Travel Blogs from Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia

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Cultural (con)fusion, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Cultural (con)fusion

A travel blog entry by zee

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The most amazing thing happened on the way to Penang... an easy border crossing! Wait- stop. Think about it. Appreciate it, as I did. This was bloody amazing. Innumerable minibus, bus and ferry transfers worked seamlessly. No one ripped me off. Customs ...

Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Ferringhi Beach

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... wet again. Never mind, usually it only takes a couple of hours for clothes to dry here. Today was spent relaxing at the famous Ferringhi beach next to the Golden Sands resort. It was so nice sit on the sand until the heat of the day started to raise ...

Temples and Funiculars, Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang Hill, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Temples and Funiculars

A travel blog entry by jawad

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After a strange bus journey from Georgetown that took us way past our destination, the bus driver drove us back to the depot and told us to get on another bus back to where we actually wanted to go - the Kek Lok Si temple. Eventually arriving at our ...

Malaysia - Location Summary, Location Summary, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Location Summary

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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LOCATION SUMMARY - Malaysia Location: Kuala Lumpur, Borneo, Kota Bharu, Penang Duration: 17 days Sights      5 People     5 Food        4 ...

Food Heaven, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Food Heaven

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... clean everything is and how polite the people are. And no one has tried to sell us a single thing since we arrived in Malaysia. Anyway, tomorrow we are off to the beach via a two-hour ferry ride to Langkawi. We are looking forward seeing Malaysia's ...

Backpacking with a flowery suitcase, Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Backpacking with a flowery suitcase

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... waited on hand and foot. I could really get used to this sort of treatment! I would love to stay at this hotel sometime, but at RM450+ it was probably not going to be the best way to spend my money considering I want to stay in Malaysia for longer ...

And so on to Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

And so on to Penang

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... the bridge to the island. We decided against staying in Georgetown which is the capital, so we got a taxi up to a place called Batu Ferringghi and tonight for about 3 quid each we are staying in a small wee room (or guesthouse as it is described) ...

Kota Kinabalu to Penang, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Kinabalu to Penang

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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Stayed at Ali's Guesthouse near the waterfront, walked around, really lovely place for the ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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Penang was a fascinating blend of cultures and one big history lesson, with periods of British and Japanese occupation, and large Indian, Chinese and other SE Asian populations creating diverse foods and architecture (and everything else!). Before I ...

Tacky Tourism and Colonial Buildings, Penang - Batu Ferringhi and Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Tacky Tourism and Colonial Buildings

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... taxi (us being Matt and I and his parents) and headed off around the north coast of the island to the resort town of Batu Ferringhi - what a shock that was! Basically we stayed 4 nights then moved onto Georgetown, we only managed 4 nights in such a place ...

Still in Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Still in Penang

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... - lovely guest house on the beach front - clean room with shower for RM65 per night (11 quid) and lovely ommellete for breakfast - Batu Ferringhi is a far nicer place to stay if you want to relax than Georgetown) proceeded to tell us that the taxi drivers ...

Weather Identity Crisis, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Weather Identity Crisis

A travel blog entry by schipper

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... Lumpur is not as good as Bangkok and that the Malaysian beaches are not as good as Thai beaches, but that the beaches in Malaysia have more local residents and are geared more towards locals, where as Thai beaches are geared more towards tourists. I was ...

Panang, Georgetown, Panang, Malaysia travel blog

Panang

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... we had no qualms at handing over our treasured passports only to be told we would not get them back until we had reached Langkawi, Malaysia. At 9.30 we were all instructed to board some long tail boats which then ferried all 30 of us to what can only be ...

The Road to Hell, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

The Road to Hell

A travel blog entry by fiandrob

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The trip to Penang was the most eventful we had to endure for the whole journey. We booked a trip over land including a ferry and a bus ride which would take us from Koh Samui to Penang. Fi put her foot down saying she wanted to actually see some scenery ...

Beach at last..., Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Beach at last...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... we decided not to be so hasty and checked out the Crystal guest house in George Town and hopped on an hour long bus down to Batu Ferringhi by the sea where we found a shack called Shalini's right on a gorgeous golden sand beach!! Into to our bikikis and ...

Entry 11: Yeah, We Tease Him A Lot Cause We Got..., Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Entry 11: Yeah, We Tease Him A Lot Cause We Got...

A travel blog entry by kirrily.welsh

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Tuesday, 28 September 2010 'All Revved Up With Some Place To Go' and ready for the welcome dinner. W.Ba, S.Ga and the ever famous and lovable G.Ga (the original before that other skanky one took the limelight) and I have a cocktail up in the lounge bar ...

Ferry over to Penang, Batu Feringgi, Malaysia travel blog

Ferry over to Penang

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... of an English winter and its soon gone!! It does seem to be quite expensive on Penang so will have to keep it under control, as Malaysia is a muslim country alcohol is hard to get and very pricey. Time to cut down for a while then. I will get an early ...

malaysia bound, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

malaysia bound

A travel blog entry by wyattmoy

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... going for Thailand. The border crossing was easy which was nice after that morning we had, had. 07/11 Arrived in Penang, Malaysia 5 hours later. We were dropped off in China Town in Georgetown (right dump). We went to a bar with 2 Danish ...

Kuala Lumpur to Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur to Batu Ferringhi

A travel blog entry by stilllooking

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  Arrived in Batu Ferringhi on Penang Island yesterday afternoon after a pleasant five hour bus ride from KL- quite chuffed that I managed to survive 2 local bus interchanges and a demonic bus driver to work out when I had actually arrived at the ...

sol, arena, mar, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

sol, arena, mar

A travel blog entry by angelita.lita

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... nadie(momento india). la compañía transnasional, como me aconsejaba una buena amiga viajera, va a ser que es la mejor eleccion. Batu Ferrenghi, que es como se llama esta zona, es muy turistica y tiene un night market tambien, a poca distancia de la ...

time to go eat some good food!, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

time to go eat some good food!

A travel blog entry by douglaschien

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... the czech i learned a few years back thats all. it means, i like malaysian food a lot!  starting are trip into malaysia by visiting penang island. it is a mishmosh of malay, indian and chinese. over here you got muslims, taoist, Buddhist, ...

Tropical Butterflies and Insects, Teluk Bahang, Malaysia travel blog

Tropical Butterflies and Insects

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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If you like butterflies, insects, and pitcher plants, than this post is for you.  We spent hours here at the First Malaysian Butterfly and Insect Farm... and loved every second!! ...

Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Ferringhi

A travel blog entry by em_n_abs

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A ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by denver_massive

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Penang ...

Two down, four to go......, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Two down, four to go......

A travel blog entry by pc_out_there

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... have now left Thailand as our visas only had a couple of days left on them and are now just across the border in northern Malaysia. We are actually on our second stop in Malaysia now in Penang after we spent three days on the island of Langkawi. Before ...

Entry 9: Love Is A Bridge, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Entry 9: Love Is A Bridge

A travel blog entry by kirrily.welsh

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... '. Harmless funny stuff!    Tan took us to the local chocolate factory. Apparently cocoa is grown widely or imported into Malaysia (I can't really remember because I was in awe of all the chocolate). We didn't see them making any however we ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by sanjohnno

Hello!  Just arrived in Georgetown, Penang.  Going to spend a couple of nights here then head up into Thailand.  George town is a nice city with lots of old british style buildings.  There are hawker stalls everywhere so the food is ...

Finally On Halliburton Hill, Bukit Bendera, Malaysia travel blog

Finally On Halliburton Hill

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... rooms, we head to the kitchen. The view was beautiful from there. We had a panoramic view of the entire Penang and Peninsular Malaysia. This is where we spent most of the time here in this hill station. We were little hungry hence we ordered some light ...

Park Hopping In Teluk Bahang, Penang Island, Teluk Bahang, Malaysia travel blog

Park Hopping In Teluk Bahang, Penang Island

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... in Kuala Lumpur. They serve good steaks I heard (I do not take beef) but my favourite here is the Lamb Chop and Chicken Chop and sometimes, Fish and Chips. After having lunch, I headed to the Penang Bridge to cross over to mainland Peninsular ...

Matt's birthday back in Penang, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Matt's birthday back in Penang

A travel blog entry by peanutspoppy

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... selling costly drinks and you guested it cheeky monkeys, stealing food and investigating the mountains of rubbish that were left behind. Malaysia seems cleaner than the rest of Asia but only in areas that are on display. In both national parks we have ...

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