Grand Dorsett Subang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Subang Jaya
The trip has begun. Our last day was a mixture of final packing, final cleaning of our apartment (as we moved out of our apartment and straight onto the bus to the airport!), and relaxing before the all night long haul flight. As always happens in the last hours before leaving for a trip, the excitement builds and the size of suitcases and backpacks gets bigger! We've backpacked around the world for 4 months with one pack and two day packs between us, so we know how to ...
... hop off city tourist bus to explore Kuala Lumpur. It was 33 degrees Centigrade when we left the hotel to walk to the Aquarium Tourist bus stop. We saw the bus pull up at the stop when we were still 200 metres away. Susie refused to run, but fortunately there was a group of four Traders Hotel guests in front of us who did start running and attracted the driver's attention. Susie caught the bus without running, but we both glowed a bit due to the heat. There were no free seats ...
... picked up, told her how many, she asked me when, I told her now, and then she said, "Sorry, no taxis." What in the world? Why does NO ONE want to pick us up? I admit, I was starting to get my feelings hurt. I decided that we may need to call Raja, my friends driver, even though I knew he couldn't drive us, but maybe he could help us find someone. When I told him what had happened, he said that they were having a Formula 1 Race in KL, and maybe there were just too ...
... for dinner, it was here we met the Korean cyclist and
sat and talked for a bit. After one final walk around the quaint downtown area we had a bubble tea, (this will be the final time I convince myself that I like them) and headed to bed. After such encouraging cycle inroads we looked forward to what awaited us above and beyond on the path to Georgetown. Things are definitely looking up for us. Stay tuned for the next entry which will transport you alongside us as we continue our route north. ...
"Malaysia improves in CPI ranking" [The Sun, Malaysia, 2012-Dec-6]
"Malaysia has recorded a slight improvement in the Corruption Perception Index, up six rungs to 54 out of 176 countries, according to the global corruption watchdog Transparency International. The CPI, which measures the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist in a country, uses 13 ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service