Trains, Planes and Monks!! November 2nd 2007 WOW!!!
That is about the only word we can find to describe what we have seen over the past few days. Since our last blog entry we have travelled 370km North-West stopping at Butterworth to transfer from the over-night train from Kuala Lumpar onto a small ferry which brought us to Georgetown, the capital of Malaysia’s island state of Penang.
The best place to start is always the beginning so... ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Penang » George Town During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more