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December 26, 2004
Jody writes:

Leaving disasters in our wake, we're currently in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, so we haven't been affected by the dreadful earthquake and tsunami that has just rocked Asia.

We also luckily missed the bus crash in the Cameron Highlands which happened the day before we left. A couple from our hostel were involved, but walked away.

Instead we're eating and sweating lots (once again, we're in hot territory). I bought Amy a Gucci watch for Christmas (a two quid fake of course. Only the best for my girl). She bought me a watch in return, since the one I bought in Bangkok broke after six weeks. We had Christmas dinner in a posh Thai restaurant on Christmas Day. There was no turkey in sight. Instead we had Pak Choi, Curry Kapitan (a dish famous in Penang - basically a chichen korma with a chilli chucked in) and black pepper beef. It was great, even if there were no crackers and daft hats.

Merry Christmas everyone. I would wish you all here with us, but Kuala Lumpur is pretty bloody dull and the accomodation here is filthy (Amy recieved FORTY bed bug bites in one night... Bite-o-meter: Kerching!) so you're probably better off at home. We're thinking about travelling to Australia ahead of schedule to catch New Year there if we can.

posted at 10:17 PM | link

4 Comments:

  • and a merry christmas to you sir, hope your travels are safe! have a pint for me will ya?

    By Blogger superflywebpimp, at 2:42 PM  

  • Gud to here you r safe innit.
    Was well scared wen I hurd u was in da place where da big tide appened. Nuff respect and gud luck wit da travelling. U is truly bootylicious.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2:54 PM  

  • Glad to hear that your safe you two :)

    Nice also to see, that Jody is splashing out the cash for Christmas presents. Oh well Amy, 2005's should be a bigger one than normal!

    Have a safe journey to Australia if you do go, and wave to the cameras when all the traditional fireworks go off - we'll see you two on BBC!

    Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year too you!

    By Blogger Matteh, at 3:33 PM  

  • Hope you had a happy Christmas and I'm glad to see you are both safe and sound!
    Robin H.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:15 AM  

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