In conjunction with the Thaipusam Festival, today is a public holiday in Penang. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil community annually.
Here is wishing everyone a Happy New Year! May 2021 be a better year ahead.
It can be found on the wall of the building of The Alliance Française de Penang (a French learning center), which is located right at the corner of Jalan Phuah Hin Leong, George Town:
Houses at the slopes of the hills surrounding Ayer Itam valley.
Named after Penang island’s colonial founder, Captain Francis Light, Light Street (Lebuh Light) was reportedly the first main street to be laid out and built in George Town. The area surrounding this road was once a thick jungle before it was cleared out, way before the Fort Cornwallis even came into existence. Captain Francis Light had his first house built along this street.
Bertam Lane is a small lane off Penang Road, near the Komtar complex in George Town, Penang.