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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Getty Center

Introduction:
Getty center located at Brentwood, Los Angeles, California is a campus for cultural institutions that well known for its architecture, gardens, and museum. It was founded by J. Paul Getty ( world's wealthiest art institution ) who run J. Paul Getty museum that includes Getty center ( Los Angeles) and Getty villa that located at Malibu. Getty center specializes in pre 20th century European paintings, manuscripts, sculpture, and drawing.  A free tram will take passenger from the entrance uphill  to Getty center that located uphill. 

Attractions:
It is a great place for photographer and art lover. With a lot of beautiful gardens, sculpture, museum, architecture, research library, etc.

Fees:
Admission is free but you need to pay for parking which is $15 per car.

Where:
1200 Getty Center Drive  Los Angeles, CA 90049
About 15 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Opening hours:
Closed on Monday 
Saturday  10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Other days 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Contact:
(310) 440-7300


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Soon to blossom garden at the center of Getty Museum.
The Front Gate
Panoramic of Getty center (click to enlarge)

 Getty center entrance hall
The free tram at Getty center
sculpture at Getty center
Inside Getty center hall
one of the many museum inside Getty center
water fountain in Getty center



Monday, May 9, 2011

Happy Mother Day 2011

Happy mother day.
 You had done so much for us, there is no word to describe the love and care you had gave us, i just want to say i love you mummy. Hope you are happy everyday.

Love you mummy ( at Joyesa temple)







Mummy Korea trip ( click to enlarge)


Weeling Ng


Saturday, May 7, 2011

Hollywood sign hiking

 Hollywood sign is a prominent landmark in Hollywood hills, Los Angeles, you can saw it from far away. It actually created as  an advertisement for a housing development called Hollywoodland but later on changed to Hollywood and become iconic to filming industry.
 Last month I went there for hiking with a group of friends, it took us about 2 hours ++, with the spring chilling air it's indeed a good day for hiking. There is a lot of people hiking , jogging or horse riding there. From the lush green surrounding we able to saw Downtown LA, Griffith observatory and housing around Hollywood hills. It's a good place to hiking during winter and spring. I don't think hiking there during summer is a good idea since there is not much shade.

Location:
3204 Canyon Lake Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA

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on the way
Panoramic view of Los Angeles from Hollywood sign ( click to enlarge)

start
horse riding
stable
hi guys
green rambutan..lol
some scenic view
a lake


Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Cal Poly Pomona my uni IV ( last series)

Since i already left US i don't  think there is another Cal Poly Pomona post anymore. So here the last series of Cal Poly Pomona pictures. Click to Enlarge. Enjoy

For previous series click below:



CLA building
CLA building
panoramic view of Japanese Garden
CLA building
CLA building
Registrar  office
Parking lot


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