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... driver was stopping and showing me the way to my hotel. I thanked him for his help and jumped off. I walked down to the lights and headed in the direction of my hotel which soon enough I found. Le Metrotel was a slice of luxury compared to what I had been staying at recently (with the small exception of the Penang Guesthouse) and considering the price it was a bargain. I got comfortable then went downstairs to enquire about day tours for the next day as I only had one full day in ...
... juices, Indi had a play on the
kids play area and we all ate beef and chicken satay.
For breakfast the next morning we went to ‘Old Town White
Coffee’ which Ipoh is famous for, we tried hot and iced, iced was better. There
Mark could get Kaya toast and they had other delicious noodle dishes, Kat tried
Curry Mee which was pretty spicy.
We spent the day in between Indi’s naps looking at the Old
Town and ...
... and I were satisfied with the tour. Even though it was quite expensive it was a good value for money.
In the evening we had a meeting with the girls with whom we spent the first part of our tour. They seemed to be nice so we thought it could be entertaining to get to know them a little bit more. Since we arrived in Malaysia we wanted to try a meal called “steamboat” which is actually more Chinese than Malay. In any case it is a social thing so it was perfect ...
... on the island of Penang we found a pamphlet that gives pictures and describes the street food so it was easier to decide what to eat at the local food stalls and restaurants. The first day I tried the Char Koay Teow which is a delicious flat rice noodle dish with garlic, prawns, bean sprouts, egg, chives and soy sauce. It reminded me a little of the Pad Thai (noodle dish) in Thailand. Devon tried the Penang Laksa which is a thick ...
... 3 extra, muddy, people piling into their bus! Unfortunately, none of the fruit was ripe so it was a rather fruitless (*groan*) endeavor. I did however have a rather delicious cup of strawberry white coffee - highly recommend it. At this point it was still chucking it down so the kiwis decided to hitch a ride back to the town. I asked around and was told it was 8km back to the hostel so decided to walk. It was a nice walk through the forest, mainly downhill, and on a quite well ...