Monday, November 11, 2013

Rainforest Trees At The Taiping Lake

My last trip away from home was the Singapore getaway in the middle of September, seems like a long time to me though it was only around two months ago. So when my friend suggested to go Taiping for a short trip, I didn't hesitate, after all, Taiping is just less than an hour away from Ipoh...

I started the journey early on Saturday and we had a nice stroll at the Taiping lake... due to the rain, the plants and the trees glitter and the lake is not "drought looking" anymore...
We parked our car at the hotel and started our stroll here...
And then I realize I forgot to bring my camera... sigh...
First time capturing flowers using my iPhone 3... 
I don't know the name of this flower.. how about you?
Can never grow tired of admiring the greens here in Lake Gardens...
 Serene looking, ain't they...
Even this tree caught my eye....
Looking at the pictures now, I must not underestimate my iPhone 3 leh....
Saw a group of Bird watchers... they are from the Nature Society....
Love the reflections...
Can someone spot a No Entry sign in the lake?
I wonder why the sign is there...
Maybe they are forbidden to enter that area....
I mean the row-row, row your boat-ers.....
Walk coming to an end...
Soon we reached the hotel after one big round... 
 
 I heard one time they wanted to cut down the Rainforest trees! 
But after much protest, it was called off... 
Such beautiful greens....
Such a beautiful place to visit... time and time again... 

26 comments:

  1. Not bad, your iphone 3 captures beautiful pix. Very pro now. Love the greens and the unique shapes of the trees. Nice weekend spend.

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  2. Hopefully, I'll get to stop by Taiping one day...

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  3. Nice... i visited Taiping few months back and the heat was unbearable, we did visit the zoo right next to the lake though, but nothing much :p

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  4. Nice lake garden. Hope to visit Taiping some day.

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  5. irene: yes, I am amazed by my old phone too... i was so disappointed when i didnt bring my camera along when i was strolling..


    stp: remind us when you come.. :)

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  6. ken: oh yes, it is best to walk in the morning and not afternoon.. evening is also nice...



    rose: hope you will one day...

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  7. The other time, u were in Singapore, u forgot your phone, this round u forgot your camera, kekek...

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  8. Sharon: that shows I am very forgetful.. sigh... No, I didn't get to meet them up.. hopefully some other time... :)

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  9. i heard Taiping is just 45min drive from Ipoh, can go there more often lah since it's so near.. and this Taiping Lake is ever so beautiful, from the photo it looks like those overseas scenery printed on the calendar.. of course when you are there, surely don't feel that, mainly because of the weather and also the people :p

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  10. All the photos are very nicely taken. Can consider not to use camera jor.

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  11. Me most of the time I used my phone to capture photo too.

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  12. I think that flower is from Lily's family.

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  13. I wanna go Taiping! I love the trees and the lake and also the rain! : )

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  14. sk: overseas or not, the scenery in Taiping lake produces a serenity surrounding..


    angeline: thanks for the info.. i know nothing much when it comes to flowers and plants... :)

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  15. foong: rainforest trees you mean.. hahahaa...


    chris: yes, lovely Taiping...


    tekkaus: I was trying to find the restaurant you went to.. but couldnt.. :)

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  16. Claire, if from Ipoh go Kuantan, very far?

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  17. yes i still remember its so beautiful there.

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  18. Sharon: yes, quite far.. er.. 5-6 hours drive...


    kathy: last time we went there, the water all dried.. hahaha..

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  19. What a nice place for a walk if the weather is not too hot. Angeline is correct, the flower is a lily - spider lily.

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  20. Claire, I love to see those old huge trees at the lake...but at night can be a lil bit scary.

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  21. I wish my phone took pictures that look that great. What a lovely place to visit.

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  22. mun: now i know! Spider lily!


    ling: yes, now i can imagine.. hahaha...


    terry: I love greens so this lake is really beautiful..

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