Macau/HK 2013 – Mui Kee Congee 妹記生滾粥品 and Wong Tai Sin 黄大仙祠 Re-visit

Nov 3, 13 at 8:55 pm

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When in HK, we always emphasize on having breakfast. We are so spoilt with choices – dim sum, congee, noodles, etc but on this morning, we unanimously picked congee to start the day.

Mui Kei Congee 妹記生滾粥品, an established name proudly serving delicious congee to serve the folks in Mongkok was our choice that day. A brief 10 minutes walk away from our hotel, Mui Kee is located on the top floor of a Fa Yuen wet market where you can also find other variation of food stalls as well.

We started with a small serving of poached fish skin é­šçš®. I was a bit skeptical looking at it but after eating it, I have to agree it was good! Never thought poached fish skin could be so crunchy.

Fish skin

Tua Pek Kong Temple @ Pasir Panjang, Sitiawan

Feb 8, 12 at 10:22 pm

Update: Direction with map (at the end of the post)

I love visiting all kinds of Chinese temples. Even in my travels, most of them include at least a visit to the temple.

Over the festive holidays, I took the opportunity to visit this particular temple located at Sitiawan, almost an hour’s drive from Ipoh. Truth be told, I have never set foot in Sitiawan for more than a decade, so I vaguely remember what we did the last time we were here. Lumut is another place I have not seen for a long time. Perhaps, another time.
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Back to the story, the temple is located deep inside a kampung by the coast at Pasir Panjang. The main attraction drawing crowds of local and out-of-town visitors are 98 statues of deities and animals from the Chinese lunar calendar on the well-landscaped three-hectare compound.

Tua Pek Kong Temple at Kampung Pasir Panjang, Sitiawan

Kek Lok Si Temple Octagonal Pavilion

Jul 9, 10 at 1:02 am

During my visit to Penang last month, we drove up to Kek Lok Si temple for a closer look at its new octagonal pavilion. The 20-storey high pavilion, built to shelter the Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin) bronze statue, sits atop the hill and can be seen as far as from Gurney, the place I stayed throughout my trip.

Kek Lok Si, Penang
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