A Walk Down To Weld Quay and Chew Jetty – Penang

So after our Walk Around Georgetown Heritage Trail – Penang, we walked on down to Weld Quay where the clan jetties are in Penang.

Just before we left the foodcourt for the jetty I spotted this jolly old fella who made me think of a Chinese Popeye!

Chinese Popeye

After that we visited the Chew Jetty, they even have a Homestay program!

Chew Jetty

It was really really hot by the time we’d reached there.

Chew Jetty

There were a lot of people hard at work, like this fella sorting out crab bits.

Chew Jetty

And this fella off fishing or some such.

Chew Jetty

After that it was grab a drink of water and a longgg walk back to the cars before lunch. Always time to grab a reflection on the way.


Spotted this serious looking fella riding his bicycle.

Serious Cyclist

And this poor old fella who may of fallen on hard times.

Hard Times

We headed to New World food court for some lunch, then back to the hotel to rest before going to Ferringhi Beach for the sunset.




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9 Responses to A Walk Down To Weld Quay and Chew Jetty – Penang

  1. kennhyn March 26, 2009 at 11:37 am #

    the way to travel is walk aroud, many people just drive around and miss out a lot of stuff.

  2. Myhorng March 26, 2009 at 11:38 am #

    I never really walk into Chew Jetty. A lot of them moved actually.

  3. KY March 27, 2009 at 12:03 am #

    I actually used to stay at those places when I was a boy.

  4. Michael Yip March 27, 2009 at 9:49 pm #

    Good take man. Especially the 1st one, Great expression on the old man.

  5. ben March 28, 2009 at 1:31 pm #

    I like your portrait shots, especially the vivid details on the Chinese popeye 🙂

    I bought a dSLR – Canon 1000D b4 CNY, still learning how to shoot properly. Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. Darren March 28, 2009 at 2:40 pm #

    love the first shot!

  7. farah March 28, 2009 at 4:58 pm #

    particularly love the photo of that chinese popeye.

    brings back memories of my mom’s hometown – we had an old neighbor who we also called uncle popeye who looks like the feller in ur shot

  8. ShaolinTiger March 30, 2009 at 10:53 pm #

    kennhyn: Yah people should get out of their cars more often and interact with the place.

    Myhorng: It’s pretty interesting down there, you should check it out.

    KY: Yah? Must have been fun.

    Michael Yip: Thanks, he was a happy old fella.

    ben: Glad I can inspire someone, keep on shooting, practicing and reading. You’ll get there if you invest the effort.

    Darren: Thanks, I really like that one too.

    farah: Seems to be a popular one.