My Art

Watercolors with pen. I’ll update this throughout the year as I continue to be inspired by the constant beauty surrounding me in this beautiful country.  Advertisements

Week 8

19-25 September This week I visited Ipoh, a Buddhist cave temple, and a nearby waterfall, got second place in a kolam competition, was featured on the front cover of a magazine, and saw some other local attractions. It was quite an eventful week! Ilaria and her parents stayed with us some days this week, also…

Jalan-Jalan: Week 7 Week-Late Update

12-17 September We didn’t have school this week for the semester holiday and due to the national holiday Hari Raya Haji, so I spent my week exploring the more touristy parts of Malaysia with our guests Ilaria (first host daughter, 2012-13) and her family. Jalan-jalan means “travelling around,” which I did a lot of this…

Week 6 Week-Late Update

5-11 September Instead of going to school on Monday, I went to the Hindu festival Ganesh Chaturthi  in celebration of the birthday of Lord Ganesha. We went to the Lord Ganesha temple in the town of Bidor in the morning. We missed the chariot procession, but I enjoyed watching the Hindu prayers and praying on my own….