Malaysia - Penang November 12th 2007 Thursday 8 November - continued from KL
After Vicky finished working (3 hours earlier than local time thanks to the joys of international telecommuting), we flew to Pulau Pinang, or Penang Island. The local airport firemen were playing beach volleyball as we taxied past (photos). Georgetown, where we stayed, was a short drive to the north and we settled into the Traders Hotel.
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Asia » Malaysia » Penang 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