Sunday, July 24, 2011

Georgetown Festival 2011

July 2011, the entire month, we celebrate Georgetown Penang festival. On 7 July 2008, Georgetown Penang was formally inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since than, every year of July, we have the celebration for Georgetown, introduces more about Georgetown to the world, share our culture, our art and our passions on life and our believes.

1. Masjid Kapitan Keling. This is the first time, I visit the mosque. A mamak explain the believes of Islam to us.

2. Entrance of  Cheah Kongsi along the road of Armenian street.

3. A small road between two lots of houses which leads the way to the backyard.

4. Some old houses along the Armenient street is been converted to shop and restaurant, but plenty of them is still unoccupied.

5. At the evening of the Georgetown heritage day, Nanako from Japan was performing her violent solo at the streets.

6. You can find a traditional milk tea at the street, that we call it "Teh Tarik' here.

7. You can get Penang hawker food at night along the street of the Chulia street.
Chulia street is where backpackers stay, along the road you will find budget hostel and bar.

8. It is interesting to compare the street between hundred year ago and now.
Besides the vehicle we are having today, the scene of the street is almost the same.

9. To appreciate the photo at large, you can visit the Penang museum.
From the clothing shows in this photo, can you guess in which period of time does this photo is taken?

10. Back to the future, we observed that the streets in Georgetown is still lovely and in good shape like old days.

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