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Five Days in Penang

Five Days in Penang

Have you tried an Ice Kachang? It’s weird, but refreshing. Think shaved ice and red beans – with sweet corn, cubes of agar, and coconut milk on top. That’s Penang. It sounds ugly – a Malay island, a British port, worked by Indians, and owned by Chinese. But, like Kachang, it’s refreshing.    Georgetown is a …

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September Summary

September Summary

In September I shat like a Cossack, but more on that later… It’s been a breathless month. After a slow start I’ve covered some ground – from Indo to Malaysia through Singapore. Next stop Thailand. Leaving Australia, I headed to Singapore. After a quick hit and run I headed for Sumatra – getting scammed in …

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