Childhood Memories: Part 27 – Revisiting The Old Neighbourhood With Google Street

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The SHELL petrol station was actually the main landmark on the main old road between the city of Kuala Lumpur and the port town of Klang. We often refer to the petrol station when someone wants to come to our house in the old neighbourhood. It is directly on the opposite side of the neighbourhood. It was a big station those days but it has now somehow reduced in size. It is however still at the same place since the day we moved into this neighbourhood more than 40 years ago. Image source: Google Street.

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An Insane Travel Idea: One Day Trip to Tarrafal Part 2

The journey continues to Tarrafal after Part 1 here

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From afar, we could see and even smell the sea and some of the guys started to get excited, probably because it was a welcomed change from the earlier dry, hilly route. Tarrafal was indeed a small town next to the sea but seems cleaner and more organised compared to Praia. The houses and commercial areas mostly two and three stories high were well organised and clean.

Seriously the Government and private enterprises need to do more to promote their beautiful beaches here. If this is in Malaysia, the plan would have been overrun by local and foreign tourists on the weekends. Just take a look at Port Dickson which is about 100 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur – there are already plenty of hotels, service apartments and houses for rent and the town continues to be developed for tourism.

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Photography 101: Taking Great Photos With Digital Camera Part 1

Photography Digital Camera Photo Studio Flash

Sometimes it does not matter about the camera equipment or the subject matter but it is the right way of taking great photos. Photo by Alexander Dummer from Pexels

One of my friends borrowed my digital camera for some function. When I saw what he took, I just shook my head. It was boring and sad to say, with no creativity at all.

Maybe he was new to the world of photography and still learning the highs and lows of taking a good picture. Even, I am still learning with my 3.2 MP Fuji (basic) camera and still have a long way to go before considering myself as a pro.

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