Travel Blogs from Georgetown, Malaysia

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Georgetown, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Georgetown

A travel blog entry by liviou

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Food, Food, and some more Food!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Food, Food, and some more Food!

A travel blog entry by dos_locos

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The island of Penang is known for one thing, and one thing only: food. Well, that is a lie, but to us, the stories of mouthwatering morsels from books and other travelers alike motivated us to make the journey. During the course of the one full day we ...

A quick stop in Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

A quick stop in Penang

A travel blog entry by izzy.and.nat

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... I didn't like the thought of staying in a port town of a not so charming city. However I changed my mind after seeing Georgetown and decided I wouldn't tell Sara that it wasn't worth visiting. In fact I was already looking forward to coming back and ...

Malaysia is multiple, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia is multiple

A travel blog entry by nadegeb72

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... banana and to also try Roti Kaya (coconut marmalade) recommended by my friend Kami. Yummy ! After that, we went for sightseeing : Georgetown is UNESCO world heritage classified in some areas. It used to be called the pearl of the orient... It's full of ...

Kek Lok Si Temple, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Kek Lok Si Temple

A travel blog entry by alohatravels

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Kek Lok Si Temple is a beautiful temple which we spent nearly half a day at. Pictures speak a 1000 words, right? ;} We also went to the movies a lot. We saw Hitman, Enchanted, Beowulf on those rainy days. I just thought it would be cool to mention ...

Panang and Georgetown, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Panang and Georgetown

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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So this morning we got to Butterworth and took the ferry across to Georgetown on the island of Panang. We thought we knew where the hostel was, but hostelworld lied to us, the bastards. We walked about 3km too far carrying our heavy bags before realizing ...

Palau Penang: Selamat Datang (Welcome), Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia travel blog

Palau Penang: Selamat Datang (Welcome)

A travel blog entry by stilllooking

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... the water was milky looking and not inviting, lots of surfski hire and horseriding on the beach.  I arrived in Georgetown with no accommodation booking but a recommendation from the Chinese restaurant I had eaten at in Batu Ferringhi.  ...

PHOTOS: Penang Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

PHOTOS: Penang Botanical Gardens

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Watch this cute monkey Video: ...

Half A Day Spent Lazing Around, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Half A Day Spent Lazing Around

A travel blog entry by venoth

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Today was a very slow day. We are woke up late from bed and checked out of the hotel at 1pm. We did not plan to go anywhere as well this morning rather just to take a break and relax in the hotel. After check out, I used my GPS to select some good ...

Chinese New Year, Colds and other pains in the ***, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Chinese New Year, Colds and other pains in the ***

A travel blog entry by joelandsonia

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... (by Asia standards) and it has a pool so at least I can sit there and read. We walk around to get a feel for the area -- Georgetown is the old colonial section of Penang and is supposed to be the center of the food mecca.    We find one of ...

fine food, dodgy ladies., Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

fine food, dodgy ladies.

A travel blog entry by reuben_brown

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... the ferry back to Lumut and bought a ticket to Butterworth. 3 hours later we arrived, caught the passenger ferry across to Georgetown and found some cheap chinese run places to stay in, we settled on the basic and clean Hang Chow Hotel. After showering ...

Day 45, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 45

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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Decided to aim for a bit of culture today, and went on the tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's mansion. So this dude came to Penang from China in the 1800's, and in true x-factor style went from rags to riches (but I dont think he ever ended up in the bargain bin ...

Day 62 - Penang - Bye Bye Paradise, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Day 62 - Penang - Bye Bye Paradise

A travel blog entry by dru_tim

Our last day on the Perhentians. (Please excuse the writing - on a bus in Thailand heading to Krabi.) Got up early for a walk and a swim and then Tim went for another good surf. We then wandered off to have our final brunch at Panorama - tea, juice, ...

Back in Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Back in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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A sad goodbe to Sumatra and the wonderful ...

Day 42, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 42

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... . I couldn't quite keep my eyes open as I stumbled off the plane, and hence missed most of the views on the ride into Georgetown.   My room at the Old Penang Guesthouse is so small i feel like an eleven-year old Harry Potter, living under the ...

Getting in to Bahasa life..., Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Getting in to Bahasa life...

A travel blog entry by ej_bj

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Ok so lying by the pool, reading a novel while a waiter brings us iced tea is probably not fully emerging ourselves real Bahasa life, but it's a great way to spend a morning!! The staff and all locals are so friendly, yesterday after we asked a waiter ...

Cameron Highlands to Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands to Penang

A travel blog entry by risint

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... we would not have known to go on our own. On a few days we ventured into the main part of Penang called Georgetown ourselves and visited the Cheung Fatt Tze mansion (www.cheongfatttzemansion.com) and the Penang museum. Both great places to visit and ...

Malasia, Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Malasia, Penang

A travel blog entry by estamosdeviaje

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George Town es esta pintoresca y acogedora ciudad en la isla de Penang. Nos alojamos los primeros días en un hostel en China Town, que resulto ser lugar de trabajo de algunos "lady-boys" de la zona. Así que mientras nosotros chequeábamos el mail en la ...

Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia

A travel blog entry by wjphilip

... . I feel bad and I hope that Malaysia accepts my most sincere apology. We spent the first day walking through the town of...Georgetown. The island we landed on was Penang, which was the only way they referred to where we were going to port, so ...

Doesn't That Kid Look Cute With a Gun?, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Doesn't That Kid Look Cute With a Gun?

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

Well, good news all around. To start things off I'll just take a second to gloat about the Giants' dominating run to the Super Bowl, especially their nasty thrashing of the Vikings, and pass along my prediction: Giants 16, Ravens 10; the Ravens' ...

Pennang: A Yummy Melting Pot, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Pennang: A Yummy Melting Pot

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow2011

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Lisa: A long old journey from Ko Phi Phi got us to the island of Penang in Malaysia - our 13th country, hopefully not too unlucky..   I was particularly looking forward to Penang as it is meant to be a foodie paradise. Chinese, Indians, Malays and ...

Bob Marley, Quails Eggs and almost kidnapped, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Bob Marley, Quails Eggs and almost kidnapped

A travel blog entry by sam-oakes

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When we arrived at Georgetown we were pleasantly surprised to see some other backpackers! Up until now, we rarely bumped into anyone as we were traveling the traditional SE Asian route the wrong way round – So when we did see some people… we ...

The waiting game, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

The waiting game

A travel blog entry by gemsy_1984

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... 2 days of travelling. We woke up around lunchtime and decided to grab some food at a local Indian restaurant again....one thing about Malaysia is that me & Chloe love the food there, it really is unbeatable! After lunch we decided to wonder around and ...

...hello Malaysia!, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

...hello Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by ollyandhelen

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... pub and so had lunch there. We spent the rest of the day on Tuesday visiting some of the more touristy areas in Georgetown. We walked past Little India, and a clock tower built to commemorate Queen Victoria, and then went to Fort Cornwallis which is the ...

back in Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

back in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by andyandsue

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After the lovely resort of Krabi we took a minibus to Khao Sok NP for a sleepover in the jungle. We shared a bamboo hut with 100's of creepy crawlies, load crikets and frogs (Andy lept out of his skin when he saw a giant millipeed). Our attempts at a ...

Hilltop temple and pagoda, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Hilltop temple and pagoda

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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Today we went back towards Penang Hill and to check out a huge complex we could see on another hill.  We went to the Kek Lok Si pagoda which also houses the bronze state of Kuan Yin. You have to climb hundreds of steps to get to the top but it is a ...

Things Can Only Get Better (This Year), Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Things Can Only Get Better (This Year)

A travel blog entry by matfloyd

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... woke at eleven thirty, feeling a whole lot better, rose and set off for downtown. I doubted anything would be open, and I was right, Georgetown was as deserted as most cities and towns on New Year’s Day. I walked past a few shops, one which I wished ...

High and cool on Penang Hill, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

High and cool on Penang Hill

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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Penang Hill is a little way outside the city and is about 800m high, overlooking the city and across to mainland Malaysia. The views from the top of the hill are quite spectacular. Unfortunately, it is a bit hazy and I don't think my photos do the view ...

havent got much time, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

havent got much time

A travel blog entry by redjen

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... in the same dorm as me in Singapore who are travelling the same route as me for a bit, so we are killing the morning in Georgetown till our train leaves at 2.20pm. Then I have a mammoth trip through to Bangkok, arriving at 11am tomorrow morning! Feel much ...

georgetown (penang), Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

georgetown (penang)

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

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... taeg i dere vielfaeltige und farbefrohe stadt teilt hend. nachem eher ruppige und unfruendliche volk uf perenthien isch georgetown e wahri wohltat xi. de mix us inder, malaysier, chinese und dementsprechend total verschiedne kulture und religione ...

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