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October 15, 2008

Penang Bridge

Malaysia / Penang

After a brief stop-over in Taiping Lake Gardens, we drove up to Penang island (Pulau Pinang). Yes, drove to the island, via Penang Bridge of course!

The magnificent Penang Bridge is the longest in Malaysia and one of the longest bridges in the world. The total length of the bridge is 13.5km, spanning 8.4km across the water. (Read about information on Penang at wikipedia.)

Crossing Penang Bridge to Penang island.

Nice scenery along Penang Bridge.

Appreciate the sea view from Penang island. SCROLL left-right for the panoramic view of Penang Bridge.

Next, Penang hawker food!
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33 Comments Leave your comment

  • Zara said on October 15, 2008 12:52 am

    Awesome darling!!

    penang always make me want to come back there!!

  • `JeromeFo said on October 15, 2008 4:32 am

    I can’t wait for Penang foods!

  • Lifecruiser said on October 15, 2008 6:07 am

    What a bridge. Magnificent. That looks like a trip I wanna do too :-)

  • PenangTuaPui (PenangFatty) said on October 15, 2008 7:07 am

    wow…. you are here… PENANG… hmmm we shud meet up and chit chat ma…

    so next time when u pay a visit here… sure sure sure need to let us know.. we bringu around for hidden great food… and make u fat…

  • Borneo Falcon said on October 15, 2008 8:36 am

    Lucky you don’t get traffic jam at the bridge. I assume you cross it during off peak hour. There was once it was so jammed at 7pm I had to take the ferry to Butterworth.

  • eunice said on October 15, 2008 11:59 am

    @Zara: Penang is a nice retreat and getaway, plus good food!

    @JeromeFo: Sure sure coming up soon!!! XD

    @Lifecruiser: I hope u can visit Singapore and the nearby region like Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia one of these days too.

    @PenangTuaPui: LOLx!!! I know surely become fat lah! From the way you called urself as TuaPui.. hahah! I will surely refer to your blog for good Penang food!

    @Borneo Falcon: Yes yes I am aware of traffic jam at the bridge. We were lucky that the traffic was very smooth. By the way, we crossed the bridge on Sunday afternoon, and Hari Raya on Wed.

  • peteformation said on October 15, 2008 12:20 pm

    Good old Penang bridge. Reminds me of my Penang Bridge Run days. Nice photos.

  • dong ho said on October 15, 2008 1:30 pm

    i like the bridge here. i believe penang is a nice island. my brother went there once.

  • melee said on October 15, 2008 1:47 pm

    wow nice penang bridge, hope i can visit this island (someday) :D

  • Chobits said on October 15, 2008 2:13 pm

    Wow, nice photos, how you make it so long? photoshop again? Cool~

  • eunice said on October 15, 2008 2:54 pm

    @peteformation: wow u ran across the bridge before? That’s too exhaustive for me!!

    @dong ho: Ya it’s good as a short getaway for a fast rejuvenation.

    @melee: Yeah, worth visiting.

    @Chobits: Er, I used photo stitch software to combine a few shots together. Anyway all my photos are edited using Photoshop.

  • chuan said on October 15, 2008 7:10 pm

    haha, this week i also will go there..

  • alex said on October 15, 2008 8:06 pm

    look at the bridge!!! fabulous!!!

  • Shiela said on October 15, 2008 10:40 pm

    wow nice place + awesome photography!

  • ivana said on October 16, 2008 12:23 am

    great seaview also,excellent bride…great job!!

  • eunice said on October 16, 2008 12:23 am

    @chuan: Really?!! We going again end of the month!

    @Alex: Yeah, Penang bridge is one of the longest in the world

    @Shiela: Using some basic photoshop skill only

  • ivana said on October 16, 2008 12:27 am

    I mean…bridge..sorry..mistype..

  • eunice said on October 16, 2008 1:55 am

    @Ivana: LOL I would love to see the Golden Gate one day. It’s magnificent. One can even see it from the plane!

  • dede said on October 16, 2008 3:10 am

    Oh ho,….so nice. I heard about Penang 4 years back when I was in Brunei. My friend used to study in Malaysia, that why he always talk about beauty of Penang Island [I love Penang Curry Laksa]. Unfortunately, I had never been there before,…so pitty..

  • JH said on October 16, 2008 10:24 am

    Nice photos !

    Remembered traveling across the Penang Bridge for a short holiday in Penang, great food there !

    Looking foward to your food adventures !


  • eunice said on October 16, 2008 11:28 am

    @dede: U mean Assam Laksa is it? I love Assam Laksa!

    @JH: Okay =)

  • dede said on October 16, 2008 2:35 pm

    Asam Laksa, probably? some kind of soup which milk or coconut as base. Usually served with some mee noodles or bee hoon, some tofu and seafood or chicken with prawns and garnish with coriander leaves. if i am not wrong…heheeeeee..

  • dede said on October 16, 2008 2:36 pm

    i means coconut milk as a soup base

  • eunice said on October 16, 2008 2:43 pm

    @dede: Are you referring to Nonya laksa? I know what you mean, don’t think is Assam Laksa cos it has no coconut milk. But I never heard of Penang curry laksa before leh. I thought curry and laksa are two different dishes. Correct me if I am wrong.

  • dede said on October 16, 2008 3:01 pm

    yep,…i guess so. ya ya i remember. its nyonya laksa, Penang curry laksa maybe just name only. my friend owned the “NYONYA”restaurant, that why we often to go there for a dine.

  • Sam said on October 16, 2008 3:44 pm

    Its beautiful… Eunice.

    I hope I can visit that place. You’ve been exploring so much. That’s good.

  • jasmine said on October 16, 2008 5:36 pm

    yeah~ i miss penang *wink* =p

  • eunice said on October 16, 2008 5:57 pm

    @dede: I see. Yeah, Penang is also famous for Nonya dishes.

    @Sam/Jasmine: Yeah went Penang to visit relatives.

  • Air Tickets said on October 16, 2008 6:43 pm

    What a Nice Bridge. It is just awesome.
    Too good to be there enjoying a beautiful ride there.

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  • salingPUSA said on October 17, 2008 2:56 pm

    that’s a very beautiful bridge there….lavit, lavit…

  • eunice said on October 17, 2008 4:56 pm

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    @Air Tickets / SalingPUSA: It looks better than my poorly taken pic.

  • Amazing travel list said on October 21, 2008 7:10 am

    your blog is really so great.I like it…well done.

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