Thursday, August 13, 2009

A day trip to IPOH OLD town

My Brother was here and we took the opportunity to go IPOH the old town to explore... It was heck of an adventure... based on some floating knowledge of Ipoh, and a 2 hour tourist guide help, we travelled Ipoh! And ehre are some pics... enjoys...

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A Photo Montage i did...

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Padang Ipoh... with a twist of old taste...

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My Brother... Looking for places to explore while i was busy shooting away...

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Aun Kheng Lim.. the Famous "YIM KOK KAI" salt baked chicken!

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Old structures of Ipoh Shop houses

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Old structures of Ipoh that remains standing... much are preserved...

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The key Maker from Matrix that opens the door to the past...

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The HSBC building...

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High Court of Ipoh

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Ipoh Railway platform...

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My Brother.. posing at the Railway Station corridor... NICE~

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Ipoh Railway Station

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Ipoh Civic hall. Across the Railway Station..

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The famous clock tower... looks like the one from Malacca

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The clock tower with some bazaar nearby...

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Enjoying Taufu Fah in the car... A must have in Ipoh!

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The shop. taken from inside the car... Funny Mountain

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Not Forgetting our beautiful Tourist guide... AIRIS!!! *Claps* a great tourist guide... Ipoh Girls is also one of it's trade/landmark.. IPOH- a.k.a. the pretty girls factory... mainly due to the mountainous water factor.. many believe...

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The famous NGA CHOI KAI (bean sprout Chicken)...

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My Brother again... Enjoying the scene of the lotus pond near Sam Poh Tong...

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And that's me.. hahaha... trying to be part of the statues.. kakaka...

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A nearby temple... to Sam poh tong...

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At the first instinct.... me and my bro were wondering wat is this... And later on we found out it is actually the 'apartment' for the dead... :S

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Me at Sam Poh Tong...

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My Bro at Sam Poh tong...

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Say no evil... I also dunno why this can be found in a buddhist temple... Geez... And it's right underneath the Buddhist statue...

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When east meets west... I also dunno why this roman-like statue on top of a roman like fountain can be found in a Buddhist temple...

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Mr Tortoise... a pond hidden behind the walls of Sam Poh Tong.. It took us a while to discover this pond... gee...

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Apparently an award winning garden...

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Main Gate of Sam Poh Tong..

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A Classic Taxi that we hopped on.. and there are still MANY of these Classic and nostalgic taxi around in IPOH!!!

Well... after we hopped on the taxi.. we went to the Bus stop to catch the next bus back to KL... That was our day in Ipoh.. Hop u enjoyed it as much as i did... :P

Till then..

4 comments:

Pigoyin said...

Wonderful trip to Ipoh old town.. I like ur photos.. Keep posting the nice nice photos ;)

garrylin said...

Thanks Pigoyin! hahaha... yea.. will do... u too! Just gotta keep snapping away to perfect our shots.. hehehe...

jen said...

very nice pictures *thumbs up*
never know my hometown is that pretty *shame*

عبده العمراوى said...

شركة امست لمكافحة الحشرات