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Personal Trip 101: Ipoh Family Day – Day 1 Concubine Lane & Quick Shopping

Ipoh Housing Bungalow

The view from the hotel room simply shows how serene & calm Ipoh outside the city center can be. Quite a number of the houses are still based on single-storey designs with a huge surrounding space that can easily accommodate at least 5 cars and this used to be the style of houses we used to have in the Klang Valley in the 1980s.

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Personal Trip 101: Ipoh Family Day – Day 0 Detailed Planning

Perak Ipoh Personal Trip Family Hills

The capital of the state of Perak, Ipoh was one of the options when we decided that it was high time for a proper family trip outside the Klang Valley (the other was Cameron Highlands) as the last family trip that we organized was in June 2022 involving 2 other families. However, we decided to go by ourselves so that it would be easier to book the hotel room and we would be able to visit all the places on time as per our itinerary. Image source: Wikipedia.

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Overseas Assignment 2012: Myanmar Adventure Part 1 – Landing In Secret Burma

Myanmar Tamil Malaya Burma Death Railway History

Burma or Myanmar as it is known now is always remembered for Burma’s Death Railway in World War 2 where it is said in total 62,000 POWs was forced to work on the death railway by the Japanese and almost 13,000 of them had died.

The image shows the Malaysian Tamils who were forced from their homes in then Malaya working on the construction of the death railway and who suffered worst than the Allied POWs with out of some 100,000 who was forced to work, 60,000 died. Image source: Wikipedia / Malya Thamizhar Sarithiram ISBN: 978812342548.

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