DAVIDS 60TH BIRTHDAY
Penang trip finally happened after a hiccup with flights. Our original flight was cancelled, we suppose, due to lack of interest, as the next day when we did fly there were only 9 passengers!
On arrival at Cathay Hotel in
we presented our passports to the desk so they could do our Thai visa renewal. Very good service as the taxis and inconvenience is more than covered in their fee. The Hotel, no longer the grand facility it no doubt once was, is still spacious clean, air-conditioned and the beds upstairs are the best we’ve slept in since home! Never mind the towels, best to bring your own as theirs are rather small and thin, and the hot water? Well you don’t really need it in the climate! George Town
On our first visit to our favorite Indian restaurant we were astonished to discover when we went to settle that we had been shouted to dinner by a friendly Indian man named Dav who had sat to chat with us. That’s
The rest of the week involved a lot of walking around Little India and
exploring the north coast by local bus, and mostly partaking of the excellent local cuisine. Georgetown
With renewed visas and refreshed bodies we have returned to Phuket and the hectic life of boat repairs and alterations.
While we were in
Now a little bigger Photo 10th August