Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences
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Hey ya'll, 10 days into our trip, and the last thing we wanted for breakfast this morning was another Asian main course lol it's hard to know what to do for breakfast around here, seems that everyone eats very similar meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some sort of noodles or rice, with either veggies or meat, or curry. We LOOOVE the food over …
... air, a combination of small clusters of sticks placed alongside plates of food and much large cylinders which smouldered slowly outside temples or on street corners. One evening as we were just about to fall asleep in the Small Inn, we heard the sound of bells ring out, and we looked out of the window to see a man whipping the floor by a small fire. Entertainment during the Hungry Ghost Festival comes in the form of several shows including pop concerts, puppet ...
... Within an hour we are at Chris and Shirin's beautiful home - a lovely bungalow in a pretty and peaceful road. We have dinner (yummy seafood pasta) and some wine while catching up. It's so nice to be here!! I'm really looking forward to seeing the sights in Penang and broader Malaysia - but also to relaxing and spending time with Chris and Shirin. A few more drinks and much more talking, then it's time for a shower and bed. I'm shattered after travelling and not sleeping so well in ...
... and gold.
In the garden was a scene of horses riding in the air. Metal cups were spinning slowly from arms and people were trying to throw coins in.
... that exists there now, but the deep monsoon drains that remain everywhere are still a sign that there is more to come.
A final tip
My aunt (in Malaysia) recently advised me not to take curry spices into Singapore, and although we are not going there just yet, the warnings in relation to UAE were enough to put me off purchasing any of the many spices available here... Read more about it here. Instead we stocked up on Indian snacks ;).
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