Apr 6, 2009

Pulau Ketam Outing - Updates


For those who are interested in joining our Pulau Ketam Photo Trip.
Please fill in the indemnity form (You may obtain the forms from MM Department or SSD) before this Wednesday (08/04/2009) by 6pm,
and pass it to either Kenny or Reuben (MM Department).
P.S: Last minute submissions will not be entertained.

Our Route:
8:30am: Meet up at TOA
9:00am SHARP!: Wait at Bus Stop (Pyramid 2) for Bus Mini (Fare: 80sen with A/C)
9:30am: Reach Subang Jaya Station (Depart to Pelabuhan Klang Station Fare: est. RM2.90)
10:40am: Reach Pelabuhan Klang Station walk to Jetty 7A
11:00am: Take ferry (Fare: RM7) to Pulau Ketam (takes about 35mins)
11:35am: YAY Time!!!

*We will catch our ferry from Pulau Ketam at 6pm. DO NOT MISS THE FERRY

Please bring along your students card to enjoy KTM students fair!!!
Please also bring along sunblock to protect your skin from the crazy sun!!!

Photography spot checklist @ Pulau ketam

1) Nang Thiam Keng Temple
The Nang Thiam Keng Hall is a common place for holding wedding dinners. In 6th of 6th Month of Chinese Calendar is the God's birthday. This is a big event here. A celebration of at least 14 days of Chinese Opera and Mini Concert make the nights more lively and energetic. Every 3 years, the committee board of the temple will organize the ritual of "Gods Patrol and blessing the island". The event will be attended by many temple's "God" together and "They" walk around the town, patrolling the sea, and guarding the island.

2) Hock Leng Keng Temple
One of the biggest temple in Pulau Ketam. The temple is beautiful with intricate sculptures and colorful painting. It celebrates its big events at 28th of 4th Month of Chinese Calendar, with Chinese opera and mini concert.

3) First Bridge
There are 11 bridges in Pulau Ketam. (Sungai Lima has another 3). The first bridge is near main street. Here you can see a lot of boats parking at the small private jetties.

4) Pulau Ketam Jetty
A good place to loiter around enjoying sea breezes after dinner. It is really relaxing and enjoying. At night times, teenagers assemble here for their leisure and social activities.

5) Kongsi House
A history house how Pulau Ketam population begin.

6) Fish Dealer Centre
A place where fishermen clear their sea capture to the fish dealer.
( Private business place, for 8-20 pax day trip group, our tour guide will arrange acquaintance fish dealer centre for visit)

7) Fish Farm (Subject to pay for visiting) *optional
Fish farm is floating on the sea. It takes about 10 minutes journey to reach by boat. Fishes are reared in these fishing farms. Most of the living fish are exported to Hong Kong. Some of them will be transported to restaurants.

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Thank You & Have a good day!