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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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Surin Circle Clock Tower – Phuket

Surin Circle Clock Tower at Phuket The Surin Circle Clock Tower is a well-known landmark in the centre of Phuket Town and can be found adjacent to the Metropole Hotel. The clock and surrounding lawns and garden are nicely lit up at night and is a...

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Baba Museum Phuket Town

Baba Museum Phuket Baba Museum Phuket, a 105-year-old building at the intersection of Phuket Road and Phang Nga Road will house a heritage Baba Museum. Located in the historic and culturally rich area of Phuket Town which is famous for Peranakan architecture, the undertaking is being...

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Blue Elephant Restaurant Phuket

Blue Elephant Restaurant Phuket & Cooking school Blue Elephant Restaurant Phuket & Cooking school has branches all over the world in 12 different countries. The group specialises in Royal Thai cuisine. It’s a rich and exotic combination of flavours, uniquely created for the Royal Palace. It has recently...

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