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Monday, January 9, 2012

My City Kuala Lumpur - Part 3

(All photos in this entry are captured using Lumix GF3)

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We crossed the road towards a well-landscaped area just next to Merdeka Square, at Jalan Parlimen. Located just nearby Gombak  River and facing the building of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), the area is famous for its Pitcher plant (Nepenthes spp.) fountain, but trust me when I say feeling the splashes of the fountain right onto the skin is far more refreshing than just enjoying the sculpture from afar while driving. :)

Underneath a Ficus tree.
At Jalan Parlimen

To our surprise, Rotary Club has built a mini garden with a time capsule within the area.
At Jalan Parlimen  

There are benches for people to rest. But some use it to sleep.
At Jalan Parlimen

Blue mosaic wall, part of the Rotary mini garden.
At Jalan Parlimen

Blue against green.
At Jalan Parlimen

Rotary Time Capsule. Seriously I have no idea what this club is all about since I am not a fan of history.
At Jalan Parlimen

The well paved walkway for pedestrians. And can be seen from here is Kuala Lumpur City Hall Building.
At Jalan Parlimen

The famous Pitcher Plant fountain. It still looks interesting without water.
At Jalan Parlimen

Wooden benches with Hibiscus motif. Which is relevant since Hibiscus is Malaysia's national flower.
At Jalan Parlimen

The island is planted with well grown Bucida molineti variegated.
At Jalan Parlimen

The bank of Gombak River is planted with shrubs to cover the soil and to improve the look of the area
At Jalan Parlimen

Heliconia psittacorum
At Jalan Parlimen

Improving, cleaner look of Gombak River with hanging Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina)
grown (or planted?) at the riverside
At Jalan Parlimen

I am not sure what is that 'box' being built with Lady's finger palm (Rhapis excelsa)  surrounding it.
At Jalan Parlimen

On the other side of the river, we found these. And an eating place. And a route that brought us one level down the road. The day was getting hotter and hotter.

Free advertisement.
At Jalan Parlimen

Egg house without eggs

And here we were. We are supposed to cross the busy road to go to the other side, but it was dangerous to just cross.
Underneath is a tunnel for pedestrians, but the look of the small dark tunnel is umm...not very pleasant.
Are we going to go through the tunnel or just go back to the road and cross?
At Jalan Parlimen

...to be continued...

~End of part 3~

5 comments:

telor power said... [Reply]

GB: wah nice shoot n style, u must try shoot in street scene sis.

Aku said... [Reply]

Aku takut tengok air sungai berolak macam tu...

gadisBunga said... [Reply]

telor power:

teng bro. street scene is a good idea. insyaAllah akan dilaksanakan nanti. tengkiu. :)


aku:

aku pun agak takut jugak sambil membayangkan mungkin buaya putih tetibe timbul ke...eh?

Kakzakie said... [Reply]

Betul-betul GB minat camera. Tapi tak rugi hasilnya memberangsangkan...

gadisBunga said... [Reply]

Kakzakie:

tengkiu sudi visit sini! :D