Category Archives: Ikons

Tanjung Aru Second Beach

Typically Tropicana Borneo

This is one mean beach you would rarely hear any mention of.

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Oriental Pied Hornbill in Flight

The Orient Express of Borneo

Unravelling the mystery of a fancy bird. Getting to the bottom of a jigsaw puzzle. The final revelation to be unveiled. Come on in!

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Maliau Basin- The Land that Time Forgot

The Lost World of Sabah

Revealing the secret of Sabah’s treasures hidden away since time began. Some fantastically gorgeous pictures in the Daily Telegraph of UK, here. Be there! Or be dumb!

Petronas Towers and Maxis Building

A portal to the sky, A door to the infinite

A quote, supposedly from César Pelli, the architect of Petronas Twin Towers.

And so here we begin a tour of the twin towers of Kuala Lumpur, the colonial administrative headquarters, also goes under another name of Federal Administrative Territory of Malaysia.

Taking a break from all the fancy birds we’ve been goggling at .

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An Avian Flight

Taking a Mohigan Dive

Onward journey into the flight of a Mohigan bird. Peeling off the layers one by one of a mysterious tropical bird.

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Flight of a Long-billed Avian Species

Flight of A Mohigan Bird

A great revival of a bird species. And it’s in flight.

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Edible Architecture- Ideal Home Exhibition

Green Future for Sabah- Grand Prize Winner

Announcing the gold medalist of Edible Architecture competition as held at Sabah Trade Centre in the IPEX 2011 & Ideal Home Show over the Easter holiday.

Seeing is greening the future

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Edible Architecture- IPEX 2011

Dreamland City- 2nd Prize

Welcome! Hop in and take a ride to the Biscuit City of the future.  Advancing to the next prize winner of the Edible Architecture competition as happened at the IPEX 2011 & Ideal Home Show.

Seeing is dreaming.

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Edible Architecture- IPEX Show 2011

Kota Kinabalu 2011- 3rd Prize

Edible Architecture competition at the ‘IPEX 2011 and Ideal Home Show’. Seeing is believing.

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Kampung Soronsob, River Kadamaian

Riverine Hamlet

This has got to be one of the best and scenic country roads in Sabah. It really does give you a sense of being transplanted to the Middle Earth country.

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Vesakha- Puu Jih Shih Temple

The Birth, Enlightenment, And Passing Away

On the day of the trilogy of the prodigious events of Buddha is also the right time to take a tour of the Puu Jih Shih (Puji Si) temple in Sandakan, Sabah.

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Easter Sunday- Sacred Heart Cathedral

Resurrection of Christ- Salvation and Redemption

Amazingly, there is an unofficial {Station XV} depicting the risen Christ- the day Jesus rose from the dead- at the Sacred Heart Cathedral. The reason I said it was unofficial as this is the statue that has not a plaque stating explicitly that it is the Station of the risen Christ.  And as well in the traditional description of Stations of the Cross , there is no actual mention of the station of Resurrection of Christ.

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Good Friday- Sacred Heart Cathedral

Crucifixion of Christ – The knowing and willing sacrifice

Continuing the accounts of the Passion narratives at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Kota Kinabalu

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Stations of the Cross- Sacred Heart Cathedral

Way of Sorrows

For the Roman Catholics, here’s a place you could visit over the Easter holiday. Make it a spiritual pilgrimage if you must.

For those of you who are not quite yet there and pious, treat this as an educational field trip to enrich yourself with knowledge about other religious faiths and about the world around you. Knowledge & understanding are what make the world go round. Strange? I seem to have heard that saying somewhere before. But where?

Pardon the borrowed phrase.

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River Moyog, Kasigui

Country Living In Pictorial HDR

Taking a fresh look at the Moyog River, Kasigui. This time in surrealistic high dynamic range.

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Muyi (Wooden Fish) at Pu Tuo Si Temple

Reciting Namo AmiTuoFo with the Muyi

Getting to a better understanding of the Buddhist sutra chanting practice at the Pu Tuo Si temple (普陀寺).

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Twilight of Tanjung Lipat

Here in the after-glow of day

Tanjung Lipat Twilight Splendours.

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Waterfront Sunset Kota Kinabalu

Heavenly shades of night are falling

A quixotic sunset played out in front of KK esplanade.

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Lotus of Yu Huang Temple

Like a lotus flower that grows out of the mud

A Buddhist philosophy to start you off on a visit to the Jade Emperor Temple (Yu Huang Miao)  in Tuaran, Sabah.

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City Mosque Under the Moonlight

In the orbit of the Moon

Likas City Mosque bathed under the moonlight

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