Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang, Malaysia

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Georgetown Time - Awesome Time!!!, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetown Time - Awesome Time!!!

A travel blog entry by vitzthum

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zuerst einmal vielen lieben dank jungs!!!! die zeit bei euch war wirklich genial und ich muss gestehen, ich vermisse sie jetzt schon.... ihr habt euch da wirklich eine tolle insel zum studieren ausgesucht. GEORGE TOWN: ein name, ein synonym für ...

The Jewel in the Crown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

The Jewel in the Crown

A travel blog entry by john.boyd.123

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... hair off, no one was listening when she was screaming "It was the Malaysian hair stylist, he wrecked my hair!!!".   Arrive in Penang "Jewel of the Orient", must be a big ol' glass jewel set in some mock gold plastic ring surrounded by painted on ...

Bed Of Nails, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Bed Of Nails

A travel blog entry by rhodri27

The minibus from Tanah Rata picked me up directly from the hostel at 0700 and took myself and 2 others the 4 hours to Penang, what I didn't realize at the time it was a door to door service and we were dropped off outside our hostels in Penang pretty ...

A Quaky Experience In Penang Island, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

A Quaky Experience In Penang Island

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... than this hotel. I just thought to myself that this may cause  another chaos on the bridge heading out to mainland Peninsular Malaysia.  Back to the room, I was again hooked on Al Jazeera and learned that this after shock was at 9.1 on the ...

George Town, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

George Town

A travel blog entry by olofochemma

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... price just for you! Vi tog hans "råd" och bokade en tolvtimmars resa från Phi Phi till Georgetown i nordvästra Malaysia. Det blev en sjukt långdragen resdag med både båt, stora bussar, minibussar och gud vet allt. Hur som ...

Penang - First stop Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - First stop Malaysia

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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... I. Penang Museum which was a really interesting and cheap museum showing the different cultures and peoples who make up Penang, i.e. Chinese, Malay, Indian, European, Javanese etc and their history. Penang really is a melting pot of different cultures. ...

What to do with all those STARS!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

What to do with all those STARS!

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings

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... nbsp; I won’t reveal what the plan is until we witness how well it works when we tender into the Port of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. Nick; I attended a couple of classes on Windows 8 and the Surface RT.  I can see why you are so pleased with ...

Getting Soaked  In Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Getting Soaked In Penang

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings

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Penang, Malaysia Penang is state in Malaysia and the name of its constituent island.  It is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia and composed of two parts; Penang Island is where the seat of government is and Seberang, Perai  ...

George Town, Penang , Malaysia travel blog

George Town

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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Sunday 5th December We arrived in George Town also known as Penang on the Island or Pulau Penang (which I think translates as Penang Island) around 5 o'clock. We spent our standard hour or so looking around for somewhere cheap to stay.....going around ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by denver_massive

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Penang ...

Food adventures in Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Food adventures in Penang

A travel blog entry by myriam_123

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No entry yet...but I swear I will write one eventually :) ...

Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by hcleighton

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... But no, daft was the way forward. Minutes after arriving I was on the back of his scooter flying through the streets of Penang. This is where I learned that road rules don't really apply to scooters. Lanes definitely not. Indicators. Don't be ridiculous. ...

Hunting for Hawker Food!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Hunting for Hawker Food!

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... a petrol station anyway.  As soon as you cross the border it is very noticeable that you're in a different country. Malaysia feels more wealthy than Thailand, it's very clean, well-kept and feels marginally more orderly, a very beautiful Country. So ...

Unesco what???, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Unesco what???

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... a bit in the evening, lots of people out on the streets, and we had some lovely food at one of the street stalls. Went for a very sweaty run which was about the high point. We only stayed in Penang for one night, hopped on a bus to Krabi the next morning. ...

Asia adventure part 2, including expenses, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Asia adventure part 2, including expenses

A travel blog entry by richyallum

... went off to the shopping mall called the "Komtar" for some food, any food!! On the way we spied our favourite restaurant in Penang was actually open so we jumped out and went in to order a beautiful dinner, mmm yum, my headache was instantly gone.  ...

Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by vwfamily

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Hi all, In Georgetown, Penang now. Journey back from Singapore was far better than the one going, although on the last bus to the airport we met a deaf lady who was on our flight. I only know the alphabet in sign language but her English was good so we ...

Welcome to Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to Georgetown

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

We moved across to Georgetown with the intention of travelling to Sumatra the next day. ...

Rain, trains and more Western meals., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Rain, trains and more Western meals.

A travel blog entry by ellajay

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... place for Cameron Highlands bus tickets. After ticket-buying we headed to the bakery and then jumped on a super-slow local bus to Penang Hill and its furnicular railway station. We took the train up for some cooler air and spotted more monkeys and a huge ...

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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... 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 I ramble on about our time in Malaysia I will put in ...

Day 40 - Georgetown, Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 40 - Georgetown, Penang

A travel blog entry by gayled

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... a little strange and biased (no change there then I hear you say!)  But the Muslim court overrules the Supreme Court of Malaysia so you certainly don't want to be a female against a Muslim! I spent the rest of the afternoon checking out the local ...

Malaria??, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Malaria??

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... Malay cuisine. I can not believe someone has stolen my camera!! This has happened somewhere between Banda Aceh, Indonesia and Penang, Malaysia and that is a pretty big land mass area over two countries!! Hmmmmm............... On the patio of our hostel ...

1st stop in Malaysia, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

1st stop in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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... which was quite fun. Next day we visited the colonial district old town with our rented motorbike. We took the cable-car to reach the top of Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) for a beautiful view of the city and the visited the famous beach Batu Ferringhi. ...

Last Stop Before Thailand, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Last Stop Before Thailand

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... ride, we arrive at Georgetown on Penang island. Though we don't stay here long, we do enjoy the colonial architecture, visit the Penang museum, as well as an old Chinese Mansion (complete with tight-ass hostess). We learn about Feng Shui, and have our ...

Ferme de papillon - Georgetown - Butterfly farm, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Ferme de papillon - Georgetown - Butterfly farm

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Ferme de papillon Butterfly farm ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Aujourd'hui nous avons fait une visite d'une ferme de papillon (la seule dans ...

Loving Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Loving Penang

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... is a wonderful mixture of many cultures and it all seems to blend in well to create a wonderful character to the place.  Penang, as a trading force, has probably declined somewhat since it's glory days as part of the British Empire, but it is a great ...

Whoops!, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Whoops!

A travel blog entry by bexyb

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Have just spent the last couple of days in Penang, an island city just off the West coast of Malaysia. Despite what we had heard about the West coast being out of monsoon season by now, it is still p*****g it down every day. Our tour leader (bless him) ...

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 ...

Entry 10: Islands In The Stream, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Entry 10: Islands In The Stream

A travel blog entry by kirrily.welsh

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... completion of its seven storey handcrafted 'Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas' in 1930. The pagoda is considered one of Penang's most beautiful architectural wonders with its Chinese octagonal base, Thai middle tier and Burmese crown. This temple has steps ...

Tiger time, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Tiger time

A travel blog entry by thesunchasers

We left KL in a violent thunderstorm but arrived a few hours later in Georgetown to fine weather.  Our hotel was just outside Chinatown and I practically skipped when I saw our room - a huge room with a TV, fridge, hot water shower and even a ...

Georgetown Pinang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetown Pinang

A travel blog entry by banj

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... place. Not done a lot today need to get our thai visa's sorted and were off to check out the largest budhist shrine in Malaysia tomorrow. It has a massive pagoda you can go up to check out some very good views at the top apparently, should be ...

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