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  1. mylo

    Street artists in Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

    It's been a couple of years since I've traveled to Central Market (Malay: Pasar Seni; Chinese: 中央艺术坊; Tamil: மத்திய சந்தை) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. What makes me so attracted to Central...
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    Penang Island: The Pearl of Orient

    I've just returned from the Clan Jetties of George Town, Penang. These traditional jetties in Penang Weld Quay are the settlement built by Chinese immmigrants who share common historical, geographical and lineage origin. Here are some pictures fresh from Penang Island aka The Pearl of The...
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    Facebook Photo Assignment of the Week: FRUIT & VEG

    A Malaysian Photo and Travel Blog (MPTB) is currently running a Weekly Photo Assignment on Facebook. Photogs like you are invited to upload your best photo on MPTB's Facebook wall. It’s our way of giving something back to our Facebook fans. We hope you’ll participate in MPTB’s Photo Assignment...
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    Aboriginal Cultural Carnival 2010, Malaysia

    Hi all! I've just returned from a beautiful trip to Aboriginal Cultural Carnival 2010 in Gombak, Malaysia. It was a SUPERB event filled with indigenous dance and traditional musical performances. Here are two shots taken from my trip. Thanks for looking! :hugs: Picture 1 - Deep Concentration...
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    Thaipusam 2010 At Batu Caves - Festival of Lord Murugan

    30th January 2010 (Saturday) is the celebration of Thaipusam - The Festival of Lord Murugan. According to Wikipedia, Thaipusam (Tamil: தைப்பூசம்) is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil...
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    Sekinchan Fishing Village - A Little Bit of Everything

    Recently, I visited Sekinchan Fishing Village in Selangor, Malaysia. I saw fishermen unloading tons of fishes, prawns, crabs and squids. Other than that, I also witnessed the making of salted fish or 'ham yu'. You would never be bored. The village has a little bit of everything. Here are...
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    Nature - Up, Close & Personal

    Recently, I visited Putrajaya - the intelligent cum planned garden city in Malaysia. I LOVE the lush settings over there. Here are some up, close & personal shots: Picture 1 - Nature's Vein Picture 2 - Unique Bloom Picture 3 - Gigantic Bird Nest Fern Picture 4 - Figs...
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    Lotus OVERLOAD!

    I always wanted to explore Paya Indah Wetlands. But, the wetlands were plagued with endless problems since it was opened by Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad (former PM of Malaysia) on 13th October 2001. The wetland park was closed in February 2005 due to financial constraints faced by the Malaysian...
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    Grand Palace & Wat Arun (Temple of The Dawn) in Bangkok

    I visited both Grand Palace พระบรมมหาราชวัง & Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn) วัดอรุณ before going back to my country. Grand Palace: The Grand Palace...
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    A BIG Mushroom in Bishop's Trail, Malaysia

    Recently, I returned back to Fraser's Hill to complete 5km of jungle trekking from Hemmant to Bishop trail. Along the way, I stumbled upon a cluster of extra large mushrooms. Some of them were as big as my face! :D Here are three pictures I snapped recently: Picture 1 - BEHOLD!!!! A...
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    Wat Pho - Temple of Reclining Buddha, Largest & Oldest Temple in Bangkok

    After visiting Hat Yai in southern Thailand, I boarded a diesel train to Bangkok Hua Lamphong main station. It was a tiring and sleepless 19 hours ride. But then again, my sleepiness was all gone when I explore Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ - The Temple of...
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    Thailand: Land of Smiles - Solo Journey to Hat Yai and Bangkok

    I've just returned from a short trip to Thailand. I had a great time in Hat Yai (South Thailand) and Bangkok (Central Thailand). Thailand: Land of Smiles is VERY TRUE. Immediately when I walked into Hat Yai, I felt a warm welcome and a great atmosphere! Rich or poor is not a hindrance for...
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    FOOD GALORE in Ramadan Bazaar @Indian Mosque Road, Malaysia

    This is my first visit to a local Ramadan Bazaar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. There were loads of YUMMYLICIOUS Malay food over there. Captured these pictures at the bazaar today: Picture 1 - Malay Rice Dumplings or 'Ketupat' Ketupat is made from rice that has been wrapped in a woven...
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    Tropical Wild Pitcher Plants @ Chiling Falls & Fish Sanctuary

    I just returned from Chiling falls & fish sanctuary in Selangor, Malaysia. I completed nearly 2 km of adventurous jungle trekking and crossed six rivers to reached the waterfall. There were loads of wild pitcher plants over there. Here are some photos: Picture 1 - Tropical Pitcher Plant...
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    The Many Faces of Leaves @Templer's Park

    It's been ages since I last visited Templer's Park Jungle Waterfall. Two days ago, I revisited Templer's Park hoping to recollect some childhood memories. Here are some close-up shots from my trip: Picture 1 - Green Blades This is a close-up shot of a green plant illuminated by...
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    Malaysia's National Flower -- Rosa Sinesis, A Hibiscus

    Hibiscus is the national flower of Malaysia and state of Hawaii. The flower was chosen to be the national flower by Malaysia's first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman in 1960. There are many varieties, but the five-petaled Hibiscus rosa sinensis was chosen above the others, as the most...
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    The Mythical Batu Caves Limestone Hindu Temple - Mesmerized by the temple's goddesses

    This was my fourth trip to Batu Caves and also the fourth time I climbed up 272 inclined steps to the inner cave. During my latest trip, I decided to spend some quality time to check out two Hindu temples on the outer part of the cave. I'm a nonbeliever and practically a humanist. But, I was...
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    A Trip Nirvana Memorial Park (A Chinese Cemetery)

    Recently, I visited Nirvana Memorial Park (a Chinese cemetery). The place is simply beautiful. Nirvana Corporation--the management of the cemetery is the largest bereavement care group in South East Asia. Ms Bai-Guang the greatest actresses and singers of China was buried in Nirvana...
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    WALL-E was HERE!!

    Captured this photo at a petrol station in Malaysia. Can you spot WALL-E in this picture?? :D Cheers! mylo
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    Cavern of Triple Gems - A Buddhist Cave Temple

    These pictures were taken during my recent trip to both Ling Sen Tong and Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple in Perak. Sam Poh Tong cave temple is one of the most beautiful temple in Perak. Sam Poh Tong temple is an impressive work of art and faith, with various statues of Buddha among natural...
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