Friday, September 25, 2015

Stuck At Nibong Tebal

Started on our journey up north this morning at around 11am... And the journey was smooth sailing until one km from Nibong Tebal... The one kilometer felt like ten kilometers, snail crawling at the highway.  From then to the toll, it took us an hour I guess... and we heard that one lorry overturned and  the highway from NB was closed... Every vehicle had to detour to Nibong Tebal and had to use the old trunk road ....
Crawling traffic.....
I was very hungry by the time we passed the toll and into the old trunk road in NB...
We had to stop here for lunch to prevent my tummy from growling further.... 
After all, it was pass 2pm already!
Any dish on the wall looks yummy to me!
And we ordered these.... Honey pai kwat wong.... No bones just meat.....
Sambal tapioca leaves with three prawns....
And their special lemongrass fish head soup which was so up to my standard... 
Hahhhaaaa....
And this "captain" is the one who recommended the dishes.... And served us as well...
Sat down to talk to us too... and the bill came to RM36 after much talking... Hahahaa....
After our lunch, we proceeded with our journey and reached Penang around 4pm! 
Phewwww......

11 comments:

  1. That was about double your usual time for you to reach Penang. But I think all the yummy dishes compensates for the delay. I would love to taste the lemon grass fish head soup!

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    1. That is the consolation cos we were very hungry by then...

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  2. If got good company in the car, it is ok to be stuck in a traffic jam because can chit chat and won't be boring.

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    1. You are very right.. it might be torturing...

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  3. That's the old trunk road? So so so so much nicer than our miserable so-called "highway".

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    1. No, that one is still the highway.. hahaha

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  4. Nice lunch & lemon grass fish head soup for me. Love the bowl, I have one too.

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  5. Would loves to try the honey pai kwat wong...

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  6. Sien, overturned lorry is the most frustrating one, it brings traffic to a standstill! Too bad it happened before the 2nd bridge, else you can use the 2nd bridge to enter the island..

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