Month: October 2016

Deepavali in Penang

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Deepavali Decoration

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Deepavali Decoration



Some shots of Deepavali festive decorations at the malls in Penang. Happy Deepavali to all who celebrates it!

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George Town Street View: A Purple Townhouse

A Purple Townhouse

A faded purple townhouse at Lorong Muda or Muda Lane, George Town.

Penang Street Art (Ip Man, Wing Chun Master)

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Ip Man’s Mural

This mural depicts Chinese martial artist Ip Man practicing his Wing Chun techniques on a wooden dummy. It can be found at the wall of Ip Man Wing Chun Penang, a Chinese martial arts school in Solok Thaton, Pulau Tikus, Penang.

Ip Man was born in Foshan, Guangdong, China and later resided in Hong Kong. As a master teacher of Wing Chun, some of his students would become well known martial arts masters themselves, such as Wong Shun Leung and Bruce Lee.

Penang Road Street View

Penang Road Street View

Penang Road on an afternoon, with a sight of the Komtar Tower nearby. Penang Road is one of the main and busiest roads in George Town.

Madras Lane: Hu Yew Seah

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Hu Yew Seah

This Hu Yew Seah old heritage building is located at Madras Lane, George Town. Hu Yew Seah is an institution founded in 1914 that promotes Chinese language education to the English speaking Chinese in Penang.

George Town Street View: The Post Office Building

The Post Office Building

A glimpse of the Penang General Post Office housed within the Bangunan Tuanku Syed Putra (literally, Building of Tuanku Syed Putra) at Downing Street, George Town.

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