Travelogue

Archive for June, 2013

Murals in Ipoh

Since early 2013, some things were going at the back lane parallel to Jalan Sultan Iskandar and Jalan Masjid.

Mural at Ipoh (18)

Some things interesting were brewing, and known the the locals.

Mural at Ipoh (12)

When the local newspaper the scheme, the activities at the back alley was revealed.

Mural at Ipoh (8)

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Putrajaya Floria 2013

“Orchid – Tropical Treasure” is the theme of Floria 2013 at Putrajaya.

Putrajaya Floria 2013 (12)

Today is the beginning of the 9 days flower and garden festival (22 to 30 June 2013).

Putrajaya Floria 2013 (9)

My past experience tell me that the flowers may not last for 9 days.

Putrajaya Floria 2013 (6)

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Malaysian International Food & Beverage 2013

2013 is the 14th trade fair for Malaysian International Food & Beverage (MiFB).

The 14th Malaysian International Food & Beverage MIFB 2013 (6)

The trade show is meant for F&B industry but it opens to public on the last day. I got the chance to taste the Thai curry with shrimp. Very nice.

The 14th Malaysian International Food & Beverage MIFB 2013 (4)

visitor without name card has to pay RM10/pax as entrance fee.

The 14th Malaysian International Food & Beverage MIFB 2013 (7)

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Mari Mari Cultural Village

The village is a made-for-tourist attraction to let visitors experience the lifestyles of 5 ethnic groups in Sabah inside one village.

Murut (4)

The 2 hours guided tour is best taken at the morning session (10am).

Mari Mari Cultural Village (4)

2pm session would be too hot and 6pm would donate too much blood to the mosquitoes.

Mari Mari Cultural Village (1)

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Sunday Market @ Gaya Street

I recalled this street was known as Bond Street.

Gaya Street Sunday Market (12)

After breakfast, we walked from our hotel to Gaya Street. It looked pretty much unchain since my last visit.

Gaya Street Sunday Market (10)

I remembered the seashell, flowers and pet stores.

Gaya Street Sunday Market (1)

There are stores selling herbal tea and bird nest drink.

Gaya Street Sunday Market (11)

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Kinabalu National Park

Mount Kinabalu is a prominent landmark that stands 4,095m above sea level.

Mount Kinabalu (1)

With diversified flora and fauna, the national park has been listed as World Heritage Site. I came across this weird looking insect and have no idea if it is a type of spider. It looked like an alien spaceship with long legs.

Weird insect in Borneo

Our group made a day tour without climbing Mt. Kinabalu. We stopped by Desa Dairy Farm to taste the ice cream and chocolate milk.

Desa Dairy Farm

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