Monday, September 19, 2011

(Embarassed) First Time on Penang Ferry!

Embarassingly, this is the first time I have taken the ferry to the other side of Penang. Usually its the mainland people who come to the island (excuses).

Anyway, one of the reasons why me and Bb went over to the mainland was to visit her nephews. Won't elaborate on them but here's a cute picture!

The Penang ferry operates between the town area and Butterworth. A journey  by car out of the island is free, hence a long queue. A car journey into the island will cost you RM7.70, where as, you can go on foot for free to get out of the island and for around RM3 to get in.

I would recommend visitors to Penang to just take a journey by foot on the ferry if you have an hour and a half to kill in the evening. Don't recommend going in the day time if it is too hot...
There will be a slight wait as the ferries arrive every 30 minutes. You enter the Jetty area and get on board this 3 storey boat that swallows up a few tonnes of cars.
At sea, the city lights look amazing as well as lights from the mainland shore. The journey takes about 15-20 minutes one way.
While most people prefer to drive and park in the ferries, they are kinda useless sitting there...
You know what would be a good business idea? Turn the ferries into a floating club or restaurant! Worse, a casino...
Anyway, it was a short ride but one that was kinda makes me feel closer to home!

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