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1,300KM round trip to East Coast

We made a short round trip from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu for the Qing-Ming Festival 清明 (Chinese Tomb Sweeping Day).

East Coast

With respect of the ancestors, it may not be nice to take pictures of this colourful and smoky festival.

Fish on Land

So, I rather showed you the original skeleton of the famous Perak Man. This is the oldest complete set of skeleton discovered in South East Asia. He lived more than 10,000 years ago. Note: Peking Man dated back to 300,000 years.

Perak Man

This skeleton has been relocated back to Lenggong Archaeological Museum in 2014 for Malaysia Tourism Year. Lenggong Valley has been crowned as the World Heritage Site.

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Holi Festival 2014 (Part 2)

We have fun for a colour Sunday afternoon at Shree Lakshmi Narayan Mandir (Kuala Lumpur).

Holi Festival 2014 (10)

The event is free but outside visitors have been limited to bring the event under control.

Holi Festival 2014 (5)

If you can stand the hot sun and colour face for next 7 days, this will be a fun event.

Holi Festival 2014 (9)

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Holi Festival 2014 (part 1)

Are you ready for some colours?

Holi Festival 2014 (19)

Over thousand of visitors queuing up under the hot sun to join Holi Festival 2014.

Holi Festival 2014 (13)

If you have not watch the movie Avatar, you can find similar creatures in this festival.

Holi Festival 2014 (30)

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National Craft Day 2014

The exhibition is coming to a close on 10 March 2014 at Komplek Kraf Kuala Lumpur.

Kompleks Kraf National Craft Day 2014 (1)

The National Craft Day is a 2 weeks festival to host nationwide crafts at Kuala Lumpur.

Kompleks Kraf National Craft Day 2014 (15)

It is a wonderful event for tourists and families to view many delicate crafts and foods in one place.

Kompleks Kraf National Craft Day 2014 (13)

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Carnival at Pasir Gudang (Kite Festival)

The traffic around Bukit Layang-Layang during the World Kite Festival (18-23 February 2014) was jam packed.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2014 (10)

The locals swamped to the festival not merely for the flying kites, but the carnival like stalls on the hillside.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2014 (1)

There were over hundred stalls but not many surprises as they were selling standard night market goods.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2014 (5)

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World Kite Festival 2014

Pasir Gudang held the 19th World Kite Festival on 18th to 23rd February 2014.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2014 (22)

We visit Bukit Layang-Layang to see the interesting kites roaming the blue sky.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2014 (19)

It was a good experience to see interesting shape and size, 2D and 3D kites.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2014 (2)

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Johor Bahru Chingay 2014 柔佛古庙游神 (Part 3)

Many foreign visitors (especially kids) are fascinated with the lion dance and dragon dance.

Johor Bahru Chingay 2014 柔佛古庙游神 (43) 

Partly could be the adrenaline pumping drum (traditional lion dance music).

Johor Bahru Chingay 2014 柔佛古庙游神 (40)

It was the variety of forms and colours that I personally find the lion/dragon dances interesting.

Johor Bahru Chingay 2014 柔佛古庙游神 (44)

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