george town IV: clan jetties

george town IV: clan jetties

I realized upon looking through my photos recently that I actually never finished blogging about Malaysia in February, which is a darned shame, because Megan and I saw some excellent places in our last few days there. First up: the clan jetties in George Town, Penang, which are long stretches...Read more
george town III: porky bits

george town III: porky bits

  On Robyn Eckhardt’s recommendation, we had dinner at Tek Sen on our first full night in George Town. Such outstanding food: stingray curry, potato leaves stir-fried with belacan and prawns, ginger duck, and double-cooked pork with bird’s eye chilis — the last of which I referred to as porky bits,...Read more
george town I:  photography walk

george town I: photography walk

After a frigid ferry ride from Langkawi and an arrival in Penang in the middle of a torrential downpour, I got up bright and early on our first morning in George Town to meet up with Dave Hagerman for a photography walk. When Megan and I booked our tickets to...Read more
langkawi eats

langkawi eats

1-2. Ginger tea and chicken satay at the restaurant next door to our guest house, Pantai Tengah. 3. Fried eggs with cheese and “chicken ham” (+ delicious iced coffee) at the Breakfast Bar, Pantai Cenang. (What exactly “chicken ham” is, the world may never know.) 4. Mango creamsicle at the...Read more
pantai tanjung rhu

pantai tanjung rhu

Langkawi beach #1: Pantai Tanjung Rhu, location of one of my favorite life moments to date, shown in the final photo above (photographed by Megan). A couple of minutes prior to this picture being taken, I was sitting on my towel, sweating intensely and having a serious internal debate. I...Read more