A Word in Your Ear



Kapas Island in Malaysia is slightly off the tourist trail  – Redang often being the preferred destination for backpackers.   The island is supposed to be a national park and therefore there are at least 3 long sandy beaches that have not been built upon.  When snorkelling between Kapas and Gem Islands one can often see   turtles, sharks, lots of fish but unfortunately not a lot of coral.  It is a quiet place during the week, weekends though are different as many Malyasians come for the weekend to camp and the sea is full of splashing bodies.   Having stayed on the island before we decided to head to one of the quieter beaches and stay at Quimis.




Our cabin was set back into the jungle off the beach at Quimis Private Resort.   The room was shabby but large and the shower room was fashioned out…

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