Saturday, March 19, 2011

My short walk in Georgetown.

I was in town for the famous Penang road Teochew chendul
and was so surprise to find the whole town smelling good and clean
something which i never thought will ever happen in my lifetime,
probably a change in the state administration did the trick
or being selected as a Unesco World Heritage Site?
anyway kudos to those of Municipal Council of Penang Island
who did an excellent job cleaning up the whole island
true to their slogan 'Cleaner Greener Penang'.


The towering Komtar is famous enough
 for the big glass of 'teh Tarik' to be called 'Teh Komtar'

The old Majestic Theatre build in 1926 remains as majestic as ever
 even after all this years being abandoned.


The shops on the same row as the cinema.


Notice the 786 code on the restaurant signboard
it's a sort of a Davinci Code of the Indian Muslim restaurant operators.



The famous Penang Road chendul stall.


The arch at the entrance of Campbell Street.



Row of trishaw neatly parked awaiting customers.


Hameediyah Restaurant serves the best Nasi Biryani that i have ever eaten.



Odeon Cinema is another one of the famous place of yesteryear
 and is still today.


Hang Chow Cafe & Hotel is as gleaming as ever,
a place frequented by 'Mat Sallehs'.




Line Clear seems very clear nowadays.


Take a look at the clean Penang Road.


Tourism Penang

22 comments:

Izzuddin Fauzi said...

Never been there :(
my etech9[dot]com

Zazabong said...

Chendol!! Yumsss.. I haven't eaten it for a long time lol.

papabear said...

haven't been to Penang for ages.. thanks for sharing..

.:|kamaryeah|:. said...

nice shots~
love the old building~
patut preserve kan baru la nampak historic~

IuhniX said...

awesome shots! :)

meo said...

cantiknye awam... cool! :D

Faaein Himura said...

nice shots...
ada edit guna HDR ke?

thomas said...

Yah!ada yg HDR,combine dari 3 gbr dgn photoshop.

alicesg said...

Very lovely photos. Your post come in time. I am heading there next week. :)

Alicesg said...

Thomas, Just to check with you, is Kek Lok Si Temple open or under renovation? Would love to visit the temple next week. What bus can I take from Georgetown to Kek Lok Si? Thank you.

iaryylr said...

menarik! dah lama tidak ke penang!

thomas said...

It's open,only the train up Bukit Bendera remains closed,i think bus no 204 should be ok.
Difficult to answer because i don't take public transport.

Kamsiah said...

thomas..u ada pekena pasembor padang kota tak..?

thomas said...

teringin juga tetapi tak sempat,cuma dapat mkn nasi kandar Deen kat Jelutong.

Gaia Eos said...

Those old facades of those building are like a jump in some kind of memory lane of this street...nostalgia to how it used to be in the past...take care Thomas ^_^

alicesg said...

Thomas, thank you so much for the information on penang. Appreciated it very much.

Tabib said...

Thanks for a tours show.
Very good editing and I like that row of trishaw pic.

Laylihamid.blogspot.com said...

Nice happening pictures down the memory lane..

CaDLyNN said...

dah lama tak p penang..last mase kecik2 dulu..nnti nak pi jugak...jenjalan~

colinjong said...

Your pictures look very saturated and colourful, nice. :D

bellalooi said...

your color tone of photoa are very nice, look very natural

http://www.exabytes.com.my

NARDtheNERD said...

my hometown..
:))

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