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After being grounded within Perak borders for approximately 2.5 months, it was great to be out and about again. My first stop was the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. I was hosted at Hotel Maison Boutique for a night at an older neighbourhood of Pudu. I took a cab over. Funnily, my driver couldn't see ... continue reading »

Launched in August 2017 by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the River of Life is part of a beautification master plan of Kuala Lumpur. The River of Life beautification project runs from the river stretch from Masjid Jamek to Daya Bumi. Meanwhile, the Blue Pool Project (Projek Kolam Biru) aimed to transform the rivers into ... continue reading »

Gepai Falls is also known as Lubuk Degong Waterfalls, or simply Bidor Waterfall. To go to Gepai Falls, from Bidor town head to Kampung Jalan Paku (also known as Jalan Paku Bidor). You may get confused about which road to take when you are coming from town. There is a Y junction. One road is to Kampung ... continue reading »

During our Southern Perak excursion last Sunday, we took a detour to Kampung Baru Coldstream, a new village about 15km south of Bidor town, off Bidor - Teluk Intan federal road. Coldstream New Village, about 80km from Ipoh, has a very catchy name. Many people mistook the new village to be named after the cool water ... continue reading »

My trip to Kuala Woh Recreational Forest (Hutan Lipur Kuala Woh) is a continuation of my long standing list of waterfalls and natural recreational parks in Perak to visit. To give you a rough idea of its location, the park is along Jalan Pahang, that stretches from Tapah to Ringlet, Cameron Highlands. Turn right when you ... continue reading »

Rushing home to Ipoh under gloomy skies after a long road trip, we made time to stop by the paddy fields of Chui Chak, opposite the new village, to take some photos. A young family also had the same idea. It had been a rather dreary day due to persistent drizzle, but the golden colour brightened ... continue reading »

Although Lata Kinjang is known as one of the most enchanting and highest waterfalls in Peninsular Malaysia, my visit there was rather unplanned and unprepared. Therefore, to avoid exertion in the middle of the day or to get wet without a change of clothing, I did not indulge in any activity here, except to take these ... continue reading »

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