(Backdated post, day trip on 7th June 2008)
As planned, we left for Putrajaya in the wee hours of that Saturday (if I remember correctly, we planned to leave at about 6.30am). It was around 7-ish am when we reached Putrajaya and the sky was overcast! There wasn’t any sunrise to be seen, so we didn’t bother to go right to the mosque (we did our research and find that sunrise looks heavenly at the mosque by the lake), but took our first shots at the Jambatan Seri Saujana.
This trip marks my second attempt at taking photos in manual function. It was really an eye opener as I can see obvious differences with each different settings (macam jakun aje *keke*). The weather only permitted us to make 3 stops before it started to drizzle quite heavily. We were pretty bummed, so Jazzmint (yeah, it’s her again *LOL*) drove around and we decided to have breakfast and see if the rain stops. As expected, the mamak we went to consist of all Malay customers except the two of us, until one nice Chinese lady came in and sat next to us.
After breakfast and a brief chatting with that lady, we left and drove around until we found the mosque, which was just beside Jambatan Seri Perdana. It was right by a boating club, and by then, the weather has started to clear and the sky brightened to a clear blue. It was a pleasure taking pictures in the morning light. This is the place where I took the most pictures in this trip.
After the mosque, we drove around again and ended up at Jambatan Seri Wawasan. This bridge looks the best, IMHO. Like Jazz told me, at some angle, the bridge actually looks like a bird taking flight. This is also a good place to camwhore… poor bridge, kena at all angles *LOL*.
Finally, we went back to the main road where all the office buildings are. I find that taking picture of buildings is really not my cup of tea. I’m not sure if it’s because I suck at it *haha* or just the bland looking outcome that doesn’t make the building outstanding. The buildings in Putrajaya are really impressive… huge office blocks with very nice architectural designs. After stopping multiple times on this stretch of road, it was already around 11-ish am and the sky got dark again. We kinda had enough pictures already anyway, so we decided to leave. By the time we reached Bangsar, I could hardly keep my eyes opened, what with the hot sun out again and all.
For more pictures, please go >>here<<.
25 Jun 2008 Sue