Sunday, May 11, 2014

Mothers' Day Weekend In Penang, Pearl Of The Orient

Took a short trip to the Pearl Of The Orient with my family yesterday.  Started off the journey around 10am and reached Penang around noon.  The bridge was not jammed but the road leading to Green Lane was kind of hectic.
 
Smooth traffic....
Reached the hotel around 2pm after taking our lunch in Ah Ling's fried koay teow in Datuk Kramat Road.  At the lobby, I met up with one of FB friends was waiting at the lobby... Nice of him to drop by to meet up for a short while... Thanks for coming by, AL...
After he left, we adjourned for Laksa... this is the BEST I have tasted so far in Penang...
Opposite Peng Hwa School at Gottlieb Road... "BESTEST"... LOL...
From our hotel room at 12th floor... nice scenery...
Overlooking a small portion of the sea...
Mountains at the left side....
Then we rested for awhile before going for our dinner at 6.30pm...
 Lok-Lok to start off our dinner in the evening....
Then we adjourned to Kimberley Street for Koay Teow Th'ng
Not really a fan of this... but ate a bit to try....
Some desserts as usual....
Ended up in Paragon Gurney to digest.....
Morning buffet breakfast..... took a bit.. such as 2 half boiled eggs.... 
And a bowl of porridge....
And ended up eating again at New World Park.....
Dropped by at Straits Quay.... and ended up doing some shopping there...
Well, that is about all....
A brief summary of our one night stay in Penang...,
Happy Mother's Day!!

33 comments:

  1. So nice, go here, go there...eat...eat...and eat! Some people have all the luck in the world.

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    1. STP, not luck but blessings from our God... :)

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  2. The foods makes me drooling... hehe...

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  3. Wah .....so enjoyable ! I also want to join.

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    1. OK, take the next plane up... hahaa..

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  4. Sometimes it is nice to have a short getaway. So enjoy, go here & there wnd enjot all the nice food.

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    1. Yes, I love short trips too.. come home refreshed but have lots of unpacking to do.. :)

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  5. Wonderful yrip with yr family. Happy Mother's Day to you and your mum.

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  6. wow.. MAKAN and MAKAN!! nice and delicious trip, haha.. and this Mothers Day is surely a happy and yummilicious one!!

    p/s: I love the lok-lok and dessert!!

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    1. Once awhile can la.. the lok lok.. but most varieties I am not into them...

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  7. Wah, lok lok!
    Eh so ngam, I just had lok lok this afternoon, but not as much as you, hehe~

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    1. See too much also scared.. .don't know which to take and most of it actually are common food.. I like the sotong and the lor only... :)

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  8. No call me out T.T i stay at green lane btw

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    1. aiyoh... too short a stay and too many family members.. how to call you? hehehe.. thanks, I know where you stay.. next time can?

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  9. The food looks wonderful!! I also hope your kids know what a wonderful mom you are. It is Mother's Day here, too!!!

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  10. Happy mother's day to you Claire! Good to see you enjoying yourself.

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    1. Same to you, Mun! I enjoyed anywhere as long as I am being driven.. hahaha..

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    1. It is really good.. I think I will go there each time I am in Penang.

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  12. Wow, so much delicious food, I like the lok lok!!! And Happy Mother's Day to you!!! =]

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    1. All hawkers food only.. hahaha.. Penang is famous.. !

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  13. Wah, still gallivanting ahh? Jealous leh.. Yesterday was just another ordinary day for me, stayed home only.. Boring hor? But we went out for a nice dinner on Saturday though.. But with two babies around, we couldn't enjoy very much, had to swallow the food and shout & nag like a crazy old hag the whole evening.. Even the waitresses pitied us and kept reminding me "Your baby's leg is out of the hi-chair".. Gawd..
    OMG, I love everything you ate.. I love that laksa, but will usually omit the "har kou".. Smelly leh, teehee.. And yep, kuey teow thn'g, can't miss that in Penang, will usually order 2 bowls.. One with just the "liew" only, slurrrpp...

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    1. Me too, I don't like the prawn paste... Put little bit ok lar.. but not all... I prefer to taste just the laksa soup originally...

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  14. yuppp haha opposite PCGHS laksa is the best! =D

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  15. ahem ahem...shy shy ah?

    Aiyo went penang so many times but have not tasted Ah Ling CKT leh

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  16. Which hotel did you stay? I can't figure out from the photos. :-)

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