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Day 1: Malaysia Tourism Hunt 2012

Sep 27, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Malaysia Tourism Hunt

Day 1: 21st Sept, 2012 And so, after two days of orientation, briefing and tour around Putrajaya, the first day of Malaysia Tourism Hunt 2012 dawned on us. A press conference by Tourism Minister of Malaysia, Y.B. Dato' Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen, was held in the morning. She explained to all present, the objectives of ... continue reading »

Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

Aug 9, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Menara Condong

During my recent visit to Teluk Intan, I took the opportunity to climb up the Leaning Tower. I have been there a number of times, but not up the Tower. We could only climb up to 3 floors, although it looked like an 8-storey tower, but not everyone of us was brave enough to go ... continue reading »

Lumut, Perak

Aug 8, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Lumut Perak

These random photos were taken during my recent brief visit to Lumut, a coastal town about 84km south of Ipoh City. Lumut, whose name is the Malay word for 'moss', is the gateway to Pangkor Island. Lumut, which used to be a quaint little fishing town, has undergone rapid development in recent years, especially since it ... continue reading »

Seashell Museum, Teluk Batik

Aug 7, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Seashell Museum

My recent visit to Teluk Batik's Seashell Museum (Muzium Siput) was interesting and educational. Anyone who loves the beach should make it a point to visit this modest museum, which houses countless shells. There are over 60,000 species of seashells (mollusks) on earth and lucky us, Southeast Asia has the largest number of species in the ... continue reading »

Ping Sien Si Temple

Aug 6, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Ping Sien Si Temple

This temple, Ping Sien Si, is also known as Tua Pek Kong Temple, or Kuan Yin Temple. It is located in a small Malay fishing village in Pasir Panjang Laut, Sitiawan, Perak. This temple was actually established over a hundred years ago, but during the past few years, has been developed, at a cost of RM7.5 ... continue reading »

Sitiawan Settlement Museum

Aug 5, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Sitiawan Settlement Museum

This Sitiawan Settlement Museum in Kampung Koh, Sitiawan, Perak, reminded me of Gopeng Heritage House. Whilst the Heritage House in Gopeng, Perak is home to artifacts that reflected life of the community in Gopeng back in the tin mining era, this Sitiawan Settlement Museum is home to history from a specific Chinese clan, the Fuzhou. This ... continue reading »

Perak Herb Garden

Aug 4, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Taman Herba

This Herb Garden (Taman Herba) is located in a village called Kampung Kepayang, off Jalan Simpang Pulai - Batu Gajah. The garden, which is approximately 50 acres wide, is home to more than five hundred species of plants, all with different properties; including medical, cosmetic and aroma-therapeutic. There are guided tours, where the guides would ... continue reading »

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