Penang Walkabout


Yasuyo And Su Ling’s Heritage Adventure [PW2]

Yasuyo And Su Ling’s Heritage Adventure [PW2]

Yasuyo and I have no actual plans to take a walk along one of Penang’s famed heritage trails today. We had actually decided to spend some time at Little India, which is also in the heritage area of inner city Georgetown, but we did not plan to do a walkabout.

We are on the CAT (Georgetown city’s free shuttle from KOMTAR to the jetty) passing the Cititel hotel on the way to KOMTAR when I suddenly ask Yasuyo if she’d like to visit the tailor to get a custom-made blouse.

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Penang On The CAT [PW1]

Penang On The CAT [PW1]

“The last time I walked on this street was ten years ago!”

My Japanese friend Yasuyo is bubbling with excitement as we walk towards the KOMTAR (Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak) bus terminal to catch a CAT…and no, we were not looking for the furry ones with four legs but rather the big metallic ones with four wheels – the Central Area Transit (CAT) shuttle buses, also simply known as the MPPP (Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang or Penang Municipal Council) shuttle bus.

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