Monthly Archives: November 2013

Diving – Pulau Payar Marine Park – Malaysia

The day trip from Penang to Pulau Payar Marine Park for Scuba Diving was well worth it. Diving Glass Island–Pulau Payar Marine Park   We dived with East Marine – they were professional and took good care of us. A … Continue reading

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Bintan Island – Indonesia – GIS Year 8 Camp 2013

Emily’s Year 8 GIS Camp this year was at Bintan Island in Indonesia. They got a few days to climb coconut trees, go on the flying fox, kayak, swim and play. Getting to Bintan from Kuala Lumpur was a long … Continue reading

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Han Jiang Ancestral Temple

Han Jiang Ancestral Temple is the only example of traditional Teochew architecture in Georgetown. Awarded the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award for Culture Heritage Conservation in 2006, it is run by the Penang Teochew Association. The temple is dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Camera Museum – George Town, Penang

I am dedicating an entire post to The Camera Museum in George Town as it is a great little set-up that we all totally enjoyed. It is , located in a two-storey pre-war shop house at 49 Lebuh Muntri,10200 Penang. … Continue reading

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Video: Scenes of George Town and Penang

Short video of George Town and Penang…

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George Town Scenes

Over the course of the long weekend (2nd to 5th November 2013) we had a few sessions wandering George Town, Penang and taking in the heritage architecture and other sites. A real treat was running into Mr Lee, the last … Continue reading

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Mum’s Food that Brings you Home

In Skyping my parents last night we started going through the list of food that Emily wants my mum to cook when we are in Albury for Christmas. This, plus an episode this morning on Everybody Loves Raymond and his … Continue reading

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