Grand Continental Kuantan
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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End of factoids but on a personal note our guest house does't use toilette paper, most toilets have the hose pipe option but here its not an option its the only way. The thought of using this method has never really appealed to me for obvious cultural reasons, (we just don't do it at home). But in the sprit of when in Rome you have to give these things ago.
All I can say about the experience is I now know why a dog drags his butt along the carpet :-/
Kuantan was a nice getaway from city life. It was still pretty busy with lots to do, but it was less intense than a larger metropolis. The trip began with a three hour bus ride from Kuala Lumpur. Actually, it began with a very slow subway ride followed by a woman telling us we were at the wrong bus station. Looking around, we couldn't have been more confused. There were plenty of buses, people, ticket counters, and signs advertising for many cities. After not one ...
... running down the windows... So I have to confess that given a preview I totally bottled it as the delays meant a 8hr journey had turned to 10 hour journey and everything above economy had sold out which meant a hard canteen style chair for the duration..! The alternative is a 4 hour bus to Kuantan and then decide where to go from there, the buses are actually really good and have good air con. In Kuanton I've booked a 4 star beach front hotel for a night with ...
... stop was to some Quails. The Quails were so cute and they ate seed out of your hand, they ticked with their little beaks. I think I fed them too much though as they were nto hungry when it was Anthony’s go and he only got to feed one of them. After the cute quails we headed pass some birds. The keeper explained to us that ‘That one peacock, that one KFC’ Apparently they are not called roosters over here.
Our Taxi driver who had come into ...
... enlightened day after a solid night of uninterrupted sleep. I felt liberated from misery J. Tonight Goenka shared how to apply Vipassna to our daily life. It isn’t enough to divert our attention when negativity arises rather face it. Do nothing, by merely observing whatever impurities arise in the mind the negativity loses its strength and passes away. The way to do this is to take note at a physical level, notice respiration and sensation because once it reaches ...