Dec
16
2009

Hot, hot, hot…

On the second day of our stay in Penang, Darling’s friend Chaw Lai took the role of chaperoning us around. We got a morning call from him at 7.30am and forty-five minutes later we were on our way for breakfast.

Chaw Lai, wife Pei Pin and little ZhangJie
We took our breakfast here.
Some of the pictures taken.. Just can’t put up all. We are big eaters. Chaw Lai foot the bill on this one :)
It was very hot in Penang. Well, it is hot in PJ too but it seems extra hot in Penang :D
Needed to keep the kids properly hydrated at all times.Chaw Lai brought his wife, baby, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and her two kids along :D Penang Hill
Kek Lok Si Temple. Ethan feeding the tortoise.
That elderly man in the first pic? He suddenly came and grabbed Ethan away to our horror. I was ready to give him a strong kick (mother’s instinct) when he then hugged and ‘sayang’ Ethan. Just to be safe though, I captured his image :P

Check out the size of that milk bottle (with real milk in it for the offerings). Ethan called it ‘100 ounce milk’ :)
Goddess of Mercy
Our vegetarian lunch at the temple.
The most beautiful fish pond I’ve ever seen. Ethan threw some coins in it. He loves the frog :)
Chaw Lai lead us all the way to Prai for dinner at How Kee Seafood Village at Bukit Tambun. The highlight was on the amra fruit drink. Very appetising and refreshing. Yummy :) Dinner was on him too.
Some of the food served.
After dinner we went to Auto City in Juru where the guys got to feast their eyes on ‘beautiful people’ :P This place is kind of nice. Very modern and full of night life activities :D

We then made our way back to our hotel without Chaw Lai where we got lost for almost 2 hours. By the time we found our way back to the hotel, it was already 1.30am! We had been pampered to pieces the first and second day having friends to guide us around, when it came to surviving on our own, this was what happened :D But it was okay though, we got to drive around Penang!
Coming up next will be my final post on my Penang trip. Yeah, I can hear some of you exclaiming “Thank goodness” already! :P

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    I love seafood! The last time I was in Penang, we had a great seafood dinner at a home which was converted into a restaurant….situated near a cemetery.

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    nice trip… and I am sure you enjoy it.. these few posts were nice to read la… keep it coming..

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    1.30am..GENG2 HOURRS lost, MORE GENGwhy? cos Penang island is SOOOOOO SMALL .hehehehehehehehBut i like the fact u had a great time….

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    Mei Teng – Yikes! Near a cemetery? I'll be too afraid to dine there… Cynthia – One final post to go :DRachel – Paiseh lor.. LOL.. nevermind.. hahaha

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    wow….a really eventful holiday for u all…from meeting with people, to makan and visiting places…Every time I visit Penang, it is more of a business trip for hubby and makan trip for me. I never visit any tourist place before…how pathetic!!

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    Baby Darren – at least you get to indulge in Penang food! :D next trip, try to visit some tourist attraction.. it will be hot though :P

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    There's something about Penang roads… hmm, we got lost there too :p Aiyo, that elderly man who grabbed Ethan, scary man.

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    Yes..Penang is very HOT. I was there for a month plus on a project last time before I got married (working). I drove around on my own but a lot places I don't know how to go lah…haha. Stayed at Gurney Hotel for a month..haha.The temple is so different already. Huh..milk for offerings?? Haha…'100 ounce milk'..that's very cute of Ethan. Smart little fella. Great trip. :D

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    love the dim sum..

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    yor, that uncles scares me too. suddenly jes come & grabbed ethan boy? walaoeh. heart attack!penang is all about good food yeah, mciam melaka :) i understand abt u guys getting lost in penang, though small, tak familiar mah kan, and some more no U-turn wan, all one way.

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    I love how you put multiple picture into single collaboration, very interesting. Ooh nice Penang food there, must go there once.

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    Vince, Malacca has good food too :D ChloeRuoyi and Irene, yup horrible horrible feeling. If I were faster, it would be the first time I kicked an elderly! But tell me, what would YOU do in that situation? Rite? MummyGwen, you stayed where food are easily accesible. One month??? fuiyo.. :DWenn, yes, nice food :)

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    So fast going to end already? And my China and Kenyir trip posts still ongoing on my blog. Hahaha!

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    Wow! Such a nice holiday in Penang! Ethan must be having lots of fun!

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    Btw, how come Penang so hot? I thought PJ nearer to Equator. LOL! OK, OK, I know – cannot reason out like that! : )

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    your trip is so nice, meeting friends and eating out. Ethan loos so happy too!

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