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Tara: Not much to do in Cameron Highlands so decided moved over to Penang a day early. Crazy minibus driver. The suspension had completely gone and the seriously windy and bumpy mountainous road did me no good, plus the seats I'n sure are made for small Asian people, not me and Simon next to each other. I fell asleep for most of the …
... the island and took us around 40 minutes to get there by bus. The blue skies were still evident when we arrived so we set up shop and ended up spending 3 hours sunbathing. Feeling our appetites growing we grabbed a small something on the beach before heading back to the hostel to shower, change and head out for dinner and some drinks. We went to a different hawker centre tonight called the 'Red Garden' and it was much more touristy than the one we had ...
... post some photos so you see what I mean. We had breakfast on the terrace by the water and then some time chilling in our room.
After lunch we had a wee explore around the heritage area in the afternoon. Got very hot! We wandered out on to Chew Jetty, a collection of homes build on stilts, built over 100 years ago. An amazing labyrinth of houses build on planks.
We past other historic sites such as Fort Cornwallis before returning ...
... their significance was! Next was a temple building where every side wall is lined with statues of ladies. We found it very odd that a gift shop had been built around one of the shrines in the middle! Through on to one of the largest temple buildings which housed a shrine to a large Buddha which was flanked on either side by more scary looking statues. Plastic flowers were available to buy in the temple to lay as an offering; Ally suggested this was a very ...
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TravelPod Member Reviews1926 Heritage Hotel Georgetown
Great hotel in Penang- basic rooms but good price- loved the pool as Georgetown is very warm- a bit out away from the heritage district
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