04.02.2010 - 05.02.2010
Party time! Actually, right now it is way past party time, but I think the girls went to hard (not that I didn’t) last night and are still going to take a little while to wake up. Walking around the island alone is pretty boring so as I wait for them to wake up, I thought I might as well share our nightly adventure here on the island of Penang.
We wanted to go to a place where we would find more locals having fun than tourists, so following a little piece of advice from one of our front desk hosts in the hotel, they told us to go to Upper Penang road that is where all the entertainment happens. And so we did! Once we got there, it was somewhat overwhelming and at the same time really exciting! There were people all over the place, drinking, talking and dancing. There was also a huge variety of bars and clubs, all with vibrant music, neon lights, and chairs spilling out to the pavement with drinking sessions out in the open all of those things which made our decision of where to go even harder. We picked up some drinks and started to explore the road, talking to some locals and gathering some info of where to go.
We ended up going to a club named F.A.M.E, first of all because it looked really appealing, the music sounded great, and they also had a live band on the schedule which I particularly love! The club wasn’t huge, but it was just the size of our fun! We had a blast. We busted out all our western dance moves, and tried to copy the Malaysian ones, the drinks were at a great price, and everybody was having a great time without any preoccupations of fights or anything like that! Everyone was so welcoming and wanted to chat and get to know us, which made us feel even better. I totally tried to learn some local slang to impress the local females but they didn’t even care! All they wanted was to speak English to practice their English (I’m Brazilian for Christ sake!). At one point I thought I had lost the girls, or even that they ditched me to hang out with some Malaysian guys, but they were just outside getting some fresh air! To be really honest, I don’t remember how I got back to the hotel, but I am alive and I woke up just wearing my underwear, my shirt and still had my shoes on (go figure), and the girls were completely passed out. Hopefully (or not) there will be pictures so we can have at least some memories of that amazing night! I am actually surprised with how much I remember… Actually i just found the pictures, and will give you a little preview of how the club looks! Hope you enjoy!