Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort
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We set the alarm for 10pm Sat night in case we dropped off to sleep prior to our 1030pm trip to airport.(we did but the alarm woke us up, fortunately)
We got to the airport in plenty of time and when boarding was called we were allowed on first (after all we were premium class, not like the peaseants in cattle class lol) The lay flat seat …
So after a few days in the highlands it was time to start what this part of the world is famous for, beautiful islands. While Penang was the closes one, it really didn't promise much. We were going to use the island as a hoping stone, only intending in staying 1 night. How wrong we were:
Coming over the bridge from the mainland Georgetown …
... courts which are lined with stalls selling a huge variety of food, all served up at your table. My food chosen, I fumbled when it came to ordering a drink. The waitress was adamant that she had the perfect drink for me, so I agreed, having understood none of the description she gave me. A green drink came. I gingerly took a sip. It was nice, tasting slightly like appley kiwi fruit. The waitress returned later with the fruit in question; ...
... some signs of slowly awakening that evening. Some restaurants had opened, though they were all overflowing with Chinese families gathering for a dinner out after a couple of days of feasting at home. We tried walking into a couple of them, but there was no chance of us getting a table, so we ate at a coffee shop that also served Chinese and Malaysian food. The evening made us cautiously optimistic that George Town would be a ghost town no longer by the next day.
... on each other’s shoulders and running up and down the obstacle course. It was amazing. The evening finished, predictably yet reassuringly, with a big fireworks display at midnight with nine hours of cultural and heritage celebration brought to a close in all kinds of shapes and colours. We retuned home to two panting dogs, But if we thought the celebrations had peaked, we were wrong… Following the New Year celebrations, things went quiet for a couple of days. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRainbow Paradise Beach Resort Tanjung Bungah
Clean, comfy and with good internet connection this place is wicked for the price. Only down side is that the front door gets locked at midnight.
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