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Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Travels in Malaysia with children part 7 (Pulau Pangkor)

The only resort that I’ve ever used was on Koh Samui when I was 15 and visiting family in Thailand, so when we booked into Teluk Dalam resort on Pulau … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travels in Malaysia with children part 6

Each day in Ipoh we walked back and forth from our hotel past a popular roadside Indian eatery with a large hot plate in the open doorway and a friendly … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Farewell Ipoh

We have enjoyed our time in Ipoh and found many gems (refer to my last two posts). When planning our trip we were undecided about whether to stay in Ipoh … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Travels in Malaysia with children part 5 (Ipoh)

My son was a bit unwell last night and I was gripped by fear of mosquito borne diseases as I listened to his fast breathing and the sound of a … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Travels in Malaysia with children part 4

On our way from Penang to Ipoh by private driver we stopped in Taiping to have a look and some lunch. Our driver needed us to navigate for him and … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Farewell Penang

We spent 4 nights in Penang with two young children and by no means did we visit the main sights! Our focus when travelling is for everyone to be comfortable … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Travels in Malaysia with children part 3 (Penang)

Merry Christmas! We were conflicted about bringing our children away on a holiday at Christmas time and taking them away from their extended family but we realised that 5 whole … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

Travels in Malaysia with children part 2 (Penang)

Day two in lovely Penang started with a splash in the pool before heading off with a driver for an adventure. We started at a beautiful Thai Buddhist temple where … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Travels in Malaysia with children part 1 (Penang)

We are at the beginning of 5 weeks of a family holiday with our 6 year old daughter and 4 year old son. We are beginning our adventure in Penang, … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 7 Comments

Exhibition – Gold and the Incas; Lost worlds of Peru

I had the pleasure this week of viewing my 3rd exhibition this year of amazing artifacts, predominantly gold, this time from Peru; the other two were from Afghanistan and Colombia. … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · 1 Comment