Travelogue

Kuala Lumpur

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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Retro Shanghai Deco @ The Gardens

The Gardens (Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur) decorates Chinese New Year 2014 with retro Shanghai theme.

The Gardens Mid Valley 2014 (2)

If you thought that the picture above was taken in an outdoor windows, you could be fooled by the clever lighting.

The Gardens Mid Valley 2014 (1)

Many seasonal decorations have designed with the growing selfie and photographer in mind.

The Gardens Mid Valley 2014 (4)

Visitor can interact with the deco set and pose with these colourful decos.

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Chinese New Year Flora

Flora is one of the popular Chinese New Year decoration.

Chinese New Year Flora at Sungai Buloh 2014 (6)

On our way from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur, we stopped by Sungai Buloh, the famous flora back garden of the city.

Chinese New Year Flora at Sungai Buloh 2014 (4)

80% of the flower shops are closed, and more should be opening for business tomorrow.

Chinese New Year Flora at Sungai Buloh 2014 (5)

You could see more flora before Chinese New Year.

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I could smell Chinese New Year round the corner

Chinese New Year 2014 (6)

Kuala Lumpur city and many shopping malls are congested on the last shopping weekend before Chinese New Year (31 January 2014).

Chinese New Year 2014 (10)

I dropped by Mid-Valley Mega Mall to pick up a new point-and-shoot camera. The shots in this post were taken with this tiny camera. It is fun to use the remaining power in the new battery and took a few snapshots.

Chinese New Year 2014 (3)

The parking lot with few thousands parking bays were totally filled in 30 minutes. We decided to avoid the crowd and went to Petaling Street (also known as foreign workers street) to have lunch.

Chinese New Year 2014 (9)

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Year of Horse is approaching

We went for lunch at Lot 10 Hutong cafeteria (十号胡同).

Pavilion KL Chinese New Year 2014 (4)

Looking at the amount of red colour decorations and the New Year songs in the background, we know that Chinese New Year is round the corner.

Pavilion KL Chinese New Year 2014 (3)

It is easy (even for foreign tourists) to guess what zodiac is the host of 2014.

Pavilion KL Chinese New Year 2014 (7)

Not the lotus, the HORSE!

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Thaipusam 2014 @ Batu Caves

Christmas just passed and we have celebrated New Year. Malaysia is ranked world #2 for having the most holidays. We have holiday to celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday on 14th and today we have Thaipusam (17th January).

Thaipusam at Batu Caves 2014 (15)

I made a short visit to Batu Caves this morning, and see if the crowd has increased. Batu Caves is crowded as usual.

Thaipusam at Batu Caves 2014 (8)

i was  wondering what to explore. Perhaps starting with the knife.

Thaipusam at Batu Caves 2014 (14)

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