About Penang
Penang, with an aproximate latitude of 5,4 (24° 0' 0" N) and a longitude of 100,2333 (13° 59' 8" E), is located in the area / state of Pulau Pinang around 237 kilometers north west (327°) of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.

A 100 square km area around Penang has an aproximate population of 1651660 and an average elevation of 54 meters above the sea. So far 85 pictures and 16 stories has been uploaded during travels in Penang.
Penang Travel Stories
"Om Mani padme hung"
15/02/2010 DAY 30 Visa in Thailand ran out today so took a minibus down to Penang in Malaysia. Slightly delayed as a really annoying couple from De...

We left Thailand yesterday and arrived at the Malaysian border, yeh a new country. It only took 8hrs to get here in a minibus. We checked into our hot...

First stop in Malaysia
We crossed the border into Malaysia with no problems. Malaysia seems like a really cool country. The state religion is Islam but there are tons of Bud...

We spent 3 days on Penang in a quirky wee hostel called 100 Cintra Street, it was a cross between a museum and a prison! Clean though but certainly t...

Escape to Thailand
Often times I wonder: Is my guidebook being ironic, euphamistic, having a little fun with me perhaps? Or maybe there's an issue with perspective. Take...

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