Archives for September 2020 | Travels with my wife

Travels With My Wife

Still talking after all these years!

Day 10 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

The story of the Chinese in Alor Setar has one thing wrong with it, it's all about the money and just isn't as cool as a fire breathing bird and a Persian Prince! Read More…

Day 9 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

Allo Allo Alor Se… Sirrtar… star! Just when you think you have got an angle on pronouncing Terengganu correctly, i.e. Tringanoo, along comes Alor Setar and not only does one find it spelt Star on roadsigns, one also finds that it is also spelt Setar on other signs… Malay words transliterated from the original Jawi script all get an extra unpronounced vowel now and then. Read More…

Day 8 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

We visit The Bujang Valley and try to imagine what these archeological findings mean. Read More…

Day 7 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

After visiting the market at Kota Bahru we head off towards Jerai Hill where Lawrence Gray has a sudden burst of nostalgia. Read More…

Day 6 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

Today we visit Kota Bahru, taking in a few incidental sites such as the place where the 1941 Japanese invasion started, then go onto more romantic musings where love perhaps does not conquer all. Read More…

Day 5 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

Finally we get to Kuala Terengganu! Read More…

Day 4 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

Today we hit the beach! Read More…

Day 3 of The Round Malaysia Road Trip 2020

We're on a Road Trip and today, we see a lot of roads! Read More…