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Gua Tempurung, Perak

7 Dec 2008
Gua Tempurung Website - http://www.guatempurung.com/


Stop at the Kampar market for breakfast. From left: Ivy, Kelly, Su Ping and Ben
Alot of food.. kampar mee, wan tan mee, some kuih ...etc..


The famous lor mai (pulut) at the Kampar market ...


Proceed to Gua Tempurung entrance. As you can see, now they have proper facilities e.g. food stalls and toilets ...


Checking out the notice board..


Waiting and buying tickets


Tracking Map: Click here for larger image


One of the guides explaining basic do's and don'ts to the participants


Ok, time to get your feet wet ! We are taking the grand tour, and starting from the river first ...


The guide waiting for everyone .... quite a big group, about 30 people ...


Ok turn on your torch lights ....


Formations in the cave ...


Walk walk walking in the dark in about knee deep water...


Gotta becareful of your head... I also knocked my head and lost some brain cells..


Looks like an elephant ?


Walking up from the river to the platform ...


What's everybody looking at ?


Take some photos while waiting for another group to complete the 'slide'


Me, Ivy, Ben (Kelly's friends from Tai Chi class) and Su Ping


Jessie and her daugher (in red shirts) and another family group.


Chia and her colleagues ....


Wow I think I never used so much Flash since I bought this camera ... and I just bought new batteries so not bad .. still can take many shots !


Time to slide down, let the guys go first so they can catch us ...


Long wait, and Ivy and Su Ping take a break ... very noisy with people shouting and screeming ...


Yeah, go Ivy ...


Huh ? We have to crawl into a hole...


Rats in the hole ...


Ben and Ben and some other guys trying to help somebody slide down ...


Ivy strikes a pose while going into the hole ...


Ben and Ben and the rest of the people waiting ... lucky thing got these guys here to help .....


After the hole you see a bunch of people crowding the next chamber ... wow so many people like a shopping mall ...


How low can you go ? This is like Indiana Jones where the big door is about to close and you gotta crawl underneath ... just gotta make sure my camera is not submerged !


Part of the cave walls are lined with marble ....


Some stalagmite that has built up about 1 inch every hundred years or something ..


Ok, we come out the other end of the cave and take a break ...


Wash our shoes ... its filled with sand and small stones ...


Start walking back and this time we follow the stairs


Golden flowstone chamber ?


Near the exit !


After changing we proceed to Tanjung Tualang, a small town famous for seafood .. This particular restaurant is pretty good ...


Fresh water prawns in an aquarium tank...


Poor fellas end up as delicious 'kam heong' prawns ...


While waiting for the food, we go and check out the stalls...


Local snacks ...


Sweet potatoes ...


Waiting for food... actually now already about 3pm ... hungry hungry !


Ordered some vegetables, prawns and fish head curry.


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