The Northam All Suite Penang
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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The crossing from Langkawi to Penang is 3 hours, rather smooth except they screened a horror movie not really suitable for all audiences. Had to dig out the ipad to divert the attention.
Murray' last minute cheap hotel find turns out to be a grand hotel where the family room is a suite on the 27th floor. That is part of Georgetown....huge …
... International membership card - invaluable for travelling by train around Australia: just £8 up front for a whopping 40% discount on Aussie train fares, well worth it.
So another epic train journey, all the way down through Thailand and across the border into Malaysia. Off the train and onto the very sweet little ferry for the island of Penang, Pearl ...
... for renovations at the last minute – ah, well. This was probably the one 'optional’ deal we could have skipped. We drove from Georgetown up the coast past large condominium project after resort after luxury hotel and ended up at the Tropical Spice Garden, where we had a great guide who plucked little seeds, flowers and shoots off plants to have us smell, taste, and see the beginnings of those powdered and ...
... steamed bread with coconut cream spread then Roti Indian pancake with spices, sweet pancake, fruits on the market and dim sum served by little old ladies. All absolutely delicious and we were very full when we finished. Next up a very relaxing massage followed by cocktails and dinner. It was a very happy day filled with all my favourite things.
Over the next few days in Georgetown it was action packed, we did a trishaw tour, cooking class, lunchtime ...
... and we were required to collect our bags, to cross over to the other side of the road and to enter a building, which finally looked like an official immigration area, where our passports were checked and stamped by the Thai immigration authorities. On the other side, we boarded the bus and after a long wait were eventually on our way to Bangkok. My plan was to arrive in Bangkok at around 3:30pm and then make my way to the railway station in the hope ...