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Spritzer EcoPark, Taiping

Sep 18, 2017 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V, Travel

Spritzer EcoPark in Taiping opened to the public as a recreational park about two years ago and it took me this long to chalk up my maiden visit. A major draw of this ecopark is its 18-hole mini golf course, where anyone can try playing golf for a small fee. There are other attractions as well. For ... continue reading »

original roasted coffee

The unmistakable aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans greeted us as we made our way to Antong coffee mill in Assam Kumbang, Taiping recently. Known as the most historical coffee mill in Malaysia, being the oldest as it just marked its 80th anniversary in 2013. It was founded in 1933 by Tiah Ee Mooi, who originally ... continue reading »

Sentosa Villa, Taiping

Dec 30, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Sentosa Villa Taiping

Although just a short drive from Taiping town, Sentosa Villa along Jalan 8, Taman Sentosa in Taiping gives of a hideaway "resort" feel to guests. Sentosa Villa offers conventional hotel rooms from Standard to Classic and Junior Suites, as well as chalet-type villas and even one bungalow. Rates go from RM128 per night for Standard Rooms, and ... continue reading »

Taiping Lake Gardens

Dec 29, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Taiping Lake Gardens

Although I have been to Taiping Lake Gardens numerous times, I have not actually taken a series of photographs of it until recently. I even had my friend, Wan, as my model. Haha! Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden established in 1880. Originally a mining ground, this 160-acre site was donated by Chung Thye ... continue reading »

traditional charcoal making Kuala Sepetang

Ever since my friend told me about her eye-opening visit to a traditional charcoal-making factory in Kuala Sepetang, I had wanted to check it out for myself. There are more than thirty such factories in a cluster and it is quite difficult to determine which will give a more rewarding experience. We went to Khay ... continue reading »

Perak Museum

Taiping is a heritage town that boasts a lot of 'firsts'. It has the first museum in the country, built in 1883. The idea came from Sir Hugh Low, British Resident of Perak. My previous visit to Perak Museum was ages ago and I have been long due for an update. The museum now has four ... continue reading »

Taiping Zoo’s Night Safari

Apr 22, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Taiping Zoo Night Safari

When I was schooling, I used to visit Taiping Zoo regularly during the school holidays. Since the opening of the Night Safari some years ago, I have not made any attempt to come by, even though I love animals. At Taiping Zoo, and also the Night Safari, visitors can check out wild animals as closely as ... continue reading »

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