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... other travellers that this wasn't our coach and it was being used to transfer us to the correct Terminal – ok so another transfer to the correct Terminal, would that be correct as so far all information was either non-existent or in Malay. After another journey we finally found ourselves at what actually looked liked a coach Terminal but the fun didn't end here. From here there was debate in which coach was mine as one person said one thing and another said something ...
... a couple of days time and headed to the taxi rank.
No ticket booths here, or taxi meters it was just each taxi to its own devices
so we got the first taxi we saw and gullibly trusted his price and headed just
around the corner to our hotel (being charged over double what we should have
been grrr!). Lesson for next time… but the taxi drivers were a downside of
Malaysia, so many of them say they don’t have a meter and just ...
... 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.
... we don't have to suffer from any bumpy roads and we can quietly work on our articles with respect to the fact that most train journeys are pretty long. What's more the price was very reasonable - BHT 300 per person. Our train departed from Hat Yai at 16.00 and arrived in Ipoh, the third biggest city of Malaysia, at 2.45. We managed to cross the borders between Thailand and Malaysia at about 17.00. In the end everything worked out perfectly.
The only bad thing was that ...
Day - 97
We hire a moped today so that we can explore the Highlands. I'm really glad we are only staying for two days as it's a bit of a dead end place!
We hire a Honda Wave and make for the BOH tea plantation. The scenery on the way is spectacular, I have never seen tea plantations before. I take lots and lots of photos. It's a bit chilly on the bike though!
We arrive at the plantation ...