Monday, October 19, 2009

Broga Hill - Revisited


... ( can anyone confirm that ? )Either way, they are here until been succeed by secondary species.

Viewed from a distance, it is obvious that the hill was cleared, and then left unattended.

It might be part of a rubber ( Hevea brasiliensis ) plantation, then felled , yet the whatever the plan, stalled. Then, come along lallang, dominated the empty land with fast-growing rhizomes. The lallang seeds may had been sleeping in the soil for ages, waiting for the right moment to sprout ; or carried by the wind from far distance land. An opportunist indeed !


And the ecological succession continues…….


浩浩荡荡一行十七人,清晨四时半就已集合,五时许便已到达山脚。

哇噻!原来山脚早已车水马龙!早起的鸟儿惨咯。。。




















Broga Hill is dominated primarily by lallang ( Imperata cylindrical ) . This is odd as a grass dominated hill-land is a rare sight in tropical condition. I suspect it is not naturally occurred grassland

人山人海









虽手有电筒,黑漆漆向山上走,也不是易事。加上人多路,导致交通缓慢,到达山顶时已错过日出的第一道曙光。然而朝阳依然那么振奋人心!














After the exhausting hike, we proceed to a nearby restaurant for lunch. The restaurant is actually a simple tables&chairs set by a Tilapia fishery. The Tilapias are for sure as fresh as it can get.



Tilapia is the common name for nearly a hundred species of cichlid fish from the Tilapiine tribe of the Cichlidae family, a freshwater fish. It is originated from Africa, but can be found in most tropical countries.
I am not sure which species of the ‘red tilapia’ we feasted , as there are various species of Oreochromis, Sarotherodon, and Tilapia, collectively known as tilapias.
Interesting to know that Tilapia zilii, also known as ‘St. Peter’s fish’ was mentioned in Bible, about the apostle Peter catching a fish that carried a shekel coin in its mouth, though the passage ( Matthew 17 : 24-27 ) does not name the fish



Broga,一定要到 石水钓鱼场 饱食一顿非洲鱼大餐。
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Thursday, October 15, 2009

古早味 之 KL's Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman

马来西亚的天气实在不适合行街,
走两步就汗流狭背。
不过
有机会到KL老街走走,
也是人生快事。












Friday, October 2, 2009

中秋

《水调歌头》(宋)苏轼

丙辰中秋,欢饮达旦。大醉,作此篇,兼怀子由。
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明月几时有?把酒问青天。
不知天上宫阙,今夕是何年?
我欲乘风归去,又恐琼楼玉宇,
高处不胜寒!起舞弄清影,何似在人间!
转朱阁,低绮户,照无眠。
不应有恨,何事长向别时圆?
人有悲欢离合,月有阴晴圆缺,此事古难全。
但愿人长久,千里共婵娟。