15/12/2007

Flea Marts and Stuff


We were in town near to where all the flea markets were. It was at the Bencoolen area. Or rather, Fu Lo Shou building and near where the Kwan Im Temple was. The place was really crowded during lunch. Alot of people goes there as devotees to the temple and also to shop or browze for flea market stuff.


This is also the place where you can find many things that are related to Feng Shui too. Many shops in the buildings: The Bencoolen, Fu Lo Shou and Albert Complex sell Crystals, Gemstones, Feng Shui trinkets, Feng Shui figurines, and more. I enjoy looking at these products but I cannot stand the crowd. Alot of the business owners are also from China. This is where my handicap gets bigger, since I only speak limited Mandarin.
And most of the time, they complain that the Singaporean Mandarin is very weak. There are also many Street Peddlers who displays their ware and also perform some little demonstration in their products. It is really interesting if you watch how they do their demo. Some does it with a lot of drive. Some does it slow and easy.





5 comments:

Dragon said...

hahaha, the zhao cai cat....

David (AKK) said...

That place always crowded with devotees no matter Weekends or "Che yit chap goh"...

I like to having vegetarien foods there too... U may go to try at the "Blue Signage" vegetarien foods stall located opposite of OG store. Their foods all very nice :)

Taoju said...

Christmas! Christmas! Christmas! Pocket koyak! Koyak! koyak.. Hahahahha! Both of them must be very happy... $$$$ is not the issue as long they are happy.. you're right! Their facial expressions shows that it's worth to invest. kekekeke

Kathy said...

I know exactly what you mean as a parent of a going-to-be-two year old. But i have this fear within me that this generation we're rearing is going to be spoilt. Not sure what we can do about that...

Constance Chan said...

my elder one still didn't know what it meant to have things untill she was about 5. but my younger one picks up the demands fr her elder sis.. sigh. she sees the tv she must ask for the barang liao...