Cinta Sayang Resort
Travel Blogs from Sungai Petani
Today's agenda is to head to Sungai Petani. I managed to google on two oldest temple in Sungai Petani and this was in our list of must visit temples. Before hitting the roads, we headed to Penang town to have lunch at the ever famous Line Clear Nasi Kandar. The food was delicious! Off to Sungai Petani we go :)
We met with Mr.Thina a friend …
... At this point, just as the sun rose to its highest point, we began to walk down the hill. The walk is very pleasant, with great scenery and the opportunity for monkey spotting. That is, of course, if you don't have bad knees. By the end of the walk, Sharon was struggling with some of the steeper sections, and occasionally resorted to walking backwards down the hill. At the bottom, we had a brief look at the botanical gardens before catching the number 10 bus back ...
... and chills, as well as severe muscle and body aches (it’s also known as break-bone fever) and headaches that feel like someone is repeatedly stabbing a knife into your skull behind your eye and/or injecting kerosene into your brain (not fun). This description of the illness is consistent between several of my friends who have been unlucky enough to contract Dengue. Fortunately I have not yet been afflicted and since I wasn't planning to start now, one of the ...
... when Jord smelled out a coffee shop that ended up serving the best walnut caramel cheesecake we have ever had so I wasn't to upset about the stop. For dinner we went to this cafe where we had an amazing beef and guinness pot pie that was delicious!
For our last day in Georgetown we decided to check out the National Park that was about an hour away from the big city. Proving that we are not experienced hikers (Outdoor Ed did bupcus to prepare ...
... into my bag and sneak off with her.
Georgetown is chilled out but full of crazy moped drivers darting on and off the streets and pavements. It appears to be the accepted family vehicle here as it is not unusual to see two adults and two children all crammed into one seat. My heart's in my mouth just watching them negotiate the narrow roads and hectic traffic, I'm surprised any of them make it through in one piece!
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking