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For a long time, Malaysian port of Pinang was really a stopping point for traders moving from India to the Far East. It acted as a port in monsoon season, as well as a minor trading port until the British made a deal with the ruling leader of this part of Malaysia in 1786. The deal was that the British would be able to establish a colony here, in exchange for protection from neighboring countries/enemies. The colony's original name was "Prince of Wales Island".
Today, the look and feel of the island still has a little Brit in it. You will still be able to see alot more Asian influence however, especially with the three major influences of Malay, Indian, and Chinese here.
There is not much to say about this beer, as it is the native beer of Malaysia (although it is orginally from... more travel advice
Located at an elevation of 450 feet (which is rather high for a small island), is the Hotel Equatorial Penang. Of the... more travel advice
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