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I was short on time so crossed to the Zahir Mosque and just did a quick walk thru taking pics. It was now 4.30, I needed to find a bus or cab to the ferry and get there before the last one.
I asked how to get back to the city ...
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Day 99 of our travels
We are now in Malaysia - so far (after the EU) the easiest as regards entry regulations - we were given a FREE 90 day visa on arrival - amazing, when you consider that we were paying up to £120 each for places like Russia & the ...
... to be one of them.
For the two hours I was detained there, I ended up thinking he was actually going to send me to court. Bye bye epic music festival. But at last, with a last blow of anger, and the thread that if I do it again I’ll go to court, he fixed my passport and let me go. Some people in this world have the skin of a wolf, when deep inside they have the heart of a sheep, and I gave thanks for that, took my backpack and crossed the Malaysian border ...
... thought we’d get to the mainland and be one step closer to our next jungle trekking adventures in the Cameron Highlands.
Getting off the second ferry at Kuala Perlis we were greeted by a Premier Inn-style hotel and a KFC, both right opposite the dock. We checked in to one and then went to eat at the other!
The extra ferry and the extravagant tea meant that we were a little over budget for the day, but who cares?! We’ll make it up ...
... this huge complex in the distance. Possibly the royal palace?
Once out into the countryside again this huge rock loomed up out of the flat countryside.
The rock had this strange tower attached to it. Apparently there are some caves at the top and this is how you get up. But we were there a bit too late and it wasn't open.
But the science museum was open. Another ...