Travel Blogs from Georgetown
16.5. - 22.5.2012 - Penang, Malesia
Saavuimme Penangiin keskiviikkona 16.5. noin seiskan aikoihin. Kulkuvälineenä toimi minibussi, joka heittäisi kaikki matkalaiset hotelleihinsa. Muiden matkalaisten poistuttua bussista, kuski alkoi kiertämään ympyrää oletetun hotellimme lähimaastossa. Vajaan tunnin kuluttua kuski stoppasi …
After a wonderful week in Langkawi the bar had been set pretty high for the rest of my Malaysian tour, the next stop being Penang.
I'd read up on Penang and Georgetown seemed like an interesting place to visit so I decided to stay there for a few days.
Something I have been learning along the way is that unfortunately for me, the …
23rd and 24th November 2009
On our first day of arrival in Georgetown, Penang we decided to have a 'nap', this was at twelve noon, I woke up and at some time during the 'night' and went downstairs to check the time, It was 7.30 - at night we assumed, until the hotel manager pulled up on his scooter with two loaves of bread! we found it …
... day. I dumped my bags in the dorm and headed to the port to arrange my
ticket to the lovely island of Langkawi, this set me back 63.50 Ringgits
(£12.70) which would take approximately 4 hours. We would depart at 0815 and I had
to be there 30 minute before we were due to set off. As I was an hour’s bus
ride from the beach I decided to look around the area near the port which is a
Unesco World Heritage Site
due to ...
... Durian is a large fruit with a very thick, hard and spiny skin. It's in season right now, but Chris hates it so we haven't had any at the house. Durian is known as the 'smelly fruit' and is a bit like marmite by all accounts - you either love it or hate it!! The smell has been described as many awful things, such as rotting flesh or a dirty bathroom!!! Lol! Whereas other people say it has a nice smell... Just goes to show how much opinion is divided on it! The guys ...