Yesterday, on the eve of Chinese New Year, I took off on my motorbike and encircled historical Georgetown in Penang to see how everyone was decorating for the year. Here are a few of my photos.
(above) At the esplanade, a Chinese New Year display which will be the backdrop for a Feb 13 celebration. You can see the Strait of Malacca in the background. (Below) A closeup view of the water with the Penang Port on the mainland in the distance.
(above) Typical Penang street at CNY.
(above) A busy temple on the eve of the New Year.
(above) Outside the esplanade.
(above) This looks like a lucky place to eat on the eve of the year of the monkey.