Travel Blogs from Georgetown
... pork with salt fish (which I can only describe as being like a big disc of sausage meat floating in a savoury broth, topped with chilles and tiny flakes of salty fish). To drink we always had a longan drink (a bit like a lychee but not as perfumed) which was like iced tea, served in jamjars, with longans at the bottom and a spoon to eat them with.
I could go on more about the food, but it's lunchtime, so I'll leave it there. Next stop: the east coast.
... and lookouts, and even up here see a few roadside fruit stalls and cafes. After a while we start heading downwards again and soon come to some remote Penang villages. Its interesting to see that some of these villages are in the middle of lots of development, with rows of new modern houses popping up everywhere. But others are still very traditional old style 'kampungs' (Malay villages) - the houses in these more traditional villages are beautiful and we stop here ...
... had to go and change money to pay it. So we had had to pay at Bali and now there.
Our flight was on time, the plane was very full but it was only a 45 minute flight, no sooner were we up then we landed. We arrived into Penang, Malaysia at ust after 8pm.
We let all the locals rush off the flight and slowly made our way to get our bags then out to look for the local bus. We found the stop, the fare was just 2.40 ringits each, about 50 pence. We were approached by a taxi ...
Day 507 We got to sleep in this morning, I know, it's rare for us, ha...ha. I was sure there was a bus out to Penang at noon. I was wrong. After packing up, checking out and breakfast at the Station Hill Cafe, Jenn went to get us bus tickets. She came back and broke the news that we are way too early as the bus doesn't leave till two thirty. Having our bags with us we had little choice but to stay at the cafe and wait. I took this time to blog while Jenn wrote ...
Today was our last day in Georgetown before we set off for Kuala Lumpur on the overnight train. We spent the morning successfully arranging accommodation in KL and once again trying to organise tickets for the train but to no avail. We also got the ball rolling on a couple of the bits of paper work that we were behind with. We ventured out for lunch to the haker stalls which we visited on the first night but were sorry to find that they weren't there! They ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed