Travelogue

Chinese New Year is sneaking in

Petaling Street is always in the fore front of indicators for Chinese New Year, even earlier than shopping malls.

Petaling Street greeting Chinese New Year (1)

All the gifts shops are ready for another seasonal sales of Chinese New Year ornaments.

Petaling Street greeting Chinese New Year (5)

More innovative bakery shops are making biscuits outdoor. It is an effective way to attract eye balls. These hot plates are the utensil to make a traditional biscuit called ‘Kuih Kapit’. The crunchy snack is popular accompanying beer or coffee.

Petaling Street greeting Chinese New Year (3)

Merchants take seasonal celebration to encourage consumers to spend more.

Petaling Street greeting Chinese New Year (4)

The core objective of festive celebration is to spend more quality time with our loved ones. The process of preparing for the festival has its own funs. We do not have four seasons in Malaysia, therefore festive celebrations become an important time keeper to remind us the time of year.

Petaling Street greeting Chinese New Year (2)

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One response

  1. Kimberley

    Hi There,

    I am interested in purchasing the rights to use your kuih kapit photo. Could you please email me at kimberley@suraet.com?

    Thank you!

    May 3, 2014 at 4:02 am

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