Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang, Malaysia

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The Great Feast in Penang, Batu Feringgi, Malaysia travel blog

The Great Feast in Penang

A travel blog entry by bruceandian

... overseas. But, I am a BIG fan of that shelled treasure from the sea. “Fried oyster” is quite a popular dish in Malaysia it seems. Everywhere we went, I saw at least one sign advertising FRIED OYSTER in big bold red letters. So I had to try ...

Looking for Laksa, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Looking for Laksa

A travel blog entry by mikeandsheila

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... comes into view - mountainous and lined along its foreshores with highrises.  A bit about Penang The island of Penang (Pulau Penang) is joined to the mainland by a long bridge to the conurbation of Butterworth. It has a colourful history due to its ...

Lost between two cultures, pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Lost between two cultures

A travel blog entry by farang020

I leave Little India alone - it might be better named Little Tamil Nadu since nearly all the Indians living in Penang seem to originate from the southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu - and walk the short distance to the Kuan Yin Teng temple dedicated to the ...

Back to Penang, pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Back to Penang

A travel blog entry by farang020

Malaysia, Penang, 14-02-2009, night time. It`s already dark though still stifling hot when I get off at the Butterworth`s bus terminal walking with stiff legs and a weary body from sitting in an uncomfortable local bus all day, a local Malaysian bus ...

Penang, Malaysia., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, Malaysia.

A travel blog entry by globetrotter92

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... out TGI Fridays for food, not even this place was expensive!! How great is this Friday! Haha. Cinema and dinner dates are cheap in Malaysia! We could go all the time if it was like this at home! Haha. We were planning on an early night because we have ...

Day 80: Batu Feringgi, Penang - Hot, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Day 80: Batu Feringgi, Penang - Hot

A travel blog entry by mfln31

Today we mainly just spent time by the pool: sunbathing, swimming, reading and eating. I know, it sounds awful doesn't it!? The resort that we're staying at it perfect for a relaxing break. As such there are lots of families here, particularly ...

Day 82: Batu Feringgi, Penang - Last Day, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia travel blog

Day 82: Batu Feringgi, Penang - Last Day

A travel blog entry by mfln31

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... type restaurant. I had a tasty sizzling beef dish. We then had some more drinks and more shisha. Tomorrow we're moving on to Georgetown, the capital of Penang. If we enjoy it half as much as we've enjoyed our time here then we'll be happy. ...

Little India in Penang, pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Little India in Penang

A travel blog entry by farang020

Malaysia, Penang, 15-02-2009. Little India is a Hindu enclave smack in the middle of Goergetown just off Lebuh Chulia, it is an inviting place to stroll around, especially so if you have been to India before!!! Hindu music blaring out of the many ...

Penang Island: A short hot afternoon, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Penang Island: A short hot afternoon

A travel blog entry by anna_liam

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... the 11.30pm train and were shown to a carriage practically all to ourselves but like a frigging freezer! We were in the middle of Malaysia and we had to put on three layers plus socks and a sleeping bag just to keep warm. Well we suppose at least it ...

Krabi to Pinang (Border crossing into Malaysia), Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Krabi to Pinang (Border crossing into Malaysia)

A travel blog entry by woodsy79

I caught the bus at 07:00 and after 4 hrs arrived at the border where they collared me for overstaying my visa for 4 days. They made out like i had shot someone, then charged me 2000 baht, ( 10.00 gbp per day). I arrived/ was dumped in Pinang around ...

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