Runaway Photo: Malaysia through Mobile Photography

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Runaway Photo: Malaysia through Mobile Photography

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Malaysia with iPhone 3G

The third time back to one of my favourite countries in the world, Malaysia, was a full of surprises and delights. Once more, I realized why I love this place so much. My cameras were busy during the two weeks in Malaysia. The food, sights, people, and landscape were just too beautiful. But Malaysia’s hot climate made me travel and sightseeing light; I took most of the photos with my good old iPhone 3G. Yes, I’m still using 3+ years old iPhone 3G. Every meal and every place I went (but mostly food) were captured by my little phone for my memory. Malaysia was certainly mobile photography heaven! I’m sharing some of the finest moments with you. My apologies ahead, for too many food photos. But if you have ever been to Malaysia, you’d understand my agony. It’s just what you have to do in Malaysia.

 

 

Malacca

The city of chicken rice, and a laid back atmosphere.

 

Chicken rice in Malacca, Malaysia

Chicken rice balls in Malacca, Malaysia

Cendol in Malacca

Cendol in Malacca (don’t worry – I added green jelly noodles after the mountain of ice melted a little!)

Coffee in 13 States Malaysia Coffeeshop in Malacca

Coffee in 13 States Malaysia Coffeeshop in Malacca

Wilson's Chicken Rice in Malacca

Wilson’s Chicken Rice in Malacca. He was kind enough to let us took photos of him behind the counter.

Nyonya laksa in Malacca

Nyonya laksa in Malacca: too spicy for my taste

Teh Tarik

Teh Tarik ice. This is one of the biggest reasons why I came back 🙂

 

 

Kuala Lumpur

 

Eating roti canai everyday in Malaysia

Eating roti canai everyday in Malaysia. I had to stop myself after a week or so. Felt like my pants were getting small.

Meeting readers in KL

Meeting readers in KL. Exciting times!

Curries and side dishes at banana leaf restaurant, KL

Curries and side dishes at banana leaf restaurant, KL

So many fashion choices in Little India, KL

 

 

The Cameron Highlands

 

Enjoying the cold weather in the Cameron Highlands

Enjoying the cold weather in the Cameron Highlands

Teh Tarik

Teh Tarik: finally I was in cold enough climate to drink hot teh tarik

Just purchased handmade pouches in the Cameron Highlands

Just purchased handmade pouches in the Cameron Highlands

So many beautiful flowers in the Cameron Highlands

So many beautiful flowers in the Cameron Highlands

Election is coming

Election is coming

Drinking tea at BOH tea plantation

Drinking tea at BOH tea plantation

BOH tea plantation

BOH tea plantation

Life of a cat in Malaysia...

Life of a cat in Malaysia…

BOH tea plantation

BOH tea plantation

The best nasi lemak is from Tanah Rata!

She makes the best nasi lemak! It was at a small town in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata!

The best fried banana I've ever had!

The best fried banana I’ve ever had!

Nasi Lemak

The best nasi Lemak I’ve ever had – in Tanah Rata

 

 

Penang

 

char kway teow in Penang

char kway teow in Penang

Street art in Penang

Famous street art in Penang

Almond milk in Penang

Almond milk in Penang. Wish I could make something like this so I can drink everyday!

Street art in Penang

Street art in Penang

Mosque in Penang

Mosque in Penang

Starfruit juice came with the plastic bag

Starfruit juice came with the plastic bag

Penang cendol

Penang cendol

Someone's getting married today!

Someone’s getting married today!

Penang Laksa

Penang Laksa

Visiting Cheong Fatt Tze mansion

Visiting Cheong Fatt Tze mansion

Cheong Fatt Tze mansion

Cheong Fatt Tze mansion – blue colour is for harmony

Juno Kim
Juno Kim
Juno Kim, a happiness-seeking storyteller. Photographer, writer, and trained mechanical engineer. Life-long nerd. I left the cubic farm to follow my true love: the world. A firm believer of serendipity, astronomy enthusiaster, and living by passion and love in life. Currently, on a quest to discover stories and find the place where I can call 'home'. Follow my journey through @RunawayJuno and Google+ .

16 Comments

  1. jill says:

    I love this!! Malaysian food reminds me so much of Indo food I got homesick looking at all of those food pics. Fried bananas, yum!

  2. Great photos! I almost feel like I was there too. Thanks for the tour! Now to see if I can find some Malaysian food in Shanghai…

  3. fiqahlee88 says:

    ahhh,why skip the east coast? Kelantan & Terengganu worth a visit too 😉

    • Juno Kim says:

      Well, I’ll be back soon, don’t worry. 🙂 Because I like Malaysia so much, this won’t be my last visit. I’ll make sure to visit east coast some day!

  4. Kathryn says:

    Oh my! What can I say… hope to create my own memories of Malaysia one day!

  5. Great pics! I love the cat photo and the street art. The food shots remind me of Cumi & Ciki’s posts– looks like a wide variety of cheap eats 🙂

  6. Gadi and Tun says:

    Beautiful! Such a pity we cannot go there.
    We are Israel citizens and I am not sure if we will be welcome there.

    Thank you for sharing this beauty. It is like we’ve been there with you for a moment,

  7. Andi says:

    These pictures are sooooo beautiful!

  8. christina says:

    That beach with the thin path out to the plam trees looks unreal. Paradise!

  9. That Char Kway Teow looked delicious! Any other dishes in Penang you’d recommend?

    • Juno Kim says:

      All the food I mentioned, are highly recommended. Cendol is perfect for the dessert too!! 🙂 If you like fish, maybe you’d like Penang laksa.

  10. JR Riel says:

    Everything looked amazingly delicious. Everything that is, except the starfruit juice. I KNOW you love it from what you’ve said before, but the one’s I’ve ever had hear were shockingly undrinkable! And I grew up eating starfruit in Hawaii, so it’s not like I’m not used to the flavor of this fruit. It’s juice the itself. Maybe it the way the Taiwanese prepare it. But, you know, I’m always up for a new thing, so now I will make it a point to try a bag of that in Malaysia just to see if it’s any better than the one’s I’ve had here.

  11. […] reasons why I love staying in Malaysia is their food. I have already proven my appetite through several blog posts. I’ve been in Kuala Lumpur for last two weeks, mainly catching up my work. I didn’t do […]

  12. […] reasons why I love staying in Malaysia is their food. I have already proven my appetite through several blog posts. I’ve been in Kuala Lumpur for last two weeks, mainly catching up my work. I didn’t do […]

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