The very cool dusky leaf monkeys, seen on a regular walk up Pearl Hill
A close up courtesy of wikipedia:
We don't make it to the beach very often [mental head slap], though it's only steps away... A sunset there
In the Never in America department: name of a very popular car made in Malaysia: Kancil.
And maybe this too?
Things you can buy in the supermarket:
|Very popular among the Chinese crowd|
And for people who think the above sounds truly horrid, a lovely vegetarian luncheon:
Tom's school staff party was held at the Peranakan mansion in historic Georgetown. We got a tour.
|The main entry way and dining area|
K's milestone--2 perfect years of magical titanium body parts:
Tom's abiding love for.....ICED MILO continues
Tom has signed on for two more years, and we will stay, too, in this 20th floor apartment.
From the [small] balcony:
Above, one of the cruise ships that regularly pass by. Some of them are incredibly huge--some more than 2000 passengers I think.
We had another quick trip to Singapore for beer making supplies. Our selections:
We saw a sign for the upcoming SEA games. T asks how they can have badminton and gymnastics on the Sea?
Ah but he's still.......
Also seen in Singapore
And at the airport, your chance to stock up on Tiger Balm
It's just a short flight back
Meanwhile, back in Penang, a couple of cool trees
And, dare we say, cool ball-goers. Well OK maybe not. But dedicated, jitterbugging ball-goers! (the annual Mai Ball put on by the Malaysian-German Society and Alliance Francaise)
|Le Bon Vivant apres ball|
From a well-organized (if not super well attended) demonstration in support of Rohingyaand Bangladeshi refugees:
And K with Nepali student who's been living in a shelter for migrant workers:
And our little orange car, on an errand in Georgetown:
Looking forward BIG TIME to our upcoming trip to the US, most especially Ben and Sarah's wedding. While we would probably consider going to any wedding offering 15 pounds of baklava, this is one we would not miss.