Sunday, July 24, 2011

Georgetown Festival 2011

July 2011, the entire month, we celebrate Georgetown Penang festival. On 7 July 2008, Georgetown Penang was formally inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since than, every year of July, we have the celebration for Georgetown, introduces more about Georgetown to the world, share our culture, our art and our passions on life and our believes.

1. Masjid Kapitan Keling. This is the first time, I visit the mosque. A mamak explain the believes of Islam to us.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Wesak Day 2011, Preparing Veg Dinner

We celebrate Wesak day every year. Wesak day, formally called as Vesākha, sometimes been known as Buddha's Birthday is a public holiday for South East Asia country. This is a big day representing Buddha's birthday, enlightenment and nirvana.

Wesak day 2011, I joined the cooking team, helping them to prepare veg dinner for all the volunteers who help out in celebrating Wesak day.

1. We do it at one of the chef's house.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Deer Harbour in Taiwan

Deer Harbour, LuKang (鹿港) is an urban township in northwestern ChangHua (彰化) County in Taiwan. LuKang is one of the town I visited during the trip to Taiwan in Dec 2008. It is a famous tourist spot for the local but not foreigners. LuKang have a lots of temples, people usually come here for prayers especially during MA-CHOR Goddess (马祖)celebration day.

1. TianHouGong(天后宫), one of the famous temple near the Hotel we stayed.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Street view of the Ruins of St. Paul, Macau

Our favorite place to visit in Macau is The Ruins of St. Paul. We love this place not because of the historical ruins but the streets and its lively environment. No doubt, the place is still an important tourist spot, but it is also a lovely neighborhood for the local.

1. In the middle of the road to the ruin, there is a tiny garden for people to meet up and gather.

Friday, June 24, 2011

The Streets in Hong Kong

September 2010, me and my family backpacked to Hong Kong. It was a pleasant trip, not the luxury one but joyful one. Me and my sister in charge to plan the itineraries, mother in change of insurance and father take care of the passports.

The sceneries that attracted me the most was the streets. We shoot a lots of photos on the streets in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, from the road side, on the stair, on the tramp and inside the build shooting from top to bottom. We do not miss out any single angle.

1. From the hostel where we stayed, this is Kowloon from top to bottom.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Early Spring in Beijing

Beijing is a very cold place, compare to Taiwan and Hong Kong, Beijing is closer to North pole. 20th March 2011, I went to Beijing for vacation with my family. Within that week of our vacation in Beijing, cold wind blows, and blossom get started. We witnessed the early spring of Beijing.

1. Flowers of peach tree is so beautiful. I was so excited when visit the garden of peach trees in Tianjin.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A trip to Hatyai, Thailand

The first weekend of June 2011, I went to Hatyai with my friends and family. Hatyai is a city of Songkhla province at South Thailand.We depart from Penang Island around 10am at a lovely Saturday morning, reached Hatyai about 2pm. The traffic was so jam at the journey to the North. Because, that day was Malaysia Agong's birthday.

1. Early morning 9am, the driver is already waiting outside the door.
The van with label 'Bas Persiaran' can take around 10 person.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Traditional Chinese Opera

Early of June, we have a celebration for God of Jee Pek(二伯爺)near by perak road in Penang, Malaysia. The authority members of the temple will usually setup a stage performing either traditional chinese opera or live band singing.

1. A father and his daughter are sitting together watching the traditional chinese opera.