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The Shafaq is the suns afterglow which appears as an orange-red glow on the western horizon and its presence defines the duration of Maghrib time.
- Shafaq Ahmer (Red twilight)
- Shafaq Abyadh (White twilight)
.. went to malacca and visited the Straits mosque ... wished that the sunset was more dramatic, but with 80% chance of thunderstorm in the forecast, heh be thankful-lah :)
I felt something in my gut rise, and my head became a little lighter, when the chanting, drumming, occasional screams were first emanated, and then the piercings began. The beginnings of fear maybe. I kept it down by immersing myself in shooting; I was there to document respectfully, after all, not to judge.
This series of images may have been disturbing to some. My apologies. This is the last image for Thaipusam 2010. Lighter content to come. :) cheers.
Tea Plantation, Cameron Highlands, Perak
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