Showing posts from February, 2016

Matang Mangrove , Kuala Sepetang

The 40,000-hectare Matang Mangrove Forest was gazetted as a Permanent Forest Reserve in 1906. Today, it is recognized as the best managed sustainable mangrove ecosystem in the world . This mangrove reserve contains rich and diverse wildlife that provide nature lovers to visit and explore its wetlands and resources. Near to this reserve are silvicultural programmes of the Rhizophora, Lenggadai and Seaward berus forests carried out professionally by the Perak State Forestry Department . This is also regarded as the breeding grounds for numerous species of marine crustaceans including crabs, shrimps, lobsters, horseshoe crabs and prawns as well as fishes and shellfishes. Like all mangrove swamps, the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve has been proven to act as a natural barrier against tsunamis . it is an important site for coastal migratory water birds and a portion of migrant forest birds. As many as 43,000 to 85,000 birds may be seen using the forest during th

Taiping Lake Gardens

Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden established during the British rule in Malaysia. The garden is located near Bukit Larut, and is equidistant to the town centre and the Taiping Zoo . The 64 hectares (160 acres) site was the first public garden in Malaya , There are ten scenic lakes and ponds, which highlight the gardens. Along Residency Road, near the gardens, were golden rain trees planted along the pathway . The streets are shaded by rows of the angsena tree, which at irregular intervals bursts forth into a riot of blossoms, even more yellow than those of the laburnum . The gardens were so striking that they attracted many travelers to write of their beauty . The streets are shaded by rows of the angsena tree , which at bursts forth into a blossoms, even more yellow than those of the laburnum . One cannot claim to have visited Taiping without taking some time in the natural beauty of the Taiping Lake Gardens. Built on top

Lian Thong Restaurant , Taiping

The most well-known breakfast In Taiping By locals favourite and a must try breath taking breakfast for outsider like us that serve traditional Hainanese style toast and nice coffee . Located around the town of Taiping along Jalan Kota on the corner shop lot and easy to be spotted , While we arrive the shop it was full house and No table for us to seat but luckily they have a big space like VIP area at the behind area of the shop with big table that enough for seven of us to be seated , feels like a private dining area . The auntie that makes the teas .  The locals  favourite   half boiled Egg and Toast bread for breakfast . Fried Jawa Mee This is something Special in Lian Thong Restaurant , Bomb Mee!! It's Look like "Kong Fu chaw Yee Mee' Lam Koay Teow " Wat tan ho "  Hailam Wan Tan Mee Normal Fried Koay Teow Fried Taufu Pok Tomyam Cintan Mee Garlic Koay Teow A shop lot with an attractive fa├žade but do re

Night Safari & Zoo Taiping

Thought of never been any Night Safari before and it was just happened that it was a hot season in Malaysia , so we skipped the afternoon Taiping Zoo visit and go for the Night Safari instead .  The night safari at the Taiping Zoo entrance fee is RM20 for adult and RM10 for children , The parking is located beside of the zoo entrance and the parking fee is RM3.00 .  We were very exciting and looking forward to experience it . The time of the Night Safari is from 8pm till 11pm . zoo taiping just located near the Taiping Lake and it was very easy to be found . After gone thru the entrance , only seven of us at that moment then just queue up for the mini train ride . We waitted for 20 min for the drivers to start engine . Taiping Night Safari The Taiping Night Safari is a first of its kind in Malaysia. Bathed in lighting similar to moonlight, the beauty and splendour of nature is enhanced. In an effort to maintain the experience of a natural environment, the Taiping