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Archive for November, 2012

Nam Thean Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh

Nov 30, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Nam Thean Tong cave temple

During my visit to Ling Sen Tong almost two years ago, I had wanted to drop by Nam Thean Tong, located just next door. However, the cave temple was closed and I postponed my trip until recently, when news of manifestation of a face of "Lord Buddha" spread like wild fire. I just had to ... continue reading »

Galeri Kraf Selangor

The Selangor Tourist Information Centre has recently been revamped to include a one-stop craft centre, known as Galeri Kraf Selangor. Beautifully made by skilled local craftsmen and women, products retailed here include popular batik dresses, handwoven songket, mengkuang baskets and wood carvings. More craft products would be added to the gallery in due time. This Selangor ... continue reading »

Pewter Casting @ East Art Enterprise

Nov 28, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
pewter casting

Pewter products make classy gifts but have you given it a thought how pewter products are really made? Our curiosity was quenched after visiting the factory of East Art Enterprise, where we got to see the entire process, from casting to soldering to plating. Established in June, 2004, East Art Enterprise operates out of a ... continue reading »

batik painting

I first tried my hand on batik painting during Malaysia Tourism Hunt 2012, at Noor Arfa Batik in Terengganu. It was one of the challenges that we had to over come. While some people find painting the batik therapeutic, I find it stressful. See, I am not creative and it takes a lot of effort ... continue reading »

A.P.A. – Attitude Planet Art

Nov 26, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Attitude Planet Art

Sam and Benji are the two creative minds behind Attitude Planet Art, or A.P.A. in short. Their workshop, located within the grounds of Pusat Inkubator Jabatan Pertanian in Hulu Langat, Selangor, is a very admirable place with the many colourful decorative items for sale. It is amazing the ideas they came up with, using recyclables to ... continue reading »

Unggul Art

Unggul Art and Design Sdn. Bhd. in Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, is a company that makes souvenirs. Offering many different kinds of 2-Dimensional (2D) and 3-Dimensional (3D) souvenirs from awards and medals to corporate gifts, this company is considered a carving specialist. My friends and I spent some time at the workshop of Unggul Art and ... continue reading »

Pressed Flower Art @ Laman Kraf Tani

Nov 24, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Laman Kraf Tani

Laman Kraf Tani means Craft Garden. It's located in Kampung Sungai Lang Tengah, Kuala Langat, Selangor. It was one of our stops while we were on a quest to discover local arts and crafts during our tour of Selangor. Laman Kraf Tani was incepted on 9th September, 1999 by the owner, Esiah. This auspicious day ... continue reading »

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