Photo of the month (March 2010)

Posted by shloke 03 April 2010
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Location: Precinct 2 - Putrajaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Date: 19th March 2010 (Friday), 8:07 a.m.
Camera: Nikon D60 with Aperture: f/6.3, ISO Equiv.: 100

This picture was taken during the recent Putrajaya 2nd International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010 (Day 2).

Four things I LIKE about this picture:

  1. Japanese serious looking pilot reaching out for the propane valves
  2. Young eager passenger looking down
  3. Burst of flame from the burner
  4. My favorite Kodomo Lion hot air ballon (background)

It's kind of strange. Whenever I look at this picture, it reminds me of Michael Bublé singing HOME.


8 comments

  1. thomas Says:
  2. nice photo and song too!

     
  3. Ha ha... You can tell she's Japanese because she covered her arms to prevent sun tan!

    I'm in Holland now. Will comment further when I get back to London.

     
  4. fufu Says:
  5. wow wow wow... you have song here?? nice!!! hahahaha erm well not only japanese ladies like to cover the arms... most of the ladies from malaysia i know do so always!! remember gotta bring me there in 2012

     
  6. micki Says:
  7. I love this song although I can't read well while the music is on.
    I read and write without music although I am a music lover~~ I really wish I can do both at the same time :) I have to trun off the volum while I read and type, and then turn the music back on to enjoy the song!

     
  8. lechua Says:
  9. great close up shot!!

     
  10. Fufu - Ha ha... In Malaysia, people cover everything. Too shy?!

    Alex -

    Re: Lowry Bridge / 罗利桥 / Jambatan Lowry / ローリー·ブリッジ

    London 2012? Not sure I'll still be here by then. Wanna see Japan while I still can.

    Re: Don’t eat too much chocolate! / 别吃太多巧克力!/ Jangan makan terlalu banyak coklat! / チョコレートを食べすぎるな。

    Kamu boleh cuba daging rusa di Malaysia juga.
    Rasanya macam burung unta.

     
  11. Shelyn Says:
  12. Hi Mylo,

    I'm back! How's life? Still passionately blogging? I have stopped for a while and now gonna catch up again.

    Will be back to visit you again.

     
  13. shloke Says:
  14. Thomas & lechua,

    Thanks!

    1ondoncaller & fufu,

    Very few ladies in Malaysia cover their arms. Unless those working under the hot sun (e.g. farmers and sweepers).

    WOW! 1ondoncaller traveling again?

    micki,

    Thanks for your helpful comments :) I've decided to stop autoplay from the player.

    Shelyn,

    Welcome back!!! I've stopped blogging for awhile. Not traveling much.

    Cheers to all!

     
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