Monday, November 23, 2009

Exploring Penang : Pearl of the Orient

On 18th November....
We had decided to choose Penang as our extra vacations...
Here are some info about the vacations...

PLACES : Penang, Malaysia.
PEOPLES : Me, Super, Coki & Patrick (Bukan name sbenar).
TRANSPORTATION : KTMB KL-Butterworth, Ferry, Rapid Penang, Free Central Area Transit (CAT).
FOODS : Line Clear Nasi Kandar, Penang Road.
ACTIVITIES : Visiting World Heritage & Historic City of Georgetown, Meets the Nature of Hill, Beaches and Forests, Shopping Spree...


DAY 1
World Heritage City of Georgetown
- Dawn walk in Kapitan to Masjid Kapitan Kling.
- Georgetown Walk, at Lebuh Campbell, Penang Road, Lebuh Buckingham and then, we check in at Oriental Hotel...(near to Line Clear Nasi Kandar)
- Visiting Fort Cornwallis, play with the canon, taking picture with Francis Light Statue, learn some history from the gallery...
- Penang State Museum offers many historic facts about the opening of Penang, the peoples with multi-racials and the foods that originated in that Island...
- Discover the citizens behaviour... so many tourist in Georgetown (I Love It!), many old folks, many homeless trishaw riders and dogs, and many chinese and mamaks...
- Most of the building is British based building, and the higest building is...of course, KOMTAR... heee...
- Peoples get busy during working hour...(as usual as any cities existed) hahaha...

Masjid Kapitan Kling at dawn...


City of Georgetown with a KOMTAR as the highest building


Trishaw in the center city of Georgetown, Penang


Fort Cornwallis entrance...Beware of the Britains Guard...hahaha


The Canon!! Bo0oOmMm!!!! Francis Light use this to protect Penang~


Super(red) : "Coki, I put the canon ball here and you lanuch it okay~"
Coki(grey) : "Okay, but.... what is our target?? a tree??"
Patrick(orange) : "I dont think this canon will work...hmm, it would be nice if i had some coffee bean with me now...~"


Line Clear Nasi Kandar... the taste of original... NyuMmy~ =p


DAY 2
Natures of the Pearl Island
- Nature! Nature! Nature!!... First thing first...Penang Hill or known in malay as Bukit Bendera...
- The views from the hill, the whole city of Penang, Penang Bridge, and a part of mainland Peninsular Malaysia which covered with a paddy fields...
- The cable train took about 20 minutes to reach the top...hmm... according to the management of Penang Hill, they will closed on February 2010 for upgardes and maintenance...
- Taking Bus to Teluk Bahang, walk in to the jetty and visiting the 'entrance' of National Park of Penang... fortunately....we saw and meet something.........(look at the picture no.5 below)
- Walk along Batu Feringghi Beaches with a nice and beauty views...

Penang Hill entrance...


Finally, we reached at the top of the hill~!! This is the cable train of Penang Hill...


View from the top hill... wOw!! that is Penang Bridge, and the island beside it is Jerejak... and you can see Georgetown, Tg.Bungah on the left side and Air Itam on the right...


Penang National Park entrance...


What??!!! Why this UiTM Pahang Bus was here?? Feel like in college~ hahaha...
We meet Woodtech student part 3 here... hmmm... Malaysia, such a small country...


Relaxing on the jetty... Wind flow...Salty smell of the oceans~


Feringghi Beach... Many cafe closed during the day...and open like crazy during nights...


DAY 3
Shopping & Entertainments in Queensbay
- As we arrived Queensbay Mall, we have a walk and dont know what to do... Then, we went to the cinema for watching movies...
- Get some entertainments in arcade and window shopping...~
- The front view of Queensbay Mall is Jerejak Island and Penang Bridge.
- Then, we went to jetty and leave the island by ferry and have some pasembur and fried kuey teow at Butterworth...
- Our train to KL Sentral is at 9.00pm and we end our journey with a smile... =D

Queensbay Mall... an exclusive and elegant shopping mall in Penang...


Ferry to Mainland Peninsular Malaysia... Bye3 Penang Island~!!!


3 comments:

a.n.i.s ^_^ said...

nmpk bayview hotel georgetown x?
itula tempat ak practical nnti next sem for 4 months
hehe
;)

lynamalina said...

study mane nieyh?

eyezart said...

anis : bayview hotel?? ade2...wah, mewah nye praktikal...~

aemel : aku study kat uitm pahang... =D