Hotel Royal Penang
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Our next destination from Perai was to Georgetown, Penang. As soon as we arrived, we checked in at Hotel Royal (Online booking by Bro. Gopi) which is situated not too far away from the ever famous Gurney Drive. The ironic part of the hotel bathroom, NO bidet.. Only tissue paper.. Cant imagine ha.. Leave alone the dingy basement carpark but safe …
So the sole purpose of today was to get to Malaysia! Woke up pretty early, my **** room wasn't the best at keeping the noise out and packed up my stuff (not that I'd unpacked much, I slept in my clothes from yesterday and was planning on wearing them today) this was mainly because the shower smelt and had mould all over it and I knew it would be …
So our travel day continued into today as we took the 12 hour train ride from Surat Thani to Butterworth last night. We didn't leave until 1:30am and had an early wake up call as we had to unload and go through immigration at the border around 7am. Once back on board our beds were folded up and the 2 beds were turned into 4 seats. We ended up …
We honestly did not want to leave the beautiful island of Langkawi, so I guess we were bound to be a bit disappointed with our next destination of Penang. Upon arrival it seemed instantly busier and noisier than Langkawi. Our hotel was ok, the apartment suite they upgraded us to sounds posh but it was a bit run down, however was absolutely massive …
Pulau Pinang was actually quite a nice surprise. It was apparent that Malaysia is mainly a mixture of Indian and Chinese, but also because of over a century of British involvement in Malaya, most people speak English and made me feel welcome and more at ease travelling around the Island. I chatted to bus drivers, had deep and meaningful …
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