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Central location. Has parking problems during festive season.
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... is a lot cooler her which is a nice welcome break and tomorrow we head out on a half day tour of the mountains and tea plantations. It's half way through the tour and my roommate Shane made a toast which was pretty fitting, about how close the group was etc etc. Absolutely everyone in the group gets on and it's such a great atmosphere the whole time which makes travelling on a tour so much more fun! Anyway it's 10 o'clock here and we are all heading to bed for a rare early night! Ant ...
... to say the least.
Brinchang was a busy dusty place, noise and dirty. Lots of food places, street stalls, souvenir shops and markets. Plenty of stray dogs too. we found a restaurant for steamboat food, which was the initial purpose for coming here, and we were not disappointed. they bring out a gas cooker with two different types of soup going. Then plates of raw fish, ...
... is incredibly multicultural and plays host to very interesting (and usually very tolerant) interplay between religions. Because so many religions' celebrations are accommodated, Malaysia has about forty public holidays per year! Walking through the village, we found ourselves being watched by some of the locals from their porches. They looked at us and we looked at them and we occasionally exchanged a wave and a smile. I wonder what they think of ...
... That night we headed back to the same place as last night for dinner. The food tonight was even better and more enjoyable because we didn't order as much. Eiry had smelly onion breath as she had too many. On the way back to the hotel, we stopped in a shop to buy some orangeade, It tasted so good and a nice change from just water! Haven't really done much today but we've both been feeling a bit under the weather so hoping that our rest will do us good for our tour ...
... a couple minute break at the peak and then made our way back down the same trail. Once we were back in town we came across an Indian restaurant so we stopped in for a yummy lunch. We then stopped in at a few travel agents and the bus station to figure out what time we wanted to head out of town on Friday. Then it was back to the hotel to clean up, pack our things and relax for the night.
Our long journey into Thailand coming up next.