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... Ticket to Ride, celebrated Australia Day, met up with old friends from Brazil many moons earlier and again received more generosity than we can ever express our thanks for!
Chinese New Year in Bali, we scootered around the island with friends made in Taiwan and then we discovered a new island called Penida where we had many a flat tyre and many a breathtaking vista as we trampled all over the island much to the surprise and curiosity of the locals. It may not mean much now, ...
... guy I me on the bus headed to the Main Street of hostels, found a decent one and then we went to a night food market. The food here is great! It's a cross between Indian, Chinese and malaysian... Really really nice! This morning I had my first hospital visit of the trip... Nothing serious, just an infected toe that was getting really painful and really full of puss! Before I went a headed to ...
... all of us were so hot in the
mid-day heat we barely wanted to shuffle out from under the Trishaw shade. By
the end of the tour we felt a lot more familiar with the touristy areas and how
to find the street art. We then went to visit one of the Clan jetties (some
fishing families have owned these city jetties for generations and still live
there in traditional houses swamped now by visiting tourists) where we all
tried durian ice cream, ...
Woke up to an overcast sky this morning but luckily I wasn't deterred and applied my sunscreen like the good little skin cancer sufferer that I am because by the time we had wondered down into the middle of Georgetown the sun was out in full force and beating down on our heads and we were thinking what the heck are we doing out in the midday sun!
Enjoyed a bit of a lie in this morning before heading over to the new wing of the hotel for ...
... smiles and thank you and didn't buy anything. I have two books at home, one on the history of coffee and the second on the history of chocolate, that I have read so what the museum has to say was already old news to me. Really I went for the samples.
We are also eating Indian food a fair bit and trying to sample the typical dishes of Georgetown, our guidebook has a list. Indian food is very cheap and super tasty and open at any hours of the day so it is an easy pick.