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The day began early as the other media delegates and I had to leave our boathouse. While we got ready and had breakfast, the boat was sailing towards the jetty, a one-hour journey. Well, all good things must come to an end, as the saying goes. It's all right, another adventure for the day awaited, as ... continue reading »

One of the newest attractions in Taiping, this Telegraph Museum was formerly the Post & Telegraph Office. It was the first such office in Malaya to provide one-stop telegram, telephone, postal and banking facilities to the public since 1885. The building is located in the heart of Taiping town, along Jalan Stesen. It was the forefront ... continue reading »

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 historic 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 »

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