December 24th but no real Christmas mood

Wakes up after having slept very badly at 7am and still has pain throughout the body. Today it is Christmas Eve and I am still sick and it does not feel good. I went to the reception to get some breakfast and then I went to Komtar's shopping center. Previously seen they have a pharmacy there. Must find painkillers. Many shops in the shopping center are closed but not the pharmacy and I find painkillers [...]

By |december 25th, 2018|Journey Blog, South East Asia|1 Comment

Merry Christmas

By |december 22nd, 2018|Journey Blog, South East Asia|0 Comments

See no changing for the better…

Saturday 22 december I slept to nine fifteen before I went down to breakfast, each step I took hurt.  After breakfast I went to the big shopping center at the Komtar Tower and left my Huawei as they would change the glass to the back camera. Cost me 30 MYR, about 60 sec and the switch took no more than ten minutes.   On  the way back I stopped at the bicycle workshop to get [...]

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Still covered by Dengue…

Five days to Christmans eve and I still covered by Dengue fever but it feels like it's about to let go so if I keep calm, I'll HOPFULLY be fine SOON...! In the afternoon I decided to head to Komtar shopping center where the Komtar Tower is also located. It's 15 minutes walk from my hotel residence. Komtar Tower, the sixth tallest building in Malaysia, 232 m This part of George Town is a [...]

By |december 19th, 2018|Journey Blog|0 Comments

Involuntary rest days in George Town…

After returning from Penang National park and Monkey Beach I felt dull and tired. Later aching neck and back, and the morning after I woke up with fever. Two days I was completely out of power. All I’m able to do is rest, googla with the computer and eat in the evening.. Still, I’m not completely restored (Dec 11) but on the right track, I hope This picture is copied from iflscience website Today [...]

By |december 11th, 2018|Journey Blog, South East Asia|0 Comments

Penang nationalpark and Monkey Beach

From Georgetown and Tonight Hotel it is not far to the national park. The road is flat and incredibly beautiful to ride a bike on. All the way up to Teluk Bahang the scenery was amazing Along the way up to Teluk Bahang lined with hotels, guest houses, B & B and beaches. When arrivied at Teluk Bahang, I took right in the roundabout and cycle until the road ends. Teluk Bahang [...]

By |december 8th, 2018|Journey Blog, South East Asia|0 Comments

Nice bicycle workshop, Penang Island and GeorgeTown

At the Malay border in Wang Prachan, a Malaysian middle-aged couple helped me to find a suitable hotel. They guided me by staying at each major junction and then showing me all the way to a hotel in Kampung Aman. This very nice family helpts me find a good hotel and in addition, the man drove me to the nearest ATM machine, 20 km back and forth. I call it an unusual friendly response [...]

By |december 3rd, 2018|Journey Blog, South East Asia|0 Comments