Penang, Malaysia and the 6th IDBF Club Crew World Championship 2008

It’s been years since I have last paddled on a Dragonboat. I miss those days…really. If it wasn’t for those Dragonboat races I joined, I wouldn’t have seen beautiful places such as Penang, Malaysia.

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The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Penang was a little bit unsettling. It was a whole new experience for me. The plane was a little bit like Cebu Pacific planes but warmer.

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…and as Philippine Delegates, (how do I put it nicely…) we were glad we have a place to stay.

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We also had food to eat! Right at the Kuala Lumpur Airport, we tried Nasi Lemak and Mee Goreng.

We spent long hours waiting to race at the Teluk Bahang Dam.

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Too long, in fact, that we gained friends in the form of fellow athletes, loving the sport and representing their homelands.


I miss Penang. I miss the races. I miss shopping on their malls!

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I will be back, I SWEAR!

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