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Penang’s Quirky Street Art for Travel Photo Thursday

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Destinations, Featured, Malaysia, Penang, Travel Photo Thursday | 24 comments

Penang’s Quirky Street Art for Travel Photo Thursday…

This Travel Photo Thursday I want to introduce you to some of Penang’s quirky street art, found in historic Georgetown. Welcome to our 198th week.I hope you have as much fun looking at this art, as I did taking the photos. So often when I was taking these shots I would just stand back and say WHY. Then I would let my imagination run away.

You can check out more Penang street art HERE.

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All of these shots were taken when I was wandering the streets of downtown Georgetown with camera in hand. There is definitely a photo behind every corner in Georgetown, and many of them are on the walls of the area’s oldest buildings. The best quirky street art I found was when I just let my feet guide me.

So, what exactly are these two doing? Look to the left under the umbrella and you’ll the word “polis” peaking out. Is this a suggestion that they should be called, or were they lounging hidden away under the umbrella taking a breather from the midday sun? :) The man seems to really want that bucket!

 

Penang's quirky street art

Penang’s quirky street art

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Penang’s Butterfly Farm for Travel Photo Thursday

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Destinations, Featured, Malaysia, Penang, Travel Photo Thursday | 52 comments

Penang Butterfly Farm for Travel Photo Thursday…

Welcome to the 197th week of Travel Photo Thursday. Last week we were at the Tropical Fruit Farm, this week we’re hanging with the butterflies. Let me tell you, fruit is so much easier to photograph than butterflies!

To join in the Travel Photo Thursday fun simply post a photo on your blog.

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The Butterfly farm is along the same route as the Tropical Fruit Farm, but not as far. If you are traveling by public transport, the 101 bus will take you almost to the door. Just ask the driver to let you off.

A friendly welcome…

 

Penang Butterfly Farm

Penang Butterfly Farm

 

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World Wide Photo Walk, Daejeon, Korea October 11, 2014

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Destinations, Featured, Korea | 23 comments

World Wide Photo Walk, Daejeon, Korea October 11, 2014

I didn’t have to go far for travel inspiration this week. The World Wide Photo Walk 2014 was literally held in my neighborhood. For anyone who isn’t familiar with this event, it was started  by photographer Scott Kelby,  and is into its seventh year. I think this is the first year that Daejeon was registered, and I was really excited to partake. Photography is a huge part of my travels, and wherever I go I look for photo walks or photo groups where I can meet up with other photographers. It’s a great way to meet people who share the same passion, and these walks and meet-ups are usually free or inexpensive.

We were lucky there was a great charity event going on here in Daejeon, the Daejombie Charity Run, and as photo walkers we were the official photographers. The event is a 5K run in support of a local animal shelter, but there is a big twist. Along the route runners have to dodge zombies! Each runner has 3 lives, and by the end of the run most are “running dead”. There were six zombie zones and I was with the zombies in zone 1.

Of course,  before the race we have the make-up…

 

World Wide Photo Walk 2014

 

 

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