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twin towers in kuala lumpur (sorry bt the shaky hands).
the other pic was taken on a D of E trip. i like the sun shining through the trees, very pretty!
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twin towers in kuala lumpur (sorry bt the shaky hands).
ooohhh, i remember that, it was very nice- i tried to take a picture with our digital camera on the 30 something floor of the hotel, but the window was in the way. so i opened the window, and had to hold my hand (with the camera) out of it, and then take the pic. i was so scared of dropping the camera, so i was just standing there pondering what to do. eventually i took the pic, but the quality wasn't worth the hassle
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ooohhh, i remember that, it was very nice- i tried to take a picture with our digital camera on the 30 something floor of the hotel, but the window was in the way. so i opened the window, and had to hold my hand (with the camera) out of it, and then take the pic. i was so scared of dropping the camera, so i was just standing there pondering what to do. eventually i took the pic, but the quality wasn't worth the hassle
aww...that's a pity..!!
i had a very good angle...but was slightly happy that night...
did u go shopping? top class mall that one! did u know only half of one tower is occupied...?? :confused:
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aww...that's a pity..!!
i had a very good angle...but was slightly happy that night...
did u go shopping? top class mall that one! did u know only half of one tower is occupied...?? :confused:
yeah, we went inside...did you go to the walkway linking the towers?- that was a very nice view
also, i really liked the bit outside (towards the back, i think) with all water and grass, and places where you could sit- very beautiful area.
have you been to singapore? i've got a few pics from there which were really nice. unfortunately, they're on my laptop, so i'll post them on herer when i can be bothered to get them...
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yeah, we went inside...did you go to the walkway linking the towers?- that was a very nice view
also, i really liked the bit outside (towards the back, i think) with all water and grass, and places where you could sit- very beautiful area.
have you been to singapore? i've got a few pics from there which were really nice. unfortunately, they're on my laptop, so i'll post them on herer when i can be bothered to get them...
yup! actually i live in kl...
yeah the park is lovely! but a few mnths ago a young couple was charged with holding hands in that park area... :eek: :confused: :mad:
and yeah! been to singapore...much nicer city i must say!
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yup! actually i live in kl...
yeah the park is lovely! but a few mnths ago a young couple was charged with holding hands in that park area... :eek: :confused: :mad:
and yeah! been to singapore...much nicer city i must say!
if you live in kl, then you'll know the crown princess hotel??? that's where we stayed. don't know how it compares to other ones in malaysia, but it's nothing like what i've ever been to before, just absolutely amazing!!
and yeah, i agree, singapore is nicer- but it obviously does have it's bad areas, e.g. when we travelled from malaysia to singapore by train, the outskirts of he latter were just like anything you may find in the uk...
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oh, i juts remembered a wonderful moment from kl that i'll never forget.
we were standing in one part of the city, i think it was little india. i turn to my right and i see the beautiful night skyline, with the twin towers being the prominent image. i then turn to my left and see something resembling a slum area (maybe exaggerating)...just the complete opposite...i couldn't help burst out laughing
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if you live in kl, then you'll know the crown princess hotel??? that's where we stayed. don't know how it compares to other ones in malaysia, but it's nothing like what i've ever been to before, just absolutely amazing!!
and yeah, i agree, singapore is nicer- but it obviously does have it's bad areas, e.g. when we travelled from malaysia to singapore by train, the outskirts of he latter were just like anything you may find in the uk...
hmm..how long ago did u come here?
i think u'd generally find malaysian/south east asian hotels being much bigger, and hence grander, than the ones in uk coz land is so cheap! the really posh ones are shangri-la and ritz...but the crown princess is by no means one notch below!
yeah...that goes for the outskirts of malaysia too! there are some really nasty areas of kl too...that goes for most cities i guess
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oh, i juts remembered a wonderful moment from kl that i'll never forget.
we were standing in one part of the city, i think it was little india. i turn to my right and i see the beautiful night skyline, with the twin towers being the prominent image. i then turn to my left and see something resembling a slum area (maybe exaggerating)...just the complete opposite...i couldn't help burst out laughing
yup! that was what i was talking abt! the illegal squatter houses!! u get lots of these opposite things happening here! like a hawker man selling bad excuses for burgers next to the fanciest restaurant! :cool:
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hmm..how long ago did u come here?
i think u'd generally find malaysian/south east asian hotels being much bigger, and hence grander, than the ones in uk coz land is so cheap! the really posh ones are shangri-la and ritz...but the crown princess is by no means one notch below!
yeah...that goes for the outskirts of malaysia too! there are some really nasty areas of kl too...that goes for most cities i guess
ummm, well first time, we went to singapore for about 3/4 nights. second time round we came to malaysia as well, and stayed for roughly the same amount of time, and then went to singapore for about 2 nights.
i think we pretty much did everything we wanted to do in singapore first time round, but i think there's probably still some left in malaysia....any recommendations?
i also remember the cabbie telling us about the land being really cheap. i also remember he was such a show off- something to do with green baret, "i did over 200 parachute jumps" etc, etc...
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yup! that was what i was talking abt! the illegal squatter houses!! u get lots of these opposite things happening here! like a hawker man selling bad excuses for burgers next to the fanciest restaurant! :cool:
i was surprised as to how similar little india was to india
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ummm, well first time, we went to singapore for about 3/4 nights. second time round we came to malaysia as well, and stayed for roughly the same amount of time, and then went to singapore for about 2 nights.
i think we pretty much did everything we wanted to do in singapore first time round, but i think there's probably still some left in malaysia....any recommendations?
i also remember the cabbie telling us about the land being really cheap. i also remember he was such a show off- something to do with green baret, "i did over 200 parachute jumps" etc, etc...
hahahhaa!!
there's lots to do here! have u been to genting? its a HUGE theme park with a huge casino on top of a hill.
umm....the beaches along the east coast are excellent! pangkor is a good place to go (esp around this time)....redang and tioman as well...
if you're into historical sites and things then malacca is nice...(but i personally dont find that kinda stuff interesting)
dyou like malaysian food? coz penang is the ultimate place for malaysian food eaters!
if u wanna do more cheap shopping then come back the kl
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hahahhaa!!
there's lots to do here! have u been to genting? its a HUGE theme park with a huge casino on top of a hill.
umm....the beaches along the east coast are excellent! pangkor is a good place to go (esp around this time)....redang and tioman as well...
if you're into historical sites and things then malacca is nice...(but i personally dont find that kinda stuff interesting)
dyou like malaysian food? coz penang is the ultimate place for malaysian food eaters!
if u wanna do more cheap shopping then come back the kl
yeah, there's lots more to do. we've only been to kl, but we were thinking of staying in penang the next time (don't know when that'll be).
thanks for the advice...i'm going out soon, but when i come back, i'll try to post any nice pics that i find on the laptop..
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this is a photo we took at an elephant orphanage in sri lanka
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here's another one taken on the walkway linking the twin towers in malaysia- and there's that wonderful area towards the back that i was talking about
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Wow loads of nice photos, haven't checked for awhile.

Couple of new(?) photos:
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And my photoshoots in my xanga
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Just to lower the general standard a bit - I call this picture "The Banana"
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Just to lower the general standard a bit - I call this picture "My Hand Holding A Banana"
hehe, there's another pic i wanna post here, but the files too big. oh well....
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Just to lower the general standard a bit - I call this picture "The Banana"

how interesting, what did you do with the banana?
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how interesting, what did you do with the banana?
Eat it.
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