Merchant

Address: 55 Penang Rd., Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10000, Malaysia | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 55 Penang Rd., Georgetown, is near Khoo Kongsi, Fort Cornwallis, Komtar, and Cannon Street.
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      Travel Blogs from Georgetown

      Operation 'Food Baby Coma' is ready to launch...

      A travel blog entry by woodywanderlust on Dec 15, 2014

      49 photos

      ... and ethnicities all living on one island together, and fairly harmoniously too nowadays... Indian, Chinese (at least 45% of population), Malay, Thai are the main ones. But there are also many Portuguese people (known as "Eurasians" by the locals) who were the result of many a Portuguese-Malay love affair back during the island's colonial period. Funnily enough, it was also strange to see most of the street names here ending in British surnames ...

      Around Georgetown

      A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Dec 08, 2014

      56 photos

      ... These are very diverse and often don't appear to mean anything. We had a good time searching these out as we walked down the street. Ben was pacified by a packet of Oreos, which seem to be sold in almost every shop in South East Asia. Another thing we have seen a lot of recently is Proton cars. Although quite unusual in the UK, Proton has a huge share of the market here in Malaysia as it is the state car manufacturer. We saw some pimped out models on ...

      Penang

      A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Dec 07, 2014

      17 photos

      ... bordered by buildings which wouldn't have looked out of place in Cheltenham. At the end was a clock tower commemorating Queen Victoria's diamond anniversary, sixty feet high: a foot for each year of her reign up until 1897. It leans slightly to one side as a result of Japanese bombing raids during World War Two.

      Next to the tower is Cornwallis Fort, built to protect the harbour on the spot where the British first hoisted the Union Flag on the island. We had our photos ...

      Tea and a bun in Penang.

      A travel blog entry by burnsn on Sep 09, 2014

      2 comments

      After a good rest, we set out this morning to the largest supposedly Buddhist temple in Malaysia, built 1885. The setting of misty lush green hill tops with a pagoda and 30m statue reminded me of old Hong Kong as did the weather as I its been raining all day. The mist cleared a little for us to get the funicular up Penang hill , an old colonial station made by Indian labour, but then ...

      Malaysia the Melting Pot of Asia

      A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish on Jul 26, 2014

      1 comment, 31 photos

      ... calves and knees. This luxury of cheap massage is certainly going to be one of the many things I miss when I return to the real world.

      The next day I decided to leave the city behind and take a local bus to the other side of the island to do some hiking in the national park and enjoy some secluded white sandy beaches. Lacing up my runners for the second day in a row I was much happier to be hiking and making my way through the root obstacle course than the ...