Hi yet again. In among the new photos I found your home by the rocks (bungah18.jpg). I don't forget this residence properly as it absolutely was at the conclusion of my street! New Street, Seahome, TB. Generally thought as a kid that it should have been utilized being a James Bond 'Baddie's' gaff!
Tanjong Bungah is where by I lived in 1966-68, as this developing used to be flats, with use of the Beach front on the back again by taking place the methods and within the entrance an enormous garden.
In the initial picture on the very best there, the biggest a single. I am able to see my household in which I have developed up!!! it's the 4th one alongside, Together with the huge palm tree infront of it. so shocked to check out it below!
Pam Rackley Thank you for your check out Tanjong Tokong and Tanjong Bungah. I accustomed to live in Jalan Hashim, Tanjong Tokong from 1978 to 1980. I haven't viewed the location given that then and it is good to understand it's developed and developed through the years. Tags about the pictures to tell persons precisely where by the pictures have already been taken will be superior.
Its intresting to study by way of the many feedback and memories on Penang in This page! Well...i'm proud to mention I am a Penangite, one hundred% pure blood! ;) Born below and been being here all my lifestyle! And like each second of it.
I just don't believe it!!!! Penang has altered a great deal of in the final five.5years!!!! I left penang Once i was 15yrs and since then by no means had the prospect to come back.
G'working day, I was six after we arrived on Penang again in 1976...used a few a long time there on Street three Vale Of Tempe. A lot of Reminiscences, way tooo quite a few to say. I keep in mind the quarry blasts day to day at aprox 5pm (I feel) in which they blew rocks & stones to smithereens (1 working day i keep in mind a rock flying straight excessive of us & wind up likely thru the roof and into a laundry a few doors down - the cat went missing!). The quarry vans have been wonderful - no brakes, windscreens, doors, & lights...get outta there way!. If only I here remembered my Amah's identify I'd try to Call her as we've been hoping to go about next calendar year for that 1st time (just after 24 yrs I is not going to bear in mind much).
From a small settlement for the northeastern tip of Penang Island, George Town has expanded outward around the centuries, finally linking up with Bayan Lepas at the southeastern part of Penang Island, and in the process, urbanising your complete eastern Coastline in the island.
How can I at any time ignore this great place on earth it experienced a life impact on me. It started off yrs in the past arround 1981, A Chinese Close friend that I have satisfied in Sydney, he was working in an Italian piza shop. This manufactured the ideal in Sydney. Anyway we manufactured great friends, we here use to take in in Sydney china town normally, late at nighttime. did we eat some authentic chinese foods, you identify I try to eat it. At some point he inquire me to come back to Penang. That altered my total lifetime arround. I ended up meeting a girl in Penang, two several years latter I married her.
I will be returning to Penang this March (2003). I hope to take a couple of photos of my aged property and a few other web sites of memory. I'd a great holiday getaway two many years in the past in the Golden Sands, but it had been all as well brief. This time It is really the complete 2 weeks. I'm hoping to hire a vehicle and stop by the mainland. I did it last in 1967, just after I'd handed my exam.
Often we could see in frustration that there have been only 1 or 2 RAAF staff occupying the whole bus even though area learners needed to watch for hrs and then jam-packed once we last but not least boarded the buses! The outdated Springtide lodge is gone! Website traffic is chaotic; the freshwater stream that led out to The ocean is not there! Somehow, one can hardly ever "! go house" following the destruction of your purely natural beauty and peace that was when the epitome of Penang, the "Pearl of the Orient". It's now the chaotic Penang....I hope that someone has the foresight to stop the additional erosion on the magic of Penang and my hometown, Tanjong Bungah.
I am so glad to check out all the pictures of Penang as I used to be being there for 4 months. I used to be also comfortable for me and I had been most annoyed Once i could not locate the items I used to be till I used to be in Super Tanjong.
Len Mezzina I lived in Jalan Azyze, Hillside 1964-66. A teenager then, I've excellent memories of the Portion of Penang; even though thinking about these pix it surely isn't as I remember it. Sad to say, I have neglected names of streets - the place can I supply a detailed map?. Hiking and tenting inside the hills around Mt. Erskine, (there have been visit Entire world War II bunkers are they nevertheless there?)The Penang Swimming Club? I attended an Australian Air Drive university, is a school even now there? There used to be an yearly motorcycle hill climb race up the Vale of Tempe, quite exciting for people instances; I continue to have scars from a pushbike tumble on that street.