Travelogue

Archive for May, 2011

Impressions of Zoo Negara – Candid Shots

The animals were cute (only in enclosure). Try to face them one-on-one in nature you would know their true behavior.

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Impressions of Zoo Negara – Nature in Enclosure

Zoo Negara is not the the ‘best’ zoo in the world but still worth visiting if you like to see some local celebrity like OrangUtan. For folks in KL, it offers a good family outing, especially for kids. It is not petting zoo but you can put your hands on … the leaves or snakes.

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Impressions of Zoo Negara – who was looking at who?

Finally there was a sunny break before the afternoon thunderstorm on Saturday in Kuala Lumpur, so I dropped by for a quick visit to the national zoo.

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Impressions of Wesak Day 2011 – Part 2

Many Buddhist devotees having a grateful heart to pay respect, to make offerings, or to receive blessing at their local Buddhist temples.

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Impressions of Wesak Day 2011 – Part 1

Wishing all the Buddhists happy Wesak (Vesak) Day on the 4th full moon. I joint the crowd and visited a nearby Buddhist temple in Petaling Jaya old town – the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple.

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Impressions of Little India @ Brickfields

Brickfields was the better known name for Jalan Tun Sambanthan and the neighbourhood. I passed by this neighbourhood on weekly basis but never have a chance to walkabouts and enjoy its local cuisines.

This mansion was a landmark in Brickfields (1904), and it has big compound overlooking the booming KL Sentral commercial buildings.

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Impressions of Wesak Day 2011 preperation

Wesak Day will be celebrated by the Buddhist devotees tomorrow evening and on 17 May 2011. There will be parade from Brickfield to Bukit Bintang on Tuesday evening (6pm). This morning (15 May 2011), the Buddhist Maha Vihara temple was all set for the big celebration.

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