Just a gallimaufry of photos 📸
*A cat tax is a cute image or video of a cat posted online as a fun, ironic “fine” (tax) upon introduction to a forum or social media platform, for breaking an internet group rule, or just for fun. Meow 😺
FAKE VS REAL
Would you have guessed that 2 of these were murals on the walls of a restaurant?
It's fascinating how this dull and lifeless mural on the wall in a restaurant suddenly became alive and vibrant in a photograph, almost like a portal to another world.
These photos were shot in my hometown, Ipoh
FROM THE TRAVEL ARCHIVES
Las Vegas 1990
Ladies, I hope this answers your queries.
Hawker centers also known as food courts and Kopi Tiam are a common feature of Malaysian and Singaporean culinary culture. The term "hawker" refers to the vendors or street food sellers who operate these stalls.
The term "hawker" has historical roots in the British colonial era when street vendors and itinerant food sellers roamed the streets, selling their food from mobile carts or baskets. These vendors were colloquially referred to as "hawkers." Over time, as urbanization and modernization occurred in Malaysia and Singapore, many of these street vendors transitioned into more permanent stalls within designated areas, which eventually became known as "hawker centers."
Hawker centers are known for providing tasty and inexpensive food options, making them popular gathering places for locals and tourists alike. The affordability of the food aligns with the origins of street hawking, where vendors catered to people from various economic backgrounds.