Cameron Highlands Tea Plantation, Malaysia

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Skywatch - Straits Quay Lighthouse

This lighthouse in Straits Quay is strategically located at the northern coast of Penang facing the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean.

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A great place to skywatch when it's not raining.

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Those luxury yachts and elegant sailboats that are docked at the marina belong to world travelers who drop in here for a few days. Have you ever been sail boating? I haven't and would love to go!


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A different view of the lighthouse under the fine weather


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From another perspective, I love the way the trees and lighthouse are framing the rippling clouds.

Skywatch

20 comments:

  1. Love your last pix with the clouds as thought the building is floating together.

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  2. Have not tried sail boating in those pictured but have done massive koyak-ing for few hours at sea during my Outward Bound School experience and boating with the whole gang in Lumut.

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  3. What a charming lighthouse. The clouds in the last shot are just lovely.

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  4. Great sky.The sky matches buildings well.
    I'll also try to post "Sky watch".It looks fun.

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  5. Love the lighthouse photos especially the last one! : )

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  6. Wow, amazing building that is. Great photos.

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  7. You live in a wonderful country. It looks so beautiful there and I love the smart, whitewashed buildings. I've never been on a fancy sail boat but I'd wonder about getting seasick. I've been on a couple of ferries!

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  8. Bonza photos, i would never have picked it for a lighthouse because its very stylish and has an unusual
    design to what we have down here in OZ :-).

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  9. What lovely skies and terrific captures! I love the last one with the cotton ball clouds for a backdrop! Lovely building! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

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  10. Wonderful light house, very different looking.

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  11. unusual light house, and the clouds, are they ready to send rain to pelt down on the boaties?

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  12. what clear skies! The day looks hot.

    Lovely shots, LR!

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  13. Very nice photos, especially I like the first one.

    Regards and best wishes

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  14. This is a lovely lighthouse and that last shot is superb.

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  15. I have never seen a modern lighthouse, and so I thought they ought to be always old structures! Thanks, Life Ramblings.

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  16. This looks like a new one,nice sky shots.

    My SWF

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  17. What a beautiful lighthouse! Lovely shots of the sky and the unusual looking lighthouse. Happy skywatching!

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  18. I love lighthouses. Will bookmark this post and try to visit this place soon. :)

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