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Greetings From Manila

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Today is my 4th Day of 7 days in Manila and am enjoying every minute here. I am staying in an expensive & horrible hotel in the upscale Makati which faces the most happening Greenbelt Hubs. It is not by choice that my wife has to stay in this dated hotel for 2 weeks as other better hotels of this exact location is all fully booked. She has to share daily transport of the host together with other delegates who are attending her training somewhere in Makati.
I am glad to bring along the latest & smallest Lumix DSLR camera to snap photos and to experiment its functions. It was my little present for my wife's birthday last year and never had the chance to play with her toy till now.





1. I took a 4 hour flight from KL to Manila and barely had 3 hours sleep  before my taxi showed up at 4.30am!!




2. I always have to spend so much extra to book the premium Hot Seats  on Air Asia. Having long legs is always costly. The plane was full  but my row had only 2 passengers as most people a…

Mabuhay!

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Today I am busy packing my bags for my early morning flight.
My booked taxi will fetch me at 5:00 am!!! I will be visiting my wife who has to conduct 2 weeks training sessions
since last week. I will bring along Korean Kim Chi,
Maggi Cup Noodles, TM's Salsa Sauce with Tortilla Chips,
Chilly Sauce, Overnight Oats, Seaweed Snacks
 and White Coffee to feed her. While she works, I
will read your blogs in the Makati's hotel - okay!!





I have listed out the things I would do like every tourist. Eat their local exotic food, visit the historical churches, visit the cemetery of the wealthy,
go window shopping and
mogok at BERSIH 4
in Makati.
What else to do there??







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Qing Dynasty Imperial Porcelain

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Today I will share a piece of rare antique that once possibly  sat on the Imperial Banquet Tables during the rein of Qing Dynasty in China (Year 1644 - 1912).  I am always admiring it and wondered if Empress Dowager  had seen it by any chance. Now it sits prominently at my home  inside the glass shelf.
This is part of the contents inside my other blog.




I placed it on this antique side table just for the simple photography. The table itself was shipped in from Henan Province. It once graced someone's house in China where they placed the   auspicious 3 Fook, Lok, Sau statues on it.



 Can you guess what this piece of Chinese Porcelain was used for? The answer would be revealed next week.



Beneath the porcelain piece shows the seal
of it being made during the reign of
Emperor Qianlong - Qing Dynasty
(25 September 1711 – 7 February 1799)
My other blog URL is HERE. Please feel free to leave any comments there whether you like or dislike anything you see. I have not finished updating t…

Chronicles Of My 2 Blogs

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I have been blogging for 7 years now and I have 2 blogs, did you know that? This one is supposed to share good things and to awaken you that the spiritual world is real. When I blogged about the unseen beings, they would come to read my blog out of curiosity too. Yes, they are also like us who know how to enjoy and have a good time without physical bodies. Can you guess where is the best place with many unseen friends? Cinemas!!!! They would pack the  whole place when good movies are showing. It is a favourite place because it is very "Yin" ~ Dark & Cold with air conditioning. There are some pop corns  and coke too. Sometimes we would walk out feeling tired and drowsy after a movie. That could be our frequency has been sucked dry by the hungry ones. If you are a religious cultivator, you will be able to protect yourself inside.
My other blog is sitting idle like an Antique Lamp in the Museum. Only 5 bloggers from here have seen my other blog that collects dated & un…

Eco Green Architecture

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I am always excited to see the trend of lush greens and solar energy being fully used for today's modern architecture. My first encounter to see this brilliant concept was in Taichung several years ago where they have a very healthy community living concept. They have a fabulous Green Zone in the city with smart green plants, forests and floral bushes with comfy benches besides the usage of myriad shades of green plants covering the walls of their shopping malls and all the ugly metal structures. You need to be there to witness their brilliance.


The famous Taiwan's Green Zone Belt in Taichung. This was my old photo posted earlier.




Last Winter, I visited Fukuoka - Japan and was surprised to see a huge mall  in Hakata where 2 floors were fully overgrown with plenty  of green plants, tall trees, finest grass and  lalang weeds! 



It was mind blowing for me to see the abundance of healthy greens  on a cold winter day.  I simply loved them all and took over 100 shots! So far the …

Best Coffee In The World

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Yes! Malaysia is emerging up the ranks as the top country with the most variety of aromatic coffee. Our white coffee beans is a new phenomenon that has taken many caffeine addicts by storm for its unique taste, easy preparations and very affordable price! Why pay a bomb price to sip the dung droppings of several animals? The trend is always changing globally with South Korea churning out innovative cuppa beverages always, as seen on the TV documentaries. When we google for the premium coffee ranks, you might see different subjective results of the countries but our country is no where to be seen. Without doubt, I could smell this from my years of personal observation on seeing the market share that our country is enjoying each year.
A few Winters ago, we followed a tour group to ski in South Korea and our smart local tour guide seized the opportunity to check in 30 big cartons of local Coffee Sachets using our individual baggage weight allowance. I was shocked to learn that her assoc…

My Lunch @ Hup Sun Ye

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Today I went to eat my quick lunch at a nearby restaurant that is hidden from the public's view. It is located inside the factory hubs of Sungai Buloh which faces a small mosque and a well landscaped park, yet it is always crowded with hungry customers for its variety of fusion food.



The owner is a bubbly fatso who gives attentive services to walk-in ladies and doubles as a medium who goes into trance when there is calling. He is very friendly and his restaurant serves almost everything with daily specials, all at very affordable prices.  





Today I ordered a huge plate of Chicken Tomato Spaghetti costing at RM6.80 and downed with a tall glass of refreshing iced umbra juice at RM3.00. So my total lunch was RM9.80 and my pot belly was bursting after that. Besides the specials, they have daily Nasi Lemak, Pan Mee and all types of flat & round noodles which you can request for dry or soupy varieties. The daily specials include Special Porridge, Hakka Lui Cha Rice and many others.