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... and construction on more everywhere.
there are so many places that I am sure the sun only reaches for a few minutes each day.
it is so very different from Bangkok . It is a newer city so is laid out in an orderly manner.
Bangkok is a city that has been there for centuries . So the roads have kinda been put where
needed and big enough for carts and people , not knowing that autos would someday rule the
... gravity zone where lots of pictures were taken with the aid of many helpful guides. Unfortunately while we were busy playing, a rainstorm had sneaked up on Georgetown and though we braved getting ridiculously wet it very much put a dampener on our graffiti wall art hunt. We still managed to see the majority of the cool ones, as well as many that weren't on either list, before giving in and hiding out with a hot milo at a cafe. The many, ...
We were super late waking up this morning... I could barely open my eyes until 10am, which is unusual for me but it was so nice to have a lie in! We went out at around 11am, the owner that spoke English helped us get into Georgetown. This place is so developed! And easy! The 103 bus from the main road around the corner runs every ten minutes and takes you straight to Georgetown. The bus driver was extremely kind aswell helping us out where ...
... a jeep bus to the tour office where we could get some breakfast. It was only 4:45 by then!
Our bus to Penang came along and at 6:30 am we were off again - but only to Hat Yia. A town quite close to the border and another tour office to wait for another bus. This time a 1 1/2 hour wait but it was so hot it wasn't possible to walk to anywhere interesting.
The border crossing into Malaysia was fairly painless and we remembered going through here before ...
Sunday was our first official day to see the Penang island. Koh and his family picked us up at 10am at our hotel. I slept pretty good Saturday night so I was ready to go. I did decide to bring my sling Micheal Kors (authentic) purse ... and was determined NOT to let it get stolen.
Koh and his family picked us up at the hotel and we drove to ...