Land view at Kuantan just before we set off on the Ocean Rover, showing the Mega View hotel in the background
Another Kuantan night-time land view
Photo of a suitable greetings card we acquired at Heathrow Airport on our way out - we hoped we were headed for rather warmer waters than these!
Ruth and Barbara on te beach at the Hyatt Resort, Kuantan, the day we landed after our flights from London
Popping back to Kuantan from the Ocean Rover just before sailed (on a mission to replace my failed MP3 player ..)
Intrepid guests set forth to Pulau Tioman for the 7 km jungle hike from one side of the island to the other (pic supplied by Ellen and Matt - thanks!)
Ruth in the Ocean Rover saloon (plus me in profile)
Group shot of the Ocean Rover's terrific boat crew and dive crew
Early morning breakfast at Kota Kinabalu - papaya had been ordered!
A more mundane breakfast dish - yoghurt!
Barbara & Ruth relax in the saloon (pic supplied by Ellen and Matt - thanks!)
One of the paintings in the Ocean Rover saloon
Another painting in the Ocean Rover saloon
Ellen and Matt from the USA (who each achieved their 1,500th dive during the trip) - well done!
Liz - from San Diego - one of our trip's two die-hard snorkellers (even after dark)
Chris the Professor (and intrepid photographer )
Group shot of boat crew and divemasters on our last morning, at Kuantan
Shain using Chris' camera ...
Then it was Barbara's turn to take a picture on Chris' camera
Divemaster Jay (on our last morning)
The wonderful Ocean Rover after we had disembarked at Kuantan
Final shot of the Ocean Rover, anchored at Kuantan as you can see!
Gekko on the wall at night at our hotel in Kota Kinabalu
Kapalai by night
View of (and out of) our water bungalow at Kapalai Resort
The newly-wed Drs., Gavin and Katie, at Kapalai resort
Amelia plus refreshment after the day's diving was over, at Kapalai resort
View of fish under the restaurant at Kapalai resort
Evening view of lagoon fish at Kapalai resort - including one of the many crocodile needlefish
Atmospheric shot of Kapalai at night
Yours truly on the dive boat whizzing back to Kapalai after two great Sipadan dives (the dive skin is the "Abyss" pattern from www.divegoddess.com ).
Amelia on the same boat after the same two dives at Sipadan - topping up her tan ?
View from our bungalow out towards (on the right) the Kapalai resort dive centre