We truly apologise for delaying this post. This post was taken during our 7 days trip to Tioman Island during February 2008. Other posts in Tioman Island can be found here.
After having heard of the infamous ABC beach, which is also known as Air Batang Beach, we decided to ride our bicycles all the way from Berjaya Tioman Beach Resort to ABC. The road was quite rocky and there are also times when we need to carry our bikes up the stairs. Nevertheless, it was quite an adventure.
A nice bistro in ABC beach overlooking the sea. We were quite surprise to find quite a number of foreigners staying in this area. Quite a number of restaurants in ABC offer Western food to suit their needs.
Wanting to try something special, we decided to try something recommended by the staff. Unsure about the name of this dish, this seafood is rather similar to mantis shrimp or more commonly known as lai liu ha (攋尿蝦). The staff referred to this as ha po (虾婆). Priced at RM30, this black pepper ha po was delicious! The prawns were large, juicy, succulent and sweet, the black pepper sauce was fragrant and added more flavour to it. It was so good that we almost wanted to order another plate.
Overall, it was a delightful dinner. Seafood was fresh and good and service was good. They even serve sandwiches, continental breakfast and Western food to cater the needs of foreign tourists. However, food can be overpriced in Tioman Island, especially for tourists. Guess the same applies to all tourist spots. Hope to return to Tioman Island soon, we really love this serene island.
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