Posts Tagged 'Malaysia'

Night at the cruise ship

Night at the cruise ship

Costa Atlantica picked Singapore as the port of origin in one of its cruise line maiden journeys in Southeast Asia. In the late evening that does not differ much in temperature than in daylight, it set sail to two cities along the Strait of Malacca—the city of Malacca and Penang—and ended its journey in Phuket Island.

Remember ancestors

Remember ancestors

Chinese ancestral temples are found scattered across the old parts of George Town. It is note-worthy that not only the municipality protects these buildings for its historical value, the Malaysian of Chinese descents also care for each of their memorial center, keeping the tradition of paying homage to the past generations.

George Town

George Town

For all its heritage, George Town depends on its ubiquitous,well-preserved old buildings to present a “Truly Asia” experience, a tourism jargon created by its host country, Malaysia. Some of the epic buildings were inherited from the past British administration, located near the main harbor, but Chinese architecture dominates the greater part of the town.