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Photo Mondays – 2012 January 9 – Cave Buddah iPhone 4 cover

My second of these covers for sale. From the same place and time as the first.

Graves of the grand parents

Well this page will be a work in progress. I have been trying to translate the grave stones for my grandfather and great grand father. This page is to assist with that translation and when it is complete I hope to have the full translation. I have uploaded full size images of the . . . → Read More: Graves of the grand parents

Dinner at the Restaurant Tuck Kee

Well we headed out into the night and I had the delight of having dinner with a smaller selection of my relatives as the others had headed back to their homes in other parts of Malaysia. This place was famous for its roast plate. It has Chinese sausage, two types of roast port . . . → Read More: Dinner at the Restaurant Tuck Kee

Lunch at the Ipoh Royal Golf Course

Well we headed into the golf course. I did not think we would be allowed in. But we were. I had to sign the registry book and they wanted me to sign as I was from overseas. After some photos with pictures of the Royal Family, we headed upstairs and had a small . . . → Read More: Lunch at the Ipoh Royal Golf Course

Excelsior Hotel

On my return leg to Ipoh, I stayed at the Excelsior Hotel, it is an older hotel but perfectly functional. In the end, I never ended up eating the free breakfast as I went out for every breakfast to be had. The rooms were quite large. I’d say the service was efficient and . . . → Read More: Excelsior Hotel

Breakfast in the old town

I headed with my cousin Victor and Tan Phaik Har,down to the old town for breakfast. I insisted on a small easy breakfast and that is what we had. It was very good.

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A few days in Ipoh

I spent a few days with my cousins, wandering Ipoh, visiting various temples. Here are just some shots taken while wandering around. We also stopped at the train station. They were having problems with their ticketing system so we got a number, decided it would be at least an hour and a half . . . → Read More: A few days in Ipoh

Dinner with Victor

We headed north and had dinner with my dad’s old friend, Victor. He seemed quite pleased to see me, and I was pleased to see him.

On the Road around Ipoh

As we travelled around we spent a bit of time on the road. We saw a Hindu parade. They were taking the idol (I do not know if this is correct) to the temple or on a walk. We also passes what is the only old dredge left in the area. The tin . . . → Read More: On the Road around Ipoh

Family Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum

We were all a but tired from the family dinner the night before, but the hardy ones headed out to the Family Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum for a morning of Dim Sum. Now this is a much better time to be eating it and we had quite a spread of dishes. . . . → Read More: Family Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum