Monday, November 18, 2019

OWD at Tioman (15 - 17 Nov 2019)

4th teaching trip of 2019, 32th teaching trip, 12th SSI teaching trip.

Dive 1
Location: Tomok
Max Depth: 7.8m
Average Depth: 5.7m
Bottom time: 49min (1118H - 1207H)

Dive 2
Location: Monkey Bay
Max Depth: 8.6m
Average Depth: 4.1m
Bottom time: 44min (1344H - 1428H)

Dive 3
Location: Renggis
Max Depth: 10.4m
Average Depth: 6.6m
Bottom time: 30min (1539H - 1609H)

Dive 4
Location: Marine Park
Max Depth: 10.3m
Average Depth: 5.5m
Bottom time: 20min (0810H - 0830H)

Deluxe room at Aman Tioman Beach Resort

Toilet... And there are two toilets per room

Selamat Pagi



Chill area

Doing business with a view...

Me and mini me

Giant stride

Nice blue sky



Chill out area

Instagram spot

Paya Beach Spa & Dive Resort - Tioman Island

What are you doing in there?



Departure from Tioman



Laman Samudera

More pictures: OWD at Tioman (15 - 17 Nov 2019)

Sunday, November 10, 2019

AA Tioman on MV Nautica (8 - 10 Nov 2019)

3rd teaching trip of 2019, 31th teaching trip, 11th SSI teaching trip.
SSI Advanced Adventurer

Dive 1
Location: Pirate Reef
Max Depth: 13.5m
Average Depth: 8.3m
Bottom time: 31min (1210H - 1241)

Dive 2
Location: Sawadee Wreck
Max Depth: 28.8m
Average Depth: 16.8m
Bottom time: 32min (1431H - 1503H)

Dive 3
Location: Soyak
Max Depth: 14.1m
Average Depth: 8.2m
Bottom time: 36min (1609H - 1645H)

Dive 4
Location: Renggis
Max Depth: 17.3m
Average Depth: 10.1m
Bottom time: 38min (1741H - 1819H)

Dive 5
Location: Renggis
Max Depth: 11.0m
Average Depth: 8.2m
Bottom time: 38min (1918H - 1956H)
*Night Dive


Dive 6
Location: Bahara Rock
Max Depth: 20.0m
Average Depth: 9.0
Bottom time: 31min (0711H - 0742H)

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Ipoh Revisited (18 - 20 Oct 2019)

Exchange rate for the trip

Slow traffic at Tuas

Chicken porridge with youtiao and Kopi at Gopeng

Vendor at work

Freshly cooked products

Find the kitty

Fresh produce at the Gopeng market

Ayam for sale




Gopeng Heritage House

Dining area



Blue sky

Tempurung Cave

Tempurung Cave - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA


Tempurung Cave - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Hikers taking the "wet-tour"

Kellie's Castle entry is RM10

I wasn't able to visit the Kellie's Castle during my previous Ipoh trip.

White room


Elevator shaft


360 from the roof

Fallen tree

Abandoned school within the Kellie's Castle compound

Caltex petrol station for recognition for entry to Tembun Cave

Access is thru a polo club

Huge Fungi

Signboard to recognise that you are on track

Stairs climb expected

Historical paintings

Nice texture

GPS tracks


Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque Ipoh

Railway tracks

Sungei Pari Towers

Ipoh - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA



Catch A Toy X Rainbow Box @ Old Town

Durian-coconut ice-cream

Abandoned hotel?

Funny Mountain Soya Beancurd


Waller Court Flats


Waller Court Flats - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA



Pollution to the Kinta river

Love Lane @ Kinta River 爱@近打河畔


Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum

Each portion is relatively small bite size

Pasar Besar Ipoh

Jalan Sultan Iskandar

Panglima Kinta Mosque

Mural Art's Lane

Memory Lane Morning Market

St Michael's Church

Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sam Tet

Syeun Hotel


RM3 at Funny Mountain Soya Bean & Tau Fu Fah

Summary of Ipoh

Kek Look Tong Cave Temple 極樂洞

Different variety of pau

Yoyo Native Food Products Sdn. Bhd

Your Yummy World

More pictures: Ipoh Revisited (18 - 20 Oct 2019)