Travel Blogs from Ipoh
... juices, Indi had a play on the
kids play area and we all ate beef and chicken satay.
For breakfast the next morning we went to ‘Old Town White
Coffee’ which Ipoh is famous for, we tried hot and iced, iced was better. There
Mark could get Kaya toast and they had other delicious noodle dishes, Kat tried
Curry Mee which was pretty spicy.
We spent the day in between Indi’s naps looking at the Old
Town and ...
Day - 97
We hire a moped today so that we can explore the Highlands. I'm really glad we are only staying for two days as it's a bit of a dead end place!
We hire a Honda Wave and make for the BOH tea plantation. The scenery on the way is spectacular, I have never seen tea plantations before. I take lots and lots of photos. It's a bit chilly on the bike though!
We arrive at the plantation ...
... to go to the hospital on foot and see how it went.
The hospital that was really far away was only 20 minutes away on foot (these people hate walking!). At the hospital, they took an x-ray image of Romy's arm and it showed that it was just a "soft tissue injury," no broken bones or anything. The doctor wrapped her arm with a bandage, gave her some pills and an ointment for the pain. When we arrived ...
... to think of the quantity of tea that is produced and consumed each day. Then we went to the top of the mountain to the lookout tower. On a clear day, apparently you can see all the way to the coast, but there were some clouds, so we were only able to see the town below, the fields, and not much else. Appu took us for a walk through the mossy forest nearby. It looked like something out of Avatar or Lord of the Rings. The moss grew thick on the trees and formed platforms ...
... and walked, It had taken about an hour when we reached a sign saying 1.08km left. Well on track and not long left at all, we walked more and more and some more. As we started to climb up and over trees I joke about the 1.08km being straight, not including the roller coaster we were currently doing. Another sign, and the joke became reality. It soon started to get muddier, and we ended up walking through clouds. We soon started to question the way we had come to look up and see the ...