Entering the first hall of the Batu Caves

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Comments (18)

Marilyn Whiteley on April 3, 2008

A photo that evokes a sense of anticipation and of mystery! Very good work!

Marilyn

Andre Speek on April 3, 2008

Thank you Marilyn. It was indeed a magnificent site. Mind you, what is not shown are the stairs of 272 steps in tropicl temperatures to reach this entrance.

Legend is that you get 10 years younger when you visit the temple at the back of the cave. It's true, but unfortunately you age 10 years just getting up those stairs...

:)

Marilyn Whiteley on April 3, 2008

Thanks, Andre, for the link, and for taking me to this wondrous sight that I shall certainly never see in person!! I can't afford to age those ten years even if I would get them back afterwards ...

;)

Andre Speek on April 3, 2008

One might never know where live migt take you Marilyn. But when in Holland, ask for me.

;)

Marilyn Whiteley on April 3, 2008

Holland seems to have much more than its share of fine photographers, Andre. How wonderful it would be to have a tour with each a guide to his own particular home territory!

Andre Speek on April 3, 2008

Not such a bad idea, traveling from one photographer to the next, and shoot his/her hometown. Should even be possible to go around the world in 80 photographers...

:)

VKeith on April 3, 2008

Wow!

©Würmer on April 5, 2008

traveling from one photographer to the next...should be possible to go around the world in 80 photographers..

...and thinking further about it, there's more than just one way to go around the world; one could spend a whole lifetime and never meet the same photographer twice! ;-)

v.zsoloo on April 6, 2008

Good shot! Greet., Zsoloo

Andre Speek on April 6, 2008

Thanx Zsoloo :)

Andre Speek on April 6, 2008

one could spend a whole lifetime and never meet the same photographer twice!

You have to start somewhere... :)

Marilyn Whiteley on April 14, 2008

Andre, I don't often send links to my photos because I usually don't think it's very polite, but I'm making an exception. This which I have just posted is in many ways so different from your Batu Caves picture. Yours is so vast and mine so intimate. Yet I wonder whether you will feel any connection as I do. Vast or intimate, both places invite the visitor into sacred space.

©Würmer on September 28, 2008

Marilyn, I've been meaning to comment "forever" (it feels like)

I don't often send links to my photos because I usually don't think it's very polite, but I'm making an exception.

there are those who do it "impolitely"... and then there's "us" ;-)

Please continue to alert us to your wonderful photos, dear friend (are you back 'up north' already?!?)

.ps. I haven't been taking any photos lately, so I'm "link-free" today -- but I've lots of coloured windows waiting to show you soon some cold winter night... :)

g2seeu on March 6, 2009

Thank you for sharing your photo in the forum. You have a nice collection of photo. Bravo.

Kepri on November 6, 2010

Ternyata cukup luas didalamnya

Andre Speek on November 6, 2010

Terima kasih, Kepri... :-)

Dave Fiorucci on August 13, 2011

What an interesting place. LIKE

jay kirby on April 4

your photos collection is vary nice all the best jay uk

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Andre Speek
Capelle aan den IJssel

Photo taken in Batu Caves, 47000 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia

Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 27, 2008
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    by Andre Speek
    • Camera: Konica Minolta Camera, Inc. DiMAGE Z2
    • Taken on 2005/04/21 05:21:39
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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