The Cape of Flowers

By Dan Lee

March 2017 PHOTO ESSAY
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Originally a sleepy fishing village located 12km west of George Town, Tanjung Bungah is now a coastal suburb along the northern coast of Penang Island. The cape sits between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong. Literally meaning “Cape of Flowers”, the name refers to several promontories that jut out into the sea between Tanjung Bungah and Tanjung Tokong.In the 1950s it became the beachside destination of choice due to its idyllic location and the once pristine sand and water. Its rise...

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