Olive Spring Hotel

302 Chulia St., Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10200, Malaysia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang

Final Day

A travel blog entry by leanneroles on Apr 24, 2014

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... rain with it. We had a short downpour while we were out walking but found some shelter under an awning and it didn't last long. Ten minutes later we were on our way again. Every street in Georgetown has its own charm. People probably think we're crazy taking photos of broken old shutters but that just typifies the look of the old town and gives it that special ambience.

The Clan jetties are ...

Concerning Clans, Curries and Cats.

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin on Mar 23, 2014

47 photos

... always the street art to keep you entertained as you meander through the traffic. Georgetown on the one hand is the most amazing place to walk around. Beautiful architecture as well as the street art means you never know what you are going to see. The downside is the lack of pavements, open drains and various other pitfalls, and we won't dwell too long on the subject of rats. Suffice to say they are big, very healthy looking and busy going about ...

Happy Ending

A travel blog entry by gflacke on Feb 05, 2014

4 comments, 15 photos

... ornamentation for the New Year, including mounds of fresh fruit and flower offerings at the altars, was pretty remarkable. There was so much incense burning that any asthmatics within five miles were probably having apoplectic fits.


After taking in as much temple grandeur as possible we headed to a well-known local eating establishment, aptly named China House, for one of their famed desserts. They had cakes and tortes and pies galore, chocolate and cream ...

Georgey Podgy, Pudding and Pie

A travel blog entry by hannah-ollie on Jan 30, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... to consolidate their power in the colonies, curtailing the expansion of the Dutch to the south and the French to the north. The colonial history, and preceding Chinese occupation, of Malaysia has filled it with Indian, Chinese and Malay cultures and religions; similarly to Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, Buddhist temples are coexisting with Islamic mosques and Catholic churches on the same streets.

The short walk from the ferry terminal to our hostel passed all of these ...

Penang: gateway to my belly.

A travel blog entry by chinesetudor on Jan 03, 2014

9 photos

... street's got talent'. Basically the street is opened up and loads of acts, along with arts and crafts and musical instruments are sold. It was a great occasion and also good for trying snacks and drinks from ages gone by- I had a massive ice ball which you suck on to refresh yourself in the heat. Ali got an ice lolly. The fun continued on into other streets. One famous Chinese temple we stumbled upon had a stage show outside, that included contortionists and a ...

Location

This hotel, located on 302 Chulia St., Pulau Penang, is near Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Tropical Spice Garden, Khoo Kongsi, and Komtar.
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