Fresh seafood, sunset selfies, sky mirror photo opportunities and a rare Blue Tears phenomenon make Kampung Bagan Sungai Burung in Perak an interesting destination for nature lovers; the challenge is maintaining this tourism sustainably.
Can you go to Gopeng and not get wet? With this Perak adventure tourism town’s #1 attraction being its river and whitewater rafting, I didn’t think so. But hey, I was wrong….
Located 20 kilometres north of Ipoh, Bukit Bangkong in Chemor, Perak is a short and relatively easy climb suitable for n00bs. It’s also got some fantastic views, including that of Gunung Korbu and Yong Yap, because even beginner hikers have big dreams….
Lured by a single landmark, Teluk Intan turns out to have so much more for the intrepid traveller than its iconic leaning tower. Surrounded by the mighty Sungai Perak, it’s still untapped, but if Teluk Intan gets the attention and investment it deserves, this diamond in the rough could be Perak’s next shining gem.
Gunung Liang has everything to put you off a hike. The distance – just under 19 kilometres round trip, a minimum 5 hour trek up to the peak, and a 1 1/2 hour drive there (2 hours if you’re driving from Putrajaya). On the other hand, some hikers love punishment….
Sometimes all it takes is a single image. The spires of the Sagrada Familia, the crumpled silver folds of the Disney Concert Hall, the gleaming onion shaped domes of the Ubudiah Mosque. It was the latter that sent me on a quest to Kuala Kangsar.