Malaysia Day 9 May 26th 2009 Day 09 Penang Today we woke up to torrential rain. Until about 9am the rain just bucketed down. This was only the second time on the holiday that that we had seen really serious rain. There was one afternoon in JB where the heavens just opened and dumped probably a month’s worth of normal Brisbane rain in an hour.
Once the rain had cleared we went for walk into the main town for the girls to ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Penang » Batu Ferringhi 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