I spent nearly 6 weeks in Langkawi, Malaysia. Langkawi is a small island off the Malaysian and Thai coast and it’s known for being duty free. So I was initially only going to stay a few days as I thought that it was going to be really rowdy because of the cheap booze. It was…… Continue reading Langkawi, Malaysia
I surprised myself and got to Penang about two weeks earlier than I expected. I’ve been enjoying riding in Malaysia so I guess I was hoping that the whole experience would last longer than it did. So I ended up spending two weeks in Penang relaxing and cycling around the island. There’s loads of street…… Continue reading Penang
I met this group of five riders in Teluk Intan. They’re from Kuala Lumpur and they were cycling around the whole of Malaysia. They called themselves Lima Kaki (five legs). They were heading in the opposite direction to me and to be honest my plan that day after leaving them was to try and work…… Continue reading KL to Taiping
When I left Melaka I met two older men at a service station. They were funny. The first man, Rahman, said that had it not been Ramadan he would have taken me to lunch, he said that if I’m in Melaka after Ramadan I should get in touch. The second one had to ask if…… Continue reading Melaka to KL
I spent my one year anniversary touring with Khim in Sean in Melaka. I keep on being asked by people about how many miles I have done over the past year. I could actually tell people but I don’t because if I work it out. What I’ve cycled in the past year is far less…… Continue reading A Year
Crossing over from Singapore to Malaysia there was quite a contrast. Singapore is clean, I don’t think that anywhere is as pristine so entering any country after leaving Singapore would be quite a contrast. Cycling over the causeway from Singapore to Malaysia was great all of the cars were gridlocked and I just cycled by.…… Continue reading Morning! Welcome to Malaysia.
I spent a week in Singapore. Enough time to acclimatise to the temperature and to have a look around. I spent my first two nights at a very cycle friendly hostel: The people that owned the place were cycle tourists. SK in the picture above cycled from Finland to Singapore, a few years ago. He’s…… Continue reading Singapore