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June 21, 2020

Perak Tourist Photos

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Tourist Photos From Pangkor and Taiping

I have finally got around to getting the tourist photos off my phone and processing them. I was in Pulau Pangkor for three months in lockdown. But I had a great guesthouse right on the water with a wharf jutting out into the ocean.

Big tanker going past
Big tanker going past

Sometimes you would get a big tanker going past the back yard. I think there was some mining going on in the hills around the mainland.

Oriental Pied Hornbill
Oriental Pied Hornbill

There was a family of Oriental Pied Hornbills that would come nearly every afternoon for a feed of fruit. They would make an unearthly racket.

In the rain - Pangkor
In the rain

Here is the view from my verandah during a deluge. It was raining lots but it would pour down for about an hour or so and then stop.

Sunrise at Pulau Pangkor.
Sunrise

This was my view every morning. Lockdown was hard. The routine was – look at this, put the kettle on to boil, have my coffee, make my muesli, eat it, and then think about what I would do for the day.

Boat building at pulau pangkor
Boat building

These boats were made entirely out of timber right next to us. These boats have just been launched and there superstructures and stuff are being constructed. They are trawlers and cost about two million Malaysian Ringgits.

Next wharf - pulau pangkor
Next wharf

This is the next wharf where the trawlers were loaded and unloaded. Ice would go on and fish would come off.

Taman Tasik
Taman Tasik

This is Lake Park in Taiping.

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