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Down Memory Lane ... Ipoh's Kinta Riverfront

I thought it's a good idea to visit the Kinta Riverfront, which was located in between my ex-school and my ex-home. Afterall, it was one of the tourist attractions in Ipoh now which features a cycling track or walking path along the beautified Kinta river as well as eateries along the river bank.


The Kinta Riverfront hotel


Above and below, the beautified Kinta River on different directions


A bridge to cross over to the other side 

A view of the hotel along the river


Another bridge
 I was actually nostalgic when I stepped onto the walking path along the river bank as this was the place where I used to jog daily during my teen years. I felt so surreal as this place changed into something different, though beautiful. It used to be grasses along the riverfront and later, a narrow concrete paths for joggers back in the 80s and 90s.

However, I am quite dissapointed that the once famous D.R. park nearby was in such a run down and dilapidated sorry state. It used to be the pride of Ipoh but somehow it seems that the park was not well maintained over the years.
DR Park... the grasses were long and trees were not trimmed

The pond used to be deep and contains lots of fishes... I doubt there were any more fishes now

I was actually quite excited to be able to come back to this place again, as it was so near to my old home where I can see it almost every day and not forgetting I was doing my jogging daily as well as school's cross-country here.

18 comments:

  1. Nice photos taken!
    Ipoh is so near me but I've not been to the Kinta Riverfront yet, kaka!

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    1. Hayley - Go at night, it's very beautiful.

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  2. You used to go dating there, is it?

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    1. STP- cannot, too close to my old home. Have to go far away for dating. .hehe

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  3. when I was there two years ago it was still under construction.

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  4. Kucing - Go there again now. Joshua will love the cycling activities.

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  5. You won't believe how stupid i was, i did some google search over the net and found out that D.R. park is one of the tourist attractions... guess what... we went and fed the mosquitoes there T.T

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  6. Ken - The answer is yes, if it were 20 years ago. LOL

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  7. Feeling nostalgic? It looks like a nice place! :)

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    1. FoongPc - it's very nice at night. This place used to be my jogging ground and nearby to my old home.

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  8. Nice pic. Especially the beautiful river. Poor park, not well maintained.

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  9. Rose - how great if the authorities do something to the park.

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  10. Baby sumo - You will love the food.

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  11. I also felt sad to see the once lovely park becoming a sorry state. Perhaps we should vote Renaclaire to become the MP so that she would turn the park into a world class!

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  12. Twilight - it will become a food court then....lol

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