Georgetown City Hotel
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... us to see the Botanical park, two big temples, one Thai and one Burmese. Then to the butterfly park and lastly to Penang Hill where you can ride a little train up to the top. Pictures below are in the order that we visited these places. We also visited a coffee place where they let us sample lots of the local 'white coffee' flavors. We loved many of them, but being in backpacker mode could not carry many of them. We bought one bag and we had that coffee ...
... the reggae bar, close to our hostel. There we stayed for a few minutes before a fight between a few backpackers and locals broke up! They were really angry at each other, were ejected from the bar, and got into serious fighting on the street. At one point, one of the backpackers got his head banged on the road and couldn't stand up anymore! They even called an ambulance to get him to the hospital. It was really sad to see those youngsters getting drunk and fight, so we called it a ...
... old colonial buildings survive from when Georgetown was the capital of British Malaya, all painted bright white but still faded from their former glory. A weird bird greets us outside one of the buildings, it looks like a puppet to me, like a fake bird, not a real one, but it flies away so I guess it must be real.
We walk along the esplanade where several old Chinese clan piers remain, each belonging to a clan, we visited the Lee ...
... dosi, aloo mutter. The service was ****, we thought it was because we were white. But an elderly white group came in later and they got superb service! I think they didn't like that we were young. The streets of Penang are beautiful! We walked all through little India after dinner taking in the differences in culture. Every shop was vibrant and colourful, filled with silk scarves, jewelry, and fabrics on all sorts. Food stalls ...
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It actually gets worse before it gets better. For the last 50 miles or so we catch up with another mini-bus doing the same trip and for an hour or so the two of them play at being Hamilton and Rosberg, madly trying to overtake each other while deliberately and dangerously blocking each others path. Inevitably this results in a high speed swerve around one of Malaysia's many fallen trees, this one blocking half the road. A tree? Oh yeah, the scenery. I kind ...