Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang, Malaysia

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Finally On Halliburton Hill, Bukit Bendera, Malaysia travel blog

Finally On Halliburton Hill

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... with the 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 ...

Day 55, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 55

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... a bus that goes right round the houses and takes 10 times as long as any other bus. Still, got to see some of Penang, including bizarrely a very grand building that housed the 'Moral Uplifting Society'. I did think about popping in and dispensing my many ...

A Hectic Business Trip In Penang, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

A Hectic Business Trip In Penang

A travel blog entry by venoth

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Arrived in Penang pretty early, ths flight which was supposed to take 1 hour landed in 40 minutes. Thats good news. The Penang Airport in under renovation and all the debris and smoke got into me and started a mild flu....hate it when that happens. From ...

Monkeys, mokeys, monkeys......., Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Monkeys, mokeys, monkeys.......

A travel blog entry by mel_and_niff

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Hello, josie here. Well today was very exciting, cos we saw monkeys!!!!! as usual i ve fucked up yet another computer trying to put my fotos on it, but i promise i ll work out how to do it soon. haha. Anyway, today we went to the botanical gardens, ...

Selamat Pagi, Westmalaysia!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Selamat Pagi, Westmalaysia!

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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Air Asia bringt uns in ca. 2 Stunden nach Pulau Penang in Westmalaysien und der öffentliche Bus dann nach Georgetown. In der, mit Autos überfüllten, aber charmanten Stadt angekommen, kennen wir uns zuerst überhaupt nicht aus, nachdem wir jedoch einen ...

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 ...

lots of food, lots of walking..., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

lots of food, lots of walking...

A travel blog entry by jnkc

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A quick stopover to visit Georgetown (Penang), Malaysia. Here we found lots of good food, Chinatown, Little India, and a few ferry rides. It took some serious foot walking to figure out how to leave this island and make it to the Perentian ...

Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by kanekosteenberg

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... har verkligen varit fantastiskt- Hur som helst så har vi nu kommit fram till Georgetown, den största staden på ön Penang. Resan gick bra men som vanligt var det svinkallt på bussen pga AC. Barnen sov dock så gott som hela ...

Scootermania!, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Scootermania!

A travel blog entry by andreasjahn

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07/20/09 3 hrs ferry ride to Pinang. We were both out cold, slept all the way to Pinang. Arrival in Pinang at about 9pm. Started walking but eventually took the cab. Weather is warm and humid. Quick check-in at the Good Hope Inn in Georgetown. Took bus ...

Penang: Butterflies and a really steep hill, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang: Butterflies and a really steep hill

A travel blog entry by emmaandpaul

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... ; Heading to the far northern parts of the island will take you to the Butterfly Farm, Batu Ferringhi (or foreigner rock) and Penang Hill.  We weren't that enthused about visiting another beach so decided to give this a miss.  You can't begrudge ...

Searching For Solace in Penang, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Searching For Solace in Penang

A travel blog entry by wispywanderer

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... on the beach I decided to compromise and head northwards, toward an island called Langkawi, which is a very popular tourist location in Malaysia. I wasn’t able to book a ferry due to a late decision and the ticket offices closing early. As a result, ...

Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by em_n_abs

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Let's face it - we're never going to write anything here, and no-ones ever going to read ...

High Five, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

High Five

A travel blog entry by welovemondays

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... still higher than we were, we got drunk in the hippy quarters of Kathmandu and we trekked in the Himalayas. We moved on to Malaysia where the food was so good we said we should live here someday, visited Indonesia where Tania broke a toe and Steve fell ...

On the road to Mandalay, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

On the road to Mandalay

A travel blog entry by countyman

... last night on the sleeper train and 18 hours later I pulled into Butterworth, the train and ferry port for the island of Penang in Malaysia. Penang is an old British colony and it has the feel of it, there are many old colonial buildings housing a varied ...

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 ...

Penang - food glorious food!, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - food glorious food!

A travel blog entry by gemandlloyd

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... on Tuesday following a historical walk around Georgetown, introducing them to the Malaysian game Congkak at the museum and taking the train up to Penang hill. After quite an expensive train ride up the hill there wasn't very much to see at all, just a few ...

Scooter adventure!!, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Scooter adventure!!

A travel blog entry by ej_bj

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... They love their roasted and seasoned legumes of all kinds. Amazing views of the island, the bridge and the ocean to the mainland of Malaysia.  Back down the hill we scooted on to Kek Lok Si, the largest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia. We could ...

Another Study Day!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Another Study Day!

A travel blog entry by vieraadventures

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... soup dish (hokkien mee), puas (balls with stuff inside), and ice kacang (dessert). Then we headed for the Komtar building (the tallest on Penang) and to the mall near it. By then we were so tired we just walked a bit and then walked home for Travis to ...

Day 44, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 44

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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Went for a wander round some of the main 'attractions' today. Hmm, Penang is a bit of a strange one. Part British heritage, part colonial, part Chinese, Indian, Muslim, oh and maybe a bit Malaysian. All the government buildings look straight out of 1930's ...

Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by pregester

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... PORK & BEER! Malaysia does have both but they are not always easy to find and many restaurants don't sell beer.  Malaysia is mostly a Muslim country and in addition there is a large population of Indian who also don't drink beer or eat ...

The Island State, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

The Island State

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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Penang, island, state, city.   Took an afternoon bus up from Ipoh, after another wonderful meal prepared by Soh.  We got into our hostel fairly quickly and easily, and then had a wander around town.  Caught some alright Chinese, which ...

Turtles in Temples!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Turtles in Temples!

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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We had a mini bus transfer to take us from the Cameron Highlands across to Penang - It's an island joined to the mainland by a 13km bridge. After looking around a few guest houses we checked into Love Lane Inn, where Jimmy the owner was very helpful ...

In Which I Dance, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

In Which I Dance

A travel blog entry by charding

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... order for us, a group of young white people, to sit down. Finally, a country who has their priorities sorted! Finally getting into Penang, we managed to find a well setup and grand hostel in the UNESCO protected area of the city. It was one of the better ...

Day 54, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 54

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

Another 12.00 wake-up today. Man, I'm gonna end up sleeping this trip away. Went for a little wander and noticed that it's much hotter here than before I left to go to Langkawi. Which also means that it's the perfect time for all the blisters on my back ...

Penang, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by jc

After a freezing cold train ride to Butterworth I finally arrived in Malaysia. Really hot outside, especially since the air-con on the train was set at some sub-zero temperature. Had to go and steal an extra blanket from another berth and put on some ...

Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by minhee

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Where Cultures Collide, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Where Cultures Collide

A travel blog entry by sales_family

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... somewhere in the back alleys of KL.  After Kuala Lampur we made the day journey to Taman Negara.  Taman Negara is Malaysia’s biggest natural park.  Its pretty huge.  So far we haven’t done much except yesterday we went on ...

Pulau Pinang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Pinang

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... good things about Georgetown, it is a old colonial town with some interesting buildings and architecture and as always in Malaysia, lots of different cultures and cuisines to experience. The food in Georgetown is particularly well known in Malaysia for ...

The Pearl of the Orient, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

The Pearl of the Orient

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... . At about 2pm we arrived in Butterworth, by its name I assume a British built town to cater for the  nearby island of Penang. I left my bag at the station and we rolled onto the ferry for about 20p that took 20 minutes to Georgetown. I was starving ...

Penang,-Where east meets west !, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Penang,-Where east meets west !

A travel blog entry by sidandclaire

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... and trousers despite it being 36° and English army moustaches and in perfect queens English say " good morning madame " ! Is very funny. Penang also has red post boxes, and 3pin plugs !!!!! In good old British fashion we went to the very colonial eastern ...

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