Petaling street (Jalan Petaling): Walking around with a digicam

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Jalan Petaling – there are stores selling all sorts of stuff from imitation watches to t-shirts.

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There are stalls selling fruits.

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There are massage parlors.

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There are large book stores.

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There’s this strange vending machine selling water for 20 cents. I’ve
never seen it before. Very impressive and puzzling at the same time.

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There’s people selling drawings and wall scrolls.

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There’s lots of tourists.

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There’s even people sleeping semi nude on pedestrian bridges.

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Air mata kuching – a refreshing cold drink for just 80 cents a bowl.

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I had to repair my cell phone coz the speaker wasn’t working…he
quoted RM 35, I said RM 30 and he said okay. Suspect it could have been
cheaper but it’s hard to bargain with a digicam strapped around you,
you look too much like a tourist – fair game. Highly recommended
though, fixed it in 15 minutes. Later, I found out that the speaker was
not working again so I went back and he opened everything up, changed
the mike and soldered everything back free of charge. Nice guy too.

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A dumpling store at petaling street.

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I got the largest one – RM 7.50 (!) for a dumpling.

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Here’s a closer look – it has large chicken pieces (with bone intact),
mushrooms, egg yolk, nuts and even mussels! Very filling too.

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Cendol – a drink made with shredded ice and stuff.

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There was a PowerBar promotion booth beside the lifts at the hotel – bars for RM 5 and gels for RM 7.

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Hong Kee Famous Claypot Chicken Rice @ Petaling Street.

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This is claypot chicken rice for 3.

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Petaling Street – walk through.

Anyway, these are the set of photos I took around Petaling Street.
I’m sorry for not being able to answer the comments today, I have to
pack up everything, including my PC, coz I’m moving over to Richard’s
(who kindly offered to put me up for a week) early tomorrow morning. I
will update tomorrow and reply all the comments – thanks everyone, I
appreciate your feedback!

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