Ever Heard of the Maya-Maya?

It’s a big ugly bastard of a fish, with it’s big head being the biggest part.  If I laid my hand across it, from the bottom of the head to the top, my fingers wouldn’t get past the eye.  I was kind of shocked when I saw it laying there, not so much just becauseContinue reading “Ever Heard of the Maya-Maya?”

The Antipolo Wet Market

In the Philippines, most sizeable towns have a wet market, which is known locally as a palengke.  When you want to go to the market, you can tell the driver of your transportation of choice that you simply want to go to the palengke and they’ll know what you’re talking about. The wet market inContinue reading “The Antipolo Wet Market”

Remembering Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur (Pictures)

Just down the steps from the Chow Kit monorail station. The busy Chow Kit wet market. This photo was also taken in the Chow Kit wet market. The man is using a machine to shred coconut meat. A neighborhood in the Chow Kit area.  The houses seem to be arranged in such a way thatContinue reading “Remembering Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur (Pictures)”

Kuala Lumpur Trip: Chow Kit Market

Just down the street from the guest house we’re staying in is Chow Kit Market.  We were actually under the impression that it was a huge hawker style area where we could get good local food for a good price.  Instead, it turned out to be a sprawling, mostly covered wet market.  It was definitelyContinue reading “Kuala Lumpur Trip: Chow Kit Market”