Another seascape! Once upon a time, Penang was a hub beween the UK and Hong Kong. During the war, various battles were fought in the Straits of Malacca and later it was a submarine base for the Japanese. These days, the harbour mostly handles cruiseships and ferries carrying holidaymakers to Langkawi (which I will probablyContinue reading “Across the Strait, Malaysia”
This picture shows a famous piece of street art in Georgetown (on Armenian Street if you are curious) called “Little Children on a Bicycle” – and it is a really popular place to have you picture taken, with long queues of tourists waiting for their turn to pose with the bicycle. In this case withContinue reading “Two Couples, Penang”
I used to live in Penang. Street traders are a feature of life there, selling sweets and snacks from the back of a motorcycle. I am told the Roti Man delicacy is an ice-cream sandwich. I wish I had tried it. Technical Details Canon EOS 650D and 24mm STM lens. A really good combination forContinue reading “Street Trader, Georgetown”
It amazes me how changing a photograph to black and white, can completely change its atmosphere. It was a lovely sunny day, with a blue sky, but here, with the trees cutting the frame into boxes, it feels rather menacing.
My contribution to the mountain of cat pictures found on the Internet. Penang has a large stray cat population – most being more elusive than this little character. Most appear to have a kink in their tails.