Wrong turn No. 1 - Food Poisoning No. 1
Trip Start Jul 14, 2009
94Trip End Feb 18, 2010
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Swiss Inn - China Town
Well what can I say.... Miss Noma J is laid up in bed with food poisoning! It only took a week hey! We were booked on a flight up to Krabi this morning but had to delay those plans until tomorrow. Bless her she isn't feeling the best and after rushing her down to the nearest doctor, we got her 5 different types of tablets! She feeling much better than she did about 3 hours ago but still a little fragile!
Anyway, Since the last entry, obviously we made it up to KL. Not without a few wrong turns though!
We decided we'd had enough of over crowded and very touristy Singapore and wanted a little quiet piece of Malaysia. So we headed off to Malacca (world heritage city). There were 2 options No. 1 Bus (3 hours) No.
It was all very good fun though and made even better by the fact that 2 other couples had done the same thing!
So to Malacca. Fantastic little town. We stayed at the Riverview guest house which had a balcony overlooking..... yes you guest it..... the river! Nights relaxing watching the boats fly past was good fun. It was our first place without air con and we both kinda survived. The fan seemed to be on full blast all the time.
We checked out all the historic dutch architecture which, obviously, I found extremely interesting .... Noma not so much. I'll try and upload some photos when I find an Internet connection that isn't so slow!
Again decided to move on cause you can really see the town in about a day and a couple of nights. We timed it perfectly for the night markets on Sat. night.
KL of course it a big city with lots of pollution and we have both decided that KL sucks. Managed to see a little bit of it though just to say we've "been there dun that".
So that's about it and all up to date. Looking forward to getting out of cities and seeing some beaches. I think Noma needs some time to relax to recover fully. Maybe be even push to budget to the limit and stay in a hotel with a pool!!
Off I go now and don't worry about Noma she's just fine and can't wait to get started again.
Bye for now
Macca / Mark