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Located on the fringe of George Town, Penang's famed UNESCO World Heritage Site Buffer Zone, just down the main thoroughfare from KOMTAR Tower, is Kimberley Hotel. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, named after the second Prime Minister of Malaysia. The well-maintained whitewashed heritage building with bright lights shining from the lobby definitely ... continue reading »

Located at the corner lot of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke in George Town, Penang, Hotel Penaga's unique art deco terraces surely catch the eye of passersby. Constructed in the early 1920s, this building was originally a three-row cluster of fifteen double-storey block with terraced houses and shops. Many locals would remember this property as being ... continue reading »

Lenggong Archaeological Gallery

I have visited Lenggong Valley, its archaeological Gallery and the major archaeological sites at least three times in the past year, since Lenggong Valley was inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. But for anyone who is interested in archaeology, and particularly in the Perak Man and Perak Woman, there's a lot of information and minute details ... continue reading »

Lenggong Valley World Heritage Site

Lenggong used to be a little-known backwater town, until an archeological team from Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang came and discovered the 11,000 years old "oldest and complete" human skeletal remains found in Malaysia in the early 1990s. The discovery was named "Perak Man", and since then, Lenggong Valley has constantly been in the news. Lenggong ... continue reading »

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