Ampang, 18th October 2009: Take Photo RM 5. For nine days, the entire neighbourhood becomes one massive business
Beer company banners are strung on the perimeter fence, while houses display parking fees on their gates.
From the vendors to the panhandlers, it is their once-a-year
Its commercial success
those copycat NEG temples mushrooming all over the
The temple does give
back to society by operating a
kidney dialysis centre and a shelter for the
the compound of these
two places are the
spots to park. Parking charges apply, naturally.
To be fair, the
(in the picture above) do offer a rather
probably got fed up
poking their lenses closely and scaring away customers.
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How To Get There: Directions & Map To Ampang Kau Ong Yah Temple
See Also Some Of My Previous Photo Essays On The Festival:
The Procession Through Ampang Town (2007) | Nine Emperor Gods Festival (2003)
See more pics: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Exposure Info: Olympus E-3, ISO 400, f4, 1/160 sec
Photograph, title & caption by & copyright © 2009 TV SMITH
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