The float headed towards Pekan Ampang, complete with police outriders. There's a group of people with a smaller dragon coiled around a pole supporting a lighted 'pearl'.
2. Temple brightly lit at night. The Ampang Nan Tian Gong lit by red lanterns as well as the lighted pagodas.
|Ampang Nan Tian Gong all lit up for the coming Chinese New Year.|
3. Shopping complexes with Chinese New Year decoration and activities.
|A large dragon at the atrium of Pavillion, KL.|
|Dragons that 'go through' the walls of Pavillion, KL.|
|A huge calamansi lime tree at Mid Valley Megamall.|
|A lion dance troupe getting ready for a performance at the Centre Court of Mid Valley Megamall.|
|Chinese New Year decoration at Gardens Mall, Mid Valley, KL.|
4. Local markets packed with last minute shoppers.
I went to Jelutong Market in Penang on the morning of the 22 January 2012 and found the market was jam-packed with shoppers doing last minute shopping.
|Flowers on sale in buckets.|
|Decorative red cloth for altar tables and doors.|
|Various Chinese New Year decorations on sale at Jelutong Market, Penang.|
|New Year cake - this is something that I have not seen for some time. It is just a butter pound cake with a cherry on top.|
|Hmm, even the God of Prosperity goes to the market.|