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Monday, November 25, 2013

Penang Beach Street Sunday Morning Walk

Beach street is located at Georgetown, where towards the end of the road, many banks are located. The Inland Revenue office and Immigration office are also located here. It is a busy busy street in the weekdays, but in the weekend, its quite empty. But not recently.

Thanks to the Occupy Beach Street Project, the place is flooded with people, doing many kinds of activities. 

























Beach Street Sunday market is located at the east most tip of Penang!:


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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

View of Georgetown from Prangin Mall Penang



For a whole year I lived in Penang, and I never thought of viewing Georgetown from this angle.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Malaysia version Hashtag Coke can

Coke Malaysia has created some edition of their cans with a flavor of Malaysian style. This is kinda cool and being a fan of Coke, the collection must be completed!!!

This is the very first can I bought, only to know this hashtag stuff.

#fuyoh, the complete collection! #bestgiler #syoknya #terrernya #macha #beb #lenglui

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Penang Si Ki Tiang

There are four magnificent pillars standing beside the sea in Penang, some would call them Si (four) Ki Tiang (pillar). Just like a normal place for sight seeing and relaxing. Apparently, this place has attracted a lot of people lately because the Ubah bird was places here.

The four pillars

Perspective?

And there we have the trash carrying ships placed.

Rather looked like blue popcorn up close


The revolutionary Ubah bird, which is big, but looked small. With the Penang Bridge at the back.

Rather a nice place for strolling, jogging, cycling, or just to spend the time relaxing beside the sea.

Map to that place:

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Monday, August 5, 2013

Lost Moments

The moment when lost, alone, is unbearable

Thursday, June 13, 2013

A Debut: The World is a Stage Around Us

This is quite a different post from the rest. A debut from my choir group. Titled The World is a Stage Around Us. A performance by The Voices of Penang Philharmonics.

Our lovely choir group


The conductor, Wailun, and I

“The World is a Stage around Us”

Ryan Cayabyab Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Arr. Stephan Leek Simple Gifts
Fabian Obispo, Jr. Dahil Saiyo

J. S. BACH "The King's Consort", BWV 527. 1st. movement*
J. W. KALLIWODA Morceau de Salon, Op. 228*
E. GRANADOS Intermezzo from Opera "Goyescas"*


Ko Matsushita Yuki ga Tokeru
Ko Matsushita Hikari ga
Ko Matsushita Tosaka Mimasaka


Intermission


F. MENDELSSOHN Violin, Cello and Piano Trio, Op.49, 1st. movement*


Svensk Den Blomstertid nu kommer
Arvo Pärt Solfeggio


John Høybye Spring Morning
(Frederic Walienne, oboe; Ooi Her Yong, violin; Jane Chung Qi Qian, violin; Iruru Hidaka, viola; Mika Hidaka, cello)


Anders Edenroth Chili Con Carne

Encore:
Yupanqi, arr. Emile Sole Duerme Negrito


*PPO In a Chamber


Catch blooming flowers of Sweden while you take a walk in a beautiful Danish park; watch the lightning in Japan and listen to the Estonian sound in the air as you sing a Filipino tune in the style of Jazz; and when all these are over, hum a Spanish lullaby before you go to bed. Come widen your horizon with us as we reach out and embrace the world like it is in our own backyard – as though it is a stage built around us.

Voices of Penang Philharmonic, through the lens of choral music, will take you on a whirlwind tour around the world, all made possible by the human voice. No long-haul flights, no language barrier, no culture shock, no limits… just the beauty of choral music.


Prepared by,
Chong Wai Lun

##excerpt from the concert booklet.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Cheng Kon Sze (清觀寺) Temple of 1002 Steps in Penang

Oneof the hiking spot in Penang is the 1002 steps of Cheng Kon Sze. Going up would take 30-45 minutes with fast pace, one hours and a half with slow pace.

















The hike starting point can be reached from United Hokkien Cemetery in Paya Terubong. Hikers actually have to enter the cemetery and drive further on to reach the place.

The starting point of hiking is inside, where you would need to drive through the cemetery.

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