There was one thing I forgot to mention about my trip to Jackies office, when I was coming out, the sliding electric gate was being opened for me to go out.
Just as the gate slid open there was a coach full of tourists stopped on the road outside, I'm sure as they saw the gates open they thought they would see someone famous come out.
Their cameras were clicking away 20 to the dozen as I walked out, I felt so silly, I bet they were thinking "Who the hell is that?", I skulked out of the gate and up the road as quick as I could.
Where was I? yes we had arrived at the hotel in Penang late in the evening we dropped off our bags and went over the road to a Hawker market to eat.
If you have not been to a Hawker market to eat it is quite an experience you sit on tables placed in the centre of a large square, all around the sides are stalls selling all types of food.
The idea is that you go and order the food from tha stalls that you want, it is nice that you can order a mixture of dishes, Indian, Chinese, Italian etc all for the same meal, you pay for the food when it arrived. The food was delicious.
We spent 2 days just lounging by the pool to recharge the batteries and on the evenings we went out for the lovely food.
On Wednesday we took a trip to see Orangutans we went over the Penang bridge, the second longest in Asia.
The orangutans were on an island, firstly we saw the older ones then the 3yr olds. There was some children in our group and they couldn't stop laughing as the one orangutan had a pee over the head of another :lol:
Later we went to see the babies in the nursery
Much later we went back to see the 3yr olds and were allowed to meet them.
No comments please about which one is the monkey
Later we went to the ECO Park, you could buy bags of food on the way in and feed the animals on the way around, the moment we stepped in there little monkeys jumped all over us after the food.
Here is a picture of a Bear Cat, I've never heard of them before
The park also had a lovely waterpark but it was not part of the tour, if we ever go again I will hire a car and spend the day there.