Articles in the Picture of the Week Category
ANNOUNCEMENTS / PRESS RELEASES / STATEMENTS, Headline, MALAYSIA, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, OTHERS, Picture of the Week, TRAVEL »
Virgin Mary Image Appeared on Sime Darby Medical Center Hospital Window
Hospital becomes a religious tourist attraction. This is the real story on Sime Darby Medical Center. The story went like outbreak when the image of Virgin Mary mysteriously appeared in one of the window panels of the new wing of the hospital.
Hundreds came from all over the country to witness the image and some were seen praying. Since we stayed quite near the hospital, we tried to visit the hospital yesterday but there was a massive jam on the road …
Headline, MALAYSIA, Malaysia - Perlis, Picture of the Week, Places, Temples / Mosques / Churches »
Floating Mosque of Al-Hussain, Kuala Perlis
Last month I was invited to visit Perlis by Santai travel magazine and Tourism Malaysia Perlis. It was my first time venturing the northernmost state in Peninsula Malaysia. While many wonder what do the smallest state in Malaysia offers, there are more than I expected.
One of the highlights of Perlis or Kuala Perlis in particular is the newly built Al-Hussain Floating Mosque. Kuala Perlis is a busy getaway for tourists heading to the popular island of Langkawi added Al-Hussain Floating Mosque as the new tourist …
Friday Prayers at Masjid Jamek: Picture of the Week
A few months ago, I was at Masjid Jamek LRT station waiting for my train to PWTC. It was Friday afternoon and the Masjid Jamek (mosque) was having their Friday’s prayer.
Immediately, it caught my attention as I was positioned well for a nice picture. Equipped with my Panasonic Lumix TZ15, I took a few picture of Masjid Jamek and I loved it.
Masjid Jamek is one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur and it is located in the junction of Klang river …
CHILE, Picture of the Week, Places »
Boca Oriental, Strait of Magallen, CHILE: Picture of the Week
For those who have seen Boca Oriental, they must be crossing the Strait of Magallen. I was there early last year traveling from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia on a road trip and to my surprise, I need to pass by Chile to re-enter Argentina. If not, our group need to detour to a very long route to Ushuaia.
Boca Oriental is located just beside Strait of Magallen and hundreds of cars and trucks cross the strait daily. We were waiting for our …
Manila, PHILIPPINES, Picture of the Week, Places »
AERA Memorial Museum at Villa Escudero PHILIPPINES: Picture of the Week
Last year, we were invited to visit Manila by Tourism of Philippines. Due to our busy schedule and work commitments, we sent our representative there on our behalf.
One of the attractions that worth the mention is this week’s “Picture of the Week”, AERA Memorial Museuem at Villa Escudero. Funded by Arsenio and Rosario Escudero, it houses alot of rare items, especially the religious arts of silver altars, gilded carrozas, ivory santos, embroidered vestments and intricately carved inages, all dated back …
AUSTRALIA, Australia - Philip Island, Australia - Victoria, Beaches, Headline, Picture of the Week, Places »
Woolamai Beach Philip Island: Haven for Surfers
Philip Island is a must visit place when you visit Melbourne city or state Victoria in Australia. Most people go to Philip Island for penguin watching. Well, I know it is fun but there are other attractions in Philip Island as well. There are a few attractions that deserve a mention, places like A Maze N’ Things, Chocolate Factory, Koala Conservation Center, Churchill Island, The Nobbies and Woolamai Beach.
This week’s picture of the week is the Woolamai Beach of Philip Island. It was a …
ARGENTINA, Argentina - Tierra del Fuego, Argentina - Ushuaia, Headline, Picture of the Week, Places »
Five Brothers Mountain Ushuaia ARGENTINA: Picture Of the Week
Last year while traveling in Argentina, I got the chance to visit the city of the “End of the World”. The reason it is called the end of the world because it is the southernmost city in the world. The city of over 100,000 is called Ushuaia. It is the closest city to Antarctica and dozens of Antarctica cruises will stop at Ushuaia before proceeds to the Antarctica peninsula via the Beagle Channel.
Behind this beautiful city, lies a very famous mountain among …
Horse Shoe Making Demo on Churchill Island, AUSTRALIA: Picture Of The Week
Have you heard about Churchill Island? Well, it is time for you to do so. Churchill Island is an island located just miles off Victoria Island Australia. It is connected to Phillip Island by a bridge and it is the site of the first European settlement in Victoria. It contains a farm and a homestead from 1872 era. Churchill Island is open to public to get the feel of the olden European settlement in Victoria.
The picture is taken while …
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Puerto Williams, Chile: Picture of the Week
Last year, I wrote about my maiden small aircraft flying experience in Ushuaia, Argentina. It was one of the most exciting rides in my life. I was riding with Aero Club Ushuaia and you can read my experience here.
The one hour flight was inclusive of Beagle Channel and we were flying at the borders of Chile. As we flew over the Penguins Island, the pilot pointed out a small port on the other side of the channel.
It is the Puerto Williams or Port Williams. …
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Stepping On US$ 50,000 1 kg Gold Bar in Grand Emperor Hotel Macao: Picture Of The Week
A few months ago, Rachel and I had the chance of our life time to step on 1kg of Credit Suisse Pure Gold Bar. It was in the Grand Emperor Hotel Macao. We were brought there by our guide to see the beautiful interior and also the 1kg of Credit Suisse Pure Gold Bar.
It is estimate 1 kg of pure 999.9 gold bar is around US$ 50,000 based on the market rate. There are …
Beaches, Headline, Islands, Picture of the Week, Places, THAILAND, Thailand - Beaches, Thailand - Rayong »
Fascinating Koh Samed (Samet) : Picture of The Week
I heard so much about this island, the Koh Samed / Koh Samet of Thailand. Located in the Gulf Of Thailand off the province of Rayong, it is the largest and westernmost of cluster of islands not far from the coast.
The island name actually came from the cajeput tree that is found throughout the island. The island is also known as “Magic Crystal Island” and it is very popular among both the local and foreign tourists. Koh Samed is also popular …
Alumine Neuquen ARGENTINA: Picture of the Week
This was taken last year while traveling in Argentina for four weeks. We camped at Lake Alumine for a night and after departing from Lake Alumine, we headed to San Martin and later on to San Carlos Bariloche. You can check out the some of the pictures of San Carlos Bariloche HERE. On the way to San Martin, we stopped at the roadside for a break and I took this picture. This was taken in February last year, summer time in Alumine, Patagonia region …