The Slow Road
Two Women Wandering the World
The bat, here molded on a roofline, is a Chinese symbol of good fortune and happiness. Holding coins, it is also a symbol of prosperity.
Cinese shophouses of have two shrines in front, an upper (here) and a lower.
The lower of the two shrines in front of a Chinese shophouse.
Shophouses from behind.
Family names were commonly placed over doors.
Penang's diversity as seen in a row of three modern shophouses: one Chinese, one Indian, and one Malay