Translation Project Day 1 Translation Project Day 1 AIn and I in the car before SubuhBefore sunrise, we headed for Penang and did our Subuh prayers at the Jitra Toll plazaAin in front of USM’s Institute of Postgraduate StudiesWe travelled through the old Federal roads from Gurun to Sg Petani to Butterworth and then to Universiti Sains Malaysia.The “I AM USM” signageIt was a fine morning, so we took selfies on USM grounds.Ain and Hisham right in front of the USM ChancelleryAfter some more selfies, we thought it was time for breakfast.Ain and Hisham at Nasi Kandar SubaidahThe nasi kandar here is quite delicious too. Not to mention affordable.Ain and Hisham at the USM Pusat Racun NegaraPusat Racun Negara (National Poisons Centre) sounds like a place where Malkite Poisoners come to study.Ain and Hisham finally at their hotel roomThe team booked us a room at the Cititel Hotel in downtown George Town.The view from the hotel windowWe could see the KOMTAR tower from our window.The project team members at the hotel cafe.We headed down to work on the first day. Lots of translation and editing to do over the next three days. Day One in Penang in January Posted in . hisham View posts by hisham Khairul Hisham J. is a tabletop RPG artist, writer, proofreader, translator, teacher, grad student and learner-in-general.