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Malaysia

Trichy and Kuala Lumpur – Two different worlds

August 4 & 5 – Trichy August 6 to 8 – Kuala Lumpur It felt kind of surreal to arrive in Trichy. This would be the place where Johnny and I fly out of India. I can't lie and say … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring in Malaysia overview

View Malaysia in a larger map For the map the blue line is where we cycled whereas the placements are where we took public transport.

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Taking the train from Georgetown to Hat Yai, Thailand – What a nightmare

Georgetown was probably our favorite spot in Malaysia but it was time to move on to Thailand so we were out of bed early to buy train tickets to Hat Yai, Thailand. We got the tickets easily enough and then … Continue reading

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Eating our way through Georgetown and meeting the Prime Minister and PSY

Before continuing our way to Thailand we wanted to spend an extra day to check out Georgetown on Penang Island. With Chinese New Years and all kinds of delicious food it was an easy decision to take a day off. … Continue reading

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How we ended up on the wrong side of Malaysia – A cautionary tale of route planning

East coast or west coast? That was the first real question Johnny and I had with this tour. East coast had beaches though we had the possibility of rain or west coast but it had more traffic and no beaches. … Continue reading

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Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu & Rest Day

February 6, 2013 – Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu & Rest day on February 7 Today's distance: 56km Distance to date: 743km It was a quick and easy ride to Kota Bharu from Kuala Besut. 8 days of cycling and … Continue reading

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Dungun to Kuala Besut

February 4 – Dungun to Kuala Terengganu Today's distance: 77km Distance to date: 578 km February 5 – Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Today's distance: 109km Distance to date: 688 km There's not a whole lot to distinguish these two … Continue reading

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Cherating to Dungun

February 3 – Cherating to Dungun Today's distance: 86km Distance to date: 501km Our sleep, or lack thereof, in our beach house must have been an omen of how our ride would go today. Yesterday afternoon when we pulled into … Continue reading

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Kuantan to Cherating

February 2, 2013 Today’s distance: 44km Distance to date: 413km Beach time! We didn’t have far to go today so we slept in, made some toast at the hostel then went next door for roti canai and coffee. By the … Continue reading

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Week off in Kuala Lumpur

We decided to take a week off to check out the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. Taking a week off of cycling this early in our trip was not our intention, but the free accommodation (thank you again Jenn) … Continue reading

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