1926 Heritage Hotel
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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 culinary masterclass around you, and others have bright, glitzy lights and brighter, glitzier "entertainment". "Entertainment" meaning either dodgy karaoke, strange cover bands or swaying girl groups with shrill voices. The music might not actually be good, but the atmosphere more than makes up for it with everyone enjoying themselves.
Among the best dishes we had were char kway teow, thick noodles fried with prawns, minced pork, vegetables and egg, and hokkien ...
... Pretty pricey, but we found a way. But that’s a story for just for me and you Lisa.
Returning back to the hostel, we decided to grab some food. A local was crashing in our dorm, saw us looking at the “food map”, he then went on to tell us all the good places to eat in town, dishes we should definitely try. You see there are two maps you need to get for town the food map and the Marking Georgetown map. I’ll get to the latter later.
... heritage sights. There's at least one good example of both. I split my trip between the beach town and George Town.
The beach was nice, I went jet skiing and tried not to get decapitated by the landing parasailors with their guide ropes. My hostel was average but it did have an attached kind of recording studio that I was planning to use, the ...
... found the temple decoration more gaudy and less ascetically impressive. Also, don't believe the guide book, according to the staff the temple is only lit up for New Years. I did however have a giggle to myself when we were filling out our wishes for the wishing tree. I just saw pretty colour ribbons and went straight for the purple one and started writing my wish on the back only to look up and see the Dutch girls looking at the boxes of ribbons ...
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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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