Various Chinese New Year decorations in Penang’s malls. Today marks the Chinese lunar new year and also this year is the year of the rooster.
A large colorful mural of a giant chicken painted by artist Mike Makatron in the alley of George Town. This alley is called Che Em Lane (Lorong Che Em), also one of the narrowest streets in the heart of George Town. The lane is also known as “Chicken Alley” as back in the old days, this lane was used commonly by poulterers.