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- Multilingual staff
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... here we took a day trip to Koh Phi Phi (including Maya Beach, where 'The Beach' was recorded) and rented some scooters to explore the island. We didn't really get more active than this. About 70% of our time was still dedicated to the magical process of tanning and when the sad time came that my friends had to leave, you wouldn't have found them back in a swimming pool full of chocolate. Mission accomplished. As for myself, I still don't speak any Thai but ...
... of home and combine them with the Malaysian cuisine. We now have new cultures, new recipes and variations on old favourites. I heard from someone that there are over 40 recognised variations on that Indian Classic, Biryani, woo hoo. Sadly we won't be here long enough to try them all :(. After our cultural and glittering tour, we made our way back to the waterfront and found ourselves back in the clan jetty area. We decide to visit another clan jetty just to make sure we ...
... But, the British government agreed to pay 6,000 Spanish dollars a year to continue their occupation of Penang. The fort was intended to protect Penang Harbor - a strategic port for trading spices from India - from pirates, the French, and even Kedah - an ally and the former owner of Penang! Napoleons wars were going on in 1804 and pirates were becoming an increasing threat to Sir Francis Light. So, he decided to use convicts ...
... and no other boats had shown up. We were starting to accept our fate; we would have to hike three more miles back to the start. Then another boat came around the bend and we flagged him down; we were taking this boat no matter what! The boat captain apologized profusely saying they had a broken engine and thus could not pick us up in time; this sounded much more typically Malaysian. He loaded us and several other people in the boat and we were back at the National Park ...
... hatched that the reserve would release when they were a little bigger and stronger to give them more of a fighting chance as these beautiful creatures are slowly going extinct. Sadly we didnt get to spend nearly as much time at the reserve or on the beach as we would have liked as a boat was heading back to the main entrance of the National Park with other passengers so if we missed that we would have had to hike back through the jungle in the dark and we were not prepared ...