Malaysia: The Petronas Twin Towers

Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers

Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers

I’m bit tired right now to do a full featured detailed post so I hope this photo essay of Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Twin Towers would do for now. The Petronas Towers used to be the tallest structure in the world until 2004. I guess this is also one of the most photographed structure in Malaysia. So capturing another angle of this tower would be somewhat a challenge. This is also one of those times I wish I had a wider angle lens with me.

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Winging it

A building in Ortigas

Looking out and thinking

For the past few days, a shadow of doubt was looming over my head. It made me feel restless and tired, thinking over things on what lay ahead. I’m venturing a new ground in my career and the position I’m going into scared the hell out of me. It made me doubt my abilities on whether I could do all what position entails. A lot of things are new to me but I passed their interviews and rigid test which means I’m capable right?

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A day in SG 02: Thian Hock Keng and heritage town

Thian Hock Keng

Thian Hock Keng Temple and surrounding buildings

Moving along from the Sri Miriamman Temple I headed towards Cross St. where I would take a right turn towards the Thian Hock Keng Temple. It was only 5 minutes to 10 minutes walk and on your right along Telok Ayer St. you’ll find the temple passing by a small oasis park. The temple is a small typical Taoist Temple, said to be built by Seamen in 1821 for safe passage. The material construction of the temple boast of international origins, with ironwork from Scotland, tiles from England and the Netherlands, and towering granite pillars entwined with dragons from China. There was a small tour group there with a mixture of foreign tourist from Europe and some Koreans as well.

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From ancient cities to modern skyscrapers

Hue Chao Mung Festival

The Imperial Citadel of Hue, Central Vietnam

It’s so nice to go back home after a very long and far away travel. Though it may be tiring but the excitement and rewards of traveling to different places is incomparable. Somehow, every time you go back, you are a different person. You bring back all the experience, the culture and the people you’ve encountered on your recent travel. The sights and sounds, whether you it exceeded your expectations or not, are forever engraved in your memories.

In my recent travel to Central Vietnam, I was literally blown away by the excitingly wild city streets of Vietnam. Riding on the back of a motorcycle from city to city to visit ancient heritage sights is quite an experience to remember.

Singapore's Central Business District

Singapore’s Central Business District

In a major contrast, Singapore’s modern city, despite its overly-sanitized environs still holds some cultural treasures under its fast-growing urban façade.

For now its time to rest these weary feet and be ready for another round of travel. 😛

Makati skyline

Makati Skyline

View from our office building terrace

I was looking into my schedule for the rest of March and early April, and it’s one hell-filled with work deadlines and events and publication deadlines that seemed to just pile up onto one another. Geez!