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... us both.
I spend a couple of days cleaning the beach. This sounds onerous, but I love the beach. Through the haze, looking south, you can just about make out the tall towers of Georgetown on Penang, both a lifetime away, and still too near.
The beach is full of plastic, bottles, floats, packaging, bags, disposable nappies, rope, glass...you name it, it has ended up here. I fill bag after bag with all this rubbish and have the deep satisfaction of ...
... option and it's pretty good food and very cheap. I head back to the hostel and book my train for the next night giving me the day to see around Penang. I then go for a walk around George Town which is a very nice place. I meet this German guy called Volker and we get chatting and walk around together for a while. He has also just arrived and we wander little India together ...
... along with the sights in the city centre such as the Zahir Mosque below.
I was also able to see the distant port from which to take the ferry to Langkawi.
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... ride it, I decided that throwing it away somewhere would be the best. I’d rather waste the 500 euros that had cost me than risking my life ever again with a bike I know is jinxed since the start. Looking back now, I think it was a good decision anyhow. Just remembering all the memorable moments that I have lived thanks to those 500 euros, thanks to that bike, it was totally worth it even if at the end I had to waste that money!
The truth is that twenty ...
... to spend the night on the island, but after changing our remaining Thai money in to Malaysian ringits and then getting a little more money out of a cash machine, we decided to get the last ferry of the day to Kuala Perlis which left at 19.00. We’re sure the huge island is worth exploring, but we didn’t see anything that massively caught our fancy whilst looking through our books. We’ve done a few islands over the last couple of weeks, ...