two day hiatus

in less than an hour, we’ll be travelling to my parents home 430 km north of where we are right now to celebrate eid tomorrow.

happy eid.

a pic a day (day 192)

the world’s tallest bronze sculpture of malaysia national monument, designed by the same person who was also responsible for the famous iwo jima memorial, stands proudly near the houses of parliament, kuala lumpur. pic was taken in commemoration of malaysia’s 54th independence day in three days time, august 31st. facing east, august 2011.

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a pic a day (day 190)

while strolling on the streets of kuching, itself derived from the malay word kucing, meaning cat, our sensory views were heavily bombarded with images of cat sculptures everywhere throughout the city. one such example is this image, showcasing what they know best – socializing and procreating. taken near the kuching waterfront in february 2011.

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a pic a day (day 189)

a night view of jakarta, the most populous city in southeast asia is not as spectacular as other cities in terms of its city lights, but experiencing within the congestion of its denizens along the narrow alleys and lanes (especially at night) is a sight and observation to behold. pic was taken from mangga dua facing south. january 2011.

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a pic a day (day 188)

a jimmy durante lookalike performed a rendition of his past hits during our visit to the bako national park. the leader of the proboscis monkey pack continued to croon his way into our hearts and minds and luckily didn’t left by relieving himself on the tree, unlike his much younger members of the entourage. january 2011.

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a pic a day (day 186)

after leaving the rest of our families at tawau international airport, my brother and i went back to tawau town 30 km away to fetch our luggage from the hotel and on our return trip, we stopped at mile 8 along tawausemporna highway next to a cemetery. the picturesque element was helped considerably by the setting sun behind the protruding tombstones and trees. march 2007.

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