The Northam All Suite Penang
Travel Blogs from Georgetown
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 …
We have to book a hotel for KL today, so after another nice breakfast we sit in the very big lobby to see if the wifi is better, it's not, this is one of the nicest hotels we have had but the wifi is poor. It's been quite ********tacting family because it keeps dropping out. We look for our usual stand of hotel but most of them are not available …
After a good lie in & an excellent breakfast at the hotel we wait for a local bus at a stop opposite, we're not quite sure where it goes but it'll be in the right direction. Ian asks the conductor for the quay, but he says we will have to change buses somewhere!! We go for the ride anyway it costs 1.4RM (28p), not to sure where we have to get …
... day I woke feeling much better and laced up my runners in order to cover as much ground as possible. Georgetown has done a great job in making seeing the sights almost a game. They have a number of fabulous street art around the city and have even published maps of where to find them all while using a second culinary map to stake out the best areas for certain meals. Malaysia being the Melting Pot of Asia, in both senses of the terms...super hot and sticky and a ...
... we went outside into the garden and only saw trees. When we looked harder, we saw that there were lot's of snakes hidden in the trees. We spent ages playing spot the snake, and also saw a lizard and a frog. ( I felt sorry for the frog and lizard ) Once we had finished our game, we paid 8 ringgit to the zoo girl, and went inside the zoo (pictures of the zoo in picture section.) There were little windows where you could see what the snakes were doing. I didn't like ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility