Sunday, June 29, 2014

Short Trip To Taiping

Nothing much to do on a weekend, we made a short trip to Taiping, a 45 minutes drive from Ipoh. Reached Taiping around 10am and we wanted to try the dim sum along the main road. Unfortunately, there was no more "pau" (dumplings) left, even the waitress was sweeping away already. We ended up taking a few plates of dim sum and left the shop.
Along the main road in Taiping... 
Drove the town area cos we wanted to locate the Kakak shop for noodles....
Took some time cos I cannot recall where.... 
But finally got it after some turning here and there...

The lady in charge... very presentable at the front.... 
Not much crowd already.. breakfast was nearly over....
The portion is very big... I couldn't finished them all....
Too much chicken meat too... 
I think I won't order this again the next time... 
With full stomach, we loitered around Taiping town...
And looked for some durians....
Found a stall that sells Balik Pulau durians...
But the prices were a bit too steep..
Ended up buying one...
I think I will go Penang next week... 
Shall we organize a meet up? :)
Didn't manage to take much pictures...
Not a "food-ful" trip this time...
Perhaps next week...... 


33 comments:

  1. Good that you able to go there short trip, i go, sure have to stay overnight...

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    1. Not so tiring, right? But Taiping is quite near to Ipoh...

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  2. It have been quite some time I have not been to Taiping :)

    http://spelljourney.blogspot.com/

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    1. Alright, I will go visit you later.. :)

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  3. Nice trip. So near, can drive there anytime!

    Ooh. Penang! That would be a nice trip. Plan to go by road?

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    1. Yes, have to go by roads.. no choice, Rose. :)

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  4. Haven't been there for quite some time, i think they have pretty nice food at the market area

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    1. Yes, but after the heavy breakfast, we didn't go there till much later.. anyway, this trip, I didn't take much pictures..

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  5. Aiyah... pity a bit late for the dim sum but still managed to get a good breakfast there. And wahhhhh got to eat durians! *envy*

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    1. Now I regret not taking the pictures! :)

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  6. What caught my attention is the trees. I wonder how the branches can grow till the other side. Wow, so enjoy hor, going to Penang next week.

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    1. Thought of that.. still yet to be confirmed.. anyone wants to go there? Irene?? hahaha...

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  7. I have not been to Taiping before. Looking at your photos, I just love the huge trees there. Although not "food ful" but you managed to jalan jalan makan angin in Taiping so it is all good.

    Shops really should offer smaller portion of food for small eaters like us. I don't mind paying the same price for a smaller portion. In this way no food will be wasted.

    Speaking of durians, I have not eaten any durians after my post on durian. So sad. Sob sob.

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    1. Mun, don't you go sobbing... ! Let's go cari makan next time I go KL... hope to make another trip in August... :)

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  8. aiyoh not very food-full and (durian)fruit-full also huh?? never mind la, I bet it was a spontaneous trip right?? that makes you even looking forward to next week's Penang trip.. :)

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    1. Yes, looking forward to this coming trip... but have to really detox myself first.. too much junk food inside my stomach lately..

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  9. I only visit Taiping during CNY, that's it. It's where most of my relatives will gather. :)

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    1. At least once a year affair is good and it is reunion too!

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  10. But today your post is filled with other beautiful things! Like the wonderful row of huge old trees! The second place looked super clean and bright colors.

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    1. Yes, I love the raintrees too... they are indeed very spectacular...

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  11. You didn't get to meet any of our blogger friends? Aiyorrrrrr!!!!! What??? Penang next week? Sibu when??? *goes to corner to sulk*

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    1. hahahaa... I like the corner sulking... imagining now... No, I didn't meet up cos I am waiting for others to come along as well.. :)

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  12. Saw your post in FB.. After I read your first sentence, I was like "Hmm, this woman ahh, cannot sit still, have to merayap one".. Haha.. Ngam mou? The kaisi horfun looks normal, like any other kopitiam's kaisi horfun.. By the way, you merayap-ed with who?

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    1. You really have sharp eyes and sharp mind too! hehehe... Right at one thing, I cannot sit still when it comes to going places.. :)

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  13. Makan Makan Taiping again... good for you and your kids. Durian... I can still smell durian in the office...Mangoes and Durians.....are every where...

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    1. Oh, I havent eat the mangosteens yet... must take more.. cooling for the body..

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  14. That Kakak Keow Teow Lou Shoo Fun... That auntie is Ah Lan cheh....

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    1. Oh.. so she is called Ah Lan Cheh... very presentable hor.. makeup nice nice.. :)

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  15. I went to Kakak shop too yesterday morning ;)

    Yep, the aunty is very good looking, everyday also with makeup on ;)

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    1. Their portions are big, hor... the soup is tasty.. next time I must tell them to reduce the noodles.. :) Yes, first time seeing aunty selling noodles with nice make up on...

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  16. How come you didn't meet up with the Taiping Blogger Sistas? They all can borak and entertain you non stop.

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