The Best Auto Mechanic in Kuala Lumpur

January 2, 2015

Meet Ah Tan, the Proprietor of Chai Kin Auto Services in the heart of Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. He has been maintaining our 24 year-old Volvo for a very long time. He is quick, reliable, reasonably priced and honest! Ah Tan is the best mechanic in Kuala Lumpur. You can contact him on 016-323-0937 or […]

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The Mother of All Second Hand Shops in KL

November 28, 2012

This post is for our friend RE. He has left Slice and Ice in charge of furnishing his new corporate flat in Kuala Lumpur. Being the fiscally responsible type and a man who loves a bargain, Slice quickly located a massive seconds joint. This isn’t just any seconds joint. They have three warehouses and as […]

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Sydney Harbourside Beach

August 29, 2012

For an introduction to Sydney beaches here are photos from a recent visit to the harbourside beach known as Nielsen Park. You travel to the eastern suburb of Vaucluse to get to this beach. While the beach is small the park is quite large as you can see from this Google map and it offers […]

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Making a Living in Cambodia

September 1, 2011

Just a quick post…a simple gallery of the basic ways that poor Cambodians work hard to make a meager living. Don’t miss the short video at the end of some Cambodian women working by the roadside. Every morning there was a parade of coconut vendors as they made their way in different directions to sell […]

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The Inner Sanctum of Angkor Wat

August 26, 2011

Now that we are inside Angkor Wat we are heading towards the central stucture with the five towers. (See an aerial view on Wikipedia.) Next is not a great photo but I’ve included to give you an idea of where this tour of photos starts…we entered this temple structure in the left corner… (see previous […]

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Angkor Wat The Main Entrance

August 22, 2011

Angkor Wat was built in the early 12th century and was first dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. It is Hindu in its architecture but is now dedicated to Buddha. You cross a moat to get to the main entrance of the temple… The moat to the left of the temple… The entrance itself… ‘ […]

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Angkor Wat Teaser

August 21, 2011

I took over 350 photos at Angkor Wat. So while I am wading through the possibilities and editing with ruthlessness for the next post…I have a couple of Angkor Wat teasers to keep you occupied. Before we even got to Angkor Wat I thought no way am I going to be able to match the […]

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Ta Prohm Temple Near Angkor Wat

August 19, 2011

Yesterday we toured two temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park. We were supposed to see 5 temples but we abandoned the tour at 2:00 in the afternoon after seeing Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat because our time in the area is limited. We wanted to spend some time walking around Siem Reap and we’re quite […]

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Cambodia Countryside Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

August 17, 2011

Before I get into the trip to Siem Reap…I thought I should include a photo of the temple where the Monks hang out in Phnom Penh when they aren’t at the University. Today Buddha blessed us with a bright sunny day as we made our way by bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. The […]

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Neat Little Bicycle Shop in Phnom Penh

August 16, 2011

Slice was thrilled to find this little bicycle shop on a back street just a few blocks from the hotel. He bought parts for our Giant brand bicycles…parts he couldn’t find in KL! Across from the bicycle shop…a beautiful apartment building with Chinese noodle restaurant at the street level… And just a few doors down […]

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