Kota Kinabalu, People and Places, Street Photography.

ma’am and her flowers

Posted in Putatan, street portrait, tamu by 1davidstella on October 5, 2010
ma'am and her flowers at tamu Putatan, Kota Kinabalu.

Ma'am sells flowers at tamu Putatan.


A “tamu” is more than just a market. It is also a social occasion when traders come from surrounding districts and towns. It is common to see young children here too, nieces and nephews who have come to spend some time with their older relatives from out of town. The tamu at Putatan is held from Sat to Sun.

Photographed at the tamu in Putatan, about 15 km from Kota Kinabalu City center. Ma’am with her bougainvilleas and other plants. If I remember correctly, the plants were from Papar, about 63 km from Kota Kinabalu.

Weekly Open Markets Throughout Sabah:-
Sundays: Kota Kinabalu, Kota Marudu, Sikuati, Kota Belud, Tuaran, Putatan, Papar, Membakut, Tenom
Mondays: Tandek
Tuesdays: Kiulu
Wednesdays: Tamparuli
Thursdays: Donggongon, Telipok, Tenghilan, Pekan Nabalu, Sipitang, Tambunan, Keningau
Fridays: Donggongon, Sunsuron, Weston, Mesapol, Kundasang
Saturdays: Putatan, Babagon, Kinarut, Beaufort, Sindumin, Matunggong, Ranau (tamu besar every 1st of the month)

A BW version was previously posted. I prefer the one in BW, but the one in colour is more suitable as a documentary photo.

ma'am with her plants


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