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Monday, January 2, 2017

New Year Eve 2016 In Penang

STARTED OUR JOURNEY UP NORTH AROUND 9.30AM, reaching Penang Island around 11.30am, just nice to have lunch.  Traffic was quite smooth though drizzling most of the way, nevertheless the weather didn't dampen our spirits especially for my girl.  She loves Penang more after spending eight months of internship working in Bayan Lepas.  Since it was New Year Eve, hotels were a bit more pricey than normal days but then, this is the first time we are spending our New Year Eve here, so it does not matter... so much... LOL... 

Upon reaching, we went to Cecil Street Market for our favourite Koay Teow Th'ng fix.  After our lunch we checked in and wasting no time, we made our way to Queensbay, her favourite spot for shopping ... er.. window shopping.  From Queensbay, we proceeded to Gurney... see how "active" we are when it comes to shopping?  LOL... But then we did not spend much, just feasting our eyes on the shopping deco and the red dresses in almost every shop outlets.
Traffic was pretty smooth going in to Penang unlike the other side... 
Our favourite stall at Cecil Market... 
Duck meat in Koay Teow soup...
Pasembur is not to be missed out ... 
Couldn't resist this either.. the sticky rice was very soft and nice... 
Checking in to Royal Hotel after our lunch...
Scenery from the 18th Floor... 
Greetings from the hotel lobby... 
Wasting no time, we adjourned to Queensbay.... 
The "Cockerels" are ready!
Let's go... Window Shopping!
Oh oh... We could not resist the Baskin Robbins 31% offer!
Good excuse to rest our tired legs!

14 comments:

  1. Yes, here too! All the red dresses everywhere...and the Chinese New Year decorations are up, not only at the shops and malls, even private houses too - they have already put up all the red lanterns!

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    1. wahhh.. makes me feel very lazy like that... hahahaa...

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  2. 2016 New Year Eve, in Penang, 2017 New Year Eve, Singapore? Wink wink hint hint, haha....

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  3. CNY is so near already. This year Hari Raya is early. LOL! All the festivals are coming fast and furios.

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    1. Yeah, fast and furious is the trend now!

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  4. Lost count of how many times you drive to Penang for holiday. Hahaha.

    The CNY decor is up so fast. The mall I went to this morning is still in their Christmas themed.

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    1. Yeah, I also lost count actually cos Penang is so near in a way...

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  5. Penang has always held a special spot in my heart. Also love the food, especially koay teow th'ng. We like the one sold at Chulia Street at night. What a coincidence! The last 2 times we were at Penang, we stayed at Royal Hotel too. Quite an ideal location.

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    1. Indeed it is an ideal location for us.. have been staying there for the past many years.. .hahaha..

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  6. Happy New Year to you and your family! So nice to spend New Year eve in Penang! You are looking good in that dress!

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  7. Oh my goodness! The Queensbay decorations are fantastic!! So beautiful! It is good to see your daughter again, too. I love the sweet picture of you between the two deer. And the bridge picture is breathtaking! The duck soup looks awesome, wish I could taste it!

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    1. Everything seems to look fantastic this season, Ginny! hahahaha.. Happy New Year!

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