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In my last post I wrote about shopping festival in Malaysia. Thousands of tourists come here every year to get the best deals and have fun. I am one of them.
So how does it feel to be a tourist here? Are there more benefits for them or do they become targets of cheating and manipulating? These questions keep coming to all of us.
But not to worry. Tourists are pampered in this country. Most of the shopping malls have special services or schemes for the foreign nationals.
For example, the …
Have you heard of shopping festivals around the world? I am sure you would have heard of Dubai shopping festival or Istanbul shopping festival which attract thousands of tourists every year.
When I reached Malaysia a few days back, I was so happy to come here now. Like any other international shopping festivals, Malaysia also has one. It starts in late November and goes on till 31st December or 1st week of January. What more! The festival is not restricted to one city or town… it is spread across every single …
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These thick & heavy special wedding garlands are called Kalyana Malai ( कल्याण माला ) in Tamil and are made of mainly rose petals and chopped leaves. To keep them together in this conical shape and to prevent the petals from falling off, they are ‘wrapped’ in threads. You can watch this video how it is done.
After wrapping up with thread some decorative pieces are being inserted.
There are two such pieces of each garland. Mostly, only one piece
When we go out of our house even for a few hours, the most common thing that we need first, is water. I generally carry a bottle of water with me but it is not always possible. This is more true if we are out to a different place or country.
Nevertheless, albeit small, daily we end up spending a few bucks on mineral water alone.
Like any other country, in Malaysia one can get a variety of mineral water starting from RM 2.20 upwards (Malaysian mineral water bought in a food …
We visit places of worships, museums or historical monuments. We talk about the great architecture, memorable history and interesting lifestyles related to them. Mostly these stories are built around the affluent and powerful residents of the place.
How often do we talk about a common man or his living habits ? Or much obvious things ?
One such place is bathroom. One of the most neglected rooms in a common
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Yes, it’s quiz time again. See the picture below and tell me where can you see this kind of picture. I will write a detailed post on it while declaring the result.
Hint:- In ancient times, a sketch or a drawing of a naked woman on a wall was an indication of something. Is it Indian culture ? No.
Photograph copyright : Cuckoo
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In Geneva, whether it is a park, swimming pool, or any other public place.. .. you can find many large sized chess boards painted on the ground and people engrossed in playing chess.
I have seen this in other countries as well but this is about Geneva.
I always wonder why can not we have such playful outlets in our country and more so what will happen if even we have some. How long we are going to enjoy them or maintain them. Your inputs ?
P.S.- I am traveling and away from …