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Malaysia: What to do in Penang?

August 16, 20125 Comments

Penang Past to Present Penang has an interesting history from its days as part of the Sultanate of Kedah, through to the ‘leasing’ to Captain Francis Light and the East India company in the 18th century, Japanese occupation in the Second World War, its dominance as a Freeport and eventually its independence to become the Penang of today.  One of Malaysia’s […]

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Bangkok to Penang by Train

August 11, 20128 Comments

A Flashpacking Train Journey Train travel is always our preferred method of transport.  So we booked ourselves onto the 14:45 from Bangkok to Butterworth, a 24hour train journey taking us south through Thailand, across the border at Padang Besar, and then into Malaysia for the final three to four hours of our journey. We have […]

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Flying to Australia: Time Travel

December 11, 20110 Comments

Flying to Australia has provided us with two very very very very long days, with lots of waiting around. We managed on the whole to entertain ourselves and get through it, but it is not something you would want to do every week. I am glad we are taking our time getting back home and not […]

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Sights of Asia

December 29, 20090 Comments

A Pictoral Blog of Sights from this Trip Just a few of my favourite images from this trip featuring places visited in South East Asia.  These were taken mostly by Craig and occasionally by John.

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A Pictoral People Blog of the trip

December 29, 20090 Comments

A selection of my people shots from the trip – enjoy This slideshow is a few of my favourite images of people in South East Asia taken during this trip, focusing on people we stumbled upon.

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