Monthly Archives: April 2011

Kuantan for Easter Long Weekend

Although Malaysia does not take Easter as a public holiday (22, 23, 24 April 2011) we still made a long weekend out of it taking one of the many public holidays I am owed in lieu. So with this we … Continue reading

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Kerrie’s New Nikon D7000

We have been having trouble with the lenses on Kerrie’s Pentax and it is very hard to get parts and service for the Pentax.  So Kerrie lashed out last weekend and bought a Nikon D7000.  Very impressed with the camera … Continue reading

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2011 Malaysian Grand Prix–April 10th

This has been the first sporting event in Malaysian we have had to pay for which isn’t bad considering we have so far done Tour de Langkawi (Bike), Women’s Tennis Open and the Golf Open.  It broke the bank at … Continue reading

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Malaysian Golf Open–Girls Are Having Too Much Fun

Maybank sponsor the Malaysian Golf Open and so I got given a ticket to the Maybank Marquee.  Also Hilton gave me two VIP passes as my team have been staying there for a year now.  Of course I had to … Continue reading

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Penang–George Town

On the way home Sunday we drove through George Town which is the capital of the State of Penang and is located on the Penang Island.  It is a World Heritage Site as it is filled with old English style … Continue reading

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Penang–Tropical Fruit Farm

Penang Island is covered in fruit farms and so we called into one fot he more popular ones, the Tropical Fruit Farm to have lunch. I wanted the family to try Rojak Buah (Fruits and vegetable in peanut sauce). Pictured … Continue reading

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Penang–Tropical Spice Garden

While in Penang we visited the Tropical Spice Garden which had great gardens planted with many different spices.  The half hour tour took us around and gave us the chance to try many of the spices (cloves, cardamom, nutmeg).  The … Continue reading

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