Hotel Sri Kim Yen
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... all realised that we were totally sunburned - cue soothing aloe vera gel. Dan and I have decided to invest in some higher factor sun cream for when we go to Perhentian and Redang Islands in a couple of weeks time, there is nothing like sunburn for spoiling a tropical island holiday!
Tuesday came far too quickly and we packed our cases and caught the bus to Kuala Lumpur. Here we had a spicy tom yum lunch before saying goodbye to Kah Peng and hello to ...
... get some rice and food, but I am the only customer in the rather large outdoor eatery. On the way back to the hostel (nothing going on tonight to see), I pass the boy. He is cleaning up. "No rice," I say, and he laughs.
The next morning the hostel owner takes me in his minivan on a 30 minute ride through the hills to the Kuala Tembling Jetty. I will catch the slow-boat to the small village of Kuala Tahan.
But, first I have to get a permit for the park. ...
... to be up early! We stayed in the little village across the river from the park entrance so after a breakfast of cold beans on toast (straight from the tin is normal in Malaysia!) we took a taxi boat and set off into the jungle. A girl we met in Bali told us a horror story about finding leeches on her belly button (it's rainy season) when she visited the park so we were paranoid and literally walked under a cloud of bug spray, we used a full bottle! ...
... plastic chairs of course.
After Penang we headed to Malacca on another long bus journey (with only one toilet stop). We found our Hostel without any issue. From the outside it was just a tiny, tatty looking door in the wall between two shops but inside it was nice enough. The owners were also really nice and gave us a map and ideas of what to do while we were here. There's not a lot to do but it was enjoyable to see the night market and walk around the ...
... finding a hotel. The town was jammed up and we had major difficulty finding our way around the town because the GPS was quite misleading as well. We went around the town a couple of times and was unable to locate any hotel. Finally, we made our way to a quieter street where few hotels were situated but unfortunately as I approached the reception, all the hotels were fully booked. We were extremely exhausted, hungry and sleepy and this added ...
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