Penang, Melaka & Singapore – Have you tried the Laksa Madam, or the Snake Surprise Sir? December 1st 2011 T – Two gaunt-faced and sweaty backpackers have just boarded the super cheap Penang passenger ferry that sits next to Butterworth’s bus terminal (which sounds like a brand of mints you’d find in someone’s car). It’s another steaming day made even more steam heavy by the burning temperature of my forehead and Kiran’s waterfall of a runny nose. We flop into the wooden seats in the ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Melaka » Melaka City 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
256 days later... …And we’re back. We sold everything (almost) and backpacked our way around: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Chile, Bolivia and Peru! A road well-travelled - an enjoyable road. This was a blog written for our friends and family, but everyone’s welcome to read along! We hope you enjoy it.
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