Grand Continental Langkawi
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- Swimming pool
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... the hotel staff ( with a buffalo in the background behind the net!) Wow it was touristy when I finally found Cenang beach - the main restaurant and tourist strip. Lots of shops and lots of restaurants. I walked a while and settled on a ramshackle place that looked the least smart of the lot! Tom yam soup was a mistake. My god it was hot, I was coughing on the spice but I forced myself to have most of it. Probably why I welcomed in my birthday ...
... and dark rain clouds added to the oppressive atmosphere we both felt once arriving in KL. ****... I had booked us three whole nights here and all we wanted to do was get the hell out as soon as... wait - a Nando's. A NANDO'S!? We zigzagged through Petaling street market (where the hawkers were under the impression that two tired, irritated backpackers carrying all of their stuff would want to buy a Beats/Feats headset) dropped off our bags and ran through the rain back to ...
... you could imagine and you could sample small bits of it for 5-25 baht (20 cents to $1 Cdn). We thoroughly enjoyed wandering around and trying the local fare, and even found a margarita stand so we enjoyed one of those while we listened to the live music. On the way out we found a local craft lady making ‘flowers’ out of 2L pop bottles and were mesmerized by her skill, so we bought one to put an LED candle in. Best part: you don’t have to water it!
... sun, and explored some of the less outrageous and time-space-continuum-bending attractions on offer in Langkawi. This included a trip to Langkawi's "7 Wells Waterfall", the photos of which do a fine job of eliminated the jackhammer construction taking place just off-camera, as well as the Langkawi cable car which rises rapidly 680m to deliver passengers to the Langkawi skywalk, offering impressive views of the whole island. On our final day in Langkawi, we ...
... there being less than 15 people there, we are guessing it was a massive and very expensive flop. That seems to be the way with everything in Asia, they pump heaps of money into things, it doesn't work so they waste more money on another project doomed to fail.
Dinner was at a Southern Indian restaurant which had the best naan and curry! Although, it did seem as though we were the first westerners to eat there judging by the looks and diligent attention that we were ...