Malaysia


A broad variety of fresh food at the market in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, Malaysia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in December, 1978.


A moment in life captured at Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, Malaysia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in December, 1978.


Kek Lok Si Temple on Penang, Malaysia, is the largest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1980.


Kek Lok Si Temple on Penang, Malaysia, is the largest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1980.


Kek Lok Si Temple on Penang, Malaysia, is the largest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia.
The temple’s main attraction is the beautifully crafted Ban Po That Pagoda
(Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas), which took more than 20 years to build.
A magnificent view awaits those who climb all the way to the top.
Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1980.


Penang’s famed Snake Temple or Temple of the Azure Cloud, located at Sungai Kluang, about 20 km south of Georgetown. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1978. Below one of its inhabitants.


Penang’s Snake Temple is inhabited by hundreds of venomous Pit Vipers that move freely around the premises. They are lying just about everywhere; on altars, tables, chairs, vases, etc. Quite a fascinating place to visit. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1978.


Traditional outrigger canoes on the beach of Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1980.


Young Malaysians enjoying the Christmas holidays on the Batu Ferringhi beach, Penang, Malaysia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1978.


My travel companion, Lærke, taking a break during a visit to a small compound in the outskirts of Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia in December, 1978. Image scanned from a colour slide. Some more from the same location below.


Young Malaysian girl at Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia.
Image scanned from a colour slide taken in December, 1978. With her siblings below.


Five siblings alone at home. They were quite curious and didn’t mind posing for a few shots.
Image scanned from a colour slide taken atBatu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia in December, 1978.


Evening mood at Telok Bahang, a small fishing village on the northern coast of Penang, Malaysia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1978.


An early evening view of the beach at Telok Bahang, Penang, Malaysia. Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1978.


Madam Lie’s lovely daughter, captured at Telok Bahang, Penang, Malaysia, 1978.
Image scanned from a colour slide.


Me, reading and relaxing at Madam Lie’s place, Telok Bahang, Penang, Malaysia, 1978.
Image scanned from a paper print.


Me, captured by my travel companion, Lærke, early in the morning somewhere in the southern part of Penang Island, Malaysia, 1978. Image scanned from a colour slide.


A small recycling business in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. Quite a tough job. Building up his shop early in the morning, and taking it all down again late in the evening — 24/7! Image scanned from a colour slide taken in 1978.


Picture taken while riding a bicycle taxi (or cycle rickshaw) in Georgetown, the main city of Penang, Malaysia. Scanned from a B/W film taken in 1978. See also below.


Early morning upon arrival at Georgetown, the main city of Penang, Malaysia. Picture taken while riding a bicycle taxi (or cycle rickshaw) looking for a cheap, but decent place to stay. Scanned from a B/W film taken in 1978.


Straits of Malacca as seen from Pangkor Island, Malaysia. Image scanned from a B/W film taken in 1980.


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