Monday, May 31, 2010

Cute Flowers

There are aplenty of flowers at Cameron Highland. This is just one kind of them.


so cute..

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Penang Pagoda

Been to Penang recently and visited the famous pagoda..

looks stunning from afar..


we walked past the pagoda fountain..


and the Buddha statue..



before we reached the pagoda..


Reached the entrance..


This giant statue guards the entrance of the pagoda..

The stairway is just behind this statue. I just climbed to the second floor and got this view..
near..
and far away..

Scenic Sunday

Friday, May 28, 2010

Osaka Castle

WOC, Taipei

13. Osaka Castle


Originally called Ozakajō, it is one of Japan's most famous castles, and played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

next..14. Seven Storied Pagoda


Thursday, May 27, 2010

Special Sky

I was traveling to Cameron Highland and I noticed this special sky which was illuminated by the bright shining sun..



Bulguksa Temple

WOC, Taipei

12. Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in the North Gyeongsang province in South Korea.

The temple is considered as a masterpiece of the golden age of Buddhist art in the Silla kingdom. It is currently the head temple of the 11th district of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.

The entrance to the temple, Sokgyemun, has a double-sectioned staircase and bridge that leads to the inside of the temple compound. The stairway is 33 steps high, corresponding to the 33 steps to enlightenment.

There are two pagodas on the temple site.

wikipedia

next..13. Osaka Castle

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Lincoln memorial

WOC, Taipei

11. Lincoln memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is an American memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and was dedicated on May 30, 1922.

The exterior of the Memorial echos a classic Greek temple and features Yule marble. The structure measures 189.7 by 118.5 feet (57.8 by 36.1 m) and is 99 feet (30 m) tall. It is surrounded by a peristyle of 36 fluted Doric columns, one for each of the 36 states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death, and two columns in-antis at the entrance behind the colonnade. The columns stand 44 feet (13 m) tall with a base diameter of 7.5 feet (2.3 m). Each column is built from 12 drums including the capital. The columns, like the exterior walls and façades, are inclined slightly toward the building's interior. This is to compensate for perspective distortions which would otherwise make the Memorial appear asymmetrical.

wikipedia


next..12. Bulguksa Temple

Monday, May 24, 2010

US Space Shuttle

WOC, Taipei

10. US Space Shuttle



next
..11. Lincoln Memorial

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Washington Monument

WOC, Taipei

9. Washington Monument


to commemorate George Washington

next
..10. US Space Shuttle

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Flowers

These are pictures of flowers in front of my house.




Friday, May 21, 2010

Thanks, CHVoon

When I came back from work this evening, I was indeed surprised to receive two lovely postcards from CHVoon.

Istanbul - The Hagia Sophia Museum


View of Ruwi towards Sheraton Hotel - Sultanate of Oman


Yes, Happy Blogging!

Thank you, CHVoon!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

St Basils Cathedral

WOC, Taipei

8. St Basils Cathedral


'a fairy tale depicted in stone'

next..9. Washington Monument

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Restorate

Fitline - Restorate



R for Restorate

Many diseases of civilization (such as obesity, which withstands all attempts to diet) are related to over-acidity in the body. FitLine® Restorate, with its balanced combination of minerals acts to combat acidity, so contributing to a neutral acid-base ratio.

Minerals and trace elements are, however, not just important for our health and well-being due to their acid-base ratio; every movement of a muscle, every beat of the heart only functions with the aid of calcium and magnesium. Minerals are the building blocks for solid bones and strong muscles, they are responsible for good skin and hair, deep, healthy sleep as well as physical and mental fitness, they ensure an optimal provision with energy and a strong immune system and, above all, for sufficient detoxification and removal of acid from the body. FitLine® Restorate contains many vital minerals and trace elements as well as the "bone vitamin" D in a balanced combination. As long as the slight metallic taste does not bother you and there are no medical objections, we generally recommend taking the version with vitamin D and iron.


  • Vitamin D supports the absorption of calcium by the intestines and its integration into the bones.
  • Magnesium and calcium combat stress.
  • Iron is essential for hemoglobin and therefore for oxygen transport and supports detoxification and the removal of acidity.
  • Zinc and selenium combat oxidative stress and support the immune system.
  • Potassium ensures the important flow of energy throughout the body.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Chartres Cathedral

WOC, Taipei

7. Chartres Cathedral..


a masterpiece of Gothic architecture..


next..8. St Basils Cathedral

Monday, May 17, 2010

Danone Dumex

Last night, both my husband and I attended a dinner organized by Danone Dumex.

The invitation card was nice..
It had a picture of a cute little boy..


The agenda was written in both languages..
Great! Otherwise, we were not sure of them..


Here's our door gift - Demba (2 bottles)


Mamil Gold (2 cans)


Evian (1 bottle)


Isn't it lovely? I mean the bottle..


Here's the stage..It was beautifully done!


Here's our MC from 8TV..
He's a fun and a cheerful guy who kept us entertained..


The ceremony started with a lion dance..
After which both the sales director and the managing director
were given the honour to officiate the ceremony.


A beautiful song from the Perak salesperson and the sales manager..


Attractive sales packages whereby
the order number were kept for lucky draw
but our numbers didn't show up..


2009 awards giveaway..


The award
for achieving double digit growth for Mamil Gold in 2009.


One of the entertainment..
Ang pows were given to all participants..
It was a very happy occasion..


The dinner by Tai Thong..


The menu..it was not too bad..



video

Here's a short clip of the lion dance..
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