Eastin Hotel Penang
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... traps but here it really did not have that feel, more like a group of people following the same path. We stopped for lunch at a really lovely restaurant that was very colonial looking and ate tapas. The food was actually gorgeous. In the afternoon we wandered along the Malaka Straits sea and took in the afternoon sun. Not for the first time on this blog, I will mention the heat. It was reaching 35 degrees and pushing for 40 and the humidity was 100%. Which made it ...
... to get down to the beach a little early as the boat actually left before it was meant to. I saw poor souls on the beach that had come to get the boat only to see it leave without them. The boat was good as the water was still. When we arrived on the main land we had the difficulty of finding our bus company. There seemed to be hundreds all with extremely similar names. ...
... offering cool drinks. There was of course the temple at the end. We have on our wanderings eaten from a number of hawker stalls. Everywhere you go people are frying, chopping, boiling, cutting cooking and slicing and the smells as you walk past are enough to make you want to try it. We can't tell you what we ate because we don't really know but what I do know for certain is that we have a very very very different definition of not spicy than the people living on Penang lol, I ...
... the scores of tourists wandering from chain restaurant to chain restaurant, replaced by locals going to places serving original Malaysian food. Our hotel had a shared bathroom and a very hostel like feel, something we would become accustomed to during our time in Malaysia. Thankfully we had air con as both the heat and humidity had risen as we got closer to the equator. In the evening we hit the food market. With hawker stalls serving ...
... in amongst all the family's out for their Sunday breakfast. I spot a table with a few men no younger than 80 reading papers, people gazing and sipping tea, they welcomed me to the table and made sure I went about experiencing these delicious prawn dumplings in the correct way. Handed a pair of chopsticks and the sweet chilli sauce, as I savoured the three dumplings I was well and truly in the zone. I could've stayed until closing or until I split ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center