Wednesday, April 04, 2007

A peep from up

Last year I took a quick tour to Malaysia.
One of the beautiful sights I had was the Petronas Twin Towers.

I showed a picture of the towers here in my blog. But this is a peep from the Petronas tower to the ground far below.

The sight was very beautiful !
Though an year old…while scrolling through my picture disk, I came across this one.

It is nothing compared to looking with your naked eyes. But...

I share it with those who have not visited.

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Coming down from the tower, I wanted to walk around the streets alone and I told the company driver to scram for thirty minutes while I walk around.

He hesitated!
Though he had instructions to not to leave me alone in the streets, I convinced him that I am not going far and he relented.

I walked for five minutes and realised that I am hungry and stepped in the nearest restaurant.

To the chinese face in the counter, I asked in English to be served with some Chinese food.

The fella didn’t understand a word. I repeated slowly again.
No change in the facial expression.
So I motioned with my hand for the food. I saw a change in his facial muscles.

He smiled broadly and said something in Malay language... caught my hand and led me to the far corner of the restaurant and showed me this


shimmer said...

l-o-v-e-l-y view...wish one day i get to see it for real myself! ;;)

Jac said...

You want me to let you know the next time when I go there ?
What about your school ? Can you throw your school books for a week ?

be my guest.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I love the photo!

sophie said...

breath taking!!

Seema said...

Wooooaaaaaw !!!! Amazing view...though i am scared of heights...i would surely hold on to dear life n neone next to me if i had the golden opportunity of this view in person !

Meanwhile...thanx for sharing this magnificent view Jac !

I want that food !!!!

Jac said...


Thank you

mystic rose said...

:) thank you.

thats indeed a lovely pic..does give some idea of the beauty.

nice song..haunting.

Janice Thomson said...

Wow!...that's a l o n g way down!
These are the tallest buildings in the world are they not? You must have felt like a bird that high up. Excellent photo Jac.

Jac said...


OMG !!!! Are you breathing now ???

Jac said...

Thank you seema.

The food ?
I was so confused with the choice of food that I went with out lunch that day.LOL

Anonymous said...

Hi Jac
This is wonderful sight...and I am afraid of the heights too!
Even though I check the Other radio button it doesnt show me the name and link box. So I put up my name at the bottom.

Jac said...


Nice thank you and thank you in return.

Come often, mystic.

Jac said...


Yes, a long way down, but the funny thing is that the pic is not even from the top, as none are allowed to go up more than that much.

They are the tallest building in the world now.

You know what ?
I just wanted to fly with a peanut stuck in my mouth just for the fun of it.

Jac said...


Thank you Anjali for the visit and the compliments.

I think I know the problem you have in logging in. The blogger is crazy now a days. You need a google account to sign in.

Why don't you get an account with out having an active blog ? Just open a blog, which is a 5 mts job and just leave it inactive and you can go in any blogger with that address.
In any case I want you here, moods.

Let me know if you need any help. It would be my pleasure.

Chaotic Serenity said...

Magnificent picture! The picture of all the food has made me hungry!

magiceye said...

lol to the chinese innovativeness!

the view indeed is impressive from the towers...had been there 3yrs back...loved the place!

MoodsAndColors said...

Hi Jac
Thanks for the concern...I had an old inactive account....dug it somehow and will comment from it.
Let me try now...

Jac said...


Thanks the ardent compliments.

The food you see there is great but watch your weight.LOL

Jac said...



I loved the cleannes there.

Jac said...

Success !!!

Thanks for the effort.

Kai C. said...


Keshi said...

Jac if that was u who I saw on the train, then wut u doin at the top of the Petronas? Get down and propose to me ha? ;-)


Jac said...

kai c


Jac said...


keshigirl ! How dare you come here and ask me to prepose to you.

Well, woman and their nerves !!!hahahaha


Thanks, keshi ! You made my day with that comment. I am still laughing.

sophie said...

yeah i m...after a long time

Walker said...

A view of a view

kat said...

Fantastic view.

mathew said...

hey..really having some fun..noodles get me real hungry bud.. :-P

Jac said...


Are you ok ?

Jac said...


Yup, buddy.

Jac said...


Isn't it ?

Jac said...

In the confusion of language and the sight of all the food, I came out with just a glass of grapefruit.

Princess Haiku said...

That must have been an amazing trip.

Jac said...


My second time.

Dotm said...

WOW!!! Jac, what a beautiful sight to see from the tower.

Jac said...


Yes it is !!

alex said...


I am scraed of heights. :P

Jac said...

I will take you safe.LOL