The weather was cloudy the whole day, but I do appreciate less sun, actually, while others were not as happy with that…
Lamia: It’s cold!
But cold or not, it was still possible to have fun at the beach. Here’s Oskar racing to the water…
… where he finds Maman.
Thomas, in the meanwhile, made sure his bucket would not run out of sand.
It’s a tough job, which is why it can only be done by a toddler with the right attitude to ensure the job is done properly.
And when others are taking a break, the diligent digger remains on the case until every little sand corn is accounted for.
The trip through Malaysia went smoothly and we had arrived early at the resort's office in Mersing. We had to kill one hour for the boat to take us to the island would arrive. Nothing new here (except that they've renovated the office).
Eventually it was time and we made our way to the jetty from which we got on board.
We're nearly there…
Okay, we've done this before, but we're doing it again because: reasons. And if you must now, because it was awesome! So yes, this morning we are going to Rawa Island. Again.
Just as last time, the bus picked us up around 7:30 am and then we drove to the border to Malaysia. We stepped out for the passport checks at the Singaporean side and then stepped out again with all our luggage on the Malaysian side.
Here's me with Thomas after we had passed through the first step:
And here is all of us after the second step:
And then there was smooth sailing to Mersing where we would take the boat to the island. Here's us in the bus…
… plus Thomas, of course, whom I could not fit into that previous photo: