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... Penang island which is where we were heading for. We are staing in the capital of the province which is called Georgetown - we are staying in Little India. I'm writing this after we have been here for 4 days and extended another two as it could really be the best place ever! We arrived around 6pm - the clocks go forward another hour so we are eight in front now - and didn't really have any idea of where to go or where to stay. We were due to meet up with my friend ...
... and it was not possible to actually stay with him. The shutters on the windows had gaping holes, wide enough for armies of mosquitoes to join us, and there was no bathroom.
On another day we might have taken this as a fun challenge – after all, we had slept in similar places – but not on this occasion. Ang was hopping from one foot to the other and tutting at his watch by the time he left for his appointment, while we sat in the room and scratched our heads ...