Posted by: glenswatman | April 11, 2007

199702 Tunisia England Singapore Malaysia

SATURDAY 1 FEBRUARY 1997 – 6AM start. Salt lake to Zeur oasis for carriage ride around plantation. Gafsa.  Speitla ruins.  Karouin. Back to hotel for meal. Film “Dying Young”. Karaoke.

SOUSSE

 

SUNDAY 2 FEBRUARY – Started nice then went cloudy.  Beach, tennis, swimming, bingo, hotel disco.

SOUSSE

 

MONDAY 3 FEBRUARY – Train and local us to Port El Kantoui.  Boat trip.  Louage and train back.  Film “In the line of fire”.

SOUSSE

 

TUESDAY 4 FEBRUARY – Weather poor.  Hotel all day. Walked to Tropicanna next door.  Swimming late afternoon.  Mr Sahara beach show.

SOUSSE

 

WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY – Hot from about 11am.  Sunbathing then wandered along beach.  Film “Pale Rider”

SOUSSE

 

THURSDAY 6 FEBRUARY – Rained in morning.  Film “ Crazy people”.  Line dancing in afternoon.  Film “One good cop”.

SOUSSE

 

FRIDAY 7 FEBRUARY – Hot but bit cloudy.  Sunbathed. Scrabble.  Film “Death wish 5”. Talent night.

SOUSSE

 

SATURDAY 8 FEBRUARY – Rainy day.  Films “Toy Story” & “Murder by illusion” & “Taxi driver”.  Flight back to England.

PLANE TO ENGLAND

 

SUNDAY 9 FEBRUARY – Landed Manchester ENGLAND 0435.  To Madison’s & Peter Hambiltons.  Borrowed Auto Trail because Solifer not ready. Claire & Daz’s in afternoon.  Met David in pub. Overnight at Sandra’s

KEIGHLEY

 

MONDAY 10 FEBRUARY – Down town.  Evening at Sandra’s, Balti take away.  Snowed

KEIGHLEY 2

 

TUESDAY 11 FEBRUARY – Down town.  Claire’s. Richards’s fish & chip shop.  Richard & Sharon’s in evening.  Back to Sandra’s.

KEIGHLEY 3

 

WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY – Claire and Daz came down in evening.

KEIGHLEY 4

 

THURSDAY 13 FEBRUARY – Bowling

KEIGHLEY 5

 

FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY – Back to Midlands for Kevin’s 40th birthday party at Harvesters. Overnight in Lisa & Mick’s lounge.

TELFORD

 

SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY – Newport to Pete & Carols. Meal at Swan with Spooners.  Overnight at Mums.

MARKET DRAYTON

 

SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY – Dinner & tea at Nettys.

MARKET DRAYTON

 

MONDAY 17 FEBRUARY – Carols in afternoon then out to line dancing. 

MARKET DRAYTON 3

 

TUESDAY 18 FEBRUARY – Business day.

MARKET DRAYTON 4

 

WEDNESDAY 19 FEBRUARY – Line dancing in Drayton.

MARKET DRAYTON 5

 

THURSDAY 20 FEBRUARY –

MARKET DRAYTON 6

 

FRIDAY 21 FEBRUARY – 12.10 flight to Kuala Lumpur with Mum.

ON PLANE TO MALAYSIA

 

SATURDAY 22 FEBRUARY – Arrived KL 0930. 11.15 flight to SINGAPORE arrived 1210.  Hotel Apollo.  Raining on journey.  Hotel bus to China town.  Starlight cruise and meal whilst cruising around islands.  Walked back to China town then taxi to hotel

SINGAPORE

 

SUNDAY 23 FEBRUARY – Bus explorer pass S$5.  Haw Par gardens.  Cathay building.  Little India (Temple 1000 lights, Chinese temple, Abdul gaffar mosque). Evening to Raffles, drink in long bar (£10 pint).  Sultan mosque, botanic garden.  Mum with Shanton & Angelin.

SINGAPORE 2

 

MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY – Cable car to Sentosa Island. Monorail to Asia village.  Merlion Beach.  Southern most point of mainland Asia.  Woody train, turtles, monorail, butterfly world, dragon walk, images of Singapore, musical fountains.  Ferry back. Local bus to China town.  Rainstorm.  Hotel shuttle.  Evening with Shanton & Angelin – Thai restaurant, Clarke Quay.  Wild fun, Simple Pleasures is their company.

SINGAPORE 3

 

TUESDAY 25 FEBRUARY – Journey to Malacca MALAYSIA.  Lunch at Renaissance Hotel.  City tour.  Late afternoon by pool. Evening on trishaw.

MALACCA, RENAISSANCE HOTEL

 

WEDNESDAY 26 FEBRUARY – Journey to Kuala Lumpur.  Selangor pewter factory.  Memorial, mosque, railway. Lunch at Federal Hotel.  Batu caves.  The Mall in evening. Legena overnight.

KUALA LUMPUR, LEGENA

 

THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY – Late start, Susan Windows bag stolen. Bus broken.  Left at 10.30.  Packed lunch at motorway rest area.  Rubber plantation at Slim River.  Waterfall, tea plantation.  Hotel Strawberry Park in Cameron Highlands. Played squash.  Taxi into village. Very cheap meal in clay pots (75p).

CAMERON HIGHLANDS, HOTEL STRAWBERRY PARK

 

FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY – Journey to Penang.  Basket weaving.  Cave temple at Ipoh with turtle pool and crematorium.  Ubudiah mosque. Palace.

PENANG

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