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Sungai Lembing, Pahang

26 June, 2010


Ok, so ... me sitting at the back in Chia's new car...
Left KL around 9.30am


On the way to Kuantan, pass by Bukit Tinggi, nice weather today blue sky


Ok arrive in Kuantan town...


Pass by some shopping mall... my first time in Kuantan


Chia posing with her new car....Toyota Rush...


Stop for makan.. can see the sea...


Makan here... seafood


Sau Kuen, Sau Kuen's sister, Chia and Shoo Chan
plus some other friends....


Fish fish...


Appetiser... crab...


Before and after you dig out the filling....


Lots of food here, prawns, sotong, toufu, fish...


Ok, next stop.. the beach.... no swimming, just jalan jalan...


Some school kids having some activity


Yeah...


Ok... low tide, can see alot of small crabs hiding the sand..


Afternoon, hot need cap, umbrella and sunblock


Whoppee.... this is what you can capture with SLR camera..


Reach for the sky !!!


Nice colourful shot... the rest of the gang we are travelling with...
Tour organized by Alex (the guy with big camera).. Chia's colleague


Just hang around the beach for a few mins..


Bird bird


Drive to another part of the beach ...


Can fly kite if you want


Next stop.. some kind of fishing village


Walk walk walk....


Lots of dried fish ... ready to be packed...


Dry the fish in the sun......


Jalan jalan



Guy in a boat doing something


Seaside with the beach and the fishing boats and the coconut trees...


Walk back the the car


Nice coconut tree


Ok, check in to our accomodation


Big bedroom with tv ... nice and clean .. time for a nap and quick shower


Staying somewhere here in a double story house...


Time for dinner


Some kind of drink...


This shop famous for beggers chicken... etc... nice food...


Eat eat eat...with a bunch of leng luis...


Now what... time to check out the night scene...


Anyone want to buy some keropok ?


Kuantan coconut biscuits


At the beach now, trying to shoot photo of the full moon with the beautiful reflection on the water........


Alot of people come out to enjoy the beach... nice place.. got Mcdonalds..
lots of kids


Another try .... cannot lah need tripod.....


Walk around the flea market... got some artist...


Jalan jalan


Time for a break and we have some ice kacang.. with jelly


Ok, this is next morning, Sungai Lembing..... woke up around 4am...


So early already alot of people trekking up... quite easy with all the concrete steps, about 1 hour walk I think... need headlamp...


Waiting for sunrise...


Can see or not... got some mist...


Lots of people....


Mist covering the jungle.... this is what we come here to see..
but cloudy today no sun...


Ok, enough photos... time to go back down..


Got steps and railings... kids can come up, aunty also can climb up...


The river...


Back to the school where we parked the cars...


Sungai Lembing town... looks like they made it into a nice tourist place...


This morning got pasar ..... can eat at the food court


Khek Association ....


Time for breakfast.... yummy beautiful smoothest Yong Tou Fu I've ever eaten..


Makan...


Also ordered some siew yok...


Just walking around the shops... can buy some coconut biscuits


Good to preserve all these wooden shops/houses...


Apparently, it can flood here and the water can go up quite high, up to 1st floor...


Oh.. drive a short distance and there's a suspension bridge... reminds me of Nepal


When it rains the river water level will rise very fast...


Some houses.. homestay


Jalan jalan around the bridge


Guy making noodles...


The stove boiling hot water....


Ok, next stop... the Museum....
Sungai Lembing was once the richest tin mining town in Pahang... oh I didn't know that....


Some old house converted into a museum....


Some crystals... how minerals are formed etc...


Old telephone


Old clocks...


Photos of the underground tin mine....


Old radio


Old fax machine


Olden days calculator.... thank goodness for computers...


Nice lawn...looks well maintained....


Some machinery


Bags where they store the extracted tin ore...


Can make indiana jones movie here...


Ok lah.. bye bye


On the way back to KL


Stop by to explore Bentong, for lunch and ice cream


Looking around for a place to eat and found this chinese restaurant.. air conditioned...
Bentong famous tou fu pok


Makan some noodles...


Looking for ice cream/ice kacang


Went to this shop... the one facing the bus station


Bentong bus station


Peanut, pandan, banana, chocolate....


Yummy.... 3 scoop...


4 scoop ice cream... and ice kacang


Ok balik

 

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