Malaysia – Happy Halloween … doing it the Malaysian way.

Halloween sounds like the Chinese’s 8th month which is the Ghost month (falls between the month of July and August) and usually most of the TV stations will screen all those scary and horror movies to lighten up the feeling. LOL!!

In Malaysia, we also do see this Halloween celebration but it is not celebrated like in the western countries where kids go doing ‘treat or trick’. It is less popular around this region if compared to the Ghost month (which comes with more myths and superstitions) . It is more commercially publicize.

Here are some of the shots that I have taken in a shopping mall.

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They even built a mock up horror house….

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caps…

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Some quite cute scary characters

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a simple wishing….

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More ‘scary’ characters……

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Even little teddy is joining  the fun.

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To all my readers… HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

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The sign is clear…. Chinese New Year is near (part 4)

This is a follow up from my previous blog; The sign is clear…. Chinese New Year is near (part 3)

Went to a shopping center this morning after having breakfast . You can see lots of red lanterns and decorations for sale. Some of them are traditional decorations while some are more modern ones. So which or what should I get? hmmmmm….

Lanterns?

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….or Chinese Prosperity Money God?

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or…. nice little cute stuff snakes for the Year of the Snake?

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Well… Chinese New Year is one of the big celebration here (and in Asia) and … it will be interesting the things that will happen as the festival approaches.

The sign is clear…. Chinese New Year is near (part 3)

A month away and the feeling and sight of Chinese New Year is more obvious.

Below are the snap shots of the center course where the mall is preparing for a huge decoration for the up coming Chinese New Year. It has been going on for a fews days and by next week it will be ready. Looks humongous rite? I bet it will be. I too waiting and see what is in surprise this time.

These shots were taken a few days ago from the 3rd floor.

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This one is another area of the mall. Also in the midst of preparation.

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Ground floor shot.

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Giant lanterns which will be hanging down from the 3rd floor.

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…stay on with me and find out the final decoration of this place.

…. Latest updates. Taken today.

Still a mess but it is coming to shape.

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Lanterns hanging down…

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Trip back…. A weekly affair w the bus

This is a weekly affair … an affair with the bus more than the person. Traveling in bus for 4 to 5 hours per way and then on Sunday, the affair repeats again in the opposite direction.

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Taking te bus from one of the busese at the bus stand outside the mall.

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There are 3 bus companies here, selling ticket to travel either to the north or to the south of Peninsular Malaysia; Penang or Singapore.

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While another is to a holiday resort up in the hills; Genting Highlands.

Anyway…. time to hit the road and enjoy the on board personalized TV movies.

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Mmmm on sarcoidosis thoughts … I had enough of repeats if you are taking the bus weekly. Lol. I will stick to my blogging in bus.

Lunch @ JTean Kitchen SS2 Mall

New eating place for me but not first time in this mall. The mall still look deserted with lots of empty shop lots since I last visited here a few months back. Still kinda looks the same except for seeing a new office lot occupied by Public Mutual. Aside from that it is quite a pathetic mall. Anyway had lunch at JTean Kitchen and the food is ok. Here some photos of food (again). Haha….

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