Most days we didn’t leave the farm but there were the occasional adventures our hosts took us on in the nearby city of Pekan Nanas – the Pineapple City. We visited the Sunday market, where we stocked up on fresh unpackaged produce, devoured traditional local foods and were the main attraction for the town locals, who rarely see foreigners.
We woke up at 8am, packed our bags and said goodbye to our shitty hostel, the snoring men and the knife wedged between two pipes on the ceiling above our bed. It was time to leave Singapore and head to our first stop in Malaysia – a small organic farm and wellness center tucked away in a mountain in Johor.
When we embarked on our adventure less than a month ago, we had no idea we’d be using our travel insurance so soon. One moment we’re painting tulips in the mountains of Johor and the next – we’re in the most expensive hospital in Kuala Lumpur. Sometimes life finds funny ways to make your journey on this planet more interesting.