Life in The Middle Kingdom And Beyond

By: Thomas Foo

[Recommend this Fotopage] | [Share this Fotopage]
[<<  <  [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  >  >>]    [Archive]
Monday, 9-Sep-2013 21:34 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Imploding blue wigs flower

Fun photo with reverse lens.

Monday, 22-Oct-2012 00:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
15D Central Europe + 5D Free-and-Easy London 22/10/12-10/11/12

View all 30 photos...
15D Central Europe Tour (Forever Travel) + 5D extension in London

22/Oct/2012 to 10/Nov/2012

Total damage:
Tour proper RM12,500x2=25,000
Travel Insurance + ext fees RM500
B&B London 5 nites - RM2,000
Winsor tour RM400x2=800
Leeds tour RM400x2=800
Food/Misc RM3,000
Total RM32,000

(Exchange 1pound=RM5, 1Euro=RM4)

The itinerary:
1 Penang - Sin - Rome (Italy) (MOB)
Assemble at Penang International Airport for flight to the capital of Italy - Rome.

2 Rome - Vatican City - Rome (LD)
Morning arrive at Rome - the eternal city with a surprising mixture of the ancient architectures. Orientation tour includes the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps. After lunch, visit The State of Vatican, St. Peter’s Square and St. Peter's Basilica. Overnight at Rome

3 Rome - Pisa - Florence (Italy) (BLD)
Morning headed for the cradle of the Renaissance - Florence. Enroute visit the world's famous Leaning Bell Tower of Pisa, Baptistry and Cathedral. Continue the journey to Florence. Highlight of the tour includes exploring Vecchio Bridge, Piazza Signoria, Florence Duomo and Neptune Fountain. Overnight at Tuscany area.

4 Florence - Venice (Italy) (BLD)
Drive through the Adriatic coast, pass by the farmlands and orchards en route for Venice, a city also well known as city of water. Tour starts with a water-taxi along the canal and to view the St. Mark's Square, Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sigh, St Mark Basilica, Clock Tower, Bell Tower. You will have a chance to see the art of glass-blowing demonstration which the Venetians are well known for. Overnight at Venice

5 Venice - Verona (Italy) - Innsbruck (Austria) (BLD)
An onward tour to Innsbruck city of Austria with its magnificent drive through the grand Alpine scenery. On the way, stop at Verona. Later city orientation tour includes: Juliet Balcony, The Arena. At Innsbruck, tour visits the Golden Roof and the structure of St. Anne's Column. Overnight at Innsbruck

6 Innsbruck - Vaduz (Liechtensten) - Lucerne/Zurich (Switzerland) (BLD)
A relaxing drive through one of Europe's longest Tunnels - Arlberg Tunnel. Upon arrival in Vaduz, have a magnificence view of the Royal Castle in the principality of Liectenstein capital - Vaduz. It is one of the smallest countries in the world and renowned for its wide array of colorful stamps. Continue our journey to Switzerland. Overnight at Lucern/ Zurich.

7Lucern/Zurich - Mt Titlis- Lucern/Zurich(BLD)
This morning ride a Cable Car up to the snow capped Mt. Titlis (Mt Titlis closed on 05- 25Nov,will be replaced by Mt Pilatus)to have a panaromic view at 10,000 feet, while you may also visit the Ice Grotto. Drive back to Lucerne for a city orientation tour which includes Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, Lake Lucerne and the Old Town. Later on go shopping along the Switzerland shops with its famous watches and chocolates. Overnight at Lucern / Zurich.

8 Lucern/Zurich - Rhinefalls (Germany) - Black Forest- Heidelberg/Manheim (BLD)
Morning depart for the famous Rhinefalls and be thrilled by the spectacular view of millions of gallons of water cascading down the fall. Later cross the border to Germany. Drive to Titisee where you will visit the famous cuckoo clock factory to see how the cuckoo clocks are made or you may just stroll along Lake Titisee before departing for Heidelberg - An education Town. Overnight at Heidelberg/ Manheim.

9 Heidelberg/ Manheim - Cologne
- Amsterdam (Holland) (BLD)
This morning, proceed to Cologne to view the largest Gothic Cathedral in Germany. After lunch, cross the border into Netherlands. Overnight at Amsterdam.

10 Amsterdam - City Sights (BLD)
Take a Canal Cruise in glass roofed boat and
later visit the Diamond Cutting Factory, Windmill, Cheese Factory and Wooden Clog Factory not forgetting to visit Volendam which is a beautiful Dutch Fishing Village. Later proceed to Dam Square. After that explore the cultural-shocked of Red Light District. Overnight at Amsterdam.

11 Amsterdam - Brussels (Belgium) - Paris (France) (BLD)
Depart for Brussels for the orientation tour which includes Grand Place, Manneken Pis, tomium, Town Hall, King's Palace and Statue of Everard't Serclaes. After that continue the journey to Paris. Overnight at Paris.

12 Paris (France) - City Sights (BLD)
City orientation tour includes: Arc De Triumph, Champs Elysees, Opera House, Palace De La Concorde Square and many beautiful structures and museums. Next ascend to the 2nd Level of Eiffel Tower. After that, proceed to Paris River Seine Cruise. Do not miss the duty free perfumes and cosmetics while shopping at huge shopping complex - Lafayette. Overnight at Paris.

13 Paris - London (England) (BLD)
Depart by Eurostar for London. Upon arrival, have a delicious Dim Sum Lunch. After lunch, tour visits the Wax Museum. Orientation tour includes; London Bridge, House of Parliament, Tower Bridge, China Town, Buckingham Palace, St. Pauls Cathedral, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and pass thru Trafalgar Square. Overnight at London

14 London (England) (B)
After breakfast, Group free for own leisure until the transfer time at 2pm to the airport for the departure flight back home.
Personal free-and-easy London extension commenced. Checked in Griifin House - Camden Market - Stable Market

15 London - Free and Easy
Hyde Park - Oxford Street - Convent Garden - Piccadilly Circus

16 Winsor Castle - Stonehenge - Bath

17 London Free and Easy
Borrough Market - Harrods - Westfield - Malaysian Hall

18 Leeds Castle - Dover - Canterbury

19 Morning - Trafalgar Square - Tower of London
2pm leaves for airport. Lon/Sin at 6pm

20 Arrival Penang 5.15pm
Home Sweet home with cough and soar throat and lots of happy memories !

Saturday, 28-Apr-2012 12:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Charity Treasure Hunt - Sungai Petani to Betong Thailand

the participants
View all 63 photos...
Event - Charity Treasure Hunt
Organizer - Rotary Club of Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia
Date - 28/29 April, 2012
Place - From Sungai Petani (Malaysia) to Betong (Thailand)
Total Participants - 28 cars
We came in 5th. Not bad for first-timers.

Sunday, 30-Oct-2011 12:00 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Taiwan 8D7N Group Tour + 4D3N Taipei Independent Travel

air china departure 30/10/11
1st nite in taiwan
View all 72 photos...
Taiwan 8D7N Group Tour (RM2,850/pax) + 4D3N Taipei Extended Independent Travel.

Itinerary provided by travel agent:

D1 - 槟城 - 台湾 - 桃园 30/10/2011


D2 - 桃园 - 台北 - 花莲

野柳- 其因波浪侵蚀、岩石风化及地壳运动等作用,造就了海蚀洞沟、烛状石、蕈状岩、豆腐石、蜂窝石、壶穴、溶蚀盘等各种奇特景观。其中最特别的为女皇头。

九份 – 保留着旧式建筑及九份金矿城怀旧壁画的景点,自费享用当地美食。(Penang food better)

七星潭 – 是花莲县唯一的县级风景区, 成为县内最佳的休憩景点 (Waste of time). .夜宿于花莲

D3 花莲 – 台东

太鲁阁牌坊 – 仿中国宫殿式建筑的太鲁阁牌坊,建于1960年,太鲁阁口公路入口竖立了这座景观牌楼,从此成为横贯公路的地标。

长春祠 (Not visited due to road closure)– 距离太鲁阁口2.3公里处, 清新的泉水自山壁湧出,形成一道飞瀑直泻而下。夜宿于台东

D4 台东 – 高雄

佛光山 – 是台湾最大的佛教道场。(星云法师住持)

六合夜市 – 高雄最大最集中的购物夜市。夜宿于高雄

D5 高雄 – 台南

莲池潭 – 位于台湾高雄市半屏山之南,是高雄市左营区区内最大的湖泊, 每值炎夏,荷花盛开,清香四溢。

春秋阁 – 春秋阁在莲池潭的西南方。古拙的造型,是台湾宝塔中翘楚,曾入选为台湾十大美景之一。

义大游乐世界 – 为全台唯一结合休闲娱乐、医疗、教育的综合开发特区。

大坑休闲农场 – 花园景观与欧式建筑非常美丽, 更美的却是它的乡土料理。农场里的花园与建筑,虽然美丽却有点洋化,但农场里的美食却是道地道地的台湾乡土味. 夜宿于农场.

D6 台南 – 台中 – 新竹

日月潭 – 台湾第一大高原湖泊,湖面辽阔清澈碧绿,是个悠闲休假的好地方.

文武庙 – 祭拜圣贤孔子及一代武将关公。

孔雀园- 园内集结多达200多个品种鸟类,如台湾兰鹊,白兰孔雀等 (200? 20 more likely)

邵族文史馆- 台湾原著民展示品中心。

逢甲夜市 – 是全台湾最大且著名的观光夜市, 以新奇又有趣的小吃闻名,成为创新小吃的原始地.夜宿于新竹

D7 新竹 – 台北

中正纪念堂 – 一栋为纪念中华民国总统蒋中正而兴建的建筑。

忠烈祠 -为历代褒扬忠义精神,建祠追祀为国殉难忠臣烈士之处,游客有机会观赏到卫兵交接仪式。

台北101购物中心- 台湾的地标。许多国际著名的品牌都入驻的高楼商场。

西门町 – 台北市重要的商业中心之一,有着许多台湾流行的商店。

士林夜市 – 以各种传统小吃闻名国内外,许多观光客皆慕名而来。
夜宿于台北 (actually at Tao Yuan)

D8 台北 – 槟城
(End of Group Tour)

D8 开始台北自助游 - 鞋街-地下街-西门

D9 五分埔

D10 淡水-北投温泉

D11 猫空-光华科技

D12 台北-槟城 10/11/2011

Thursday, 21-Oct-2010 05:20 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Tour Of Japan 日本九州之旅

arriving kansai airport
first dinner bought from supermarket
our transport the next 6 days
View all 72 photos...
7D6N Japan Tour 21-17/Oct/2010. Cost per pax RM5,388

From the brochure:
D1-Pg-Bkk-Oska-Kansai Airport (Departing 8am)
第一天 飞往大阪 (机上用餐) 集合于槟城国际机场相关的航空公司柜台处,乘Thai Airway客机飞往大阪。

第二天 大阪 /神户/ 地震遗址 /中华街 / 海港世界 / 造酒资料馆/新斋桥 /道吨堀 /大阪 (午晚餐)
*神户造酒资料馆了解日本酿制顶级清酒330 年风光历史以及品尝种类繁多的甜苦味清酒

D3-Osaka-Bullet Train-Kyoto-Nara-Nagoya
第三天:大阪/ 子弹火车/ 京都/ 奈良/ 神鹿公园/ 东大寺/ 西阵和服/清水寺/ 名古屋 (早午晚餐)
*清水寺,建于1633 年,寺院的正厅属于国宝之一,建在百支木柱之上,居高临下,眺视京都市全景。今晚夜宿名古屋区酒店。

D4-Nagoya-Mt Fuji
第四天:滨名湖/ 伊豆箱根国立公园 /卢之湖 /大涌谷/ 富士山五合目/ 忍野八海/石和温泉区 (早午晚餐)
前往富士山雪水渗入地低后涌出的特别景观忍野八海。(Did not go)

D5-Mt Fuji-Tokyo
第五天:河口湖 / 东京/市区观光/ 浅草观音寺/东京船游/自由女神/彩虹大桥/ 银座/新宿歌舞伎町/东京 (早午晚餐)
然后前往银座日本最繁华购物商场林立售卖着世界著名品牌如Hello Kitty, Burberry Blue Label等等。*新宿歌舞伎町是日本不夜城,令您留念忘返!今晚夜宿东京.

D6-Tokyo Disneyland
第六天 :迪斯尼乐园/ 成田
全日畅游缤纷海洋迪斯尼或迪斯尼乐园(自由二选一),包含一票到底入场卷,凭您的护照通用券,随意探游七大主题乐园:发现港,美国海滨,失落河三角州,阿拉伯海岸,美人鱼礁湖,神秘岛,地中海港湾.精彩刺激,肯定让您乐而忘返! 夜宿成田。

D7-Narita-Bangkok-Penang (Arriving 10.30pm)
第七天 成田 / 槟城 (早餐)

[<<  <  [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  >  >>]    [Archive]

© Pidgin Technologies Ltd. 2016