G'day, I used to be 6 when we arrived on Penang back in 1976...used a couple of years there on Road three Vale Of Tempe. Numerous Recollections, way tooo a lot of to say. I bear in mind the quarry blasts daily at aprox 5pm (I do think) wherever they blew rocks & stones to smithereens (1 working day i don't forget a rock flying straight excessive of us & end up heading thru the roof and into a laundry a number of doors down - the cat went missing!). The quarry vans were being amazing - no brakes, windscreens, doorways, & lights...get outta there way!. If only I remembered my Amah's title I might try and Get in touch with her as we have been hoping to go over up coming 12 months for the 1st time (soon after 24 many years I will not likely don't forget Significantly).
Just about the most lovely islands in Malaysia is Perhentian Island, which actually consists of an enormous island and a little island. Both of those islands present great scuba diving and snorkeling amenities.
Perfectly what a sight ,with all Those people properties almost everywhere.I am unable to imagine that it is the exact same location that we lived in- Tanjong Bungah. we allso lived in Tanjong Gajah a couple of years in advance of. It positive was an remarkable time to Dwell there. Roger and Ainsley
I keep in mind we used to go the the Monkey Backyard (I think that is exactly what it had been known as) and there could well be a bunch of tiny Indian boys promoting packets of peanuts for 10 cents (Malay) to feed the monkeys. A faculty tour for the anti-venene centre is my scariest memory. Numerous different types of snakes. And also the sight of the 15 foot king cobra trying to strike you in the glass isn't something a youthful child forgets. But fantastic Recollections They are really. I'll constantly rembember my time there, everyday living was carefree and plenty of entertaining.
Do realize that diving and snorkeling close to All those islands is not possible concerning October and March due to the Northeast monsoon season.
I have just discovered this website and do not need many time in the intervening time so I am printing off everything is on it even though I publish this. Why have I not received time? We've been packing at the moment simply because we've been leaving for Penang on getaway this week. We've been taking aged photos and looking forward to it. I'll return and report in about five weeks time. The printer remains to be heading so I am hunting forward to a fascinating read. Au revoir. Tony Parker John & Joy Horsting
I don't remember a thing about Penang !! I used to be born at the Army healthcare facility Taiping March 1962 and returned to Blighty in 1965. I will be going back for The very first time this coming Xmas (2003) .My dad was inside the url RAF and worked at Butterworth ,the last residence we lived in was at 515E Jalan Hashim.
G'day Penangites, Good day from another facet on the rock. Remaining an ex resident from the married quarters over at Butterworth for five years, the bus/ferry excursions by yourself where eye openers. As I have shed contact with all ex schoolies am hoping websites similar to this 1 as well as the "R.A.A.F University Penang" internet site will bring about a long overdue beer or three. Have a very billion and a single Reminiscences/queries for the numerous a protracted lost pal achieved through the several years 'seventy two-'seventy four and '77-'eighty.
hi all, it was great to acquire encounter this Web content on the a person and only penang.it`s a lot more so Once i happen to be clear of her for that previous 13 several years on account of occupation commitments.its been 3 years now click because i arrived property and skip penang a great offer. I`ve been to numerous aspects of the earth and Of course that It doesn't matter how fantastic a international land is,it can hardly ever appear near to The fantastic thing about PENANG.
I often check out Penang and just obtain a great deal to try and do there. Penang is the most effective held insider secrets from the great foods it is possible to try to eat on Guerney push to Batu Feringi Seashore I'm fully in really like with the place. Tony Parker
It was a wonderful spot to Stay as a toddler with each url of the huts on the beach and I bear in mind a large malayan man used to sit in front of an enormous pan cooking nase goring (rice dish), we're going to Penang and gonna be remaining in the lodge in august 2006. Jason McNamara
Mmm, The makan carts, the ice male, I recall a fruit cart gentleman, have not overlooked the name on his vehicle "Ng Peng Seng". The ebook guy, on the press bike with bins of 2nd hand guides stacked 6 toes superior. Rambutans- all you could consume for fifteen cents. I will have to hunt out the outdated Picture album now. Probably at some point I'll return - until then a cyber tour will do - many thanks providing me the chance to remind myself of These heady times.
Properly where by do I start off!! I was based mostly at R.P.O.Malaya in Singapore (Nee Quickly) from June 1956 to December 1957 and us very poor nationwide servicemen could nearly afford to pay for Sandycroft Depart Centre for the two breaks we attained while in Asia. I did'nt know it being an RAF depart centre and the only women we encountered have been the Naffi Ladies who took treatment of our every single want (Virtually) I try to remember one of these as Molly but remaining a virgin soldier I had to behave myself.. In These days it took 24 hrs to journey by teach as many as Penang and now I can perform it in twelve from the UK and what a spot it even now is, perfectly well worth gonna. and look at spoilt There's nowhere on the planet like it "Golden Sands" would be the position at Batu Ferringhi and Sandycroft has become a school (2004)and in very good nick.It's got taken me forty seven yrs to return there And that i am coming back in February 2005 (cant get adequate). Of course places just like the Satisfied Planet and The town Lights are extended absent although the snakes remain within the Snake Temple and therefore are as dozy as ever(I can confirm it).