waiting for Ipoh

Still thinking about Ipoh, Malaysia. Waiting for when we can return. Loving Husband spent many of his holidays here where his parents were from. We have done the same with our children, returning once a year at least, to catch up with family.

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Being Found

Musing over TravelWithIntent‘s quote & post for a good part of the week:

“People don’t take trips… trips take people.” John Steinbeck Travels with Charley: In Search of America

and now contemplating NesFelicioPhotography’s post as I finish my morning tea:

“But it isn’t easy,’ said Pooh. ‘Because Poetry and Hums aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.” from AA Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner

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Rural Charm

One of my greatest joys when travelling is to explore the lesser trodden places (read: less touristy spots) during my morning runs.

Came across this whimsical sight in Ipoh a month ago, along the less explored parts of the Kinta River.  Upon closer inspection, it looks like the owners of this vegetable patch decided to repurpose the door. Maybe they had a sense of humour too.

This is my contribution toJanuary’s Photo Adventure: Rural hosted by Little Pieces of Me.