The Pine Classic Inn
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... they check and re-check the website we have been looking at. Their website basically. And lo and behold, on second glance there are tickets. Im left wondering whether people here are incompetent or difficult for the sake of it. The transport infrastructure sure is a strange one (now, about that missing plane...)
"A brand new day is dawning
A light that will annoint thee
A sign from the subconscious
An Angel sent to guide me
The searching will be over
... overnight. Seemed like a good way to placate John and have somewhere to sleep at the same time. The other bonus was that the rooms were only 84myr per night (£17 to those of you not conversant with the currency tables). The hotel opened 31 years ago and was obviously very palatial. I think we are the only guests as we haven’t seen anyone else yet (guests that is). John says he thinks he is on the set of The Shining.
When we arrived we were told there ...
... but in fact there are plenty of Indians with the Hindi religion and Christians too, so very multicultural.
16:49 Tampin is another colonial looking place with old wooden shuttered buildings built in the 1920's and 30's when Britain 'owned'(?) it (Malaysia got independence in 1957). For all that it's off the tourist track it has pizza hut and a shopping mall, and some swanky looking housing developments going on. Bus travel here is very cheap. The bus ...
This is our last train journey in South East Asia and guess what, the train is late! And we are not given any information in Kuala Lumpur train station. We arrive at the station half an hour before departure as asked and the train departs 45 minutes after 9am (scheduled departure time).
We were originally planning on taking a night train but it was fully booked so we are taking a day train. This is the first ...
... goes to Tampin. From there, we were told we could get a bus to Melaka, but you can never be sure at times.
Upon arriving in Tampin, we immediately jumped onto a bus. It is always a wonder how we just jump on the first bus we see and it is always the correct one. Unfortunately, the usual 45 minute journey took close to 2 hours as there were many stops as locals got on or off. Our journey was not over when we reach ...