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26 Intriguing Buildings To See On a Taiping Heritage Trail

If a city without old buildings is like a man without memories, then Taiping would be a man full of vibrant memories.   Once a mining town that was the capital of Perak from 1875 – 1937, Taiping was also one of the very first cities to be established in Malaysia.   Naturally it has many historical buildings,  whether built by the British for municipal uses, or built by the different communities in Taiping.  Many of these buildings are more than 100 years old and are also Malaysia’s  “firsts” to be built.   Continue reading

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Kuala Sangga Fishing Village @ Kuala Sepetang, Taiping, Malaysia

Kuala Sangga (老港漁村) is a tiny little fishing village 30 minutes of boat ride away from Kuala Sepetang.  Kuala Sangga was established in the 1890’s and today it has about 40 – 50 families living in the village.  The village is so small that it will take you less than 20 minutes to walk from one end to the other.  To get there, get a boat ride from one of the many boat ride providers at Kuala Sepetang’s port as it is only rechable by boat.  Continue reading

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