Gaya Street Fair,Kota Kinabalu.
On every Sunday the Gaya Street (used to be known as Bond Street) will be closed to public traffic for the suday morning Gaya Street Fair here in kota Kinabalu. Almost anything you can find it here.. from local foods and drinks, souvenirs, local handicrafs, clothes, fruits, pets, women + men accesories, shoes and so on.. Here I summarize a brief stuff that you would find at Gaya Street Fair from A-Z..
A : Amazing arch on the entrance..
B : Borneo coffee
freshly blend for you on the spot.. mmm!
This Borneo coffee will cost you about RM7 per packet. Well.. it’s woth of try.
C : Cactus, so many small cactus sell here, short.. long.. round..you name it!
what about this one? Pink cactus!! have you ever see it one?
D : Doraemon pancake. Comes with a few flavour.. Kaya, Chocolate, Butter jam & Strawberry.
It will cost you as cheap as RM1.50 each.
C : Corals?? Hmm.. I wonder is this illegal.
various types of nice corals and shells are available for sale. Usually corals are used for souvenirs or home deco accessories.
Normally will cost you around RM0.20 – RM30. Hmm! they really making money la!
F : Flowers of Borneo
Mostly orchids are the most popular one.
G : Gucci.. Guess.. Giordano.. you name it!
Lots of branded women’s handbags + men’s wallets you can get as cheap as RM10, but pity not the genuine one.
H : Halau Nyamuk.. an option for chemical spray insect. How it works..I have no idea but this plant smells really strong.
I : iPod Shuffle?? Urghh!! what the
hell is this Mac product doing at Gaya Street.
Well! According to the ‘Ah Po’ who sale this slurppp iPod, It was her son’s iPod, happens to be the son refuse to have it because he got another one already.. does this excused make sense?
The fact is this brand new iPod Shuffle is NOT A FAKE one, I’ve checked! The ‘Ah Po’ sale it for only RM150 and the packaging is not even open yet! Unbelivebale? beleive it!
J : Jewellery.. I mean cheap one!
Some are quiet nice la also.. not bad!
K : Kek Lapis Sarawak (Sarawak Layer Cake) mmm.. dont have to go so far to Sarawak to find this lovely cake.
Cost you about RM2 – RM5 from various flavour, chocolate, durian, nenas(pineapple) and pandan.
L : Leather shoes..
but maybe not that so leather.
M : Mom’s handmade products.. locals handmade junk food.
One packet will cost you around RM2 – RM5, very tasty… crispy.. crunchy.. try it yourself.
N : Nine Ringgit fish. Many types of small fish for all those fish geeks!
So many to choose from small, big, sedang-sedang.. are’nt they look the same!
O : OKU = Orang Kurang Upaya, means a handicap person. Eventhough this handsome young guy name Stephen is not able to talk but he’s very talented on water color paintings.
His artwork was really amazing on water color (one of my favourites drawing technic), his arwork inspiration was all about Sabah. All drawings sale from around RM15 – RM50. He can be contacted through +6012 8283245 (only SMS!).
P : Pets.. many types of pets sale here at Gaya Street, from rabbits.. hamsters.. birds..
Kitties.. err but not that so cute laa.
Q : Quick enery healing drink .. this homemade drink was an option for 100Plus I must say.
This the ‘Ah Suk’ who made all the energy drinks, sale at RM1.50 – RM2.. Mmm!! he dont seem so strong ya!
R : Racun tikussss… racun semuutttt!! this guy is very popular among the locals, he sale Rat + Ant poison by saying it out loud.
S : Snickers.. from All Stars.. North American.. Converse.. also got Adibas.
T : T-shirts of Borneo. Tons of round neck t-shirts sale with a nice destination of Borneo pictures in front.
from a selection of plain white t-shirts to colored t-shirts, normally people bought it for souvenirs.
not forget for your kids are also available from RM15 – RM25 complete with the shorts, the good thing is for the price you can still negotiate.
V : Various types of hardware tools. Mmm.. for backpackers, get your new luggage pad locks here.
He’s a the ‘Tauke’. Ceh! pakai seluar pindik ja kau.. bulih tahan!
W : What the Sxxt!
X : My chilhood ‘X’ rivals.. jaga kau ha!
Y : You would love to see this
Borneo wooden handicrafts
Z : Zaaaappppp.. this when my camera out of battery.
Did I miss something?
Location : Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu
Open : Every Sunday
Time : 0800 – 1300