Lone Pine Hotel
Travel Blogs from Batu Ferringhi
Carol picked me up at 10am this morning and we headed over to Penang Hill, where you can catch a cabel car right to the top of the mountain.
Carol's ticket cost her only 4RM compared to my 30RM... they look after the locals here.
It was very hazy (like most days in Malaysia), but it was still a nice view... so walked round a bit and came …
Tonight I blog from my balcony day spa... see picture (definitely going to get me one of these for home)
Before I go any further...yes I had a huge hangover, but seemed to recover well after some quality food from the #1 resort restaurant the night before.Just wait a few ticks while I add some more hot water..................ok all good now we …
... with the group who had assumed the role of our hosts, we then spent a very pleasant few hours making conversation with those who could speak English and smiling at those who couldn't while we were presented with cans of beer and various food dishes. With a badly timed visit back to the house to check on the dogs, Jenna missed a highlight of the evening when one of the scantily clad female performers came back to join the party and Dave, cajoled by our hosts ...
... of numerous cooking stalls all offering different foods and you choose loads of dishes, tell them, and hey presto a wonderful array of tasty food arrives for a couple of quid!) is the highlight of the evening, definitely my favourite part of the day! Note to self - cut down, your getting too fat. The jungle sounds here are so loud, amazing sounds, I thought a scooter was revving its engine until I realised it went on all night and ...
... the various types of foods - meat, fish, veggies, fruit, sundries, baked goods, herbs and spices etc etc. Wow wow wow...I was fascinated by all the different things available at the local Tesco's - but I am totally blown away by the wet market! You can buy pretty much any sort of food/veg there and it's all beautiful and fresh, bright, vibrant and juicy looking. It's a great place to look around, everyone is very friendly and smiley and I see so many different things I've never seen ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center