I have already been back again to Batu Ferringhi various moments over the past couple of years. I'm so unhappy at what is transpired to Penang recently and my condolences to many of the survivors and their familes. Terima Kaseh Ron Collins
I try to remember Fetties industry, Hillside as well as the night time marketplaces over the "mad mile" at Tanjong Tokong. Also the Gajah as well as the highway from Fetties industry up the hill to Vale of Tempe, my Young children named this highway the wobbly road mainly because it had a lot of twists and turns. Choose to listen to from anybody who can send out me shots of the region as it truly is today. Several thanks, Pam Rackley
I are aware that Anson Road Durian and Hock Lok Siew Durian (A part of the map under) also typically have outside of time durian, but I haven’t experienced any mentionable encounters there nevertheless so I didn’t consist of them In this particular spherical-up.
I went towards the RAAF School, varieties one and a pair of. We lived at Jalan Bahaudin and Jln Ahmad Bin Khasa. Went back for a check out in 1998 - what a truly amazing vacation - looks like a desire now. Have Beforehand posted a see below which didn't seem, so I hope I'm not doubling up somehow. I'd like to hear from Other individuals who ended up there then. Cynthia. Des Stark
After i went with a few friends toward the top in the year, we purchased a range called “Butter” from mainland Penang or Perak.
I utilized to capture a lorry from Green Lane up for the rail station before travelling to the very best the place we would be picked up in the convoy of landrovers which took us towards the radar elaborate on the highest. There were the previous Japanese lookout posts, nicely created, that looked about towards Alor Star plus the North. God how it rained in Penang. We still left Penang in 1967 to operate at Bukit Gopmbak down in Singapore.
. I will be thieving some time from uni to determine australia so anywhere u are, i hope we are able to it's possible sit back and also have a chat some time if its not too much of a hassle? and in addition for individuals who are usually not in australia.. I might enjoy to simply be in contact...by way of e-mail and perhaps snail mail? (practically nothing as interesting as writing on The great aged paper and envelope and waiting for mr postman to return by )and if at all possible fulfill up in penang in the click future? I like ur msg abt pg and the familiarity and society shock u found when u had been in pg Mr. David Antill...almost nothing touches my heart a lot more than when someone is prepared to study and check out to get familiar with the society and custom and also the indigenous language of her or his partner.. it's totally sweet! also to u Mr Vitto Livitto...! I assumed which is rather neat having ur wifey to operate and back again heheh... in any case u see the largest photo on this web site....Of course the last a person.... i live just round the corner from it.. It truly is a reasonably new extend of shophouses just throughout the road in the mall referred to as Island Plaza... i Are living just abt 2 mins walk from it...i Dwell just by the primary Jalan Tanjong Tokong.. im so used to the sounds from the visitors, i couldnt rest when i stayed in sydney (in this suburb called caringbah) for 2 months very last year just after my last exam for regulation degree! ive been staying below considering that I had been seven After i initial started out college... has become Virtually 16 yrs now.. whoa! that's all for now thanx for ur time for examining this msg... if interested pls publish again ASAP...to my e-mail insert if at url all possible thanx all over again... cheers, jane Brian Raynor
I went to Penang from Singapore about 1962 to operate over a RAF maritime craft within the harbour, we stripped the radar out and after returning to RAF Seletar to mend we went back to interchange it.
wow, I exploit to go to school at dalat college in tanjong bungah appropriate between paradise and visit what when was crown resort, dont determine what It really is named now but oh nicely.
We used plenty of time at the Penang Swimming Club & on the Hostel movie nights. I've lots of shots of Penang, of our household, the swimming club, the Hostel & a number of other sights of Penang. We experienced a fantastic time & did not really want to leave there. We returned to Australia in Dec 1960 from the Dutch ship "The JVO". It provides back many Reminiscences looking through all of these comments. I am glad I discovered this site.
Not long ago I identified that my most effective school Close friend Ingrid Sofrin lives about 20 miles in the future from me and went to her fiftieth birthday occasion! Next summer time I'm going back again - I would like to see all the old areas and odor every one of the aged smells (Particularly durians plus the harbour!) and perhaps even keep track of down my Pretty amah Hong Su Po.
It was a Frightening on the lookout spot, the fierce hunting dogs barked their heads off in the event you went in the vicinity of and for a few reason I thought the position was Nearly mystical. I am older and braver now, so the pictures my new wallpaper!!!
Howdy! I used to reside in Penang in 1969 to 1971. We lived on Tanjong Bungah Rd. about the Seashore, my gawd it's all disappeared. Our Seashore experienced the hut to the taipusem ceremony, pardon my spelling. I might love to see a picture of that spot now.