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@ Port Dickson – MY

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I laughed hard when Romy Gacad (AFP) stated that Malaysia is our state enemy. Is it really that bad? Hmm… I dont think I enjoyed it much when MetroTV portrays the neighbor country in such way that rather exaggerated, actually. Like Insert Investigasi would present their so called news investigation.

One thing I understand, I never really like the atmosphere there. The food made me sick, literally. I vomited all the food i eaten in some warung mamak, just to get a good night sleep. And am no where near bulimic.

But I have friends there, that I actually enjoyed in having conversation with. Have no idea where they are now. Cos I barely contact them. But one Malaysian noted me as one weird Indonesian girl who cant speak bahasa. Hehe..

As weird as it is, I actually happened to get to do some works in Malaysia. Couple of times in KL, once in JB. Some of which gave good money. I turned down an offer to shoot Air Asia’s Tony Fernandes because my passport got expired. So am sort of TKW in a way..

But if any of my foreign friends wanted to go there, I’d tell them “Wrong choice! Indonesia is a far better destination.” Well.. the city does kinda boring. KL is not even as big as Jakarta! I think.. But well, am bad at geography anyway.

Just got back from a place called Port Dickson. Why they call that place so bule-ish? I have no idea. Cos my travel companion was so pissed with that place and repeatedly call it ‘so kampung’. Haha..

The place was okay, but then again, when I go to places, I never really care what the place looks like. Its the people which I more eager to care about.

And in between meeting deadline for my AIDS story that I gave to TEMPO English Edition, I tried to like that part of Malaysia.

Struggled in finishing a part of the whole story about AIDS in Papua. The beach @Port Dickson has really bright lights!

I managed to shoot some stuffs, but I just dont feel any great vibe about that place. BUT!! Despite everything, I liked spending time there with a brahmin.

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This young lady on the left looked so tough. I felt rather intimidated.

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Boring streets even at night.

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Like a petromaks, but not really. Got a switch to turn it on.

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Morning..

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Eagle Ranch R– something.

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Maybe I shouldnt locked myself in the room most of the time to see great stuffs that might be available out there.

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Weird Ostrich Farm. Nah, maybe it’s just me. The others seem to have fun.

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One poor Ostrich. Most likely will end up as Ostrich satay. Euwwww!!

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Sore eyes craving for exciting things to see.

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Finally!! It’s one exciting Chinese cemetery. Huh?

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Bit creepy, but nice.

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Overall? I enjoyed my short trip. 🙂

Will try to lose my judgmental attitude for my next trip to Malaysia. I mean it!! Free tickets, please? 😀

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December 11, 2010 at 11:44 pm

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