G'working day, I was 6 once we arrived on Penang again in 1976...expended a few a long time there on Road 3 Vale Of Tempe. A great number of Reminiscences, way tooo quite a few to mention. I keep in mind the quarry blasts every day at aprox 5pm (i think) where they blew rocks & stones to smithereens (1 day i try to remember a rock flying straight excessive of us & finish up heading thru the roof and into a laundry a few doorways down - the cat went missing!). The quarry vans ended up awesome - no brakes, windscreens, doorways, & lights...get outta there way!. If only I remembered my Amah's title I'd try and Get in touch with her as we're hoping to move above upcoming year for the 1st time (soon after 24 many years I is not going to bear in mind Substantially).
We put in lots of time for the Penang Swimming Club & in the Hostel Motion picture nights. I have plenty of pictures of Penang, of our dwelling, the swimming club, the Hostel & many other sights of Penang. We had an excellent time & didn't actually need to leave there. We returned to Australia in Dec 1960 by the Dutch ship "The JVO". It brings back again numerous Recollections reading through each one of these feedback. I'm happy I discovered This website.
Well what a sight ,with all People properties everywhere you go.I can not consider that it's the similar area that we lived in- Tanjong Bungah. we allso lived in Tanjong Gajah a number of years in advance of. It positive was an fascinating the perfect time to Reside there. Roger and Ainsley
You will be performing an outstanding task and a great service in marketing Penang. Alot of individuals Really don't realise what they are lacking. I had been tasked, amongst Other folks to lessen the number of staff and RAAF involvement in Butterworth throughout that time period. A true disgrace for the people that did not get the opportunity to go and unhappy for those who had to leave. Thanks for that Reminiscences John & Pleasure
Selective motels in Penang have whipped up a feast to the holy month of Ramadan. The following will be the Ramadan buffets I've experienced the privileged of hoping out.
Very good Day to you personally all, I visit the site a great deal and luxuriate in sharing the Reminiscences in actual fact have designed contacts with old buddies from 62-sixty five & 70-73 Once i was there. What I really want to know is who may have posted the beautifull new images on the website and when it is feasible to present Every a brief description.
Len Mezzina I lived in Jalan Azyze, Hillside 1964-sixty six. A teen then, I've terrific Reminiscences of the A part of Penang; although considering these pix it unquestionably just isn't as I recall it. Sadly, I've overlooked names of streets - in which can I source a detailed map?. Hiking url and tenting from the hills around Mt. Erskine, (there have been Entire world War II bunkers are they still there?)The Penang Swimming Club? I attended an Australian Air Force university, is a college however there? There was once an once-a-year bike hill climb race up the Vale of Tempe, extremely enjoyable for all those moments; I continue to have scars from the pushbike fall on that road.
G'working day Penangites, Hello there from one other side from the rock. Staying an ex resident of the married quarters above at Butterworth for 5 several years, the bus/ferry excursions by itself exactly where eye openers. As I've dropped contact with all ex schoolies am hoping sites like this one particular plus the "R.A.A.F School Penang" website will result in an extended overdue beer or a few. Use a billion and a person Reminiscences/questions for the numerous an extended dropped pal satisfied through the a long time '72-'74 and '77-'80.
Batu Ferringhi, which means 'foreigner's rock', is to the north site of the island and is easily the most touristic resort present in Penang. The village is not more than a Avenue full of lodges. A stroll alongside the Seashore just isn't an option listed here; the inns all site have their non-public beaches.
i try to remember the accommodations at tanjong tokong - swimming swimming pools greatly so . walking alongside the water to obtain towards the hostel since the forces people named it . i also appreciated the scenic route a great deal so .i was 7/eight yrs aged then , I'm now 42 .keep in touch - stewart .
.. and I could also bear in mind the blasting with the quarry... this Internet site definitely is amazing and I overlook Penang very much.
It had the most beneficial Curry Kapitan I have at any time tried and I would appreciate to own this recipe, any ideas?????? I'm now again in my property condition of Tasmania, Australia.
Well wherever do I commence!! I used to be dependent at R.P.O.Malaya in Singapore (Nee Before long) from June 1956 to December 1957 and us weak national servicemen could pretty much pay for Sandycroft Depart Centre for The 2 breaks we earned even though in Asia. I did'nt understand it as an RAF depart centre and the one Ladies we encountered had been the Naffi Girls who took care of our each individual want (Pretty much) I recall one of them as Molly but staying a virgin soldier I had to behave myself.. In These days it took 24 hours to travel by prepare nearly Penang and now I can do it in 12 within the UK and what a spot it nevertheless is, properly well worth about to. and mention spoilt There's nowhere on this planet like it "Golden Sands" may be the place at Batu Ferringhi and Sandycroft is currently a faculty (2004)As well as in great nick.It's taken me forty seven decades to return there And that i am coming back in February 2005 (cant get enough). Needless to say sites much like the Content Earth and The town Lights are extended long gone nevertheless the snakes remain while in the Snake Temple and so are as dozy as at any time(I'm able to show it).