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Singapore to Kuala Lumpur to Georgetown

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Hi Guys

Fire HazeAfter a bit of a night out in Singapore, travelling by train from Changi Airport &#38; back you can't help but notice, the row upon row of high rise apartments, all similar in design, stacked neatly next  to each other, you just get a feeling it's all a bit to ordered , but having said that, your average Singaporean looked pretty chilled or maybe they were just tired. As a kiwi, too many people not enough space &#38;  I can also attest to the fact that there is no chewing gum on the footpaths.</p><p>From there I flew up to Kuala Lumpur and stayed at the Reggae Resthouse in Chinatown, which seem a funny name for backpackers joint in Malaysia, given the fact that having a joint is not an option, unless you are stupid, no, insane or Michelle Corby</p><p>I met a Canadian couple there, who were on a sabbatical, from teaching English in Shanghai,, and we got to talking about the different cuisine of Asian countries, which was puncuated  by one of them saying that there is a saying in China that says  “ The Chinese will eat anything on four legs as long as it isn't a table and anything with wings as long as it isn't a plane”

Fire HazeAfter a bit of a night out in Singapore, travelling by train from Changi Airport &#38; back you can't help but notice, the row upon row of high rise apartments, all similar in design, stacked neatly next to each other, you just get a feeling it's all a bit to ordered , but having said that, your average Singaporean looked pretty chilled or maybe they were just tired. As a kiwi, too many people not enough space &#38; I can also attest to the fact that there is no chewing gum on the footpaths.

From there I flew up to Kuala Lumpur and stayed at the Reggae Resthouse in Chinatown, which seem a funny name for backpackers joint in Malaysia, given the fact that having a joint is not an option, unless you are stupid, no, insane or Michelle Corby

I met a Canadian couple there, who were on a sabbatical, from teaching English in Shanghai,, and we got to talking about the different cuisine of Asian countries, which was puncuated by one of them saying that there is a saying in China that says “ The Chinese will eat anything on four legs as long as it isn't a table and anything with wings as long as it isn't a plane”

Love Lane Georgetown

Love Lane Georgetown

The Other Georgetown</p><p>Finally after a 7 hour train trip I am in Georgetown on Penang Island, staying in the World Heritage quarter, who's cultural heritage is represented by the Chinese, Indians, Arabs, Malays, Achehnese, Siamese, Burmese and Europeans. Have I left anyone out?

The Other Georgetown

Finally after a 7 hour train trip I am in Georgetown on Penang Island, staying in the World Heritage quarter, who's cultural heritage is represented by the Chinese, Indians, Arabs, Malays, Achehnese, Siamese, Burmese and Europeans. Have I left anyone out?

Life on the Sea

Life on the Sea

Georgetown Shutters

Georgetown Shutters

My travel rules are starting to firm up
Rule One : Never sleep in backpackers establishments that have rooms that look and are the size of prison cells.
Rule Two : Never stay in the same town more than 2 nights, unless I am in a prison cell

The street food here is snacking fantastic. Lunch was a spicy omelette, encased in a crusty pancake, then on the side were shallottes or onions in a clear sweet sauce and a small dish a mild curry. Very tasty.

I'm taking some crap photos, I need to up my game!

Regards

Posted by Chris Sig 19:35 Archived in Malaysia Tagged singapore malaysia

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