|A clocktower, because the European contingent needed to know what time the ships were getting in?
|A cannon at Fort Cornwallis, Britain's trading base on Penang from the 18th century
|The Protestant cemetery, where most of the British people from the island were buried.
|The Blue Mansion, built by a very rich Chinese merchant according to the principles of Feng Shui, and recently renovated as a boutique hotel.
|A shophouse - this is still what a lot of the streets are lined with.
|A local kid... Oh, no wait... that one's mine. This is where we had lunch, actually.
|What you can't see from the shop house photo is that you walk along either in the street or along these arcades under the houses, depending which is most blocked.
|One of many Chinese temples
|The minaret at the mosque
|Another street scene with houses and a small temple
|A 'street' on the Chinese jetty. These houses are built over water, with a whole Chinese clan originally owning one jetty. Now they must be among the most peaceful places to live in Georgetown and are protected under its new World Heritage status.
|After the architecture, the people. This is a book I found in the coffee shop at the bus station. It is a series of profiles of people who live in Penang. Reading it made a great end to the day