Painting of elephants at the front facade of a townhouse located at Ceylon Lane (Lorong Ceylon), George Town. Named “Elephant’s Nest”, this townhouse has been converted into a small vacation rental house.
Ceylon Lane was said to be populated mostly by Indian families (also likely immigrants from Ceylon – now known as Sri Lanka) in the old days.
Colourful heritage style windows of the Church Street, George Town.
Toh Aka Lane is a small alley within the inner city of George Town. A number of the old heritage townhouses here are owned by the Cheah clan members as they have been living here since the 1800s.
Heritage pre-war shophouses found at Love Lane, George Town.
There are several stories about how Love Lane got its name. The more common one was in the old days, wealthy Chinese businessmen who lived at the nearby Muntri Street had apparently kept their mistresses at the townhouses along Love Lane.
Now, the street is usually popular with tourists from various parts of the world due to many budget (and boutique) hotels and pubs nearby.
A Penang trishaw parked at the corner of Stewart Lane in George Town.
An old house at the corner of Buckingham Street, George Town.