gene's parents were teachers in kuantan and they lived there for 30 years, they have not visited kuantan since moving to KL. they were chatting of some old stories over dinner monday night and talked about making a trip there, it was a last minute decision, and since everyone was free, we hoped into the family avanza and off we went for a little road trip the next morning. the family (gene's parents, sister, niece + gene & i) reached kuatan late tuesday afternoon, did some visiting of some old friends of the parents and checked into hotel.
evening view from hotel room, canon 350d
morning at sungai lembing the cowboy town, canon 350d
next morning a friend of the parents brought us to a quaint little village, sungai lembing, 40 minutes drive from kuantan town. it is famous for its tin mining and has the deepest underground tunnel in the world, now closed. a nearby hill called bukit panorama, is a popular place to watch the sunrise.
shops, sungai lembing, canon 350d
the main street, the only street in sungai lembing which is divided by a big old tree in the middle.
sungai lembing village tree, the landmark, canon 350d
hanging bridge, canon 350d
view of the surrounding area near the village.
view from hanging bridge, canon 350d
the place is just so refreshing and lovely. more photos in part 2.