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Sunday, February 27, 2022

Gallimaufry#23

Just a gallimaufry of photos ...

Vanda hookeriana

Poison arrow vine 



FROM THE TRAVEL ARCHIVES

Bintan 2010

Stir-fry Chinese kale
A simple yet delish stir-fry vegetable dish that you can rustle up in no time after a hard day's work
Recipe – https://tasteasianfood.com/chinese-vegetables-stir-fry/

LITTLE INDIA
Little India – a neighbourhood or street awash with Indian shops and restaurants 

Indian sweetmeats


Kurta-clad mannequins
Kurta – loose collarless top worn by both men and women, mainly in the Indian subcontinent.
 
An Indian sundry shop

News in Malay, Chinese and Indian
Fun fact
Malaysia is predominantly defined by three major ethnic groups – Bumiputera (Malays), Chinese and Indians.
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Sunday, February 20, 2022

Gallimaufry#22

Just a gallimaufry of photos ...

Dwarf Mussaenda

Leaves or petals?
Stumbling upon these rather unusual flowers, I wondered if the white parts of the plant were leaves or petals.

I learned from a botanist friend that these white wings are bracts, that part that is found above the leaves but below the flowers.

Japanese jasmine

Afternoon tea

FROM THE TRAVEL ARCHIVES

 Amsterdam 2019


Water buffaloes


Skywatch from my balcony

Malaysian food

Mee goreng mamak (Indian Muslim fusion food )
 Stir-fried Chinese yellow noodles with Malay and Indian seasonings and spices.
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Friday, February 11, 2022

Gallimaufry#21

Just a gallimaufry of photos ...

Butterfly bush (Rotheca myricoides)

Asian foxtail

FROM THE SHOEBOX  PHOTOS THAT RARELY SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY

CEBU 1994

Magellan's Cross
The cross is believed to have been planted by explorers of the Spanish expedition of the first circumnavigation of the world, led by Ferdinand Magellan, upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines on April 21, 1521.

Jeepney
Jeepneys are buses and the most popular means of public transportation ubiquitous in the Philippines. They are known for their crowded seating and kitsch decorations, which have become a widespread symbol of Philippine culture and art.

Views of my hometown (Ipoh) from my hotel window



Sungaiku hidupku in Malay translates as  my river my life.

Chinese New Year reunion dinner

African totem pole in a theme park

Which blog couldn't use a kitty!


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