The Wednesday I Took Pat Around Penang

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08.20 am – Went to one of the most delicious curry mee in the world for breakfast.

The red postbox outside the house.

~yum~

10.14 am – Picked up Pat and took her to The Chocolate Boutique.

A place with lots of rooms

filled with all kinds of chocolates.

Almonds.

Coconut.

Chocolate coated chips.

I forgot.

I forgot.

Green tea.

70% dark chocolate.

10.36 am – Next stop, Cheong Fatt Tze mansion. Also known as the Blue Mansion.

At the entrance.

Paying for the tickets. RM12 per pax.

Rules to follow.

Bookmarks and tickets.

How it looks like from the outside.

Rickshaws gracing the

sides of the entrance.

The only picture of the interior as

we were not allowed to take pictures inside.

The tourist guide who was very knowledgeable. Joann knew everything about the history of the mansion and explained every detail well.

12.18 pm – Pat and Gim at the entrance, ready to leave.

12.36 pm – Lunched at Mizi. Had al frutti di mare for my main dish.

The best mushroom soup in the world.

Spaghetti al frutti di mare.

02.44 pm – Khoo Kongsi.

The sign.

The awesome Khoo kongsi temple.

The lions.

Pat and Gim at the entrance.

Admiring the wall carvings.

Trying to figure out what the snail looking thing is.

Checking out the oldies of Khoo Kongsi.

The main temple.

Checking out the paintings at the back.

The antique chairs.

The wall paintings.

The present trustees of the temple.

Checking out the oldies again.

Wall carvings.

Gim and Pat before entering the Parentage Society of Khoo Clan.

The left of the entrance.

The right of the entrance.

Pat was saying that this logo reminds her of America’s Ku Klux Klan.

Once inside,

both Pat and Gim were busy

reading and looking at the pictures gracing the wall of the place.

04.23 pm – After a long and tiring day, coconut water was served.

Happy Pat.

Happy Gim.

08.00 pm – Went to Gurney for a little window shopping and ended up having dinner in Sakae Sushi.

I had garlic fried rice,

salmon sushi,

a dish consisting of beef and egg (I forgot the name) and

miso soup.

12.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

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