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Short Getaway To Penang

WEDDING BELLS ARE IN THE AIR...

Received two invitations to attend two weddings up north.  Great... all happening in one weekend, one on Saturday and another different wedding on Sunday, so might as well, take the opportunity to go up to the Pearl of the Orient for a short getaway!

Took a train up to Butterworth using my discounted pension card, instead of the normal price of RM42, I only paid RM25 for the train ride.  Took less than one and a half hour to reach Butterworth and from there, my friend picked me up and we went for a simple lunch at Sushi Zento in Butterworth before proceeding to the island.

Cravings for Japanese food every now and then... 
It is called cravings!
Another meal in Penang was something simple such as these... 
Was having sore throat so must refrain from all the "goody-goody" food.... 
This meal itself is around RM20... no joke!
For supper we had this at Payu Terubong before going to the night market...
To be on the safe side, better fill the tummy up first... 
The night market had so much to offer, oh my goodness!
All the fried crispy spicy food... 
I could only stand drooling!
Refrain... Refrain... 


Comments

  1. So nice, so many weddings to attend.

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  2. I love to attend weddings, always so joyous, seeing the blissful couples and of course the food plays a part too hee hee

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    1. The porridge and the meaty soup bee hoon look good to have on a cold night

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    2. Something simple before the good food comes..

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  3. Sounds and looks like a wonderful trip. Weddings are such a joyous affair, and of course this beautiful food makes the trip even better!

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  4. All the food here look tasty! The bowl of meehoon looks so comforting for sore throat. Hope you feel better soon so you can eat and enjoy deep fried food and spicy food again.

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  5. You make me craving for Japanese too!

    Nice weekend getaway to Penang. So convenient with the train. I wouldnt mond travelling up north that often myself. ^^

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    1. Yeah, as long as you have someone to pick you up from the station..

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  6. I waiting for the high rail from Jurong East, not far from my place, can travel Malaysia more often, hehe...

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  7. Now is the season for weddings and I have attended 2 with 2 more coming up. My pockets are burnt. Ha ha....

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  8. Taking the train is less stressful, better than driving the car.

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