The seafront Eastern and Oriental Hotel (E&O) is one of the best spots to find peace and tranquility in the heart of Penang.
I used to spend my time here watching the sun set while enjoying the beauty of nature.
At a different corner of the city, there are several quirky art pieces designed by international artist Ernest Zacharevic that have gained attention far and wide. They make me smile whenever I come across them. They brighten up old, boring walls and here are a couple of his quirky creations that I enjoyed most.
Two children riding on a real bicycle at Armenian Street
and a boy perched on an old motorcycle at Ah Quee Street.
I particulary love the two last ones...
Best regards from Paris,
I love the art pieces so quirky and fun!ReplyDelete
from another blogger's post I've seen these quirky murals and I'm very amused. how fun.ReplyDelete
I'd love to be spending time in that 2nd photo ;-) So very beautiful. I also adore the two children riding a bicycle. That is so cute! Happy SWF!ReplyDelete
That's a brilliant idea! I very liked both funny works of art. Many thanks for sharing and big congratulation for Ernest.ReplyDelete
Have a great weekend.
You did a great job with the themes. I love the peaceful shot and the quirky art is fantastic.ReplyDelete
The E&O is familiar to me but not the works of Ernest Zacharevic. Are they new in Penang? And what is the general opinion of them among Penangites, do you reckon?ReplyDelete
These artworks are part of the Mirrors George Town project created for the George Town Festival 2012. As far as i can tell, the feedback from the public has been awesome and you can see more of his work here.Delete
Yeah~those arts does exude a lot of peace and tranquility albeit a bit quirky. :pReplyDelete
I so wanna go there to snap the photos before it is vandalised!ReplyDelete
Love all of your photos! These express the themes for this week quite nicely.....the 'real' bicycles added to the art is well done.ReplyDelete
The quirky art pieces are fascinating. I am going to look for them when I visit Penang. :)ReplyDelete
Well done! I had a hard time this week :) Love the paintings! happy weekend.ReplyDelete
What a nice art in the town. :)ReplyDelete
The one with kids on bicycle really caught my attention. Great piece of artReplyDelete
Very peaceful indeed !ReplyDelete
Also love your "quirky" pictures !
Your photos are always so nice. I love those quirky murals!ReplyDelete
A very beautiful and tranquil spot.ReplyDelete
Love the quirky art - perfect for this week's theme.ReplyDelete
Have a super weekend.
These are exceptional murals. Like it very much.ReplyDelete
I adore the mural of the children on the bike. I remember you posted about it once before but I didn't remember the motorbike - is that one new? Great choices for the theme - I love the atmosphere in your first photo. Are you on Twitter by the way??ReplyDelete
Thanks for your kind comments Mandy. you're right, i've featured both photos before but i thought they're worth sharing again. i don't have a Twitter account, i'm only on facebook.Delete
The waterfront at the hotel is very nice!ReplyDelete
Lovely seafront of E&O with the clouds at the back. Used to joke about E&O stands for Error & Omission Hotel those days we knew its E&O only.ReplyDelete
OH my gosh I LOVE those murals!!! What a fabulous idea that artist had. I love how he captured the joy on those kids' faces too. So cute.ReplyDelete
Lovely bits for the other photo hunt too; you show your city to great advantage.
Love the first photo!ReplyDelete
Love those murals! I want to go and take photos of them!ReplyDelete