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Aside from inside the Spice Bazaar, we also took the chance to walk outside the bazaar along the back alley behind and beside the bazaar … and boy!! there were even more things to see and pictures to shoot.

See for yourself what I have captured…….

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Haha..not sure this man approves of me taking the photo or he was posing for it.

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more spices outside the bazaar

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one of the back alley….

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and there were a lot of people walking there especially the locals. Guess the tourist were all caught up inside the bazaar.

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Locals eating outside a small stall and I believe they were having the famous apple tea.

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Lots of weird and curious things that you can find here.

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Turkey … a country with a long history and beautiful scenic views (29)

More pictures of the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul. It is really a a big place.

Overlooking the Sea or Marmara and also the bridge that connects the Asian and Western part of Turkey.

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Here are some beautiful and colourful shots inside the Spice Bazaar.

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Lots of Sweet Candies or confection to choose from…. and the most famous is the Turkish Delight; is a family of confections based on a gel of starch and sugar.

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spices anyone?

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more spices……

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colourful bowls…

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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.