The wondrous caves of Gua Tempurung, some 6km south of Gopeng town, needs no introduction. For a stretch of nearly 2km long, visitors to Gua Tempurung, which is actually an … Read More
This Loong Thon Ngam Taoist temple, locally pronounced as Loong Thow Ngam, is one of the many limestone cave temples in and around Ipoh.
During my visit to Ling Sen Tong almost two years ago, I had wanted to drop by Nam Thean Tong, located just next door. However, the cave temple was closed … Read More
The 2012 Perak state-level Chap Goh Mei (the “fifteenth night” in Hokkien dialect) celebration was the largest ever held in the state. Thousands of people, mainly Chinese, converged at Kwan … Read More
Chap Goh Meh or “the fifteenth night” in Hokkien dialect is also known as “Chinese Valentine’s Day”. If you thought that Valentine’s Day has become way too commercialised for you, … Read More
Ling Sen Tong has got to be one of the more popular limestone cave temples in Ipoh. It’s THE first huge cave temple that people coming from the North-South Highway … Read More
I may live in Ipoh but the number of times that I have visited the many popular, touristy cave temples in and around Ipoh combined, could be counted on one … Read More