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It's a durian life...

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by jim_khoo, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Jul 11, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysian, let's collaborate to document the unique street life of Malaysia in this thread...
    https://www.photographerslounge.org/f23/black-white-monotone-sepia-words-no-words-184/index91.html is also a durian life style.

    To continue....

    Malaysia has many international restaurant. However, it is the eateries stalls that make
    this country unique (among other asian countries... :smile:).



    chinese eatery...
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    southern indian eatery...
    (fork and spoon are optionals; normally offered to non-indian :biggrin:)

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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Jimmy, you are making me hungry!

    Thank you for starting this thread, though I am really going to have to eat something good before looking at it in the future.:2thumbs:

    Are those real palm fronds in your second photo or are they plastic - so interesting and pretty, either way.
     
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  3. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Kuala Lumpur
    BB,
    those are real banana leaves.

    most southern indian eateries in Malaysia, food is served on
    banana leaves and eat with hand.

    i'd like to document/ share Malaysia unique multi-racial life style
    and hope other Malaysian will contribute as well. let's see how
    this thread will turn out.

    here's another malaysia's favorite that goes really well with a
    cold beer for you...:wink:

    satay - malay charcoal grill chicken/ beef

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    g11
     
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  4. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    I'm impressed and a bit chagrined to think that I would even consider that they'd be made of plastic!:redface:

    Your food looks beautiful no matter where it is served.

    Love this latest picture and I feel the same way about satay! I can feel the heat and smell the aromas from here, Jimmy!
     
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  5. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Jul 11, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    satay is served with thick peanut curry gravy with some cucumber and onion.
    i am travelling to the east coast of Malaysia today. let's hope if i can get some
    interesting shots.
     
  6. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    You're making me hungry!
     
  7. turbodieselvw

    turbodieselvw SC Rookie

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    Jul 11, 2010
    The food doesn't just look beautiful, it tastes heavenly, too! I'm going to have to make a trip back to Singapore next year and head to Malaysia (Penang) for, what my cousin calls it, "an eathing holiday".

     
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  8. Lili

    Lili SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Lili
    wonderful images and cuisine!
     
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  9. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Mouth-wateringly good images (and cuisine).
     
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  10. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Jul 11, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    turbodieselvw,
    i still feel M'sia is a food paradise - cheap and good.
    (yes; good is subjective... :tongue:)


    besides food, i think Malaysia still has good mix of the "news" and "olds".
    especially in a multiracial country, the olds are unique in its own way
    and is getting lesser by the days. i hope to document some of them in
    this thread before they are all gone. these olds are what i call "durian life"
    (bitter-sweet/ loved-hated). not many in Kuala Lumpur left. need to go
    out skirt (smaller towns/ kampong) to find them.

    if you have some photos of older S'pore, please share with us.
     
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  11. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Kuala Lumpur
    Trip to east coast of Malaysia 1

    My recent trip to the East Coast of Malaysia; left home at 630am, 9th August.

    sunrise over palm trees

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    stopped for breakfast

    cabbie
    yong tau foo - stuffed bean curd/ vegetable
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    mine
    all time favorite - wanton noodle with roast pork
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  12. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Trip to East Coast of Malaysia 2

    KL to Kuantan, 295km east.

    KLIA
    kuala lumpur international airport

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    Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport
    Kuantan

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    Kuantan to Kijal, 110km north.

    Awana Kijal Resort Hotel
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  13. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Trip to East Coast of Malaysia 3

    sunrise...not a clear morning :frown:
    Kijal, Malaysia
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    breakfast
    roti canai with curry gravy

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    back at the beach after breakfast
    sun has gone up a little and much brighter

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    later at the beach
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  14. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    Trip to East Coast of Malaysia 4

    lunch....
    satay

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    fishing village
    Paka, Malaysia


    wooden houses are very rear in Kuala Lumpur
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    fishing boats
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    jetty 1
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    jetty 2
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    fishing boats - taken on the jetty
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    preparing for tomorrow
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    father and son
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    finally.... diner
    kampong fried rice

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    favorite sauce
    soya suace with hot green chilies

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    not much street photos can be done due to the quietness of the ramadan month.
     
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  15. bartjeej

    bartjeej SC Hall of Famer

    Nov 12, 2010
    bart
    nice photos, looks quiet in the streets indeed!

    my friends who went to malaysia last year are always talking about roti canai (and about durian!), good to finally see a photo of it!
     
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  16. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    back in the city now...
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  17. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    Jimmy, I'm really enjoying traveling with you and seeing both the new and the old...and, of course, the people you met. It also goes without saying that you are making me really, really hungry!:biggrin:
     
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  18. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    thanks, BB.
    here's one more for you to start your day!

    morning sun
    Kijal, Malaysia

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  19. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    meal break
    street vegetable seller
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  20. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo SC Veteran

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    street fruit seller
    imported fruits only
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