Monday, April 10, 2006

Park and Chilled Out

It was already 5.45pm. It was raining. And it was a Friday. Perfect ingredients for massive traffic jams in this city fondly called K.L. This time I decided to park my car and wait till the traffic ease. In this concrete jungle, I've found a sanctuary to do that - waiting. Waiting for friends. Waiting for a lift to some where else. Waiting the rain to stop. If you ask me to wait, I would most likely pick this place.

It is a mall. It is located at a junction (or is it a combination of some junctions?) of major roads going out of K.L. There's the Lebuhraya Persekutuan, also known as Federal Highway. There's Jalan Klang Lama also called Old Klang Road. And numerous other expressway and highway, all within reach from this mall, mid-V.

There's ample parking spaces. However, depending on the time, sometimes an empty spot is hard to come-by. Roughly, the 'peak' hours during weekends are 11.30am-3.30pm and 7.30pm-9pm. During weekdays, it's 12.45pm-2.30pm, and 6.30pm-8.30pm. Parking fee is RM1 per entry on weekdays, RM3 on weekends and public holidays.

Within its walls, you could find almost everything that you need. There are farmacies and clinics. Hypermarket. Butiques. Gyms. Restaurants. And even cinema.

If you don't want to shop, you could window-shop from one end to the other, floor by floor. If you feet are tired from the walking, you could get a foot massage from a shop operated by Malaysia Association for the Blind.

If you are a bookworm, you can chilled out in the big bookstore. They let you reads almost every books there. If you are tired of reading, you could listen to soothing music coming from the music section. If you have kids or enjoy looking at kids, head to the kids section.

If you are a food-lover, there are a lot of overly-priced gourmet shops and cafes. For junkfood addicts, there are fastfood joints. For the budget conscious, there's the foodcourt.

All in all, if you'll be waiting for indefinite amount of time, the place to be is mid-V where there's plenty to do and the parking wont burn a hole in your pocket.

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