Monthly Archives: February 2013

Concubine Lane, Ipoh (2010)

Ipoh, with its heritage buildings and coffee shops, has retained much of its colonial charm. Hale Lane, Panglima Lane and Market Lane – previously known as the First, Second and Third Concubine Lanes – were part of the more colourful side of the city. Prior to the Japanese occupation of the country (1941-1945), brothels, gaming […]

Chulia Street, Penang (2008)

Chulia Street is one of the major streets in Georgetown, the capital of Penang State. It is also one of the oldest, originally named Malabar Street. It was renamed Chulia Street in 1978. Part of this historic street is located within the Georgetown UNESCO World Heritage Site.