Hotel Sri Kim Yen
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... 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! ...
... were able to get really good Indian food which we had almost every night. On the first day we took a walk through the town and up to the botanical gardens. This was a nice day and we saw lots of monkeys and even a monitor lizard. The next day we went to Penang National Park. This was a brilliant day. We trekked through the jungle to one of the beaches and then back again. The best thing about it was that it was a real jungle with some of the tracks really buried in ...
... s house’ a traditional Nyonya house converted into a restuarant setting selling delicious traditional home cooked dishes such as chicken potato stew ‘Ayam Pongteh’ and cabbage with mushrooms. The owner offers us home cooked biscuits on the way out.
Nyonya comes from 15th century when a rapid influx of Chinese workers migrated to the South East Asia region. Most ...
Off through the jungle we headed on the not so old jungle train. I had rode this very same route the first time I was in Malaysia and back then there was no electricity on the train and only wooden benches to sit on.
On the way to Tamanagara to visit the national park.....a 3 hour long boat ride up the river was amazing. The hot sun melted us a ...
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