Skip to main content

A Trip Up The Highlands

I took one day leave to drive my siblings to Cameron Highlands. Hot weather in Ipoh during the day "pushed" us to the highlands, thinking that it would be cooler up the mountains.   Well, the weather may not be as cool as we expected it to be but then it was definitely not as "burning" as it is in Ipoh...
My BIL told us that he wouldn't mind spending a few days up here in Camerons... hmmmm....

Alright.... the places that we went to.....

Firstly I made a stop to the chocolate factory and we got down to answer some "nature call."
Didn't realize I was wearing one arm-band
till I saw this picture.... 
Driving ma.. so have to avoid the sun, right?
Second stop... Time Tunnel...
Since I went in before, I just waited outside for my siblings...
I just walked around to take some pictures outside... 
3rd destination... to the Golf Club Cameron Highlands...
I didn't know that there is one till my BIL exclaimed...
"STOP.. I wanna get down here... "
 at the entrance....
Went in to the Pro Golf Shop to get some souvenirs...

At the terrace....
Nice place to play golf... 
Then the drive went on....
To Brinchang where we stopped for our lunch...
Nice ambience...
but I forgot the name of the shop...too bad...
My BIL ordered a western set lunch...
whereas the three ladies ordered the Chinese set...
Chicken with ginger and spring onions...
and stir-fried sambal morning glory vegetables....
(in short - kangkong!)\
That was our humble lunch... 
Cos we wanted to save our stomach for TEA!

Comments

  1. Oh...so jealous to see that you can wear so little there :D But I know what you mean by the hot Ipoh weather. I'm happy to be back here where weather is concerned, especially at this time of the year. It has been perfect the past few days but then today, it's getting a little gloomy again....hmmm. Still very nice weather too, compared to the intense heat back home. Bet Camerons is very different these days. Hope to visit it again one day.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Is your BIL an avid golf player? I did not know that there is a time tunnel in CH. Last time I was in CH was in 2006.

    ReplyDelete
  3. well have you tried to play golf?
    i bet it's an expensive sports as they say

    ReplyDelete
  4. A lovely place to drop by and unwind :) Cooling and fun to stay a night over!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Such pretty scenery, good food and shopping, would be a perfect day for me!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Oooooo...I love Cameron. Wish I could go back there again one day, stay a night or two.

    ReplyDelete
  7. How long is the journey from Ipoh to Cameron Highland?

    ReplyDelete
  8. Oh yes, I love Cameron Highlands. I won't mind to stay up there. Nice and cool.

    ReplyDelete
  9. for sure cameron highlands is a great place for a temp stay.. i don't mind staying up there for a couple of days too, hahaha!! at least the weather is cooler and air is fresher..

    ReplyDelete
  10. My father likes the golf course in Cameron Highlands too... must be something about the weather that makes the grass grow greener and nicer. Hehe

    ReplyDelete
  11. ya, at least it's so much cooler there..good trip!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Not so cool jor but at least not as hot as down here

    ReplyDelete
  13. sharon : around an hour or so...


    irene: me too.. breezy in the evening...


    sk: sooner or later no more fresh..cos lots of development there now..

    ReplyDelete
  14. ginny: yes, i think it will suit you!


    stp: next time come again!

    ReplyDelete
  15. mary: I still prefer your weather... it makes one lose calories fast cos i end up walking more than sitting down here to avoid the heat! hahaha...


    mun: no, he is not a golfer but he bought back some souvenirs for his friends..

    ReplyDelete
  16. mecoy: no no.. havent even told the golf stick before.. hahaha..


    ken: yeah..but i heard it is no more cold at night too..

    ReplyDelete
  17. sweetwitch: i believe it is so...


    wenn: very tiring one day trip...


    kathy: right! :)


    ReplyDelete
  18. Nice trip up the mountain. I love such countryside outings too, because can relax my mind (away from the busy city life), refresh my body and have some good food.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Haven't been to Cameron for ages, but my Japanese friend who just got back last mth commented that it's super boring. Don't know if I should revisit as I heard there's nothing much to do there except for the cool weather....

    ReplyDelete
  20. Being a very long didn't visit Golden Horse Mountain in fact been long time didn't step out of my cave haha.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Thought after going thru Time Tunnel you either turned younger in your sweet 16 or appear some where in one of the Dynasty in China. No?

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner At San Jose 2022

TABLE FOR FOUR... We had our own reunion Chinese New Year dinner on Monday evening.... we made a simple one, just hot pot at home.  All we have to do is to clean the vegetables, get everything defrosted... and the hot pot boiling with a packet of seasoning.  They sell a lot of hot pot seasoning over here, from tomato soup to shrimp and chicken soup, I just threw in the whole packet of paste.  No doubt not so healthy but it is so easily done....  As usual, Chinese New Year won't be CNY without a plate of Loe Sang...  No crackers so I put in a few pieces of Tacos... LOL... Most important is the sauce....  The apricot, plum sauce and honey makes it right.... And our dishes for the evening..... We ate too much shrimps the day before so we omitted for this evening.... Simple and yet satisfying meal for our Reunion Dinner....

Cookies For Chinese New Year 2022 In San Jose

MISSING IN BLOGGING AGAIN.... this has become a norm now ever since I arrived to this continental... LOL... Now I understand the word of Full Commitment when it comes to taking care of baby... seriously, I have to be fully commited and occupied by this little cheeky fella who is now going to be his 10th month soon.  Wow... time flies, when I first came, he was just slightly over four months... that being said, it is soon time fo rme to pack my bags and leave.  LOL... My 6 months being a babysitter is soon over... and did I say I can hardly wait?  NO, NO... I love my job here and I am going to miss my baby tremendously!  I only don't miss his cries!  LOL...  OK, by the time I write this post, Chinese New Year is over, it is now the 4th day of CNY.  Two days before the Lunar New Year, my daughter-in-law and I cooperated fully and baked a few types of cookies.  Looking back at these pictures, I dare say that we did a good job... not on the cookies but at least we had a great time bond

Buffet Lunch At Baccanal Caesar Palace Hotel, Las Vegas

BUFFET LUNCH... We made reservation for a nice buffet a week before we came to Las Vegas, the buffet is one of its kind in Caesar Palace, Baccanal is the name of the restaurant.  My kids were saying that we must have at least one good and memorable meal while here in Las Vegas and they chose the seafood buffet.  It cost around $90 per pax and being Asians, sure we would be attracted to just seafood!  Alaska Crabs... hairy crabs....lobster claws..  clams etc etc...  Oh, I did not take much photos on what we ate, just too busy stuffing in and to take out the camera with dirty hands and all.  LOL.... Just the initial stage and after that, it was all about eating and eating... oh, by the way, they only allowed 90 minutes in the restaurant, but I don't think they timed anyone... LOL.. Anyway, we took that amount of time to finish our food, sipping free champayne and mocktail too.  What a scrumptious meal... from mains to desserts, I think we only had one meal done for that day itself...