Hotel Sentral Pudu
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Arrived in Sandakan this afternoon after a couple of nights in Kuala Lumpur. We managed to cram in a few trips yesterday going to the Batu Caves and the Petronas Tower. The caves were only half an hour by train outside of the city. I thought it would have been a lot further out in the countryside but it was just on the edge of the city. There were …
... much today. We had a mooch around the shops and only bought a carry on suitcase, last of the big spenders. Had dinner at a nearby restaurant but it was very disappointing However we were not all that hungry so back to do the packing and an early night ready for an early start tomorrow. Tuesday June 10th. Early wake up,call, showered and then down to check out, our car was waiting and what a good driver. We were at the airport in ...
... time to arrive...I wanted to go to Chinatown because I was told that the cheaper backpackers hostels are in that area. But didn't know how to get there and it was too early for the busses. I met a couple that was really helpful and we shared a taxi. Once in Chinatown, I still didn't really know where to go, so started walking around in the empty streets of KL, and in a dark side street I found a hostel that seemed ok for me. I first took a nap since it was still really ...
... a family dinner. The train was impressive. Although I was a little put out by the fact that half the carriages said ladies only. But the carriages that men were allowed on had AC blasting and were clean. Trains had the added benefit of being on time and cheap. We arrived at KL central and headed to one of the many shopping malls to get some lunch. First reaction on the capital was it was hot, busy and not so easy to fall in love with. We ...
Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia - hot, humid, surrounded by thousands of Palm trees, it seems it was built in the middle of a jungle - it's modern, lots going on, easy to get around and cheap! Not really a backpacking scene going on here, but I was enjoying being back into that way of travelling - the freedom, the discovering of how to get around and where to stay and what to do, felt good.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility