Pulau Perhentian & Scuba Diving Course
3- 6 March - Open Water Diving course with Kelly, Urko and Edwin in Perhentian Island (located north-east coast of peninsular Malaysia)
Stop somewhere near Gua Musang for midnight snack
Looking for breakfast near the jeti
Have some local food
Some kind of Kelantan chee cheong fun
Buy some water
Wait for the boat
Get all our stuff onto the boat....
Me and Urko my course buddy
Whoo hoo... bumpy boat ride
Almost there ... Perhentian is Edwin's favourite island..
Oh, check out his Beerlao t-shirt
Arrive at big island
Get stuff off the boat
Kelly brought some beer
Welcome to D'aymni house
Check in to our room
Pulau Perhentian ... small island, big island
Have some ramli burger for lunch
Set up equipment and wait for the next dive
Release oxygen and do all the checks...
Instructor Kelly, Jamie Soon and Urko ... all set for first open water dive!
Briefing .. this dive site can see some shrimp...etc
Get on the boat ...
Lots of upgrading works going on here.
Evening walk around the beach
Jalan jalan... nice sand
High tide and sunset
Dinner time, lots of mat salleh tourist here
Scuba knowledge review and beer lao
Next day breakfast
Welcome to seahorse diver
Kelly prepares the quiz papers
Objective... piece of cake ...
Urko getting bored while Jamie Soon trying to focus ...
Learning to navigate with a compass
How to use the compass
Time for lunch.... roti canai pisang with honey
Boatman having pinapple juice
Exam time! Alot of calculation to do... but we all pass!
Every dark cloud has a silver lining... or in this case .. its gold...
Whoo hoo.... finish up all the beer in one night....
Hey, another picture of the same jetty...
Next day.. enough diving... walk around the island
Some fishing boats
Can camp here
Divings doing some confined water training...
Can snorkling here
Exploring a way into the jungle... where's the entrance
Come out to another beach resort
Got some more resorts here... this part is nice and peaceful...
at B First cafe... recommended by someone
Prawns, sotong, etc.. mango juice.. pineapple juice... mango shake
Trekking to waterfall ... with sandals ...
Nice waterfall behind... top secret... people using as watersource..
Ok time for dinner.... tuna bay restaurant.. have some tomyam
Yay... certified as Padi Open Water Diver!
Photoshoot... putting on my fins...
Today last day, we do a fun dive... first dive after graduating...
Another nice day
Andy gives a briefing...
Today we dive at Batu Layar divesite
Some other scuba divers
Put on the gear
Uhhh.. carry to the boat
Whoo hooo ... had to exhale to sink down
abit so that can take photo with urko
Can see some fish
Wow.. lots of mini fish...
3 min 5 meter safety stop
Ok, check out...
So hungry, eat KFC......
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