Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Photos from Ipoh

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The cute little phone has been handed over.

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I'm doing this because I can (my previous phone has NO language options)

I went to Ipoh with 川, 君 and 洲. A heavy breakfast of dim sum at Fu San followed by white coffee from Old Town Coffeeshop, then off to a temple in a cave, 极乐洞. Sat around for a bit, then we went off to look for a famous curry mee stall, which was unfortunately closed. 洲 was disappointed.

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Then, cendol, yim kok kai, 芽菜鸡. On the way home from Ipoh, we stopped at Bidor for some duck leg noodles.

Food expenses (per person): RM 30
Petrol and toll (per person): RM 37

Petrol is expensive.

The empty shell of an unwanted shop-house.

Exposed Brickwork

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And something remarkable from 极乐洞- a dragonfly that would not flee. It remained still even with the huge optical set up uphovering 2 inches from its face.

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Blogger Dr. Tan said...

I just realised that the dragonfly's head looks abit like some angry feline.

2:14 pm, December 19, 2006  
Blogger 小李飞刀 said...

envious man...


6:28 pm, December 19, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice phone la cousin... minus the profanity of coz!

6:34 pm, December 19, 2006  
Blogger Lao Chen said...

Dr Tan:
Ya, it does.

Mr Lee:
Your turn is coming. I heard mumblings of a nice trip over the CNY break.

Of course it is a nice phone. It is mine!

1:07 am, December 20, 2006  
Blogger Glaring Notebook said...

Whoa, I love the exposed shotlot. Brilliant.

1:33 am, December 20, 2006  
Blogger lcf said...

woah nice trip and pictures. erm...haven't seen 洲 for ages. speaking of an irrelevent matter, I finally find some books (by Nayfeh on nonlinear oscillation and nonlinear interaction) that explain Floquet Theory in detail, although I haven't read them in detail yet. There are also a recent paper published on parametric oscillation on a wind turbine... these open my eyes. ;o

10:56 am, December 20, 2006  
Blogger Lao Chen said...

Thanks, luck had a hand in this one.

洲 is quite fine.

If i ever manage to recast parametric vibrations in terms of higher-dimensional geometry instead of using ODEs, I'll let you know.

1:21 am, December 22, 2006  
Anonymous ah pek said...

I thot Ipoh Leng Luis are beautiful. didn't know the dragonflys oso not bad.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Take more beautiful pictures!!

10:51 am, December 22, 2006  
Blogger Meng Yean said...

Nice shots!! x)

- sonia

5:11 pm, January 02, 2007  

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