Contrary to being named a ‘lane’, Hutton Lane (Jalan Hutton) is actually one of the busy streets in George Town. It is named after James Hutton, a British who also happened to be one of the first doctors in Penang.
Ma’ Amah Mausoleum is an old mausoleum located right at the heritage area of George Town, in Kampung Kolam. It houses the grave of Cauder Mydin Merican, a renowned leader of the Indian Muslim community in Penang during the old days.
The Penang International Food Festival is a 16-days event celebrating the diversity of Penang food, ranging from popular local hawkers street food to ‘fringe’ food festival featuring cafes, food trucks and so on. The festival starts from 15th to 30th April.
For more info, please refer to its Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/penanginternationalfoodfestival/.
A large mural painted by Canadian street artist Emmanuel Jarus depicting a boy having a bowl of cendol, a popular traditional dessert in Penang. This mural is the artist’s second artwork, with the first being the “Looking Up” mural painted on the wall of 1st Avenue mall, George Town.
The exact location of the stall is actually along Keng Kwee Street (Lebuh Keng Kwee) in George Town. Chendul is a traditional dessert popular in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It is usually made up of coconut milk, jelly ‘green noodles’ and red beans served with shaved ice and palm sugar.