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“A short stroll along the houses by the sea”
Review of Chew Jetty

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Singapore, Singapore
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“A short stroll along the houses by the sea”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

I am referring to the Chew Jetty.

Walking along the jetty was like walking along the walkway outside the homes of the those living by the sea. A quick peak into some of these houses (without much difficulty) would help to catch a glimpse of their life style.

Be sure to walk (almost) to the end, to take a picture of the mural of two children and a fishing boat

Visited October 2012
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kuala lumpur
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“Our first visit”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Visited the Chew jetty during our tour of the heritage area of Georgetown. Was surprised to see it quite commercialized with many homes selling tourist-souvenirs and food/drinks. We had "bubur chacha" and herbal jelly (both desserts) at one of them and our friend bought some fridge magnets too. We saw the "2 kids in a boat" painting and an aloe vera plant in bloom. Pics attached.

Visited October 2012
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Bowral, Australia
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“Different”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Certainly a different sort of sight and part of Penang's heritage. An interesting story behind the jetties

Visited October 2012
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Brisbane Australia
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“Short walk from Butterworth ferry terminal”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

Well presented with an information board. Very popular with school and tourist groups. Not so nice at low tide when the not so clean mud is exposed.

Visited October 2012
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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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“Real Life on the Water”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

I went in the early evening when the people were just coming home, and the jetties were pretty active at that point.. It was low tide at that time, so you could see the crabs and fish in the mud. You get nice views of the other jetties and waterfront if you walk to the ends. The walkways are wooden planks that are uneven and sometimes loose, so you should probably avoid the jetties if you have difficulties with walking or balance.

Visited October 2012
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