St Anne’s Church in Bukit Mertajam, a renowned pilgrimage center (Pt 2)

Continuing from Part 1 of Pilgrimage to St Anne’s Church. July 26 2011 This date marked the actual Feast Day of St. Anne and St. Joachim that falls on July 26, each year. Two English Masses were celebrated, one at 5.30pm while the second at 7.30pm, followed by the procession at 9pm. The crowd at […]

St Anne’s Church in Bukit Mertajam, a renowned pilgrimage center (Pt 1)

Pilgrimage to St Anne’s Church, Bukit Mertajam The Church of St. Anne in Bukit Mertajam, is Malaysia’s largest, most magnificent and spectacular Catholic church! This mammoth new church with attractive multi-tiered Minangkabau roofs, lovely Gothic architecture and spacious inside with a seating-capacity of 1,800, was built from year 2000 and dedicated on St Anne’s Feast […]

Chinese New Year eve reunion at Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands Resort or Resorts World Genting is a must-visit, at least once, whether you’re a local in Malaysia or a tourist from another country. Popularly dubbed ‘Genting, the City of Entertainment’, this magnificent hilltop resort that is approximately 2000 meters above sea-level, atop Genting Highlands in the state of Pahang, is Malaysia’s favourite family […]

Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre, Pahang

Finally got to visit the much talked-about Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre in Pahang a few month’s ago! Thanks to David, our elder son who kindly volunteered to drive and accompany us, knowing that his parents have never been there before. The casual drive from Kuala Lumpur took a little over 2 hours and we […]

Sungkai Wildlife Conservation Centre, Perak

My beloved John and I took the opportunity to visit the Wildlife Conservation Centre in Sungkai when vacationing nearby at Felda Residence Hot Springs last December. We almost couldn’t locate the place as the receptionist at Felda Residence Hot Springs sent us on a merry-go-round when she directed us to the Convention Centre of Felda […]