Lumut Off The Beaten Path

  • Bidor Pun Chun Restaurant
    Bidor Pun Chun Restaurant
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  • Variety of biscuits from Pun Chun Restaurant
    Variety of biscuits from Pun Chun...
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  • View of Pangkor Laut Resort
    View of Pangkor Laut Resort
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    mysterious trip back in time..

    by eelaine Updated Jul 18, 2003

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    mysterious castle ruins..

    the kellie's castle is actually quite a popular destination in perak.. but i put it here coz if you're headed to lumut, this is an optional detour that will make your trip more interesting.. the castle was built in the late 19th century by an english rubber tycoon, william kellie smith.. the story goes that smith left for england to bring back what would have been the first elevator in the country for the four storey tower in the castle.. however, he never returned and the castle was never completed..

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    Climb This Hill

    by gnh Updated Jul 21, 2005

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    Bukit Ungku Busu

    The highest peak around Lumut is Bukit Ungku Busu - around 350 m or 1 100 ft high. Very popular in the mornings and evenings with the keep-fit club, retirees and senior citizens.

    Sometimes you can find pretty young ladies and handsome young guys too !

    Takes just about 1 1/2 hr for the up-and-down climb if you are fit. Go straight on the road to the Naval Base, and then turn at the road opposite the Police Station, after the apartment block, and the Orient Star hotel.

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    Nice Houses Behind The Town

    by gnh Written Jul 21, 2005

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    Government Houses

    Beautiful bungalows lie behind the town facade.

    These are Government Quarters, for higher ranking officers, like the District Engineer, the District Officer, who usually has the biggest official residence in the district.

    But wait till you see the private residences ! Not that many in Lumut, but elsewhere in the district.

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    Pulau Pangkor

    by BorneoGrrl Updated Jul 15, 2006
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    Pulau Pangkor is easily accessible from Lumut town itself. Simply take a ferry from Lumut ferry terminal and within 45 minutes, you will be in Pulau Pangkor

    The last time I was there, I paid RM10 (US$3) for the ferry ride. Quite cheap!!

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    Bowling in Sitiawan

    by BorneoGrrl Updated Jul 9, 2006

    If you are bored out of your brains in Lumut, you can drive under half an hour to Sitiawan to experience a "bigger" town and other entertainment options. Sitiawan has a bowling center and it's not expensive to play there

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    Sea view with Local food

    by reezal Written Jul 21, 2005
    The hut serving local food.

    Direction:
    Turn left towards Teluk Batik road(opposite the navy flats) from Lumut(after the main traffic lights)...go straight abt 500m u'll c a small road on the right(bfr Sherwood Cove marina)...turn right and follow the road leading towards the sea.

    Here u'll find the villages of fisherman and a small hut serving "Laksa" & "Ais Kacang"(See picture).

    Just sit & relax, enjoy the view and sea breeze...

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    If You Missed The Ferry

    by gnh Written Jul 7, 2005

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    The Muddy Beach - Naval Base/Pangkor in Background

    You could walk to this beach, just less than a kilometre away from the jetty .......... but the water is , well, MUDDY and dirty - LUMUT, as they say ....

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    Bidor - Pun Chun Restaurant

    by yipsufen Updated Nov 11, 2006
    Bidor Pun Chun Restaurant
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    Pun Chun Restaurant
    Chicken biscuits, Shat Kek Ma

    Address: 38 & 40, Jalan Besar, 35500 Bidor, Perak

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