Penang to Nakhon si Thammarat: Wats and water fights

Leaving Penang I continued my way north towards Kangar, where I would spend my last night in Malaysia.  It was an uneventful days riding, with only the heat to contend with in the afternoon.  Otherwise the roads were good and snacks and drinks were readily available from the modern petrol station shops or 7/11s lining…

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Cameron Highlands to Penang

I had originally planned on leaving Tanah Rata by going across the Cameron Highlands and heading in to east Malaysia and visiting Kota Bharu.  I was then going to work through South Thailand up towards the north and Bangkok but after I read some information on the religious tensions in South Thailand and checked the…