[Malaysia] Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple @ Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

Photo taken on 23rd February 2013.
Kodak 400 film. Canon EOS300 film camera.

 

 Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple at Kuala Lumpur Chinatown

Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple

Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple

Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple

These photos were taken in February 2013

Sri Mahamariamman Temple  founded in 1873 is the oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur. It’s situated at Jalan Tun H.S.Lee, around Chinatown area.

The temple is the starting point for Thaipusam procession to the Batu Caves. Thousands of devotees join the procession every year which falls around end of Jan or early Feb based on Tamil calendar.

You will see devotees carrying containers of milk as offerings, some with body piercings, piercing their tongues and cheeks with hooks & skewers, some carry the kavadi. I have seen the celebration myself at Batu Caves 2 years ago and it is really an eye opening experience. Will upload the photos next time :p

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[Malaysia] Aik Cheong Coffee and Chinese Herbal Tea in Melaka

Photos taken on 13th March 2014 Canon EOS300 film camera.

Random photos taken in Melaka

Aik Cheong Coffee in Melaka,

Melaka Unesco World Heritage street view

Chinese Herbal Tea in front of  Cheng Hoon Teng Temple in Melaka

First photo

Aik Cheong Coffee, If you are a coffee lover, maybe you can check out the coffee offered by Aik Cheong. According to their website, the company started their business in 1955, 2 years before the independent of Malaya. Sorry I don’t know if their coffee is good as I’ve not tried. Am not a coffee fan :p Anyway, the coffee beans they use are Robusta (from Indonesia), Arabicas (Colombia) and Libericas (Malaysia).

You can take a look at their website to check out the coffee mix and coffee powder products they offer.

Aik Cheong Coffee – http://www.aikcheong.com.my/index.php

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Second photo

Just a random shot of the traffic safety reflective mirrors along Jalan Hang Jebat in Melaka.

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Third photo

Chinese Herbal tea just opposite Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, one of the oldest Chinese temple in Melaka.

A glass of Chinese Herbal tea is good for your body especially when you have been walking in extremely hot weather, under the hot sun! It has the cooling effect. That’s why Chinese call it “凉茶”。凉 means cool/refreshing, 茶 means tea.

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p/s:  Wordpress informed me yesterday that my blog is 5 years old! My first blog entry was posted on 7 August 2009! Wow! Didn’t think I could keep this blog for so long :p I must say thank you to all of you whom still visit my blog even I hardly update nowadays. Hontou ni Arigatou ne!

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[Malaysia] Melaka’s colorful water meter

Photo taken on 25th December, 2011.
Agfa Vista 200 & Efiniti Uxi Super 200 film. Canon EOS300 film camera.

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Melaka red water meter
Malaysia's Colorful water meter
Malaysia's Colorful water meter
Pink water meter, Malaysia

Backlog. These photos were taken in Dec 2011.

The water meters in Melaka are so colorful!

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Listening to 蘇打綠 sodagreen feat. Ella -【你被寫在我的歌裡

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