Warm Hugs in Penang

Warm Hugs in Penang
How often do we find ourselves not realising that a place of interest is just a stone throw away from where we live? I’m proud to have visited 16 countries and 34 cities in the world thus far, but am embarrassed that I have not explored many places in my country, Malaysia. Ever since I started this blog, I have been reminding myself that, wherever possible, I should spend more time to see the local sites.

Last year, I had shared colourful posts about Malaysian festivals/celebrations: Thaipusam in Ipoh; Chinese New Year festivities at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur (KL); Wesak light and float procession in Brickfields; and Ramadan evening food bazaar in a KL suburb.

There were non-festive Malaysian posts too: I had travelled to Sabah – one of our states in Borneo across the South China Sea – a long weekend of incredible sunsets, local markets and wildlife. Another fascinating trip I made – only 20 minutes drive from my apartment – was a visit to the Islamic Arts ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Warm Hugs in Penang
Guide Location: Malaysia » George Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Masjid Kapitan Keling   The Church of St. George the Martyr   Mercy Temple   Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling   Little India   Penang Bridge  
Author: Kathleen Poon
Read it on author's website: http://www.katpegimana.com/destinations/malaysia/warm-hugs-in-penang/