The PICC And The Uncompleted Bridge In Putrajaya

Posted by : foongpc | Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Published in


After visiting Putra Mosque, my friend and I went for lunch.

From here, we could see the Seri Wawasan Bridge in the distance.

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We went down a tall escalator to a food court below to have our lunch. I did not take photos of our lunch as it was nothing remarkable.

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After lunch, I brought my friend to see a flying saucer.

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OK, it's a building that resembles a flying saucer to me. LOL. The building is known as Putrajaya International Convention Centre or PICC for short. It's located at the top of a hill in Precinct 5.

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The design of this unique building is actually based on the shape of the eye of a silver Malay royal belt buckle. Definitely not based on a UFO. Haha.

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Entrance and exit to the car park.

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We did not go into the building. Just admired it from outside.

From the top of the hill, we could also see the beautiful view of Putrajaya below.

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Not a bad place to hold conferences, meetings and gatherings. There's even a helipad here, though I did not take photo of it.

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After that, we decided to visit the Iron Mosque located in Precinct 3. On the way, we stopped by the uncompleted bridge in Precinct 4. This bridge is known as the Putrajaya Monorail Suspension Bridge. 

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The construction of this bridge was halted halfway due to financial constraints. You can read more about this bridge from my blogpost HERE.

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Stay tuned for my next post on the Iron Mosque!

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The Five-Note Melody

Posted by : foongpc | Sunday, October 16, 2016 | Published in


Someone played a short five-note melody on the piano and asked me to develop that short melody into a full-fledged song that lasts about 3 minutes. I decided to take up the challenge. Luckily, the five-note melody which is made up of the notes F, A, C, D and B flat was pretty melodious to begin with. Lol.

So here is the result. The song starts with the first five notes that were suggested to me and I continued from there. As it is a spontaneous playing without any preparation or correction, expect some errors and not so smooth execution. Hope you enjoy my song which I shall just call "The Five-Note Melody" :)

Do let me know what you think of this song by leaving a comment here. And if you like, follow me on SoundCloud for my future performances.

Note: This recording and work is copyrighted. All Rights Reserved. 

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