A walk in Georgetown Heritage Area … (part 1)

Took a day off today and brought my son to town and be a tourist for the day. It was interesting as we had never taken the bus in town as most of the time I would drive and park and then drive.

This time I wanted it to be different. Park my car at one of the mall and took the free shuttle bus that will pick up the passengers at allocated places. There are about 19 stops in total and it goes in a loop. We were kinda lost at first as we were not sure where to catch the shuttle bus but eventually we found one of then and that’s when our trip began.

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This is a shot of part of Georgetown from the mall car park.

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A beautiful shot of the Komtar; the tallest building on the island.

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As always, any where you walk in Penang, you will be able to find food at every corner. More on the food in my food blog. Follow it there on this.

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This is the free shuttle which we hop on to get our ride around the heritage area of Georgetown.

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The first stop was the oldest Anglican church on the island; St George’s Church.

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An interior shot of te church.

Within walking distance was the Little India; it is an area where you can find lots of Indian shops selling from food to cloths to spices and others things

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This shops sells just spices ….

Come and follow me on part 2 on the places that I covered in Georgetown Heritage area and pictures too.

Trip back…. A weekly affair w the bus (continues)

The trips continues…. taking the North-South Highway, the sight of Banjaran Titiwangsa and the greens all along the way with sights of line stones hills on and off. It is a 3 lane highway at initial but then drops to 2 lanes per direction.

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Stopping at the R&R area, sight of stalls selling fruits and food for the travelers.

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This is the mangosteen; a fruit which we usually eat along side with the durian.

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Anyone wants steams peanuts? It’s tasty. 😊

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This is one sight every country will have; the toll !!! Malaysia also has these all along the highways exit points.

Trip back…. A weekly affair w the bus

This is a weekly affair … an affair with the bus more than the person. Traveling in bus for 4 to 5 hours per way and then on Sunday, the affair repeats again in the opposite direction.

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Taking te bus from one of the busese at the bus stand outside the mall.

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There are 3 bus companies here, selling ticket to travel either to the north or to the south of Peninsular Malaysia; Penang or Singapore.

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While another is to a holiday resort up in the hills; Genting Highlands.

Anyway…. time to hit the road and enjoy the on board personalized TV movies.

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Mmmm on sarcoidosis thoughts … I had enough of repeats if you are taking the bus weekly. Lol. I will stick to my blogging in bus.