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So many delectable choices from one little stall November 10, 2012

Posted by asianpixmen in Activities, Culture, Food, Miscellaneous, Taiwan.
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So many delectable choices from one little stall

There are at least eight different variations to the iced soya-based snack. You take your pick.

If you don’t like a light snack like this, then you are not from this planet. Taiwan has loads of this kind of very delicious stuff.

This bowl was mine. Even as I pen these lines, I am salivating. Must check the airport as to the next flight to Taipei.

Jinjang pasar malam stalls November 10, 2012

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Jinjang pasar malam stalls

This man is selling fried radish cakes or koay kak. It is loved by some sections of the Chinese community. Eat too much and it will give you a sore throat.
Too heaty, as our mothers would say.

In every pasar malam, there must be a few stalls that have all the little, cute wearables, especially for the younger set.
And if you ask these girls why they think this stall is popular, you will get a dozen reasons.

 

NIght time always seems to be a good time for a chow-down and a tuck-in session. Near the Jinjang Utara pasar malam site, there is a restaurant that enjoys a boost in customers on Saturdays.
That’s when the night market takes place.

 

Kites for sale at Kepong’s Metropolitan Park November 8, 2012

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Kites for sale at Kepong's Metropolitan Park

Children and adults have different preferences but the love for kites is the common ground.

 

Kite prices vary from RM15 to RM90

 

Only kite flyers know the real joy of putting these colourful object to flight.
You need to be a child again and feel the wind and sky joining you in the celebration of life.

Nature unveils one of its finest creations. November 8, 2012

Posted by asianpixmen in Malaysia, Miscellaneous, Places.
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Nature unveils one of its finest creations.

One of the more scenic spots in the man-made reservoir in Selangor. The trees and bushes act like a picture frame for the scenic landscape.

Local residents tend to flock to this dam during weekends.

 

Empangan Batu or Batu Dam which is located near Batu Caves on a road leading through the hills to Ulu Yam Lama is one of the most beautiful dams in the Klang Valley.

For city dwellers whose tired eyes need a balm, this dam is one of the elixirs that will soothe a tired body and blood-shot eyes.

Malacca nyonya chang maker November 8, 2012

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Grace of Malacca is one of the better makers of the local Malacca delicacy called bak chang. Her reputation has gone past south of the border in Singapore where she is known to have some loyal customers.

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