Sunrise in the Straits, Penang Island, a view from Eastern and Oriental Hotel

A view from Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Penang coming from the modern Malay word Pulau Pinang, the Island of the Areca Nut Palm. In the 15th century, Penang Island was referred to as 檳榔嶼 in the navigational drawings used by Admiral Zheng He 鄭和 of Ming China (明朝)

George Town of Penang Island was founded by Francis Light as a free port, to entice traders from the Dutch trading post.

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The Dragon of Kampong Sar Kong... Fire from within...

The dragon is made from straws from the padi (also known as Straw Dragon or 槄草龙). This Fire Dragon as part of its traditional temple event. The event starts with the temple members and devotees lighting the big joss sticks and stick them firmly onto the head, body and tail of the dragon. There was also the pearl ball which is also stuck with joss sticks.

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Back to Basics... Hello 2019...

play with light. Singapore, 2018

photographed by KC Eng

Cameras are getting smarter. The method of shooting changes as days goes by. It is good to just drop everything and go back to the basics to re-learn again what is known…

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waiting for superman - sleep

SLEEP, something everyone needs but more and more of us throughout the world are having insufficient sleep. The lack of sleep makes us dumber, making us grumpy and foggy, and affects many other areas of our lifes. This series of photos aims to show the seriousness in the society’s lack of sleep and as a result, many people, regardless of age and gender, fall asleep anywhere, anytime..

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