Taiwan; Hsinchu Night Market (3)

Hi.. I am still in Hsinchu Night Market (not literally though) . My 3rd and final posting on my walkabout in the Hsinchu night market.

Guess the night market never fails to catch my attention time each time I visit Taiwan. Yup.. I am always scouting around for food to try and the happening environment. It is always different. =)

Ok. … let’s get back to the walk.

This food vendor is selling skewed food. Looks like hell of a long skewed stick.

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Stinky tofu but this is the wet version that comes with the soup. This is the type that I could not stomach. Next to that, is the fried oyster with flour and egg. It’s different from Malaysia’s fried oyster with egg. In Malaysia, there’s more egg and less flour. Guess you have to try it both yourself to see which you like most. (sorry… but my preference is the Malaysia’s fried oyster with egg. =P )

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Just look at the crowd!! Most of the tables were taken up but people come and go.

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Wow… what a cool concept to promote your food.

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and not forgetting for the children. There’s always kiddy rides for the young ones.

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Guess what’s this? Anyone?

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Again… look at the crowd. Guess you have to keep your eyes wide open to look for an available table to sit and enjoy your meal.

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More grilled food choices.

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Something light? Well, you can always have bread, pasty or cakes to choose from.

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Like what you read and see? Well… how about another night market in Taiwan? If yes, then follow me on my next posting. Wanna guess which one? =)

Taiwan; Hsinchu Night Market (2)

Welcome back! More on my walk about in Hsinchu Night Market.

Cooked prawns. Sold by the weight. Looks nice but I did not buy them as I wanted to save for others. =P

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Popsicle? Well.. it is grilled corn with toppings. You can choose the toppings that you like to be coated on your grilled corn.

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More games for the young and old.

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and if you do well in your games, you will get these……

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More skewed food too choose from.

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Strawberries in basket load. Yup, you buy by the basket load. Sorry,  you are not allowed to pick/select them one by one.

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More strawberries. Definitely I know I can’t eat the whole basket by myself. =)

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Strolling around and bumping into people along my path……

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More pictures to come……

Taiwan; Hsinchu Night Market (1)

Hi hi!! Welcome back. This is my next series of travel and the location in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

I will just cover the night market here in Hsinchu (which I always drop by if I am in Hsinchu). This night market isn’t the biggest or the best but it still has the local food that you can choose to eat or try. The locals come here with their family to enjoy a good meal and also have a short walk about. Oh.. before I forget, this night market only opens on Tuesday and Thursday and it is located behind the railway station.

Walking from my hotel, I had to pass the underground walkway as on the above, are the railway tracks.

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After coming up, you will see the night market just a stone throw away where night market were set up on an open car park.

Wow… look those colourful waffles.

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Lots of food to choose from… mmm what’s nice here?

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or here?

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Fried giant squids anyone?

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… and for the kids and big kids, time for some fun.

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Lots of games stall which you can pick and choose to play.

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and here’s another one.

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Lovely isn’t it? Well… More pictures coming. Stay tune!

Thailand – Bangkok; Walking down the streets (6)

Hi!! Guess you must be wondering 3 postings for a day’s walk in Bangkok city. Well, yes finally this is the final posting for this series and also the end of my trip in Bangkok, Thailand.

Still walking in the Central World shopping complex, I saw this big huge words in the concourse area; ‘LOVE”. What a sight! =)

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Outside Central World, another shrine can be seen.

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A shot from the pedestrian  overhead bridge across Ratchadamri Road. Surprised to see the traffic so smooth. =)

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A random shot of one the building I saw on the side of the Bangkok street when I was on my way to the Suvarnabhumi Airport; Bangkok International airport.

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Lovely architecture in Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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Lovely decoration they had when I was there at that time.

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So.. this is the end of my series in Bangkok, Thailand. Hope you enjoyed it. So you must be asking where’s next? Well.. if you want to know, then follow me on my blog and you will find out.  =)

Thailand – Bangkok; Walking down the streets (5)

Hi! Yup.. I am still walking around Bangkok on my last day. Still walking around Patpong district.

As it got later into the day, more and more people were coming onto the streets.

Not sure what these guys were looking at though. Must some kind of painting that the street painter was doing.

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Leaving Patpong district, I took the BTS heading to the largest shopping plaza in Bangkok; Central World.

Stopped at BTS Siam station  which is next to Siam Paragon shopping complex. Just a walking distance away.

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Enjoyed the walk on elevated walkway; skybridge above the busy buzzing streets below.

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I kept walking and headed to the Central World. This time I wanted to see how big and what’s inside the biggest complex in Bangkok.

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Lovely design…

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Shot from the bottom looking up….

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Top floor of Central World overlooking the city of Bangkok.

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hmmm. wonder what these 3 ‘guys’ doing?

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Well… join me on my last posting in Bangkok which will be coming up soon.

Thailand – Bangkok; Walking down the streets (4)

Hi there!! I am still walking along the area of Patpong district from my previous posting. This is for the readers or followers who are curious on how it looks during the day time. =)

Yes.. you saw it right. There’s even Godzilla itself coming to visit and not attacking Patpong!!! LOL!! This fellow that I saw stands about 6 to 7 feet. (if I remembered correctly)

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Apartments above the shop houses along the street.

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Guess these are the places where all the night happenings happens.

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a temple in the Patpong district.

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Black and white shot….

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Another street shot ….

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A interesting looking fruit but not sure what it is. Anyone can enlighten me? =)

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like I said.. lots of neon signs hanging outside the shops lots.

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Like it? Well, it is not the end yet. Still a little more to go. Hang in here with me here a little more longer and see what’s coming up next. =)

Thailand – Bangkok; Walking down the streets (3)

Hi! It’s my last day in Bangkok for this series. Where did I head to before catching my jetplane back? I guess you guessed it.. it’s Patpong district. Yes, the famous red light area but I wanted to see how it is in the morning instead. =)

As usual, getting around Bangkok was either by foot or BTS (and some say bike or tuk tuk). I stuck to the conventional transport. Haha.

Stop at Shilom MRT Station and started walking. Guess… it was always (and will always be) the best way to see the places walking around. That’s my concept. =)

Lots of over heads bridges to cater for the traffic in Bangkok. Cars motorbikes everywhere.

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Near the Shilom MRT station is a park; Lumphini Park where I saw locals doing their morning walk and no I did not walk the whole park. =P LOL!!

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The park is surrounded (nearly 360 degree) by modern concrete jungle.

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Walking further down Ratchadamri Rd (hmmmm.. that sounds familiar. Yes… it is a long road and it passes through Central World shopping plaza and complex which I posted in my previous posting)

Near by is the BTS Sala Daeng station which is on the BTS Shilom Line where you can also catch the train to get to the Patpong district.

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Walking down the street in Patpong district in the morning was totally different hive of activities.

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Of course, it is also not as packed at compared to the night as seen from the picture below.

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Lots of sign boards sticking out from the shops.

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Ending here? Hell no!! LOL! More walking along this district in my next post. Stay tune… =)