September 15, 2014

Skyline of Gurney Drive, Penang

















September 14, 2014

Sending Messages

We use email so often it has become part of our life. Will we ever use "e-smoke" to send messages to the other world.

September 09, 2014

Carnival Time at the Batu Ferringhi
























Let the show begin.........






and the dance






















September 05, 2014

Catch of the Day




Sunset at Tanjung Bungah, Penang

Sunset at the beaches are always spectacular on a clear day. There are always pocket of quaint areas around Tanjung Bungah  where one can enjoy the colorful skyline as the sun goes down the horizon.


August 24, 2014

Local Fruits at Chowrasta Market, George Town, Penang





Slicing of the Jackfruit or Nangka 




Amrah (spondias dulcis) commonly known by the local as "Ambala" fruit





Pineapples


Passion Fruits


Rose Apple (apple guava) or simply "Jambu" by the locals


Pitahaya (pitaya) and local call it Dragon Fruit


August 09, 2014

When the Sun Goes Down in George Town, Penang


Cross road of Lebuh Chulia and Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling with Eu Yan Sang Building in front

Back lane between Jalan Kampung Malabar and Lebuh Campbell

Church Street Pier at Weld Quay

August 02, 2014

29 Ceylon Lane, George Town, Penang – Your Home For The Night

* This is a reproduction of my article for 29 Ceylon Lane
BY CK Lam

Travellers tend to want to seek unforgettable experience, be it discovering a new place to stay or even dining. One such place with personality and charm is 29 Ceylon Lane.
Ceylon Lane (四十間 Sì-tsap-keng) is located midway between Hutton Lane and Argyll Road, in George Town, Penang, an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
Invited guest gets to enjoy unique indulgent ‘home’ lodging at this private property. Spanning 3.7m by 18m, the fully air-conditioned two storey pre-war house offers the opportunity to step back in time with its decor.

 29 Ceylon Lane, George Town, Penang – Your Home For The Night by CK Lam

August 01, 2014

Tan Kongsi in George Town, Penang - a Hidden Treasure

The Tan Kongsi, in full Eng Chuan Tong Tan Kongsi is the oldest clan house in Penang. This ancestral temple was completed in 1878. It is located in the compound of Seh Tan Court (Halaman Seh Tan) at Beach Street.








July 30, 2014

Cafes Around George Town, Penang

Cafe is an "in-thing" in George Town, Penang nowadays serving cuppa, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Well, there is always the range of espresso, Americano, latte, mocha,cappuccinos, breve, affogato besides tea.

Dcova Cafe, Logan Hertiage, Lebuh Bishop

   Dcova Cafe, Logan Hertiage, Lebuh Bishop

  Dcova Cafe, Logan Hertiage, Lebuh Bishop

The Alley, Stewart Lane
Affogato - a scoop of
ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso