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[Travel] The hidden Laksa gem in Kuala Sepetang, Taiping, Perak

If you have recently travelled to Taiping or Maxwell Hill in Perak, you might wonder where you could take a trip down the hidden path of the locals for some good food? Here I would like to share with you the little sleepy town less known to the outside world except those found out from word of mouth. Take a trip down to Kuala Sepetang which is about 15 minutes drive away from the town of Taiping.

Map to Kuala Sepetang, Perak

Map to Kuala Sepetang, Perak

View the directions in Google Maps

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[Travel] Bukit Larut / Maxwell Hill, Taiping, Perak

I think this place would be one of the hidden and unknown gem to a lot of tourists that is looking to travel to the northern part of Malaysia, apart from the other famous places like Cameron Highlands, Fraser Hill and Genting Highlands. Below is some quote taken from the wikipedia post.

Update 18th November 2012: Eat something near Taiping, at Kuala Sepetang

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“Maxwell Hill was named after William George Maxwell, who was the British Assistant Resident in Perak”

Direction to Bukit Larut (Maxwell Hill) via Google Maps
Direction to Bukit Larut (Maxwell Hill) via Wikimapia

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It’s also known among the locals that this place was once known as “Kopi-Sua” (Coffee Hill). But you could hardly see any coffee related plantation on the top except for cozy resorts.

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Panoramic view from top of the hill.

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Some of the floras. Head on and click on read more to look at the hidden beauty of this place.

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