Monthly Archives: July 2012

24th July: Kerteh to Pekan

The photo: The ride: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/203159397 136km; total – 8258km The chat: Finding better than expected coffee at lunch was perhaps the highlight of today’s ride, which gives you some small insight into the tedium we experienced as we pressed on south into a … Continue reading

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23rd July: Kuala Terengganu to Kerteh

The photo: The route: 122km , 8122km total http://connect.garmin.com/activity/202252471 The chat: It’s called the ‘East Coast Highway’, and unfortunately the road, which does indeed hug Malaysia’s east coast, is most definitely a highway. Helmets on all day… Rolling out of KT … Continue reading

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22nd July: Kuala Besut to Kuala Terengganu

The photo: The route: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/202252493 113km, 8000km total Moseying out of sleepy Kuala Besut we picked up the East Coast Highway (or road 3) that we’d briefly encountered between Kota Bharu and Kuala Besut. Despite our best efforts to stick to more … Continue reading

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21st July Perhenthians-Kuala Besut

The photo: The chat: After another morning spent underwater, we hopped on a speed boat and sadly waved goodbye to our island paradise. We rinsed the sand out of our hair in a not particularly special hotel in Kuala Besut, … Continue reading

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20th July Perhenthians

The photo: The chat: During a morning spent route planning, it emerged that we had miscalculated the number of days left of our trip, leaving us with an extra day to fill somewhere. Looking around the white sandy beaches, gently … Continue reading

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