to 32C and sunny. We wanted to spend the day on the beach and to do very little after a busy few days touring cities. We boarded the shuttle bus which took us to the nearby beach resort of Pantai Cenang, a journey of only ten minutes. It is a beautiful beach, wide sand, fringed with palm and other trees. The backdrop were high mountains on which the rain forest was situated. The beach is popular with the locals who were out in small numbers with their families. While Erica went into the sea for a swim, I wandered along the beach. It took some time to reach the end and walk back and when I did I discovered that Erica had been stung by a jellyfish. Fortunately, it was not dangerous and after about twenty minutes the pain had subsided and all was well. The temp and humidity was slowly increasing and after a few hours we decided to stroll around the small town for a while before returning to the ship. We had had a lovely few hours.Read more