Monthly Archives: March 2019

Gurney night market Penang

Twenty two years ago we visited Penang and went to the Gurney Drive night market. So off we went in search thereof. We managed to find the market again but although it was still a great food area it seemed … Continue reading

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A great Indian meal and nice cab driver

On our last night in Penang we were looking for a restaurant where we could get a nice Indian meal and a beer or three. Unfortunately Muslim restaurants don’t serve beer. (How silly can you be) but the guys ran … Continue reading

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11. A Bus trip from Kuala Lumpur to Penang

We took a bus trip from KL to Penang for a couple of days. Here is a short (5 min) video of the bus trip. The roads are exceptionally good and the bus was a double decker.. We managed to … Continue reading

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Hoi An by day

Hoi An is a photographers dream for quaint unique buildings and quirky pictures. It has some delightful narrow streets and lane-ways. A large pedestrian shopping / restaurant area around the river area that is closed to cars and motor bikes. … Continue reading

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Hoi An at night

Simply “Gob Smacked” is the term that springs to mind as you venture onto Hoi An streets at night. Coloured lanterns everywhere, lights in the trees and on buildings, soft music piped through the streets and a large area which … Continue reading

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Hoi An

Hoi An, an exceptionally well-preserved example of a traditional Asian trading port, is an outstanding material manifestation of the fusion of cultures over time in an international maritime commercial centre. The town is a special example of a traditional trading … Continue reading

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Hanh Dat Hotel Hue Vietnam

We arrived at the Hanh Dat Hotel very hot and tired from the terrible train trip from Hanoi. When we arrived two beautiful young ladies ran out to help us with our bags and gave us a refreshing orange juice. … Continue reading

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Hue markets

Always suckers for markets the “Wombats” set off to the wet market in Hue just over the river. we especially wanted to see the market but we also wanted to buy some bacon as the hotel  only had eggs and … Continue reading

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A trip on the Perfume River Hue Vietnam

It  gets very hot here as the day progresses so at 9.30am we got aboard a “Dragon Boat”. Just the two of us, the skipper his wife and ten year old son (who should have been at school but they … Continue reading

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Great food in Guilin

Lunch time, hmmmm what to eat, KFC?  pass on that today. Lets delve into the market around the corner from the hostel. Seafood? A bit heavy for lunch, satay.. a bit light. Then we came across a small stall selling … Continue reading

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