Pulau Penang - 20th to 25th November 2008 November 26th 2008 After getting the boat from Pangkor to Lamut, the bus from Lamut to Butterworth, then the ferry from Butterworth to Penang, we arrived at our hostel, Star Lodge, which had been recommended to us by a lovely Spanish guy in Pangkor.
Penang is a lot like Melaka, but bigger and busier, so it’s not as charming.
The hostel was grand, just as the Spanish guy had described. A really sweet old Chin ... 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
hi, we are currently living in Manchester waiting patiently for the 15th of October when we go travelling to the other side of the world, starting in Malaysia.
Neither of us are big bloggers but doing this to keep to keep the old-uns at home happy :)
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