About

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I started using WordPress primarily as an avenue to share photos of Penang, a small but beautiful island off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Despite having being born and bred here (and spending most of my life thus far), there is still always something that amazes me on every street or corner of this island, and in particularly the city of George Town. At the same time, by maintaining and writing on this site, it helps me to rediscover the rich heritage and history of the island, and therefore, is every bit a learning journey for me too. For instance, not many know that Cheong Fatt Tze mansion is one of the two such mansions outside China; Cannon Street is named so because of the cannons being fired during a riot back in the old days; or that Dr Sun Yat-sen had his first speech in Penang at the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Centre, and so forth.

Hence, I hope this site will serve as an informative place to provide pictorial discovery of Penang.

For more info on Penang, do visit;
http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3
http://www.tourismpenang.net.my

I love drawing since I was small and I found that photography itself provides another expression of art. My photos are usually taken with my compact cameras and/or mobile phone camera and most of them are edited via Photoshop. I enjoy taking photos and then experimenting on them with Photoshop (or as most refer to it as photo manipulation).

Lastly, I hope you enjoy your stay here, however brief it may be, and feel free to provide any comment that you may have. πŸ™‚

If you are interested in using any of the photos on my websites or have any feedback, please feel free to contact me first at wcwk @ outlook.com.

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  24 comments for “About

  1. March 24, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Nice to meet you, I just stay next to you… πŸ™‚

    • March 24, 2012 at 8:59 pm

      Hi, where are you from?

      • March 24, 2012 at 9:49 pm

        From BW. Opposite island.

  2. October 11, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    how much usually if i want to buy a photo from you ? tq

    • October 15, 2012 at 4:36 pm

      Hi, may I know what the photo is used for? And which photo?

  3. Anonymous
    November 25, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    Hello! I am so glad to finally find you! I discovered a photo of yours ‘Stairway to Heaven’ on google images which is perfect for the work I do with people who are dying. Can you please let me know what the procedure is to purchase it, or buy the rights to use it. Thank you! I’ve never done this before, so not sure of protocol. Your photography is amazing, and I’d like to do what I can to promote it for you too.

  4. January 7, 2013 at 3:09 am

    I’ve nominated you for the Kreativ Blogger Award! Congrats =) I hope you accept. You can check out the nomination here: http://pennilesstraveler.com/2013/01/06/kreativbloggerblogonfire/

    • January 7, 2013 at 8:59 am

      Thank you for the nomination, appreciate it!

  5. May 29, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    you bring back all my sweet memories of growing up in Penang through your captivating pictures, thank you!

    • May 29, 2013 at 11:28 pm

      Thank you very much for the comment, I’m glad that you enjoyed it.

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  7. August 12, 2013 at 10:03 am

    Hi, your blog is awesome. I salute for your works. Good job! I also take some picture around my house at Parungkuda, Sukabumi. Maybe we can share some story and photos to each other. Best regard! πŸ˜€

    – Dian Ageung Komala
    http://dariwarga.wordpress.com/ | https://www.facebook.com/dariwarga

    • August 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm

      Thank you for your kind comment. Sure, do you like taking photos too? I believe you’re from Indonesia?

      • August 13, 2013 at 5:02 pm

        Absolutely I love taking photos in daily life. … Yes, I’m from Parungkuda, Sukabumi, Indonesia. πŸ™‚

  8. August 22, 2013 at 8:49 am

    good shots u have here. Keep it up .. Penang lang!! =)

    • September 4, 2013 at 11:29 pm

      Thank you, nice to see another Penangite!

  9. October 3, 2014 at 9:30 pm

    keep it up! How I really wish to holiday in Penang again someday, maybe.

    • October 4, 2014 at 12:07 am

      Thank you, glad that you like Penang πŸ™‚

  10. June 6, 2016 at 4:38 am

    Such a detailed blog you have here. I was in Penang a few weeks back, and have been using your tips and guides for traveling around. Thanks! πŸ™‚

    • June 6, 2016 at 8:01 pm

      Thanks a lot for the feedback, and glad that you find it useful. πŸ™‚

  11. September 17, 2016 at 8:14 am

    Hi there, this is probably an annoying request from a stranger but i’m from Australia and I’m heading to Penang in Feb next year. Photographically my main interests are of abandoned buildings. Is there any way you could help me out on some cool locations? I’m on flicker and if you go two my second page that’s where my abando photos start. https://www.flickr.com/photos/apocalypseyana you can contact me on flickr or at yanagrant@gmail.com

    • September 18, 2016 at 12:18 am

      hello, check your inbox πŸ™‚

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