Kok Seng Motel
Travel Blogs from Langkawi
... finally settled for a fan. Cotton, silk or cotton silk mixtures are the only suitable material. The pattern is drawn on with pencil and then hot wax put along the pencil lines to prevent the Batik dyes from spreading out of their intended
areas. When the dye is dry an 8 hour period in a silicate fixative is required before the material is boiled to remove the wax. The end product looks remarkably good. Batik as a process originated ...
... t have your camera handy, or you will have the wrong lens on. The second rule is that as soon as you aim a camera at wildlife, it disappears ;)
The weather is set for showers today, and our enquiries have revealed that the only place we can buy our ferry tickets to Penang is from the jetty in the main town of Kuah. We are also told that the boats are often full and there are only 2 per day, so we decide to get it organised and we can enjoy the rest of ...
... the chance to stroke a sting ray, I was going to do it, but then I thought about it for too long and I didn't want to do it, also, it made a sort of snorting, sneezing sound, which creeped me out. Our next stop was lunch, but that was a 40 minute ride through the mangroves, which was great for me! The boat was really fast, and the front rode up like a speed boat, it was breezy and the mangroves were spectacular. We did make a stop to see some monkeys, they were quite small and hanging ...
... electric eel.
We had enough time after the interview (which we think went well, but the application process could take a while) to go for another good meal and a few drinks, and we spent the evening imagining our future adventures, wherever we may end up.
The next place we're going is said to be one of the best food destinations in South East Asia. So there's excitement in the short term as well as the long term!
Next stop: Penang!
... the journey.
We catch a taxi to our hotel and they are just like the other taxis, you pay at a booth beforehand. We try to check in early but the hotel won't have it, this is the first hotel where they could not help us. The hotel all round is rather annoying as it's not quite finished. There is still plastic wrapping on everything, there is no bar or anything, no WiFi in the room, it's quite Chinese! I also ...
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