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Kellie’s Castle In Batu Gajah, Ipoh

Kellie’s Castle or Kellas House was construct in 1910 by William Kellie Smith. William Kellie Smith (1870 - 1926) was born in 1870 in Kellas, Moray Firth, Scotland. In 1890, at the age of 20, he arrived in Malaya as a Civil Engineer. He joined Charles Alma Baker’s survey firm. He had won concessions from the state government to clear 9000 hectares of forests in Batu Gajah, Perak. With the substantial profits made from his business venture with Baker, Smith bought 1000 acres of jungle land in the district of Kinta and started planting rubber trees and dabbled in the tin mining industry.

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Malacca City – The Historic State

Malacca City – The Historic State of Malaysia When I was travelling to Malacca City, it seems like going to time tunnel back to the history. There have many historical buildings to explore. Beside that, I can find a lot of local food here by walk distance, like Nyonya...

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