Sep 16, 2021 • 6M

Couchfish Day 262: Head-desking on the Perhentians

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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While Kota Bharu is the closest capital to the Perhentian Islands, they, and the port town they’re reached via, are in the next state south—Kuala Terengganu.

It is a straightforward—if slow—bus ride from town to Kuala Besut, from where I plan to get a boat out for some beach time. It is, like many port towns, a bit grubby—but I’ve seen far worse. Off the…

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