Travel Blogs from Georgetown, Malaysia

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Cheerio Malaysia, its been a blast., Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Cheerio Malaysia, its been a blast.

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... heart-strings slightly). Then got the poor little bike up to the highest point in the highlands for some views. So now in Georgetown, and have pretty much just been mucking around. Had a look at a few old buildings as you do. Not much point ...

Day 23 Kek Lok Si and Penang Hill, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Day 23 Kek Lok Si and Penang Hill

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 23 While we were out yesterday, we had passed a ticket office for the ferry to Langkawi and decided to book on todays 8.15am trip returning at 5.15pm. When we woke up this morning all ready to go, we realised a giant mistake. The ferry takes 2hrs ...

Hawker centre, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Hawker centre

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... by the British, named on 12 August 1786 to commemorate the birthday of the Prince of Wales, later, King George IV. The capital Georgetown, was named after King George III of Great Britain. And that is where we are staying.   We know, we can only ...

Happy birthday Wes !!!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Happy birthday Wes !!!

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... today we go to the Kek Lok Si Temple. This was the reason to come here, I need to see the statue of Kuan Yin. She is a Buddhist goddess, 30 meter high and completely made from Bronze.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kek_Lok_Si_Temple   ...

Malaysian Madness, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysian Madness

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... were met by the proprietor, sat there with his belly out drinking Californian Shiraz - oh to be a guesthouse owner eh??? Alcohol in Malaysia is expensive compared to the rest of Asia so we assumed he must be doing alright for himself! It's reduced our ...

Little India., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Little India.

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 208 ; When we got moving today our first place on the list was Fort Cornwallis. Had expected Georgetown in general just to be an interesting place, buildings, culture etc although on arrival and trying to find things of interest in the local area ...

Off to Georgetown..., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Off to Georgetown...

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... late too, had some English films on though so got stuck into them. It was dark and peeing it down when we arrived in Georgetown at gone half eight I think, settled for the first taxi and the first place chosen out of the book. Ended up at a ...

Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetown

A travel blog entry by aliandjon

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... acostomed to the arch in the back the backpacks give you, we find a really nice hostel on the infamous Love Lane of Georgetown Pehang (noted for its numerous brothels, given only slightly away by the seedy back rooms with scantaly clad... could be female, ...

The rustic island, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

The rustic island

A travel blog entry by garyjheath

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... the sensationalised idea in the press that Muslim = extremeist or immigrant. The ma, called Bakr, was not alone. Indeed, thoughout Malaysia, it is not uncommon to see a Mosque alongside a Hindu temple and a Chinese Buddhist temple. This form of ...

Sleepy Hollow, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Sleepy Hollow

A travel blog entry by kirstyandmike

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... and '3 cups of tea' by Greg Mortenson. Both very different but good and thought provoking.   We both really liked Malaysia. Borneo felt like a different country to the Peninsular bit, mainly because it is less developed and more Islamic. Sabah in ...

Rediscovering Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Rediscovering Penang

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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...  like the hotel was shaking and scared the crap out of us on the first night (:-}). The walking tour of Georgetown was enjoyable as we strolled around looking at the colonial architecture left behind by the British, learned about Penang history in ...

Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetown

A travel blog entry by ayc17

Penang is the second biggest area in Malaysia behind Kuala Lumpur and is the hub for people to travel to attractions such as Georgetown, Langkawi or even into Thailand. Our next stop would be Georgetown, which is situated on an island a short ferry away ...

Up Panang Hill, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Up Panang Hill

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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Georgetown is the second largest city in Malaysia, sitting on the island of Penang about 5km off the west coast of Malaysia. The sidewalk is more or less the walkway in front of any given building, so there is no consistency. Sometimes there isn't a ...

Pinang National Park, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Pinang National Park

A travel blog entry by alohatravels

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Riding around on our bikes, we stumbled upon Pinang National Park, on the North West corner of Pinang. What a beautiful place!! Monkeys on the beach (which I couldnt take a picture of, because they wanted to eat it...) really old trees and just an ...

Tasty Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Tasty Georgetown

A travel blog entry by romyalejandro

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... but that's how much we liked it. I even had the same dish. And a little bit more. After that, we could only crawl to the hotel and just chill. We had seen everything we wanted to and really liked our stay in Georgetown. We were ready for our next stop. ...

En Penang, esta visita si que valió la pena, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

En Penang, esta visita si que valió la pena

A travel blog entry by clvillar

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By abeja: Para ir a Penang, era necesario tomar nuevamente otro barquito que nos sacara de la isla. El boleto lo compramos vía internet pues Malasia es muy moderno y todo ese tipo de cosas puedes hacerla electrónicamente. Llegamos al embarcadero más ...

Waiting for a boat to Sumatra ...., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Waiting for a boat to Sumatra ....

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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... crazy and at that time drunk English guy I left Kuala Lumpur. We're now in Penang island on the north-west coast of Malaysia. Georgetown is a small colonial town, with some lovely buildings. A perfect place to stroll about a few days while waiting for the ...

George Town Penang - Malaysia, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

George Town Penang - Malaysia

A travel blog entry by roaminallover

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... and religions much of Malaysia is occupied by descendants of both Chinese and Malay who for the most part live harmoniously together. Georgetown, a town in Penang an island off the west coast of Malaysia, has been named by Unesco as a sight of historic ...

Gone are the Krabs; Georgetown keeps it cool,  Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Gone are the Krabs; Georgetown keeps it cool

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... use here except as a camera when my real one runs flat). Down just in time to go through the last half of the map of Georgetown - hopefully I’ll work it out on the night, with a flat camera battery and said phone now set to the correct time. Dinner ...

Penang, Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by helenburnill

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... a business to sleep in it every night. Including when that business is simply riding a bicycle. A wander around Georgetown reveals an incredibly interesting place to be. There are barely any pavements, but the small white archways guarding ...

Flying chicken head, Georgetown Penang   , Malaysia travel blog

Flying chicken head

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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... , things are an even better bargain. We have seen some very beautiful places, and been honored to view some incredible sights. Malaysia has some very lovely scenery, some very hot and humid weather , and some incredibly   sweet wonderful people. ...

Tendering, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Tendering

A travel blog entry by jpcasey

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... us had been feeling sick. The plan was to spend a day and a half on the Island of Penang around the city of Georgetown exploring the city and participating in school field trips and then hit up the capital and the Cameron Highlands. This was a unique ...

Sorry no oompa loompas in this chocolate factory, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Sorry no oompa loompas in this chocolate factory

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... the Hilton!". We've got a fan and mosquito net so were happy enough. Rachel: Were in Georgetown which is the capital of Penang and Malaysia's second largest city, still nowhere near as big as KL and most places of interest are ...

Day 5 - 14 Penang and the Perhentians, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 5 - 14 Penang and the Perhentians

A travel blog entry by gavincampbell

Apologies, family and friends for the lack of contact. It hasnt been that long really, 9 days? I have actually lost count, I have no idea what day it is today, its great. I will start where I left off, which was just before I caught the bus to Penang ...

Weekend at home and Chinese Wedding, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Weekend at home and Chinese Wedding

A travel blog entry by alexapril604

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This weekend we stayed in Penang to attend a Chinese wedding. Friday night, April made a chicken tropi-chop which would make Pollo Tropical jealous. Saturday night was the wedding. Our relocation specialist Sing Yee married at a hotel about 2 blocks ...

Colorful Streets and Buildings of Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Colorful Streets and Buildings of Georgetown

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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We are in love with the colors and character of this small city. Check out the amazing pictures Jon has taken... ...

Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Malaysian City Skies... ...

Penang, Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, Georgetown

A travel blog entry by felicityb

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... the Malaysian border (guarding the ticket with our lives this time!), we crossed the small channel to Penang Island and arrived in Georgetown at around 4ish and set about finding a hostel.  This was harder than we'd thought it would be as several ...

I felt so bad leaving all you people out ..., Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

I felt so bad leaving all you people out ...

A travel blog entry by bowz

... acknowledged my existence, which is a relief after hearing every man, woman, and child in Indonesia "Hello Mister!!" me. But Malaysia, at least accomodation wise, is more expensive - where I've been spending under a dollar recently for rooms, I've had ...

Surely that's not the sun I can see, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Surely that's not the sun I can see

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Sun is shining...I'm sure there is a song in there somewhere!! Anyway the sun was out briefly today...can't believe I am blogging about sunshine but I guess thats what happens when you, albeit foolishly, expect the rays all the time!! I dragged Miriam on ...

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