Lone Pine Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... our bat and ball, frisbie and chocolate coins - we were in heaven. Of course I can not forget the big marmite jar, bubbled wrapped as well. That will be all gone in no time! People are probably wondering why marmite - well with my dodgy stomach in Asia, I have to be careful what foods to touch so my normal breakfast is bread and marmite and we have not seen marmite since the expat shop in Vietnam, which was finished quite quickly. I love marmite! Darren had brought his selfie ...
... have a definite British influence. Much of the architecture is a mixture of British, Chinese and Mediterranean.
To reach the top of Penang Hill, the train is the recommended method. The adventurous can climb both up and / or down via trails, but plan on it taking all day and for a couple of heart attacks along the way. The train ride up and down is amazing, mainly because of the incredible steep grade. The train system has been improved several times over the years ...
... by a v cheap food 'court' ie collection of plastic tables within street food stalls of every cuisine. I went for the dosa and dhal of course with a star fruit juice, all for the grand sum of £2. I could have promptly spent 10x that on the market stalls opposite with fake bags, jewellery and clothes but (thankfully for the men perhaps) we had to get on the bus. Bed was ...
... service lunch. Satays, nasi goreng, nasi Lemak. So tasty. Then rain stopped so straight to pool for a swim (D wanted to wait 1/2 hour but I live dangerously). I had a foot massage at the pool which was divine. Then up to change for cocktail hour in the lounge (part of room package) and down the road for dinner to a tiny street cafe we have been to in the past and it didn't disappoint. Mutton Murtobak, fried kuey teow, tandoor chicken set. Long slow walk (waddle) ...
Last night I met a nice French Canadian couple who said they wanted to walk to monkey beach in the national park today. Coincidence would have it, or the fact that that is about all there is to do in town, I wanted to do that too.
So I got up bright and shiny [holiday time] so it was actually quite bright and shiny when we set off. Buses in Penang are really good! I can't recall if I said this before. We took a bus and signed in.
The walk is about ...