Malaysia Day 4 – Kicking back and cocktails

Today we left our humble abode and headed out for our next hotel, Lone Pine, at Batu Ferringhi. The place really is as beautiful as the photos on their website, which can sometimes be quite rare in the travel industry.

The old hotel compared to this one is like chalk and cheese, there really is no comparison. While 23 Love Lane was all about history, culture and being in the middle of things, Lone Pine is all about tucking yourself away from the world and just enjoying your immediate surroundings.

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Malaysia Day 3 – starting to take it easier

This morning started late – we didn't have anything major planned so we figured we would take it easy compared to previous days.

After breakfast, we walked for about 5-10mins (I was an expert in walking on the side of the street and not getting run over by this stage) to arrive at a mansion open to tourists. It used to belong to the wealthy, and had many items on display to demonstrate how things were in the past. Items like table settings in the dining rooms, and various bedrooms etc.

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Malaysia Day 2 – Cram as much touristy stuff in as you can

We knew there was a lot to see, and lots of ground to cover. So we hired a driver and crammed in as much as we possibly could in one day.

The day started off with going to another food market that my sister knew of. The word that would sum up my entire experience would be “smelly”. All I could smell was seafood mixed with body odour, it was disgusting. However, the food was apparently amazing. I had just filled up on some stuff at our hotel so wasn't in the mood for it, although my sister tucked in to some tofu something-or-other. I may be wrong in what it was, and I'm sure she'll correct me at some point. All I know is that I tried it and wasn't a fan, but she was and enjoyed it thoroughly.

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