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ILLUSIONS BY REFLECTIONS

SILHOUETTE AND REFLECTION ON SHINING FLOOR OF MASJID TUNKU MIZAN.





BELOW IS A UNIQUE LOW SHOT ON THE MASJID FLOOR. THE WATER SEEN IS NOT THE LAKE WATER BUT IT IS THE WATER IN THE POND AROUND THE MASJID, WHICH IS ABOUT TWO STOREYS ABOVE THE LAKE.

DUTCH BICYCLES

The above is a Batavus model that looks very nice to me.It is a working bicycle where I can ride to the market or to the office. In fact, it is like a touring bike used by Malaysians. Below is another version that I like but I don't know the brand.


Last May 2017 my friends and me went Netherlands for a bike tour.We rented bicycles from Tulips Cycling and visited five towns except for Amsterdam.Below is a photo taken when we visited Keukenhof on 8th May, 2017.



Above is our group photo when we rented nine bicycles in Harleem.From here,we cycled to other cities.I found that Dutch bikes are robust,sturdy and practical to use as a touring bike. As we cycled for five days,I found out that the Dutch are very creative and ingenious  in designing and making bikes.The one I cycled with costs € 1500!Herewith I attach a few photos of Dutch bikes during my journey.








Brompton Cycling

First, let me welcome a VIP Brompton rider to The Fold-our My Brompton Malaysia (MBM).He is Dato' Seri Seri Dr. Ir Zaini Ujang, the Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water.Herewith I am sharing the photos of the MBM members going for a picnic at Presint 10.

With baskets full of sandwiches, cakes, and drinks.

The Brompton Riders ready to go..


I got my Brompton on 29/9/2011 just a day before my 59th birthday.The next day, we have a ride together with a few friends who bought Brompton bicycles much earlier than me.Our group is open to all types of bicycles.


As more and more people started to buy and ride Brompton, a few of my friends formed MBM and I joined the group as an ordinary member.Personally, I prefer just to be riding with my friends, irrespective of their bicycle types and brands. Cycling is more important than the bicycle.However, when it comes to portability and involved travel with car or train or aeroplane, I must admit that Brompton is my top …