Before it was converted into the Darul Ridzuan Museum, this 10-room bungalow (along Douglas Road) was built for none other than one of Ipoh's famous miners - Foo Choong Yit - back in 1926. [...]
This model of a full size elephant and handlers stands in the entrance to a building in Perak. Legend has it that one day he ran amok into the jungle [...]
There is nothing to add to my previous comments except to ask "Doesn't anyone care?"
Our last Gopeng post related to the new museum there and also remarked that parts of the town were falling down. For those of you who do not know the [...]
Sometime ago we made an afternoon visit to the Settlement Museum within the Kampong Koh Memorial Garden. Opened in September 2003 and sited in the 70 year-old house of the [...]
The virtually unspoilt town of Beruas is well off the beaten track for most of us, but I actually made the effort and got there last year. The museum is [...]
Click on Picture to Enlarge For those of you who do not get the Star Northern Edition or the Ipoh Echo, here are some glimpses of Gopeng's Own Hometown Museum. [...]
These Malayan Railway railcars designed by the Brtish and named the Wickham Armoured Railcar, were used during the Malayan Emergency 1948-1960 to carry bullion and other valuables to protect them [...]