Happy Christmas Everyone!! We were sad to leave Laos on December 22nd, but wanted to be in Cambodia for Christmas, and for once we checked ourselves in to a nice hotel (where we managed to get Christmas pudding!) Spent 22-26 in Siem Reap, visiting the temples of Angkor, then moved on to the capital, Phnom Penh. Hope you are all having a wonderful Christmas time. Lots of love and best wishes for 2008 A&J
I hope we turned the gas off!
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Hello again, We had a good time in Langkawi, although we had a couple of days of bad weather. We hired a car and drove all around the island, dodging monkeys, chickens, dogs and cattle, not to mention the crazy scooter drivers. Makes a change from the cyclists in Cambridge. Once the drizzle cleared we went up on a cable car for an amazing view of the island, then relaxed on the beach. We're now in Laos. We had a couple of days in Vientiane, the capital. Julien ...
Our 7th day in Malaysia and we've been overwhelmed by the hospitality of the Malaysian people. We've stayed with friends in both Kuala Lumpur and Penang and been really well looked after. Visited the Petronas towers, China town and the Batu Caves and sampled dim sum and curry for breakfast! Made a boat trip at night to see the fireflies (their tails twinkle in the trees like fairy lights, giving an amazing Christmas tree effect). We also had a day at Genting High...
Staying with friends in Malaysia and sampling all kinds of food. Don't seem to have stopped eating since we got here!
Hello from Thailand! Had a couple of days visiting Bangkok, then an early start today to visit the floating market. Heading to the islands tomorrow for some relaxation. Thanks for all your messages. Will have some photos to show you soon. A&J